Posts Tagged: suv

2015 Nissan Murano SL

Road Trip: Ottawa to New York in Nissan’s New Murano

Originally introduced in 2003 to a combination of admiration and accolades, the Nissan Murano was a real leap ahead in the midsize SUV segment. Comparables – at the time, boxy and truck-like – immediately seemed dated when parked next to the curvy, modern Murano, one of the first “crossovers” to hit the market. It came…

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Mazda currently offers the CX-5 compact SUV and seven-seat mid-size CX-9, and now the CX-3, labeled a subcompact and based on a new Skyactiv platform that will be shared with the upcoming Mazda2. We flew down to Arizona to get our first look at what the CX-3 offers buyers in this segment and what sets it apart from its competition.

First Look: 2016 Mazda CX-3

Scottsdale, Arizona – The crossover market continues to grow at an unprecedented pace, with more and more people jumping into small utility vehicles than ever before. Customers looking for easy access, all-season usability, practicality and a broad selection to choose from are finding that the crossover market is full of great options high on value….

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2014 Buick Encore

Test Drive: 2014 Buick Encore

Styling Rather than fight head-on against the full complement of excellent compact SUVs around, Buick simply decided to go one size smaller. The five-door Encore doesn’t have an aggressive bone in its body, with an upright, curvy body, big guppy eyes and a small chrome Buick grille. Some of the detailing – the blue-ringed HID…

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used pickup trucks, suvs and 4x4 check

Used Pickup Truck and 4×4 Checks Buying Tips

Story and Photos by Justin Pritchard Pickups, SUVs and crossovers are a big part of Canada’s used vehicle market – especially as shoppers trade in their few-year-old models on the ever-evolving latest and greatest models. Many Canadian shoppers look strongly towards used ‘utility’ vehicles when capability, toughness, and a sense of adventure are priorities in…

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