The rear cargo area of a 2019 Honda CR-V compact crossover SUV
Crossover & Midsize

3 New Compact SUVs With the Most Cargo Space

Many people buy SUVs because they want all-wheel drive and space to haul plenty of people and their stuff. But smaller crossovers like the Honda CR-V have become popular for their car-like handling, affordable price point, and fuel efficiency. But some crossovers sacrifice space, including cargo capacity. So, if you want a new compact SUV …

The interior of a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime hybrid compact crossover SUV with a panoramic sunroof and black-leather seating
Crossover & Midsize

Resist the Lexus SUV and Get a Toyota RAV4 Prime Instead

Luxury SUVs are status symbols. But they come at a cost. Shakespeare said, “What’s in a name? A luxurious SUV by any other name is still luxurious.” OK, we might be paraphrasing there. But a Toyota RAV4 Prime offers luxuriousness without the Lexus sticker price. Plus, the RAV4 Prime is a plug-in hybrid, making a …

A blue 2021 Honda CR-V Touring driving down a highway road
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Honda CR-V Suffers Another Loss to Rivals

The 2021 Honda CR-V can’t catch a break. It was narrowly defeated by rivals such as the 2021 Toyota RAV4 again! Why can’t the Honda CR-V outrank competitors to take home a best SUV victory?  The 2021 Honda CR-V struggles against the 2021 Toyota RAV4 According to U.S. News, the 2021 Honda CR-V is the …

A silver 2021 Toyota RAV4 XSE Hybrid compact crossover SUV parked on the dirt in front of shrubs and trees

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Beats the Ford Bronco Sport in 3 Areas

Ding, ding! We have a battle of SUVs for you today. In one corner the best-selling 2021 Toyota RAV4 will be defending its honor against the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, which is a new option on the scene. Is the Toyota RAV4 the better option to buy? Maybe, we have three points to consider!  The …

Dangerous Fires Lead to Toyota RAV4 Lawsuit
Crossover & Midsize

Dangerous Fires Lead to Toyota RAV4 Lawsuit

A serious battery defect in some Toyota RAV4 models has prompted consumers to file a class-action lawsuit against the automaker. The suit alleges batteries in some RAV4 models can lose electrical power, stall, and catch fire. Such a flaw poses a significant safety threat to the driver and passengers. The Toyota RAV4’s battery defect According …

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

Does the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Have a Panoramic Sunroof?

A sunroof (or a moonroof, if you’d prefer) has become a popular option for many car shoppers. After all, who doesn’t enjoy feeling a fresh breeze around their heads or seeing the stars at night? Some vehicles, like the Toyota RAV4, even have panoramic sunroofs which provide an even bigger view of the world above. …

The black and woodgrain-trimmed cockpit of a 2021 Honda CR-V Touring compact crossover SUV
Crossover & Midsize

Which 2021 Compact SUVs Did Consumer Reports Recommend?

A recommendation from Consumer Reports is an important consideration when car shopping. For the 2021 model year, the CR team recommends eight models in the compact SUV segment. They are the best overall small crossovers with strong reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction ratings. Any recommended vehicle also must perform well on CR’s road tests and …

2018 Toyota RAV4 parked
Trucks & SUVs

1.9M Toyota RAV4 SUVs Are Being Investigated by the US Government for This Scary Reason

The RAV4 is one of the top-selling vehicles in the United States. But these days? Toyota’s bestselling SUV is being faced with some troubling news. Because, according to sources, the U.S. government is currently investigating complaints surrounding engine compartment fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 SUVs. The RAV4 is being investigated for a potential …

The black leatherette front seats of a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure model with red accents
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Is Surprisingly More Comfortable Than Its Bigger Sibling

The Toyota RAV4 and Highlander are two of the most popular vehicles to roll off the automaker’s assembly line. Both crossover SUVs offer distinct styling and features, but the RAV4‘s comfort oddly surpasses that of the larger, higher-priced Highlander. Consumers and industry analysts alike were surprised to find the compact crossover is the more comfortable model. It …

2021 Ford Bronco parked on a grassy hill
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid the Ford Bronco Sport for These Alternatives Instead

The Ford Bronco Sport made its automotive debut not too long ago. And since arriving on the scene, it’s become a popular option among its segment. But is it the best SUV out there? Not necessarily. So before settling for this all-new model? You might want to consider these alternatives to the Ford Bronco Sport …

A white 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD, hauling a bike on the roof, sits on a dirt path in front of a mountain
Crossover & Midsize

The Toyota RAV4 Crushed the Honda CR-V in 2020 Sales

If you’re looking to purchase a 2020 compact crossover, you’ll find plenty. The market is flooded with these small SUVs. But two stand out for their popularity. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V are well-made, enjoyable to drive, fuel-efficient, and similar in price. That’s why you’ll probably need to get creative when determining which compact crossover is right …

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV parked in front of home
Trucks & SUVs

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Desperately Needs A Comeback

The 2022 Mitusbishi Outlander is almost here. In fact, it should make its debut in about two weeks on February 16th, and there is a lot riding on it. The older Mitsubishi Outlander models really haven’t done so well against competitors.  Will the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander be a better SUV?  According to Car and Driver, …

2021 Toyota RAV4 in the mountains
Trucks & SUVs

Can the Toyota RAV4 Really Go the Distance?

No one recommends buying a car with higher mileage, but that doesn’t mean we don’t take some interest in them. Mileage on a car can affect value heavily, especially when you’re looking at over one hundred thousand miles on the odometer. Seeing a number of vehicles with higher mileage reassures us that the car is …

A photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan outdoors.

How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Stack Up Against the Toyota RAV4?

The Toyota RAV4 is easily the most popular crossover in America. Even so, that doesn’t mean it’s the best option for you. The RAV4’s most prominent rivals are the Honda CR-V and the Nissan Rogue. But how does the Volkswagen Tiguan stack up against the RAV4? The 2021 Toyota RAV4 has more performance options than the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan  …

A green 2021 Toyota RAV4 parked with a mountain in the background

The Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium Hits the Sweet Spot

You really don’t have to look much further than the standard Toyota RAV4  LE trim. The 2021 RAV4 comes with just about everything you would expect a modern new car to have, including advanced safety features and smartphone integration. Still, you might want to spend a little extra for the goodies on the XLE Premium trim.  What features …

A red 2021 Mazda CX-5 driving down a highway road
Trucks & SUVs

These Alternatives to the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Should Be On Your Radar

There’s no denying that the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is one of the best vehicles available on the market today. It’s affordable, stylish, and stocked to the brim with great features. But does that mean it’s the best option for you? Not necessarily. That’s why, before finalizing your purchase, you might want to consider these alternatives …

Hybrids & Electrics

The 2021 RAV4 Prime Has Left Some People Conflicted

It only makes sense that the Toyota RAV4 family keeps growing. The latest addition to the current dynasty is the 2021 RAV4 Prime. This new Toyota has garnered attention for its spunkiness and efficiency. But at the same time, it’s left some reviewers conflicted.  Performance is enough reason to get excited about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime  The …

2020 RAV4 TRD edition driving on dirt road
Trucks & SUVs

Your 2020 Toyota RAV4 Might Come With Fuel System Problems

There have been reports of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 struggling with fuel system problems. This may have brought the Toyota RAV4 reliability ranking down and even spurred a recall. Check out what issues seem to be plaguing this model.  2020 Toyota RAV4 fuel system problems  Upon reviewing the Consumer Reports reliability ranking for the 2020 …