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  • 2017 Porsche Cayenne

    The Porsche Cayenne SUV is a large crossover, crossing over into the world of Porsche Turbo sports cars. It isn’t rugged, but it is deft off road. All-wheel drive is standard....

  • 2017 Lincoln MKX

    Redesigned for the 2016 model year, the Lincoln MKX midsize crossover seats five passengers in spacious comfort. An improved SYNC 3 infotainment system debuted during 2016. Little has changed for the...

  • 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

    The mission of the Mitsubishi Outlander is to offer value-minded families efficiency, comfort, and space; it’s close in size to the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Subaru Forester, but it feels...

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue

    The Nissan Rogue is a front-wheel-drive crossover SUV, medium-sized between the compact Juke and midsize Pathfinder. Rogue competes against long-time winners like the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, Ford Escape and Mazda...

  • 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

    The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is an attractive five-seat all-wheel-drive crossover SUV. With underpinnings shared by the Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7, the Touareg is the most costly, luxurious, and largest Volkswagen sold...

  • 2017 Volvo XC90

    Totally redesigned for the 2016 model year, the Volvo XC90, helped redefine the Volvo brand, now that the Swedish automaker is Chinese-owned. Worries that innovation would be sucked out of the...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport

    Launched as an all-new model for 2015, the Discovery Sport is Land Rover’s entry-level vehicle, a highly capable unit-body SUV competing against other premium crossovers like the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

    The Range Rover Evoque is about beauty, not all about beauty, but beauty above and beyond the offroad and traction capability that Land Rover is known for. Evoque can be a...

  • 2017 Chrysler 200

    The midsize Chrysler 200 competes in the toughest field of all, against the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, as well as the Chevrolet Malibu and Ford Fusion, all solid midsize sedans....

  • 2017 Hyundai Accent

    The 2017 Hyundai Accent subcompact sedan and hatchback offer a good value, but are now in the sixth year of their generation. Fortunately, the styling still holds up and it gets...

  • 2017 Kia Rio

    The Kia Rio subcompact remains strong on value but it hasn’t kept up with the times. Offered in four-door sedan and five-door hatchback form, Kia Rio promises good gas mileage and an...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Cruze

    The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze compact comes in two body styles, sedan and hatchback, all made in the U.S. This second-generation version was launched as a 2016 model. All-new for 2016, the Cruze...

  • 2017 Porsche 911

    The 2017 Porsche 911 begins a new era with a dramatic change. Remember when the 911 Turbo was basically a supercar? For 2017, it’s your basic 911. That’s right, the flat...

  • 2017 Volvo XC60

    The Volvo XC60 compact crossover is one of the brand’s best sellers, trailing only the larger XC90. For the 2017 model year, Volvo dropped a pair from its quartet of XC60...

  • 2017 Lexus IS

    The Lexus IS might be called a sport compact luxury sedan, because it pretty much covers all those bases. It’s rear-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available on the V6 models. For...

  • 2017 Porsche Macan

    Launched as a 2015 model, the Porsche Macan is now the brand’s best-selling model.  Macan is a compact crossover based on the Audi Q5 but it’s longer, wider, and lower, so...

  • 2017 Fiat 500X

    The 2017 Fiat 500X is a front-wheel-drive compact crossover with smart Italian styling inside and out. A new model for 2016, there are no significant changes for 2017. Built on the...

  • 2017 Ford Focus

    The Ford Focus is an extroverted and upscale compact that works for a number of different kinds of drivers, depending on the model and powertrain. It comes as a four-door sedan...

  • 2017 Ford Expedition

    The Ford Expedition hasn’t had a serious redesign in more than a decade, yet it continues to thrive. It has made adjustments along the way that help, including replacing its V8...

  • 2017 Ford Flex

    The Ford Flex has been around for nearly a decade, and gone mostly unnoticed even though it was original and generally considered a good idea. It’s like a small school bus...

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