Road Test: 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

BMW Takes the Guilt-Free SUV to New Levels The American automotive market in mid-2016 is a study in schizophrenia. Plug-in vehicle sales are up 62 percent, outpacing a market that is up by less than 2 percent compared to last year. But that overall market is shifting as well; light trucks, which ... Read More...

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...

Road Test: 2016 Honda HR-V AWD EX-L NAVI

Honda Quality in an All-new Subcompact SUV The 2016 Honda HR-V, slotted between Honda’s CR-V and Fit, takes a bit from each with the result being a serious player in the fastest growing automotive segment—subcompact SUVs or crossovers. Driving Experience: On the Road The all-wheel drive 2016 Honda HR-V offers one engine, a ... 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...