2016 Acura RDX Revealed at Chicago Auto Show

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2016 Acura RDX Revealed at Chicago Auto Show
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  You could say Acura’s RDX is dressed to the nines. Just revealed in Chicago, this compact crossover has been freshened for 2016, gaining things like LED headlamps, new driver-assistance features and even more horsepower. Continue Reading...

2016 Mazda CX-3 Puts a Premium Spin on Small CUVs

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Puts a Premium Spin on Small CUVs
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Mazda is revealing several new or refreshed vehicles here at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Arguably the most significant of this group that’s Zoom-Zooming into town is the freshly minted CX-3. Continue Reading...

Mazda Poised to Introduce Compact CX-3 Crossover

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Mazda Poised to Introduce Compact CX-3 Crossover
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Compact crossovers are BIG business these days and Mazda is apparently hard at work on a small utility vehicle that will slot in under their compact CX-5 model. Continue Reading...

2014 Ford Escape Price Increased, Won’t Break the Bank

2014 Ford Escape Price Increased, Won’t Break the Bank
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Ford’s Escape small crossover is hot in more ways than one but this popular model is getting a modest price increase for 2014, which could cool things off. Continue Reading...

2015 Honda Vezel a Production Version of Urban SUV Concept

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2015 Honda Vezel a Production Version of Urban SUV Concept
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Honda took the covers off a new production utility vehicle in the Eastern Capital and it’s called the Vezel. It’s a product that promises to blend a variety of vehicular attributes into one right-sized package. Continue Reading...

Lexus NX Crossover Previewed in Dramatic Concept

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Lexus NX Crossover Previewed in Dramatic Concept
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Lexus just pulled the digital sheet from its Frankfurt-bound concept car: the LF-NX Concept. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 22 – Nissan Juke vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. MINI Countryman

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Ask AutoGuide No. 22 – Nissan Juke vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. MINI Countryman
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Crossovers are taking over the market. Buyers can get big ones, small ones, long ones and tall ones. They can opt for models with three rows of seats, all-wheel drive or in rare instances even manual transmissions. Like it or not these versatile vehicles are rapidly becoming the de-facto choice of drivers in America. Continue Reading...

Nissan Juke-R Video, First Look

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Nissan Juke-R Video, First Look
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Insanity, it’s not just putting your alarm clock in the freezer or wearing mayonnaise instead of cargo shorts, it covers all kinds of things, even cars. There are plenty of ridiculous vehicles in the market today but one of the most ludicrous is the Nissan Juke-R. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE FWD

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Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE FWD
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For 2013 the RAV4 has undergone some major reconstructive surgery. The goal is to infuse a bit more life into this compact crossover that helped define the segment 17-years ago. Gone are both the V6 engine and 3rd row seating options. Thankfully, so is the antiquated four-speed automatic which has been replaced by a six-speed… Continue Reading...

2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014

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2012 Mazda CX-5 Hits U.S In Early 2012, Will Get Diesel Option In 2014
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The Mazda CX-5 will enter the highly competitive compact crossover segment in the U.S when it debuts in early 2012. The CX-5 prototype was equipped with 165-hp  2.0-liter engine producing 150 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and the American version will likely use the same setup. A diesel variant available… Continue Reading...

Lexus Planning CT300h, Compact Crossover, 7-Seat SUV and New Luxury Sedan

Lexus Planning CT300h, Compact Crossover, 7-Seat SUV and New Luxury Sedan
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With a recent warning from its dealers about stale products, Lexus is poised to roll out a list of all-new model as it looks to re-assert itself in the luxury sphere. The news comes from Lexus of Australia where top exec Tony Cramb has indicated new models will be a big part of the Lexus… Continue Reading...