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Crossover crazy: 6 small SUVs that hit every sweet spot in 2016

Crossover crazy: 6 small SUVs that hit every sweet spot in 2016
Larger than an Impreza hatchback, and smaller than an Outback wagon, the Forester occupies a unique place in Subaru's lineup. The Forester appeals to buyers looking for a slightly higher position on the road without sacrifices to fuel economy or cargo …
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2016 BMW X1 crossover shakes its wagon roots for small SUV style

2016 BMW X1 crossover shakes its wagon roots for small SUV style
The Good The 2016 BMW X1 is powered by a potent, yet efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. All-wheel drive is standard and tuned, along with the suspension, for sporty driving characteristics. The X1 bests the competition for interior volume with a …
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GM shifts small SUV output from Michigan to Kansas plant

GM shifts small SUV output from Michigan to Kansas plant
DETROIT — General Motors has decided to shift production of a small crossover SUV and a $ 245 million investment from its Orion Township, Mich., assembly plant to the Fairfax, Kan., plant instead. GM executives never identified the new crossover by …
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Death of the sedan: Americans have fallen out of love with small cars

Death of the sedan: Americans have fallen out of love with small cars
Overall, the midsize car segment has experienced a fall in market share from 16% of industry sales in 2012 to about 13% in 2016, according to data from Kelley Blue Book. In the same period, the share of small SUVs has risen from 10% in 2012 to 14% in …
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2016 Dodge Dart lineup cut to 3 models as small sedan simplifies

2016 Dodge Dart lineup cut to 3 models as small sedan simplifies
Along with the Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan, the Dart will be phased out rather than replaced, to free up production capacity for trucks and SUVs. Before that happens, though, FCA is making some changes to the 2016 Dodge Dart lineup midway through the …
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Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy

Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy
Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy. April 2, 2016 12:00 AM. Google April … Toyota sales fell nearly 3 percent as rising SUV and truck sales couldn't overcome car sales that fell almost 10 percent. Volkswagen, still mired in an …
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Audi Targets New SUVs Big and Small

Audi Targets New SUVs Big and Small
The strategy is key for the bottom line. Audi's SUV buyers spend about two-thirds more on extra features than buyers of a comparable sedan, the company said. They're also loyal. Two out of three Audi SUV customers buy another crossover as their next car.
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Small SUVs mingle with Bugatti, McLaren supercars in Geneva

Small SUVs mingle with Bugatti, McLaren supercars in Geneva
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — While waiting for the much-discussed future of driverless cars to arrive, European automakers are focusing on tried-and-tested sales winners at this year's Geneva International Auto Show — rolling out the small SUVs that are …
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Toyota C-HR Small SUV To Offer Hybrid; Production Debut At Geneva Show

Toyota C-HR Small SUV To Offer Hybrid; Production Debut At Geneva Show
After multiple showings of various concepts, the production version of the Toyota C-HR crossover will finally debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show next month. And the lineup will include a hybrid powertrain option, although Toyota isn't offering any …
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Volkswagen T-Cross Concept news: small SUV rivaling the Nissan Juke to be

Volkswagen T-Cross Concept news: small SUV rivaling the Nissan Juke to be
The German car manufacturer is hoping to increase its presence in the fast-growing SUV market. The T-Cross and T-Roc SUVs, once developed, will also join Volkswagen's popular compact crossover, the Tiguan. On the other hand, Volkswagen is said to be …
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