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Rating 77/100 Background No, your eyes are not deceiving you: The 2014 Infiniti QX60 looks exactly the same as last year’s JX35, which itself was a new addition to the company’s lineup. That’s because the JX and QX60 are the same car other than some minor feature shuffling and the debut of a hybrid version. …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2014 Honda Pilot isn’t the newest kid on the block. In contrast to many recently redesigned, large crossover SUV rivals, the Pilot remains largely unchanged since the second-generation model debuted back in 2009. Its age proves to be a disadvantage in a few key areas, though the 2014 Pilot still merits …

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 70/100 Background Luxury automakers often try to inject sporting qualities into their otherwise utilitarian crossover SUVs, but with varying degrees of success. With the 2014 Infiniti QX50, it’s almost the opposite scenario. See, the QX50 is a true athlete, and it’s one of the most entertaining vehicles to drive in the compact luxury crossover …

Rating 53/100 Background If you’re shopping for a full-size SUV, you probably already know that the 2014 GMC Yukon effectively is the mechanical twin to the Chevrolet Tahoe. But there are differences, the most obvious being the Yukon’s different front and rear sheet metal, additional standard equipment and more upscale interior appointments — particularly if …

Rating 70/100 Background The 2014 GMC Terrain is a slightly-larger-than-compact crossover that shares its design with the Chevrolet Equinox. It seats five people in comfort and offers a relatively high level of luxury for this segment. With high-quality surfaces, flowing lines across the dashboard and a lengthy standard equipment list that includes a 7-inch touchscreen …

Rating 65/100 Background The introduction of the Ford Explorer for 1991 helped cement the popularity of the sport-utility car all across America. A rugged alternative to a station wagon, it was a perfect match for the times. Since then, the family SUV landscape has changed quite a bit, but the 2014 Ford Explorer has kept …

Rating 78/100 Background With the ability to carry eight passengers and haul up to 9,200 pounds, the 2014 Ford Expedition remains one of the most capable vehicles on the market for large families with a boat or travel trailer. An expected side effect of these qualifications is size: The standard-wheelbase Expedition and long-wheelbase Expedition EL …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2014 Ford Escape stands out as one of the best small crossovers in a segment full of worthy entries. Completely redesigned last year, the Ford Escape remains one of our favorite compact crossover SUVs. It has sharp handling, handsome styling and high-end interior touches that help justify its marginally higher price …

Rating 75/100 Background When it comes right down to it, shopping for a new crossover SUV is a lot like trying on clothes. Three-row, seven-passenger models can feel way too big, while compact crossovers may seem a little too confining. That brings us to the 2014 Ford Edge, a five-passenger midsize crossover that splits the …

Rating 77/100 Background Large crossover SUVs have become the car of choice for many large families. And it’s easy to see why, as these crossovers offer plenty of room for passengers and their belongings, as well as the availability of all-wheel drive to get them confidently to their destinations in foul weather conditions. Among these …

Rating 70/100 Background The 2014 Dodge Journey is a roomy, versatile crossover SUV that straddles the divide between compact and midsize utility vehicles. It’s one of the few remaining crossovers in its price range that offers both an available V6 engine and a third-row seat. In addition, its interior is pleasant, well-trimmed and comfortable. However, …