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Each year, SUVs.com names its top picks for every SUV segment. For compact SUVs, this year’s selection was simple, as the Honda CR-V is the class of the pack. The Honda CR-V earned many accolades. Kelley Blue Book named the CR-V one of its 16 Best Family Cars of 2016, stating, “Thankfully, this small family …

Since becoming part of the Honda family in 1997, the CR-V has been America’s best-selling SUV, according to the Detroit Free Press, with over 4 million units sold since its initial release. With a firm advantage of over competitors like the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, and the Subaru Forester, Honda elevated its 2017 CR-V model …

Rating 86/100 Background The 2015 Honda CR-V is kind of like a carton of Tropicana orange juice. Now, don’t assume we’re being disparaging here. Sure, there are enticing beverage alternatives — maybe there’s even an impartial, SUVS.com-like o.j.-reviewing Web site out there that trumpets their virtues — but a whole lot of people still go …

Rating 63/100 Background There is a very good reason the Honda CR-V has been the best-selling SUV for several years. Actually, there are numerous good reasons, as the CR-V offers a mix of practicality, comfort, usability, fuel economy, driver involvement, reliability and low ownership costs that simply hasn’t been matched by any other compact crossover …

Rating 70/100 Background Like the high-school class valedictorian who finds himself swimming in a sea of "A" students on his first day at an Ivy League college, it’s easy for even the most extraordinary small crossover SUVs to get lost in the shuffle. Despite this challenging landscape, the 2013 Honda CR-V earns a well-deserved spot …

Rating 75/100 Background Comfortable, enjoyable to drive and packed with utility, the previous-generation Honda CR-V was certainly deserving of its status as a top seller in the compact-crossover segment. For the 2012 Honda CR-V, the model gets a redesign that brings spruced-up sheet metal and cabin design, along with content and performance upgrades that should …

Rating 78/100 Background Although small crossover SUVs are extremely popular these days, it’s interesting to remember that the Honda CR-V was one of the first to pioneer the segment. Through multiple generations it’s become a best-seller, with people finding much to like in its refined driving demeanor and practicality. The 2011 Honda CR-V continues the …

Rating 62/100 Background “It needs more power.” This label has stuck to the Honda CR-V like industrial Velcro for as long as this compact crossover has been sold. Though its 4-cylinder engines have been upgraded throughout its three-generation lifespan, never has a loaded-down CR-V been able to scale long grades without breaking a serious sweat. …

Rating 67/100 Background Like many Honda products past and present, the 2009 Honda CR-V is a top seller because it just makes sense. Safety? Check. Crash test scores don’t get any better than the CR-V’s. Versatility? Check. Maximum cargo capacity is a substantial 73 cubic feet of space, and there are numerous nooks and crannies …

Rating 72/100 Background The 2008 Honda CR-V is underpowered, sort of weird looking, doesn’t have a third-row seat and no longer has a picnic table built into its cargo bay. These are all criticisms that can be lobbed at the CR-V, but none seem to matter much to American consumers. In 2007, Honda’s fully redesigned …

Delivering high-end performance has become a huge focal point for manufacturers as they look for every edge to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack. One of the most common ways to enhance performance is to shed some of the vehicle’s weight–an approach Chevrolet has chosen to employ with its new 2018 Equinox model. …

The 2017 Ford Escape is among one of the most stylish compact SUVs available. Its chiseled exterior attracts the modern buyer while the bold and fluid interior appeals to those looking for touches of luxury and convenience. To see how great of a value the Ford Escape represents, it’s important to compare it with similar …