Category Archives: compact SUV

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid – First Drive

The 2020 CR-V Hybrid is a new addition to the Honda lineup and the first electrified SUV from the Honda brand in America. It’s also a candidate for the 2021 North American Utility of the Year. Now Honda offers you … Continue reading

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2020 Mazda CX-30 – Drive Review

 Slotted in between the CX-3 and CX-5, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 provides lots of sporty performance, a refined cabin and good looks. Based on the new Mazda3 platform it’s powered by the same “Skyactiv-G’ 186-horsepower 2.5-L engine and 6-speed automatic … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota RAV4 – Drive Review

 Twenty-five years after coming on the U.S. auto scene the RAV4 continues to be a top seller. Redone for 2019, 2020 bings a new TRD Off-Road model. There’s a model for everyone in the RAV4 line up with the promise … Continue reading

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2021 Kia Seltos – First Drive

The Seltos is an all-new model from Kia in the compact SUV segment. It’s loaded with nice features and priced to be a good value. It seats five and has decent cargo space. No matter if you are an urbanite … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Escape – First Drive

Ford has redone the Escape for 2020 with new architecture, a more car-like design, added safety features and a choice of four engines. Two gasoline engines, two hybrids and front- or all-wheel drive are yours to choose from. Here’s a … Continue reading

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 – Drive Review

Mercedes-Benz has freshened its premium compact GLC 300 SUV for 2020.  Engine power is upped to 255-hp. New front and rear design enhancements and a refined interior make for stylish driving. The GLC is a well designed and good looking … Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V – Drive Review

Honda’s CR-V is one of the original compact SUVs and America’s best-selling crossover of the past two decades Now for 2020 this fifth-gen CR-V has been freshened with a new look up front featuring a new grille and fascia. In … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus UX – Drive Review

First introduced for 2019 the Lexus UX premium compact crossover has gotten a few upgrades for 2020. Available as the FWD UX 200 and the AWD UX 250h, the Lexus UX provides decent driving dynamics with good acceleration, balanced ride … Continue reading

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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport – Drive Review

Mitsubishi’s best-selling model, the Outlander Sport, has been redesigned for 2020. Overall the Outlander Sport offers reasonable value and might just make a good choice for those on a tight budget but needing the versatility of a crossover SUV. It’s … Continue reading

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2020 Acura RDX – Drive Review

The 2020 Acura RDX represents a good value in the premium compact SUV. It has a nice luxury feel, interesting styling, sporty performance, refined ride and handling, decent fuel economy as well as a roomy interior. This third generation RDX … Continue reading

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