Editor's Head-to-Head Picks

  • Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4

    The small crossover class is just about as competitive as it gets in the automotive space these days, as automakers jockey for positioning in buyers’ minds. The Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 have been rivals for nearly as long as the compact crossover has been a thing, and they continue battling it out

    By Justin Cupler - May 23, 2018
  • Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V

    The SUV craze may have hit an all-time high recently, but there are a few automakers that continue to make alternatives to the high-riding machines. Subaru, which practically carved a niche in the segment with its all-wheel-drive wagons, still has the Outback in its lineup. And just like it always has,

    By Joel Patel - May 25, 2018
  • Honda Pilot vs Acura MDX

    Much like Toyota and Lexus, or Nissan and Infiniti, the Honda and Acura brands are closely related. Their models share many of the same components, despite appealing to different buyers. The Honda Pilot and Acura MDX might look like two totally different crossovers, but they're actually built on the

    By John Diether - August 29, 2016
  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Escape

    After nearly a decade on the market with minimal changes, the Chevrolet Equinox has been redesigned from the ground up with emphasis on efficiency and technology. It's Chevy's strongest competitor yet to the Ford Escape, long regarded as a top choice among compact crossovers. Does the all-new Equinox

    By John Diether - February 26, 2018
  • Ford Escape vs Ford Edge

    Ford isn't shy about offering a wide selection of crossovers and SUVs. Two of its entries in the crowded marketplace are the compact Escape and midsize Edge crossovers. Though the Edge and Escape are very different in size and style, you may find yourself debating which is better for your needs. The

    By John Diether - August 29, 2016
  • Ford Escape vs. Toyota RAV4

    The Toyota RAV4 and the Ford Escape are longtime staples of the compact crossover class. Each has succeeded by delivering exactly what the majority of buyers want in a family vehicle at a reasonable price. In this matchup of overachievers, which pulls slightly ahead? See a side-by-side comparison of

    By John Diether - September 15, 2016
  • Toyota Highlander vs. Lexus RX 350

    With so many automakers now having luxury arms, like Toyota’s Lexus brand, comparing the parent company’s vehicles to its luxury arm’s vehicles can often blur the lines a bit. They not only share many components, like the Toyota Highlander and Lexus RX 350 do, but there is often a huge price discrepancy

    By Justin Cupler - March 28, 2018
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer are longtime rivals in the marketplace. The Jeep has remained true to its rugged SUV heritage, while the Ford has transitioned into family-friendly crossover with car-like driveability. If sales are any indication, both approaches are a hit, but which works best

    By Justin Cupler - February 02, 2016

Most Recent SUV Articles

  • Lincoln Navigator vs. Ford Expedition

    Competition between gargantuan SUVs is hotter than ever, as automakers continue to pull out of the full-size SUV segment. The Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - August 17, 2018
  • Volkswagen Atlas vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

    Volkswagen has been working on its lineup of crossovers and SUVs, adding new additions like the mid-size Atlas to complete a well thought out and…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - July 30, 2018
  • Nissan Rogue vs. Nissan Rogue Sport

    The Nissan Rogue continues to be one of the best-selling crossovers in the United States. The vehicle's popularity in the compact SUV segment led Nissan…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - July 30, 2018
  • Infiniti QX50 vs. Acura RDX

    Both Acura and Infiniti attempt to draw consumers away from German automakers with luxury offerings that match those from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz with high-end…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - July 24, 2018
  • Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Expedition

    Large body-on-frame SUVs aren't overly popular today as smaller, more agile crossovers have taken some of their thunder. That said, when you need to maximize…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - July 20, 2018
  • Audi Q5 vs. BMW X3

    Luxury crossovers are some of the best-selling vehicles on the market today, and two of the kings in this segment are the Audi Q5 and…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - July 20, 2018
  • Toyota RAV4 vs. Mazda CX-5

    The Toyota RAV4 still reigns as America's top-selling compact crossover, even though it hasn't changed in a major way since 2013. When it comes to…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - July 12, 2018
  • Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

    Mitsubishi has added a third crossover to its lineup, the stylish 2018 Eclipse Cross. It's close in size to the brand's Outlander Sport, offers many…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - July 02, 2018
  • Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. Toyota 4Runner

    The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited underwent a much-needed complete redesign, but we won’t fault you if you can’t spot the changes right away. Also in…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - July 02, 2018
  • Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota 4Runner

    The Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner have duked it out on the trails and on the road for many years. In more recent years, these…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - July 02, 2018