2014 SUV and crossover reviews

2014 SUV and crossover reviews
2014 Lexus RX 450h tops crossover fuel economy

11:58 AM EDT, July 14, 2014

2014 Lexus RX 450h tops crossover fuel economy

For 15 years, the Lexus RX crossover has been the prescription for upscale car shoppers who want more than a sedan and less than a full-size SUV. Refined yet modest, fully capable and fully comfortable, the best-selling midsize has dominated the class and won awards that range from best resale value (Kelley Blue Book) to top safety picks (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).

Ford debuts redesigned 2015 Edge crossover SUV

8:38 AM EDT, June 25, 2014

Ford debuts redesigned 2015 Edge crossover SUV

Looking to expand the global audience for its sporty sport utility vehicle, Ford unveiled its all-new 2015 Edge on Tuesday.

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan

3:00 PM EDT, June 20, 2014

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan

Three decades ago the minivan appeared as a viable replacement for the stodgy station wagon.

2014 Kia Soul pleases as a day tripper

2:13 PM EDT, June 16, 2014

2014 Kia Soul pleases as a day tripper

Who knew hipster hamsters could’ve taken the Kia Soul this far.

2014 BMW X5 keeps crossover crown

3:23 PM EDT, June 6, 2014

2014 BMW X5 keeps crossover crown

There is something about BMWs that remind me of the New York Yankees: They’re always good if not necessarily the best, their owners can be obnoxious and they can arouse juvenile envy. I am a Cubs fan, after all.

Nissan's oddball Juke gets Nismo performance boost

3:36 PM EDT, May 27, 2014

Nissan's oddball Juke gets Nismo performance boost

Nissan, in a move that defies common sense and possibly physics, has found a way to make its Juke more weird.

Ranking the best 2014 SUVs with 3 rows

2:59 PM EDT, April 7, 2014

Kicking Tires

Ranking the best 2014 SUVs with 3 rows

Family-friendly SUVs are still a big business. 

2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly

10:13 AM EDT, March 20, 2014

2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly

Maybe the Muppets weren't such a good idea.

8:00 AM EDT, October 19, 2013

2014 Acura MDX gets a makeover

Acura made its name on upscale sedans and coupes, but its MDX crossover has quietly become the meal ticket for Honda's luxury division.

2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers

7:50 PM EDT, November 2, 2013

Cars.com Expert Reviews

2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers

The redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue is easily competitive on equipment and efficiency with other small crossovers, and it excels in refinement, styling and interior space.

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander upgrades ride, value

7:50 PM EDT, October 31, 2013

Cars.com Expert Reviews

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander upgrades ride, value

The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander uses a middle-of-the-road formula that worked with the optional V-6 engine in our test car, but I worry what the more affordable four-cylinder might offer in its place.

2014 Honda Odyssey: Nimble minivan avoids fill-ups

1:00 PM EDT, October 22, 2013

Cars.com Expert Reviews

2014 Honda Odyssey: Nimble minivan avoids fill-ups

After an excellent redesign for 2011, Honda's best-selling Odyssey won a Cars.com Minivan Comparison test and, more recently, our 2013 Family Car of the Year award.

2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster

7:50 PM EDT, October 9, 2013

Cars.com Expert Reviews

2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster

As of the 2013 model year, the first-generation Kia Soul was more than 4 years old, and in today's fast-moving world of vehicle design, that's quite old (an adjective Kia certainly wouldn't want associated with its brand). It was time for a complete makeover.

2014 BMW X5: Up close

7:50 PM EDT, September 17, 2013

Kicking Tires

2014 BMW X5: Up close

The BMW X5 has been a long-running favorite of luxury SUV buyers, but there's no denying that its look has become a little tired lately. The previous generation went on sale in 2006 and got a refresh in 2011. Thankfully, the 2014 gets a new exterior and interior while retaining most of the same dimensions and powertrains as before. It hits dealerships later this year.

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