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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Improved underdog

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has two rows of seating and seats five.

It’s been 13 years since the Mitsubishi Outlander joined the sport utility vehicle segment. Different trims joined the lineup in three generations, but nothing has drastically changed, including in the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Tte Outlander replaced the Montero and the former has improved with each generation and trim. Mitsubishi has diligently attempted to penetrate …

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2017 Kia Sportage: New SUV design stuns, shines

The 2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo has 19-inch wheels.

After years of acceptance as an unheralded compact sport utility vehicle against the monoliths in the segment, the 2017 Kia Sportage has emerged as a worthy competitor. It’s been boldly redesigned inside and outside for the debut of its fourth generation. The Weekly Driver Test Drive In addition to a new exterior design Kia says …

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2016 Honda Pilot: New inside, out for top-level SUV

The 2016 Honda Pilot is newly designed inside and outside.

Now in its 14th year, the Honda Pilot has finally come of age. It’s always been Honda’s largest sport utility vehicle, with the word utility translating into big, boxy and boring. With Toyota, Hyundai and others offering increasingly strong competition, the 2016 Honda Pilot is in the first year of its third generation. It’s sleeker, …

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2016 Toyota Highlander (Hybrid) poised, pricey

The 2016 Toyota Highlander hybrid offers a smooth drive.

The Toyota Highlander hybrid debuted in the United States in 2005, five years after the gas model. The idea was to help ease a major concern among potential sport utility vehicle owners — lousy gas mileage. It worked. As a holdover from last year’s top-rated offering, the 2016 Toyota Highlander hybrid is a three-row, midsize …

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