Road Test: 2016 Lexus NX 300h AWD

Guilt-free Luxury Totally redesigned for 2015, the 2016 Lexus NX 300h enters its sophomore year as the only luxury hybrid compact SUV. So the question then can be asked—why a luxury small crossover in the first place? Let’s see what this versatile utility vehicle has to offer. Drivetrain The 2016 Lexus NX 300h ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Nissan Rogue SV FWD

Now a Seven-Passenger Family Hauler When Clean Fleet Report reviewed the 2015 Nissan Rogue we gave it high marks as one of the best compact SUVs on the market. As Nissan’s second best-selling vehicle, the 2016 Nissan Rogue adds new technology features to make it even more appealing. Drivetrain The 2016 Nissan Rogue SV ... Read More...

First Drive: 2017 Cadillac XT5 AWD

Cadillac’s All-new Luxury Crossover The all-new 2017 Cadillac XT5 replaces the successful SRX with what Cadillac’s President Johan de Nysschen says will be “pivotal to our ongoing global growth plan.” That growth plan includes a goal of making China Cadillac’s second largest market. To make the XT5 a true world car ... Read More...

News: Electric Corvette?

GM Applies For ‘Corvette E-Ray’ Trademark What do automotive spy photographers do when they’re not scouring the countryside or peeking over fences at proving grounds to grab an illicit photo of a future car? Apparently, Detroit-based spy guy Chris Doane scours the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website. In doing so ... Read More...

First Drive: 2017 Jaguar XE

Two New Cats in Town To Feature Diesel Powerplants for MPG Jaguar is determined to reestablish itself as one of the premier luxury brands. The company, now owned by Tata Motors since 2008, has worked through quality issues and this year (2016) will introduce two new models that will take it into ... Read More...

News: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

What Took You So Long, Toyota? Gee, Toyota, you introduced that little thing you called RAV4 to the U.S. in 1995. It ushered in what we now call a crossover vehicle—the combining of some of the attributes of a sport-utility vehicle with the underpinnings of an automobile. Of course we didn’t know then ... Read More...

Top 10 Best MPG AWD SUVs/Crossovers

The Wheels You Need with the Fuel Economy You Crave So the scientists announced this last week (ed note: we originally wrote this two years ago--and updated it since--but the climate change news has not gotten any brighter in the intervening years) that the world has hit another milestone with the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Honda HR-V AWD

Magic Seats and Borrowed Technology Build a Smaller Honda CUV Add the 2016 Honda HR-V to the growing list of subcompact crossover sport utility vehicles, a category that came from nowhere but will tally close to 270,000 units sold by the end of 2015. The versatile little HR-V is also ... Read More...