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Crossover SUVs offer the raised seating position and big-hatch versatility of a truck-based SUV, but with superior driving dynamics and fuel economy thanks to lighter, more car-like construction. The compact-crossover category is among the fastest-growing segments in the industry, while 3-row crossovers have become a common suburban shuttle, and in between are a variety of roomy, sporty and/or luxurious options.

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2016 Mazda CX-9 First Drive

The all-new Mazda CX-9 SUV is akin to a patriarch being reborn. As the biggest and priciest vehicle in the automaker's lineup, the outgoing CX-9 was feeling like odd-man out. While the other models in the Mazda lineup boasted Mazda's latest innovations like the groundbreaking SkyActiv suite of powertrain technology that does wonders for both efficiency and Read more...

SUV Central: Your Guide to Going Bigger

As more and more shoppers move out of cars and into SUVs, automakers keep making more and more SUVs to choose from. Subcompact SUVs grew into a bona fide segment almost overnight, while small luxury SUV sales are growing like crazy. Here we've collected our most recent SUV insight and guidance to help you choose your next SUV, whether it's your first, Read more...

Big Comfort The Lincoln MKT is among the roomier options in the midsize luxury SUV segment, with one of the most livable third rows. While many in the class are sporty, and a couple are excellent off-roaders, the Lincoln MKT is focused on comfort as the SUV equivalent of a big, roomy, traditional luxury sedan. An available refrigerated console and optional Read more...

Return to Comparison Intro Expanding its Horizons   Starting MSRP: $39,875 Above Average: Luxury character, excellent driving dynamics Below Average: Price/value relationship suffers when heavily optioned Consensus: Has the style, design and dynamic character to be a standout player in this burgeoning segment 500 Miles in 155 Words An all Read more...

The pleasant surprise of the bunch.   Starting Price: $34,155 Above Average: Comfortable, quiet, smooth power delivery Below Average: Resale value, rear seat room Consensus: Lincoln’s most appealing, most competitive entry (with one critical but not insurmountable shortcoming) 500 Miles in 97 Words The Lincoln MKC proved a better match for Paso Read more...

Next SUV Value with an upscale twist.   Starting MSRP: $35,915 Above Average: Styling, economy and resale Below Average: Sporty driving Consensus: Safe bet in a crowded segment 500 Miles in 101 Words The kid brother to the RX offers many elements that contribute to its sibling’s success: Handsome looks, front-drive efficiency and Lexus’ reputation Read more...