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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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2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman Unveiled

Filling out the new Mini Countryman family line, the range-topping 2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman has been revealed and detailed before its public debut in April at the Shanghai Motor Show. Like every other Mini to wear the revered JCW badge, the newest, largest and most capable Mini packs a serious performance punch which is complemented by the Read more...

2017 Chevrolet Traverse Buyer's Guide

Big and Cozy for the Whole Family -- and Soon to be All-New The Chevrolet Traverse crossover is what you'd get if a full-size SUV sold the boat, settled down and had a family. Its edges have been rounded and its manners domesticated. Instead of ground clearance, off-roading and brute force, its emphasis is on usability, safety and comfort for the entire Read more...

If you need three rows of seats but don't want a big, thirsty full-size SUV, and aren't ready to succumb to the utter domestication of a minivan, welcome to the midsize SUV market. Midsize SUVs aren't as roomy as either of their two closest alternatives, but they're better suited for foul-weather driving than minivans, thanks to higher ground clearance and Read more...

#1 of 13 in Compact SUV Sales  |  Next Starting Price: $24,985 | Build Above Average: Fuel economy, interior space, safety, tech, value, refinement, practicality Below Average: Acceleration, sportiness Consensus: All-new CR-V raises the bar for compact SUVs   All-new for 2017, the best-selling SUV in the country gets even Read more...

#10 of 13 in Compact SUV Sales  |  Next Starting Price: $24,995 | Build Above Average: Spacious second row, comfortable ride, quiet, attractive interior Below Average: Top-of-the-line is pricier than most, materials quality needs improvement  Consensus: Still good-looking, but the Terrain is overdue for a major Read more...

There are many formulas for making a successful vehicle weigh in even heavier on the sales scales, but Nissan’s approach stands out as unusual: take that bestseller, run it through the washer, full hot, and shrink it. The Rogue is Nissan’s bestseller, and ranks in the top five among compact crossover SUVs, one of the most popular segments in autodom. And Read more...