Category Archives: compact SUV

2021 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Review

The Subaru Crosstrek is a practical choice for a good value compact utility. The 2021 Crosstrek got a few updates the most important of which is an available new 182-hp 2.5-L 4-cylinder Boxer engine. There’s also a new Sport trim … Continue reading

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2022 Volkswagen Taos – First Drive

Volkswagen has a new model. It’s the entirely new 2022 Taos subcompact utility vehicle. Call if the new Golf for the U.S. because the Golf is no longer, except fo the GTI and Golf R. Taos seats five, has decent … Continue reading

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 – First Drive

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first all-electric utility vehicle (UV) and the brand’s first global battery electric vehicle (BEV). Notably, the Volkswagen ID.4 has been named “World Car of the Year 2021,” prevailing over strong global competition. About half of U.S. … Continue reading

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E – Drive Review

The 2021 Mustang Mach-E has a starting price of $42,895 plus a $1,100 destination charge. Depending on model and battery choice, rear-drive configurations have either 230 or 305 miles of range. All-wheel drive configurations have either 211 or 270 miles … Continue reading

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2021 Lincoln Corsair – Drive Review

The 2021 Lincoln Corsair now offers a new Grand Touring Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) model. It’s powered by a 2.5-L 4-cylinder engine paired with two electric motors with a total system output of 266-hp. Corsair is also available with either a … Continue reading

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2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo – Drive Review

Mazda has upped its game for 2021 and added a new 250-hp turbo engine to the CX-30. This upscale powertrain brings more peak power while delivering a direct and connected driving experience. Additionally, the new turbo-charged engine delivers better traction … Continue reading

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe – Drive Review

The fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe has gotten a mid-cycle refresh with design changes and many new features for the 2021 model. A new, range-topping Calligraphy trim which has more content and differentiation has been added. Changes have occurred both … Continue reading

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport – First Drive

Ford has brought back the Bronco. But now there are three all-new SUVs in the Bronco brand. One is the 4-door Bronco Sport. The other two are the larger two-door Bronco and four-door Bronco. Ford calls this trio the Bronco … Continue reading

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2022 Hyundai Tucson – All-new, First drive

Hyundai has revamped its best-selling Tucson for 2022. It’s longer, wider and a bit taller. There’s more room for the passengers and more room for cargo. There are three engines to choose from. Two of them are hybrids, which is … Continue reading

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2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV

The new 4-door 2021 MINI Cooper Countryman has been updated with new exterior and interior design elements along with enhancements in technology and equipment offerings. The 2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV is the plug-in hybrid variant. It is powered … Continue reading

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