Ask AutoGuide No. 33 – Dodge Durango vs. Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Ford Flex

Ask AutoGuide No. 33 – Dodge Durango vs. Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Ford Flex
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Whether you want a big one a small one a squat one or a tall one, automakers can provide just about any kind of crossover vehicle you desire. These days there’s really something for every person, purse and purpose. Continue Reading...

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Announced: 2012 New York Auto Show Preview

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Announced: 2012 New York Auto Show Preview
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Bringing another crossover vehicle into its family, Subaru announced today that it will debut the 2013 XV Crosstrek at the upcoming New York Auto Show. With a 2.0-liter, 148-hp Boxer engine, though not the same as the company’s hotly anticipated BRZ coupe, and the underpinnings of an Impreza, the XV Crosstrek is set to arrive… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape First Pricing Details Released

2013 Ford Escape First Pricing Details Released
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New details on the 2013 Ford Escape are available thanks to a consumer survey page posted on the company’s website. While the pricing details aren’t concrete, it gives us more information than we had last December when we reported that the American giant planned to drop their hybrid powertrain in light of lackluster sales and… Continue Reading...

Buick Encore Teaser Pictures Released on Buick’s Facebook Page

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Buick Encore Teaser Pictures Released on Buick’s Facebook Page
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It’s that time of year when lots of car companies are about to unveil new model’s at various auto shows around the world. Buick is no exception, and it will use the 2012 North American International Auto Show to unveil its latest creation, the Encore CUV. Before the veil is fully lifted off this new… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda Crosstour 4-Cylinder Announced

2012 Honda Crosstour 4-Cylinder Announced
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The Honda Crosstour struggled to take hold in North America since its 2010 release. It could be partially due to the original marketing as a version of the Accord, or maybe that people just don’t like it. One way or another, Honda refuses to give up with its CUV attempt. The company announced today that… Continue Reading...

Honda Crosstour Sales Disappoint CEO

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Honda Crosstour Sales Disappoint CEO
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The Honda Crosstour (pictured above) is seeing lackluster sales and disappointing American Honda president and CEO Tetsuo Iwamura. Iwamura said in a roundtable event related to the Tokyo Auto Show with journalists that it was a bad idea to originally bill the car as the Accord Crosstour because it made the CUV less individual. Sales are down… Continue Reading...

Audi Q3 Still Being Considered for North America

Audi Q3 Still Being Considered for North America
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Q3 or not Q3? That is the question. Audi is weighing the merits of bringing its trendy entry level compact crossover Q3 to the U.S. market. Putting economic feasibility into the highest consideration, Audi has to guarantee the Q3’s success by determining the size of its demand and price sensibility. Audi North America CEO Johan… Continue Reading...

2012 Range Rover Evoque Gets 28-MPG, Priced from $43,995

2012 Range Rover Evoque Gets 28-MPG, Priced from $43,995
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Those who have been waiting to park the stylish new Range Rover Evoque on their driveway would be pleased to know that they won’t have to wait too long now. The vehicle will go on sale in just a few months time, but Land Rover has just announced US-pricing for this model, which starts at… Continue Reading...

Nissan Juke Defies Expectations With Brisk Sales

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Nissan Juke Defies Expectations With Brisk Sales
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Despite the harsh criticism leveled at the Nissan Juke, Nissan‘s…. erm…distinctive crossover is off to a pretty good start, according to sales data from Timothy Cain over at Good Car Bad Car. In it’s first month on sale, Nissan sold 2103 Jukes, significantly more than the Honda Eelement or Volkswagen Tiguan, while closing in on… Continue Reading...

2011 Kia Sportage Priced At $18,295

2011 Kia Sportage Priced At $18,295
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The 2011 Kia Sportage is set to go for $18,295 ($18,990 with destination), while coming equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, air conditioning, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, power windows, doorlocks and mirrors, auxillary inputs and Bluetooth connectivity. Powered by a 2.4L, 176 horsepower 4-cylinder, the Sportage is also set to get the 270 horsepower 2.0L 4-cylinder… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: Hyundai Introduces ix-Metro CUV Concept

Frankfurt 2009: Hyundai Introduces ix-Metro CUV Concept
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Hyundai introduced a futuristic crossover concept model, the ix-Metro, at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Drawing inspiration from NASA, science fiction and pine cones (yes, pine cones), the Hyundai ix-Metro was the result of an internal design competition. Design features such as faceted surfaces and triangulating lines along the bonnet, side and rear panels are a… Continue Reading...

Report: Hyundai ix-Metro Hybrid Crossover Concept Coming to Frankfurt

Report: Hyundai ix-Metro Hybrid Crossover Concept Coming to Frankfurt
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Along with an electric version of the company’s tiny i10, Hyundai will also unveil an innovative hybrid CUV concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show in just over a weeks time. As a part of Hyundai’s Blue drive initiative, the ix-Metro is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine mated to an electric motor. Designed… Continue Reading...

Report: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Officially Revealed

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Report: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Officially Revealed
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Honda has officially revealed the 2010 Accord Crosstour Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV), which will go on sale this Fall, competing head-to-head with vehicles like the Toyota Venza. “Our concept is to broaden the appeal of the Accord line-up by leveraging traditional Accord strengths of fun-to-drive performance and handling while also adapting to dramatic shifts in… Continue Reading...