Tag: Crossover

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2017 Honda CR-V

Model Tested: 2017 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD Touring Engine: 1.5-liter I-4 turbocharged, 190 horsepower 179 lb-ft torque Transmission: CVT automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 27-mpg city/33-mpg highway/29-mpg combined Base Price: $33,695 As Tested: $34,595 Performance: Good fuel economy—we equaled EPA highway estimate Pretty … read more

2017 VW Tiguan
Autos

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan — A Different Take

Model Tested: 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL w/4Motion Engine: 2-liter TSI direct-injection turbo 4-cylinder Horsepower: 200 Torque: 207 pound-feet Transmission: 4Motion all-wheel drive EPA Ratings: 20/city, 24/highway, 21/combined Base Price: $36,475 As Tested: $37,870 Overview: The Volkswagen Tiguan, which debuted in 2009, delivers … read more

2017 Nissan Pathfinder
Autos

2017 Nissan Pathfinder — Well-Refreshed

Model Tested: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum AWD Engine: 3.5-liter V6 Horsepower: 284 Torque: 259 pound-feet Transmission: XTRONIC continually variable automatic transmission (CVT) EPA Ratings: 19/city, 26/highway, 21/combined Base Price: $43,560 As Tested: $44,685 Overview: The midsized Nissan Pathfinder crossover SUV was redesigned for … read more

2017 Mazda CX5
Autos

2017 Mazda CX-5 — Evolving Refinement

Model Tested: 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Engine: Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter Horsepower: 187 Torque: 185 pound-feet Transmission: Skyactiv-Drive 6-speed sport mode automatic EPA Ratings: 23/city, 29/highway, 26/combined Base Price: $30.695 As Tested: $34,085 Overview: The redesigned Mazda CX-5 crossover has evolved into something … read more

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2017 VW Tiguan

Model Tested: 2017 VW Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4Motion Engine: 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged, 200 horsepower 201 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 20-mpg city/24-mpg highway/21-mpg combined Base Price: $36,475 As Tested: $37,870 Performance: Peppy four-cylinder engine Good, but not spectacular fuel … read more

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2017 Mazda CX-5

Model Tested: 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Engine: 2.5-liter I-4, 187 horsepower 185 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 23-mpg city/29-mpg highway/26-mpg combined Base Price: $30,695 As Tested: $34,085 Performance: Smooth highway ride Peppy engine, good acceleration Sport mode … read more

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2017 Kia Sportage

Model Tested: 2017 Kia Sportage SX AWD Engine: 2.0-liter I-4, 240 horsepower 260 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 20-mpg city/23-mpg highway/21-mpg combined Base Price: $34,000 As Tested: $34,895 Performance: Strong engine with good low-end torque Highly capable and nimble … read more

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