Crossovers

Affordable electric cars? Here are the best EV SUVs under $50,000
Affordable electric cars? Here are the best EV SUVs under $50,000

The names might be new but the spin is the same: automakers keep introducing new crossover SUVs, but now, they're electric. Volkswagen just undercut the competition with a new base model of the ID.4 that costs $38,790. Announced Aug. 4, the 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Standard is powered by a 201-hp motor...Read More»

2023 Mazda CX-50 gets mid-year price increase, new Meridian Edition post thumbnail
2023 Mazda CX-50 gets mid-year price increase, new Meridian Edition

Mazda is going all in on its newest model and asking customers to pay more for the opportunity to join them. The 2023 Mazda CX-50 compact crossover gets an odd price increase of $800 across a lineup that went on sale new this spring. The destination fee increases to $1,275 as well. A new Meridian...Read More»

More than 1.5 million Jeep Cherokees, Dodge Journeys investigated by NHTSA post thumbnail
More than 1.5 million Jeep Cherokees, Dodge Journeys investigated by NHTSA

Four Stellantis vehicle models are under investigation by the NHTSA for safety defects, with 1.34 million Jeep Cherokees accounting for the bulk of the scrutiny, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. The 2014-2020 Jeep Cherokee is being investigated for an electronic parking brake that can...Read More»

2023 Mazda CX-5 gets modest $500 price increase to $27,975   post thumbnail
2023 Mazda CX-5 gets modest $500 price increase to $27,975

The 2023 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover earns its place in the Mazda lineup despite the launch this year of the fresher Mazda CX-50. Mazda's bestseller experiences only a modest price increase, averaging about $500 across its robust eight trim levels, Mazda announced Monday. Mazda does not seem ready...Read More»

2023 Toyota BZ4X vs 2022 Kia EV6: Compare Electric Cars post thumbnail
2023 Toyota BZ4X vs 2022 Kia EV6: Compare Electric Cars

What’s the best way to build an electric car for the masses? Design one that’s familiar to shoppers of gas-powered crossovers, as Toyota has done with the 2023 Toyota BZ4X? Or take a clean-slate approach and explore all the packaging and design possibilities afforded by electric vehicle...Read More»

Infiniti boosts price of 2023 QX55 crossover coupe nearly $3,000 post thumbnail
Infiniti boosts price of 2023 QX55 crossover coupe nearly $3,000

The 2023 Infiniti QX55 crossover coupe comes with a more few features for a few thousand dollars more than when it launched new in 2022. The tweener crossover costs $50,345 to start, including a $1,195 destination fee, Infiniti announced Tuesday. That's an increase of $2,820 from the initial 2022...Read More»

2023 Acura MDX exceeds $50,000 with $2,320 price hike post thumbnail
2023 Acura MDX exceeds $50,000 with $2,320 price hike

Acura has hiked the price of the 2023 Acura MDX by $2,320 more than last year's model. The three-row crossover SUV now starts at $50,245, including a $1,195 destination fee, the automaker announced last week. Adding all-wheel drive adds another $2,200 on base and Technology package models, which is...Read More»

2023 Honda HR-V vs. 2022 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers post thumbnail
2023 Honda HR-V vs. 2022 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers

If you want a compact utility vehicle with rugged cues, a little more ride height, and an affordable price—yet with a profile that’s ultimately more carlike than trucklike—the Subaru Outback and Honda HR-V are two great contenders. The Subaru Crosstrek arrived a decade ago...Read More»

Off-road grades: SUV trims muddle the line between off-road intenders and soft-road pretenders post thumbnail
Off-road grades: SUV trims muddle the line between off-road intenders and soft-road pretenders

What separates a crossover from an SUV? In the old days, a body-on-frame design along with a 2-speed transfer case for low gearing used to be the litmus test. Now, except for truck-based full-size SUVs, most vehicles in this most popular segment are based on unibody construction. Yet automakers...Read More»

