2018 Kia Stonic Follows In Nissan Juke’s Footsteps

These days, crossovers are becoming smaller than ever, so much so that the subcompact crossover segment is swiftly altering into the new frontier. Hyundai and Kia are rumored to be working on subcompact crossovers to rival models such as the Nissan Juke, Mazda CX-3, Honda Vezel/HR-V, Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500x, according to a report Read more about 2018 Kia Stonic Follows In Nissan Juke’s Footsteps[…]

2017 Nissan Sentra Has Joined 370Z, GT-R Ranks

The Nissan Sentra will be making a comeback at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show featuring more aggression with the help of the new Sentra Nismo variant. This would make it the fourth Nismo model in the US, after the Juke, 370Z and GT-R. That said, don’t expect to see major upgrades as it has Read more about 2017 Nissan Sentra Has Joined 370Z, GT-R Ranks[…]

2017 Nissan Juke: Can’t Fix Ugly – Like Leaf

It looks like Nissan is attempting to replicate its Leaf Black Edition for the Nissan Juke by totally blacking it out, as well. The Nissan Juke Black Pearl Edition will be making its debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show next week. The latest mid-grade SV model will be wearing a new Super Black Read more about 2017 Nissan Juke: Can’t Fix Ugly – Like Leaf[…]

2018 Toyota C-HR vs Nissan Juke: An Ugly Fight

Toyota will soon be introducing the North American version of the C-HR to the US and Canada. This version of the C-HR will be making its debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show come 17 November. No official powertrain details have been released so far but the version in other countries are equipped with Read more about 2018 Toyota C-HR vs Nissan Juke: An Ugly Fight[…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: Instant Hybrid Success!

It is safe to say that although it could be considered as wacky as the Nissan Juke, the Toyota C-HR has been more tastefully designed. Its styling elements are admittedly bold, but its aggressively bold, unlike the Juke that’s just plain weird. And it appears that the C-HR is going to be a big player Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: Instant Hybrid Success![…]

2017 Nissan Juke: Similar To Rogue – With Hybrid

The Nissan Juke, despite its design foibles, does appeal to certain individuals who like something with a more unconventional flair. But it admittedly has a little bit too much of that, so its next-gen model is going to dial down on the crazy. UK’s Auto Express reports that the new Juke arriving next year would Read more about 2017 Nissan Juke: Similar To Rogue – With Hybrid[…]

Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Juke Could Take After Leaf EV

Nissan believes that its success with electrification shouldn’t be confined to dedicated battery-powered vehicles in the future, as it states its intent in bringing zero-emissions to its current crossover lineup as well. So far, Nissan is known in the EV market solely for its work on the Nissan Leaf, which has over the past half Read more about Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Juke Could Take After Leaf EV[…]

2016 Mazda CX-3: Surprise Off-Road Package

The word ‘sleeper’ is often used to describe vehicles that don an unassuming and placid appearance only to make raise hell on the tarmac when given the opportunity. We’re going to ascribe the term loosely and perhaps incorrectly for the Mazda CX-3. Because it’s a surprise package for anyone who thinks that it is purposed Read more about 2016 Mazda CX-3: Surprise Off-Road Package[…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: Sport Model For Lack Of Power?

Like the Nissan Juke, the Toyota C-HR is bound to attract criticism because of the way it is designed. Unlike its quirky counterpart, however, there are as many detractors as there are fans of the new HR-V rival from Toyota. It would be a pity if the aggressive appearance of the C-HR is not matched Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: Sport Model For Lack Of Power?[…]

2017 Nissan Kicks Gives C-HR, HR-V A Good Fight!

Compared to the Toyota C-HR and Honda HR-V, the Nissan Juke is considered the odd one out due to its overly flamboyant design. That’s about to be remedied by Nissan, as the production model of the new Kicks crossover is already here. While it is still boasts a design that carries a lot of flair, Read more about 2017 Nissan Kicks Gives C-HR, HR-V A Good Fight![…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: US Model More Civic Than Juke

The several concept models that were released over the past few years have evoked a similar response from people each time. Whether it appears as a Scion or Toyota, the feedback usually goes along the lines of “OMG, a Juke rival” or something like that. Toyota has proven everyone wrong, and probably created something eye-catching Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: US Model More Civic Than Juke[…]

2018 Toyota C-HR: Risky Design, Luckily Not ‘Prius’ Risky

Most agree that Toyota has made a huge mistake in its attempt to polarize consumers with the new design of the Prius and Prius Prime. People similarly thought that the Nissan Juke rival C-HR crossover would fall into that territory, but it hasn’t. The most recently revealed model looks quite ready for production, but according Read more about 2018 Toyota C-HR: Risky Design, Luckily Not ‘Prius’ Risky[…]

2016 Jeep Renegade Surpasses Crosstrek, HR-V, CX-3

If there is one vehicle that Jeep has to pay more attention to, it’s the 2016 Jeep Renegade. It doesn’t contend with the likes of the Honda CR-V or RAV4, nor would it succeed if it tried, but among its peers the off-road crossover is beginning to dominate. The Renegade started 2016 by coming in Read more about 2016 Jeep Renegade Surpasses Crosstrek, HR-V, CX-3[…]

2017 Nissan Juke vs Toyota C-HR: Rivalry A Long Time Coming!

If there is a good time to start competing in the compact crossover segment, it is now. The Nissan Juke has not had a good 2015 in spite of growing sales opportunities where it’s positioned, most probably because it was too ‘crazy’ and impractical relative to the likes of Honda and Toyota. The crossover has Read more about 2017 Nissan Juke vs Toyota C-HR: Rivalry A Long Time Coming![…]

2018 Kia Rio CUV: Incoming HR-V, Renegade Killer With GT?

Despite being rather crowded with top-notch options such as the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500X, Nissan Qashqai, and Nissan Juke, Kia still fancies that it has got what it takes to thrive in the compact SUV segment. Besides the Kia Niro, the Japanese brand is looking to release another Rio-based compact crossover Read more about 2018 Kia Rio CUV: Incoming HR-V, Renegade Killer With GT?[…]

2017 Ford Escape: Europe Model Ditches 2.0T EcoBoost?

The Ford Escape is doing pretty decently in the US market. We don’t know if we can say the same about its European variant – the Ford Kuga – that has been facelifted in many similar ways to the Escape and is set to appear at the Geneva Auto Show. In the old continent, the Read more about 2017 Ford Escape: Europe Model Ditches 2.0T EcoBoost?[…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: What The Hell Is That?!

The recent success of the Toyota RAV4 has been due in large part to the introduction of a hybrid variant, helping it climb above the Honda CR-V as the best-selling SUV in the US. That’s why the upcoming Toyota C-HR should be a hit as well, running on a new hybrid powertrain borne of the Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: What The Hell Is That?![…]

Nissan Gets Its ‘Kicks’ On Worldwide With Crossover Confirmed For Production!

We’re not sure about its name for a crossover, but the Nissan Kicks concept has been confirmed for production, two years after being first exhibited at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show. We’d expect ‘Kicks’ to be a name for a fuel-efficient subcompact car aimed at first-time young buyers. Nevertheless, production life is being breathed Read more about Nissan Gets Its ‘Kicks’ On Worldwide With Crossover Confirmed For Production![…]