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

  • Ford Edge vs. Lincoln Nautilus

    It seems like automakers are coming out with new SUVs and crossovers every day, which makes sticking out even harder than before. Ford and its…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - December 17, 2018
  • Lincoln MKX vs. Lincoln Nautilus

    Despite the wildly different names, the Lincoln MKX and the Lincoln Nautilus are in fact two versions of the same vehicle. The Nautilus replaces the…

    By Willis Kuelthau, Automotive Editor - December 17, 2018
  • Nissan Kicks vs. Nissan Rogue Sport

    The crossover segment is so popular some automakers have launched sibling models that are close in size and target demographic. For Nissan, the Rogue Sport…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - November 30, 2018
  • Honda HR-V vs. Nissan Kicks

    The subcompact crossover segment is busy these days as more automakers toss their hats into the ring every year. Nissan was in this segment early…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - November 30, 2018
  • Volvo XC60 vs. Acura RDX

    Volvo and Acura are two of some of the most over-looked automakers in the luxury segment, which is a shame, as both brands make some…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - September 11, 2018
  • Audi Q5 vs. Acura RDX

    Luxury automakers have dived into the compact crossover market with gusto. Buyers who want versatility and premium appointments on a smaller scale can take their…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - August 27, 2018
  • BMW X3 vs. Acura RDX

    BMW's senior compact crossover, the X3 received a full redesign for the 2018 model year, bringing revised styling and more power under the hood. Similarly,…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - August 22, 2018
  • Ford Explorer vs. Ford Expedition

    The Ford Explorer exemplifies why Americans have taken to crossovers in record numbers. With its spacious interior, reasonable efficiency, and all-weather prowess, the Explorer delivers…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - August 21, 2018
  • BMW X1 vs. Acura RDX

    Acura has had an uphill battle getting its name in lights alongside BMW and Mercedes-Benz, but it's pulled off the near-impossible in offering a lineup…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - August 21, 2018
  • Lincoln Navigator vs. Cadillac Escalade

    They may be seen as old-school behemoths, but the Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac Escalade still have their respective places in the segment. The massive luxury…

    By Joel Patel, Automotive Editor - August 21, 2018
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