2023 Kia Seltos price increases by $470 to $24,135 post thumbnail
2023 Kia Seltos price increases by $470 to $24,135

The 2023 Kia Seltos small crossover carries over into the new year with a modest price increase of about $500 and even more modest additions to safety. The entry-level crossover launched for 2021 and offers a taller, roomier alternative to the brand's bestselling Kia Forte. The base LX model with...Read More»

2023 Genesis GV60 vs 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars post thumbnail
2023 Genesis GV60 vs 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

I expected the 2023 Genesis GV60 to be the brand’s first crossover dud. Instead, Genesis keeps undermining established luxury brands with arresting style, breathtaking acceleration, and a loaded standard feature set that marinates into that most delicious oxymoron—a luxury value. It...Read More»

First drive: 2023 Toyota BZ4X eases the shift to electric cars post thumbnail
First drive: 2023 Toyota BZ4X eases the shift to electric cars

The 2023 Toyota BZ4X electric crossover eschews cliches. It is not a game changer, nor is it a paradigm shifter or envelope pusher. It’s not revolutionary, evolutionary, or rugged. It is the BZ4X, a bad name for a good car that eases Toyota fans into full electric power, though it comes at...Read More»

2023 Subaru Crosstrek costs $1,300 more despite no changes  post thumbnail
2023 Subaru Crosstrek costs $1,300 more despite no changes

The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek carries over most everything from last year, except for a new Special Edition and a price increase of $1,300 across the board, Subaru announced Thursday. This year, the small crossover SUV costs $24,870, including a $1,225 destination fee, and the price stretches to...Read More»

Redesigned 2023 Honda HR-V starts at $24,895  post thumbnail
Redesigned 2023 Honda HR-V starts at $24,895

The 2023 Honda HR-V small crossover arrives with a new engine, a more sophisticated look, a roomier interior, and a vibe like the Honda Civic. The upgrades on the subcompact crossover SUV come at a cost of nearly $2,000 more than the outgoing model. The base LX costs $24,895 (including a $1,245...Read More»

2023 BMW X1: Standard AWD offsets small price increase of small crossover post thumbnail
2023 BMW X1: Standard AWD offsets small price increase of small crossover

BMW redesigned its smallest crossover to make it bigger, flashier, and at least $3,200 more expensive than its predecessor. The 2023 BMW X1 costs $39,595, including a $995 destination fee, the luxury automaker announced this week. The outgoing 2022 BMW X1 sDrive28i cost $36,395, but that was for a...Read More»

2023 Genesis GV60 EV costs $10,000 more than related Hyundai Ioniq 5 post thumbnail
2023 Genesis GV60 EV costs $10,000 more than related Hyundai Ioniq 5

The 2023 Genesis GV60 electric car costs $59,980, including a $1,090 destination charge, the luxury automaker announced Tuesday, the same day it went on sale. Initially, sales of the battery electric crossover will be limited to California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, but Genesis...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester, Toyota Corolla Cross earn Top Safety Pick+ nods post thumbnail
2022 Subaru Forester, Toyota Corolla Cross earn Top Safety Pick+ nods

The 2022 Subaru Forester joins the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross and 2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime as the latest crossovers to earn a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the insurance-industry funded nonprofit announced Thursday. The refreshed Forester once again aced the...Read More»

2023 Toyota Highlander subs out V-6 for new turbo-4 post thumbnail
2023 Toyota Highlander subs out V-6 for new turbo-4

The 2023 Toyota Highlander SUV arrives with a smaller but more potent engine, Toyota announced Wednesday. Top trims also come with more standard features and screens. All gas versions of the three-row SUV will be powered by a 2.4-liter turbo-4 engine instead of the outgoing 3.5-liter V-6. The...Read More»

Test drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness reports for adventure duty post thumbnail
Test drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness reports for adventure duty

Subaru’s embracing its adventure-ready marketing to new heights. Literally. It just lifted its second model. The refreshed 2022 Subaru Forester arrives with a new Wilderness model that applies the lifted ride height, all-terrain tires, body cladding, and adventure-ready interior to a smaller...Read More»

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