SUVs / Crossovers

2017 A4 allroad: Audi’s Astute Wagon

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It seems that every automaker has a crossover in its stable; almost all come with all-wheel-drive. A few have AWD wagons that are crossover-like in their styling and manners. So, what makes Audi’s updated A4 allroad different? We traveled to … Continue reading

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Jeep Renegade: True Compact Off-Roader

2015 Jeep® Renegade Trailhawk

Small is big in 2015, and the new Jeep Renegade joins the parade of compact sport utility vehicles to hit the market this year. The difference between the Renegade and most of the others, though, is the Renegade can keep … Continue reading

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Land Rover Discovery Sport: Super Stud

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   It’s time to re-discover the Discovery — the 2015 Land Rover Sport model that both leads and follows in the exploding world of compact SUVs and crossover utility vehicles. It follows because of its size, with a footprint similar … Continue reading

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2016 Crossover Vehicles: Hitting Market Fast

2016 Fiat 500X Trekking Plus

Among the hottest offerings for 2015 is a collection of small and midsize sport utility vehicles. All new in the ever-growing, small-but-tall class are the 2016 Fiat 500X, 2016 Honda HR-V, and 2016 Mazda CX-3. Here’s a run-down of what’s … Continue reading

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All-New Toyota RAV4 Evolves for Consumer Demands

Toyota’s all-new RAV4 marks the fourth-generation of this popular small crossover SUV. The 2013 RAV4 isn’t a radical departure from the original concept, but it now displays a dynamic exterior with its new sleek roofline, bold character lines and streamlined … Continue reading

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Death, Crashes Dropping — Volvo at Top of the Heap

Motor vehicle deaths are declining and property damage insurance claims are being reduced due to advanced safety technology in automotive systems. Volvo’s “City Safety” is a low-speed crash-avoidance technology designed to help the driver avoid hitting a car (or to … Continue reading

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Dodge Journey Gets New Interior, Connect Tech, Drive Dynamics

As in any journey, the path we take is a personal expression of what drives us. The 2011 Dodge Journey allows drivers to express where they’re at in life with a flexible crossover that features two engines, two drives, and … Continue reading

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