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 […]

Chevrolet Sonic subcompact will live on for 2019, at least

Despite rumors that it was headed for the chopping block as early as this year, the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact will live to see another model year, at least. The changes are minor but include a powertrain consolidation. Citing a newly available order guide, GM Authority reports that Chevrolet will drop the 1.8-liter inline-four cylinder engine, […]

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport In-Depth Review: Grown-Up’s Subcompact Crossover

– If the bold styling of some of its subcompact crossover peers doesn’t appeal to you, then the Rogue Sport’s grown-up appearance and interior will. Its exterior is handsome but not extroverted; its comfortable, spacious, and well-appointed interior, especially from the front seat, can fool occupants into thinking they’re riding in a larger, more expensive […]

2018 Hyundai Accent vs subcompact sedans: How it compares on paper

Hyundaifirst revealed the new 2018 Hyundai Accent a few months ago, but that debut was in Canada for the Canadian-market car. We didn’t get our look at the U.S. version until just recently, which is when we also finally got plenty of specifications on the little car. So as we did with the Genesis G70, […]

Bye-Bye Baby B: Mercedes Spikes Its Electric Subcompact, Eyes More Mainstream EVs

– Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the B-class Electric Drive—badged B250e—won’t be offered after the 2017 model year. The B250e is Mercedes-Benz’s only all-electric vehicle, yet the news of its demise isn’t entirely surprising. It was conceived from the start with an unusual pedigree and a limited shelf life while Mercedes-Benz used it to test some […]