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Compact crossover SUVs continue to be one of the most coveted automotive segments. In fact, according to sales data provided by Good Car Bad Car, July of 2016 represented the first time sales for compact SUV/CUVs exceeded car sales. This trend continued into August of 2016 as well. A big reason for the increase in …

Rating 57/100 Background The sleek new styling of the redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson incorporates what Hyundai calls "Fluidic Sculpture 2.0" design language, which suggests it’s more of an evolutionary product than a revolutionary one. After all, version 2.0 of anything is just an outgrowth of the original; it’s derivative by definition. But under the new …

Rating 68/100 Background Capable of being comfortable, spacious and economical, crossover SUVs are some of the most popular family automobiles on the road today. Practically every automaker has answered the call for these versatile vehicles, and as a result there are lots of extraordinary crossovers from which to choose. Hyundai’s 2015 Tucson is a compact …

Rating 77/100 Background The term "compact crossover" often seems like a misnomer these days, but the 2014 Hyundai Tucson is bringing compact back. Measuring just 173.2 inches from nose to tail, the Tucson is about 7 inches shorter than Toyota’s RAV4 and a whopping 14 inches shorter than Chevy’s Equinox. Not surprisingly, the Tucson trails …

Rating 72/100 Background Over the past decade, Hyundai has forged a reputation for building solid cars stocked with a generous helping of standard features. More recent years have seen daring styling and a fun-to-drive demeanor added to the mix. Combine all of those qualities and you’ve got the 2013 Hyundai Tucson, a tempting choice for …

Rating 70/100 Background Over the years Hyundai has become known for delivering respectable bang for the buck, and this compact crossover is no exception. But in addition to the strengths the brand has built its reputation on, the 2012 Hyundai Tucson offers a couple more unexpected bonuses — namely distinctive styling and a fun-to-drive factor …

Rating 83/100 Background The Hyundai Tucson was always just a budget buy. Driving one was like eating at Applebee’s — you enjoyed it, but in all likelihood you’d readily step up to a higher-quality car if you had a fuller wallet. However, Hyundai is no longer content with simply selling less-expensive, low-cost alternatives. The completely …

Rating 82/100 Background If, like many people, you’re now considering Keystone Light instead of Sapporo Reserve and Target instead of Bloomingdale’s, you know that value-oriented alternatives start looking better and better in bleak economic times. By this reasoning, one could argue that the capable yet inexpensive 2009 Hyundai Tucson has never been more appealing. Like …

Rating 70/100 Background Since its introduction three years ago, the Hyundai Tucson has been a solid choice for compact-SUV shoppers. It’s generously equipped with lots of standard features and safety equipment, and its long warranty coverage is one of the best in the segment. Buyers have a choice between two engines and front- or all-wheel …

We all want our sports utility vehicle to be dependable. We certainly don’t want to waste precious time sitting in a repair shop. After all, SUV owners are all about adventure and being out on the road. In fact, J.D. Power research says that aside from exterior and interior styling, vehicle dependability is the most …

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax is the perfect embodiment of what has made compact SUVs some of the most sought after vehicles. The Trax delivers robust styling, nimble performance, and a low starting price, placing it on par with what you would pay for midsize sedans like the Chevrolet Malibu. Best of all is the value …

Hyundai Motor unveiled its FE Fuel Cell concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show. The vehicle previews the Korean automaker’s next generation hydrogen-powered SUV which it expects to launch in 2018. Of course, what makes hydrogen-powered vehicles so attractive is the range they get. The automaker says the SUV will be capable of going around …