Category: compact SUV

  • 2023 Mazda CX-50 – Drive Review

    2023 Mazda CX-50 – Drive Review

    The all-new 2023 Mazda CX-50 is an addition to the Mazda product lineup. The CX-50 is a two-row, five-seat compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) designed expressly for the U.S. and Canada. The CX-50 is not only designed for the U.S. but it’s built in the U.S. at the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Huntsville, Alabama. […]

  • 2022 Kia EV6 – First Drive

    2022 Kia EV6 – First Drive

    The entirely-new 2022 Kia EV6 is a purpose-built 5-passenger sports crossover with a driving range of up to 310 miles. EV6 is avaialble in three trims with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. Prices start at $41,400. Get more information right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2023 Genesis GV60 – First Drive

    2023 Genesis GV60 – First Drive

    The all-new GV60 is Genesis’ first dedicated all-electric vehicle model. Initially the 2023 Genesis GV60 will only be sold at select Genesis retailers in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York with limited availability. Genesis hopes to expand GV60’s availability to more states soon, according to a Genesis spokesperson.  Considered a performance vehicle, the GV60 […]

  • 2022 Chevrolet Equinox – Drive Review

    2022 Chevrolet Equinox – Drive Review

    The Chevrolet Equinox compact 5-seat utility vehicle has been freshened for 2022. There’s also a new RS model and updated tech. Check out the Chevrolet Equinox here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2023 Mazda CX-50 – First Drive

    2023 Mazda CX-50 – First Drive

    The all-new 2023 Mazda CX-50 is an addition to the Mazda product lineup. It’s a two-row, five-seat compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) designed expressly for the U.S. and Canada. All-wheel drive is standard and there is a choice of two engines. Mazda has enhanced the CX-50 with overlanding capability for those weekend adventures. Check it […]

  • 2022 Hyundai Venue – Drive Review

    2022 Hyundai Venue – Drive Review

    The 5-passenger, front-wheel drive Venue was first introduced in 2020 as an all-new addition to the Hyundai model lineup.  The 2022 Venue is offered in SE, SEL and Limited trims and has a starting base price of $19,000, plus a $1,245 freight charge, and is EPA rated at 31 mpg combined. The Hyundai Venue is […]

  • 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV – First Drive

    2022 Mazda MX-30 EV – First Drive

    The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is an entirely new subcompact crossover utility vehicle (UV) that’s battery powered. It’s only sold in California, at least for now. Driving range is 100 miles. Not really much compared to other BEVs on the market. But, for city dwellers and commuters it might just be enough. Check it out […]

  • 2022 Lexus NX – Drive Review

    2022 Lexus NX – Drive Review

    The NX compact UV is completely redesigned for 2022. The NX is longer, wider and taller and has fresh new styling both on the outside and inside. There are more powertrains to choose from. And the infotainment system’s much criticized console-mounted touchpad has been replaced by a more user friendly touchscreen. Click here to learn […]

  • 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan – Drive Review

    2022 Volkswagen Tiguan – Drive Review

    Tiguan is Volkswagen’s best selling model in the U.S., as well as around the world. It’s one of two compact utility vehicles on the market today that offers seven passenger seating. The Tiguan is well designed and equipped for urban living. It has a nicely performing drive train as well as confident handling and a […]

  • 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness – First Drive

    2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness – First Drive

    Subaru has introduced a Wilderness trim on the Forester with unique design elements, increased ground clearance and off-road tires. The roof rack has increased load capacity for mounting a tent. Check out more of the updates here. @1ChicagoCarGuy