2018 Toyota RAV4 Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

2018 Toyota RAV4 Platinum Test Drive Review

The Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V are to passenger vehicles what the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM 1500 are to trucks: they dominate the market. Last year was huge for compact crossovers, and as more buyers flock to crossovers, that trend doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 faces some stiff competition, though, from CUVs like the CR-V and Rogue as well as the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Jeep Cherokee, VW Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5. Of course, Toyota is credited with…

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Featured Honda Test Drive Reviews 

2017 Honda Pilot Test Drive Review

Honda’s current lineup might be its broadest ever, but the brand’s ace in the hole is its family-friendly trio of American-made vehicles: the Ridgeline pickup, Odyssey minivan and Pilot crossover. Each model offers an innovate solution in its respective market, but it’s the Pilot that is tasked with competing in the ultra-competitive three-row CUV segment that includes the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and Mazda CX-9 The third-gen Pilot debuted for the 2016 model year, and with the exception of minor packaging changes on lower trim levels, it carries over untouched…

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Featured Mitsubishi Test Drive Reviews 

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Test Drive Review

In the automotive world, it’s always nice to be a leader in sales, but in an overcrowded market, sometimes it can be just as nice to stand out a little bit. That’s exactly where the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport fits into the compact crossover landscape. The current Outlander Sport was introduced for the 2011 model year, and it was refreshed in 2016 trying to remain competitive against high-volume CUVs like the Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox and Nissan Rogue–a daunting task in this segment. Earlier this year, we checked out a…

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Production on the All-New 2016 Mazda CX-9 Has Begun

The long anticipated, all-new Mazda CX-9 has started being produced at production centers in Hiroshima, Japan. The recently added SUV offers Mazda’s KODO Soul of Motion design philosophy, crossover practicality, and the dependability and fun you’ve come to expect from Mazda models. Slated for dealership floors later in 2016, the Mazda CX-9 will be the first Mazda model to come standard with their new 2.5L direct-injection turbocharged engine, the SKYACTIV-G 2.5T. It will also come with the i-ACTIV AWD (all-wheel drive) system and i-ACTIV safety features, including radar-, laser-, and…

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2016 Honda HR-V Test Drive

Reasons to love this vehicle… With nearly 60 cubic feet of cargo space with Honda’s trick rear Magic Seat folded down, the 2016 Honda HR-V is an extremely versatile subcompact crossover SUV. Spunky handling and great fuel economy ratings further add to the 2016 Honda HR-V’s impressive qualities. Unless you need the additional interior volume of a compact crossover SUV like the Honda CR-V, there’s really no reason to dislike the attractive and affordable 2016 Honda HR-V. Pros: Versatile Magic Seat; spacious interior for its size; fuel efficient; priced right…

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