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 |  Jul 24 2013, 9:02 AM

Which Crossovers and SUVs are the Most Reliable?


The crossover and SUV segment is one of industry’s fastest growing, and if you’re in the market for one, chances are you’ll want to know which ones are the most reliable out there. J.D. Power has compiled data collected from surveying thousands of vehicle owners to determine this year’s list of most reliable new crossovers and SUVs not in the luxury segment. Here they are listed in alphabetical order.

 |  Jul 15 2013, 4:00 PM


We check back in with our 2014 Mazda CX-5 Long Term Test Car after a long weekend spent road-tripping at the hands of Editor-in-Chief Colum Wood and at the mercy of his family.

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 2:01 PM


Flight is an amazing thing. You can board a jet in Pittsburgh at breakfast time and dine on escargot in Paris for dinner. Never in human history has mankind been able to travel so quickly. It took Christopher Columbus months to cross the Atlantic, now we accomplish the same feat in as few as eight hours; the whole process is as routine as flipping on a light switch or cleaning up a murder scene.

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 |  Jun 21 2013, 11:41 AM


Rumblings of a sub-RX crossover from Lexus have been circulating for years and spy photos taken today seem to confirm the car’s development progress.

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 |  Jun 21 2013, 11:01 AM


Like Mariah Carey’s ancestry, modern crossover vehicles have unusual roots. The award-winning American singer’s family tree is more varied than the flora of a rainforest understory. Her unique blend of nationalities includes African, Venezuelan and Irish. That’s more ingredients than Belorussian variety sausage. Who’s hungry for some lean, finely textured opossum?

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 10:52 AM


Starting with the 2014 model year, Audi will sell an S variant of one of its crossovers: the SQ5. 

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 |  Jun 14 2013, 2:01 PM


It’s a dangerous world out there. Buying a new vehicle has more perils and pitfalls than the Atari game of nearly the same name. Instead of swinging from vines or jumping over obstacles, car shoppers can skip the aerobic workout by simply visiting We’re here to help and we’re glad to do it.

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 |  Jun 07 2013, 4:02 PM


Crossovers are all about fuel efficiency and family functionality. They blend attributes of cars with traits of traditional SUVs to create vehicles that are neither fish nor fowl; they’re the undecided voter of the automotive world, essentially the state of Ohio. Is it going red? Will it be blue? One thing’s certain; it’ll never go to the Green Party.

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 |  Jun 03 2013, 8:32 AM


Hyundai delivered its first line-produced hydrogen-powered car today in Europe.

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 |  May 31 2013, 10:01 AM


You’ve been lusting after if for two long weeks, suffering for want of that which keeps you going. The withdrawal symptoms have probably been unbearable; we’d hazard to bet you’re shaking like a James Bond martini still in the mixer. You’ve been patiently waiting and finally we’re happy to oblige your carnal yearnings… but for God’s sake leave your trousers on!

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 |  May 29 2013, 2:17 PM


Through April, the Ford Escape was the top seller in its segment, but Ford sees an even greater opportunity with smaller vehicles on a much larger stage.

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 |  May 27 2013, 10:02 AM


Subaru is pitting Canadian families against each other in a rally for the chance to win a 2014 Forester.

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 |  May 07 2013, 10:32 AM

Ford Unveils New Brand Direction For Lincoln

There comes a time when apologizing isn’t enough, and for Ford that time is now.

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 |  Apr 26 2013, 8:01 AM

fiat 500xl

Confirming plans by Fiat to grow the brand by growing the size of its products, a photo of the Fiat 500 XL has leaked onto the net.

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 |  Apr 12 2013, 4:32 PM


The BMW X6 is going to get bigger and more aggressive looking in its next generation.

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 |  Apr 05 2013, 7:56 AM

Lexus RX350

Long rumored, Lexus will give its first glimpse at a small crossover model by year’s end say company officials.

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 |  Apr 04 2013, 6:55 PM


BMW just officially released images and information on the concept car preview of what will be a more affordable version of the X6. 

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 |  Apr 04 2013, 8:47 AM

BMW X4 concept

Ahead of its debut in a few weeks time in China, the first photos of the baby X6 have surfaced.

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 |  Apr 03 2013, 2:30 PM


Acura just announced pricing for the 2014 RDX crossover, which will start from $35,415 including delivery.

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 |  Apr 01 2013, 11:33 AM


Yet again, Ford’s all-new 2013 Escape is the subject of a recall campaign because of a flaw that could lead to a fire.

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 |  Mar 30 2013, 11:01 AM


It may not look it at first, but the Acura MDX is all new for 2014.

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 |  Mar 28 2013, 12:37 PM


Subaru’s first-ever hybrid just debuted on the floor of the 2013 New York Auto Show without disclosing the most pertinent figure of all: fuel consumption.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 4:05 PM


Infiniti just unveiled the 2014 QX60 Hybrid at the 2013 New York Auto Show — a family-minded hybrid that offers 26 combined mpg.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 3:21 PM


Discussing the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is starting to seem more repetitive than an hour of the hokey pokey, but the funny front fascia wearing newby was finally unveiled today on the floor of the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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