Tag: Mid-Size Crossover Utility Vehicle

Who Doesn't Like a Test Drive? - "Experience All-New 2017 Mazda CX-5 Tour" Hits Chicago Lakefront This Weekend

2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD: already among the "Sport-ier" mid-size crossover utility vehicles, this year's update adds flair.<br><br> Pricing starts at under $25k, with loaded Grand Touring AWD models hitting the $32,000 mark.<br>
* * * * * * * * * * * * WHAT: Mazda brings all new 2017 CX-5 crossover SUV for test drives on public streets. WHERE: Two Prudential Plaza 180 N. Stetson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60601. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Click following link for details on register for “Experience All-New 2017 Mazda CX-5 Tour”... Read more »

2015 BMW X5 xDrive35i - Coin Lob Into Fountain of Sports Active Ute - Review

2015 BMW X5 xDrive35i: Rejuvenated Luxury Sports Activity Vehicle with "Ute-fullness." <br> <br> Base price has risen to $55,100. Previously optional Technology and Convenience packages are now standard for a net savings of $3300. Price of this well-optioned Mineral White Metallic tester: $70,975 <br>
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Timeline, Fountain of Active Youth/ Utility: CIRCA 1999: “The Artist Formerly Formerly Known As Prince” prophesized it.  The “Little Blue Pill” [aka Sidenfil, or Viagra]” and the first luxury Sports Activity Vehicle, the... Read more »

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport - My How Fancy Pants We've Become - Review

The redesigned 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport  has taken the mid-size crossover-ute one step closer to a sporty hatchback. Starting at $28,000 in 2.0 Turbo front-drive configuration our loaded-to-the-gills tester could be yours for $33,700, handily undercutting the competition.
It’s becoming harder to justify luxury crossover utility vehicles when they approach nearly half-the-price-of a modest-home. The day has arrived when many premium and some standard-line crossovers have blurred the lines. Enter the new-for-2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, which recently arrived at  “Drive…He Said.” Old Skin Molted: Chiseled with acute creases and having lifted a D-pillar... Read more »

2012 Kia Sorento SX - Seven beats Two and matches Five

2012 Kia Sorento SX: Starts with Kia's assertive front fascia and "steer-horns" headlights.
Ever hear of a seven passenger crossover that can match or better the fuel economy of some cars which go by the heading of “fuel efficiency champs?” No joke. We at “Drive…He Said” realize that on the road, your average SUV is often carrying no more persons than your typical pint-sized Smart For Two. But... Read more »