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: 2014 Subaru Forester

A Fresh Look & Better MPG For A Familiar Face. The 2014 Subaru Forester is the first all-new model for this brand since 2009. It is slightly larger than the outgoing edition, looks only a little different but has an unexpected surprise – it's more fuel efficient. Like other recently introduced Subarus, ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Toyota RAV4

2014 Toyota RAV4 Close to 30 MPG – And Worth a Closer Look. You have most likely observed that not everything that is stated or printed is cast in stone. Look no further than the "your mileage will vary" warnings or anything printed in the smallest possible type on a contract. That also ... Read More...

Test Drive: 2013 Ford Escape

Ford Escape is not the first compact crossover, but it has been a best seller over the last 13 years and leapfrogged the Honda CRV for 2013 compact-crossover sales leadership. There are a lot of reasons for its success and number one is fuel economy. The all-new 2013 Escape all-wheel drive ... Read More...

AQMD Orders 30 more PHEV

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is ordering 30 more plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) that are likely to achieve over 100 mpg. Ten will be Toyota (TM) Priuses converted to PHEV by Hymotion using A123 5kWh lithium nanophosphate polymer batteries. 20 will be Ford (F) Escapes converted to ... Read More...