Road Test: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsu Best-Seller—Maybe the Best Buy Mitsubishi’s subcompact Outlander Sport crossover SUV is the automaker’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S. Smaller than the Outlander that I reviewed a few days ago, the ES base trim starts at a very thrifty $19,795 (plus $895 destination charges), which is $3,700 less than the three-row ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Update to a Classic Plug-in As “Kleenex” is to tissues, or “Google” is to search engines, “Prius” is to hybrid cars. It’s surprising that “priusing” hasn’t become a verb for “driving efficiently.” The original Prius had an engine and an electric motor sharing duties to extend the range and efficiency of the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

A Sum of All That’s Right & Wrong with Mitsubishi With more than a dozen compact crossover SUVs on the market like the Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V and Toyota’s RAV4, Mitsubishi’s seven-seat Outlander often gets overlooked. However, with unique styling, a choice of a four- or six-cylinder engine, the ability to ... Read More...

Road Test2: 2017 Kia Soul ! (Exclaim) Turbo

A Funky Box on Wheels Those quirky hip-hop hamster TV ads made the Kia Soul famous. This four-door urban passenger vehicle/compact crossover/tall wagon (it’s all of those things) has not only clicked with fashion-forward young buyers, but it delivers enough utility to attract the older crowd as well. You don’t have to ... 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 three 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. The level ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Fiat 500e

All-Electric Cool Little Hatchback “And comin' off the line when the light turns green Well she blows 'em outta the water like you never seen I get pushed out of shape and it's hard to steer When I get rubber in all four gears”1 In the summer of 1963 the Beach Boys had the hit ... Read More...