2008-14 Volvo XC70

Volvo's XC70 has its charms, among them a roomy cabin, refined drivetrain, and impressive build quality. The T6 adds stronger performance, though not enough to justify its higher price. With [...]

2009-14 Toyota Venza

Like the Camry and Highlander upon which it's based, Venza simply isn't an excitement machine. On the other hand, it's quite versatile and surprisingly roomy. Avoid the underpowered four-cylinder [...]

2010-14 Subaru Legacy

This latest Legacy may be the most mainstream Subaru ever. These midsize cars are pleasant to drive, and all versions have a lot of equipment at reasonable new-car prices. The sporty 2.5GT models [...]

2010-14 Subaru Outback

Subaru's Outback is a well-rounded combination of midsize car, station wagon, and sport-utility attributes. Engine noise and refinement are concerns, particularly with the CVT automatic, but 2.5i [...]

2008-14 Scion xB

Scion's iconic "box" grew from subcompact to compact dimensions, gaining cargo room, power, and weight along the way. In addition to producing a more curvaceous shape, this expansion also [...]

2009-14 Nissan Cube

Nissan's Cube offers a surprising amount of space and practicality in a small and highly styled package. People shopping for small crossover-type sport-utility vehicles, and outgoing folk looking [...]

2010-13 Kia Soul

Like the Scion xB and Nissan Cube, Kia's funky urban truckster combines quirky, hip styling with efficient passenger and cargo space. Soul is more stable and relaxed than most subcompacts in [...]