Other subcompact crossovers we think should get the performance treatment

We’ve learned that Hyundai’s engineers are working on a high-performance N version of the Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover SUV. And while people might cringe at the idea of putting effort into making a crossover sporty, we’re not opposed to the idea. It worked pretty well in the case of the Nissan Juke Nismo RS, and […]

2018 Hyundai Kona vs other small crossovers: How they compare on paper

The 2018 Hyundai Kona is the hottest new thing in the hottest new segment: subcompact crossovers. Or B-segment SUVs. Or whatever you might want to call this hodge-podge collection of vehicles of vaguely similar specs. Each is pretty much just a raised hatchback in some form (or literally in the case of one entry), skewing […]

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. midsize crossovers and SUVs: How they compare on paper

In a world full of SUVs and crossovers all competing for similar buyers in similar segments, there are still some models that find their own little niches that lack such fevered fighting. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of those vehicles. It’s an oddball in the sense that it’s a midsize crossover SUV with a […]

New Alabama Plant Will Build Toyota Corollas, Mazda Crossovers by 2021

– Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda on Wednesday announced plans to build a mammoth $ 1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Alabama that will eventually employ about 4000 people. Several states had competed for the coveted project, which will be able to turn out 300,000 vehicles per year and produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North […]

The best compact crossovers of 2017

slide-7102741 Image Credit: Mazda 9 Best Compact Crossovers We’ve Driven in 2017 It’s true. Compact crossovers are, by and large, kinda boring. But they make so much practical sense in the real world that they are the hottest-selling single segment in America. And we’re here to tell you that there are a few options out […]

Volkswagen plans an 'Atlas family' of SUVs and crossovers

After seven months on sale, the Volkswagen Atlas can claim a pleasant sales graph; dealers moved 5,154 units of the new crossover last month. That’s leagues off class heavyweights like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, but neck-and-neck with luxury totems such as the BMW X5, Acura MDX, and Cadillac XT5. Hinrich Woebcken, CEO of […]