Tag: Crossover

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2019 MAZDA CX-3

Model Tested: 2019 Mazda CX-3 GRAND TOURING AWD Engine:2.0-liter I-4, 148-horsepower, 146 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatictransmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 27-mpg city, 32-mpg highway, 29-mpg combined Base Price: $27,145 As Tested: $29,625 Performance: Peppy acceleration Sport mode Paddle shifters Above average fuel economy … read more

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2018 Ford EcoSport

Model Tested: 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium 4WD Engine:2.0-liter I-4, 166 horsepower, 149 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 23-mpg city, 29-mpg highway, 25-mpg combined Base Price: $27,240 As Tested: $26,420 Performance: Easy to park Minimal overhangs Excellent approach/departure angles for … read more

2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Autos

2018 VW Atlas — New Midsize Crossover a Contender

Model Tested: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL w/4Motion Engine: 3.6-liter, 24-valve DOHC V6 with FSI direct fuel injection Power: 276 horsepower; 266 lb. ft. of torque Transmission: 8-speed automatic w/Tiptronic EPA Ratings: 17/city, 23/highway, 19/combined Base Price: $42,690 As Tested: $45,235 Overview: The … read more

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2018 Mazda CX-5

Model Tested: 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, 187 horsepower, 186 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 24-mpg city/30-mpg highway/26-mpg combined Base Price: $30,945 As Tested: $34,685 Performance: Hearty, respectable performance Sport mode, but not much quicker … read more

2017 Jeep Renegade Deserthawk

Jeep Renegade Deserthawk: Capable and Affordable

Model Tested: Jeep Renegade Deserthawk 4×4 Engine: 2.4-Liter Multi-Air I-4 Transmission: 9-Speed 948TE Automatic EPA Ratings: 21/City/29/Highway/24/Combined Base Price: $26,895 As Tested: $33,665 Overview: The Jeep Renegade is the most compact Jeep wagon since the original 1941 Willys — and the smallest crossover … read more

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Tested: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SE w/4Motion Engine: 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder, 184 horsepower, 221 lb-ft torque Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 21-mpg city/27-mpg highway/23-mpg combined Base Price: $30,230 As Tested: $31,130 Performance: Excellent fuel economy—our best was 34.0-mpg highway Variable … read more

2017 Lexus NX
Autos

2017 Lexus NX — Unconventional Luxury Small Crossover SUV

Model Tested: 2017 Lexus NX 200t F-Sport Engine: 2-liter turbo, 16-valve, DOHC, dual VVT-IW — 235 HP; 258 lb.-ft. of torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic, w/dynamic torque control AWD EPA Ratings: 22/city, 27/highway, 24/combined Base Price: $38,585 As Tested: $46,439 Overview: The 2017 Lexus … read more

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