Compact SUV

2008 Infiniti EX | new car review

Infiniti’s coupe-inspired EX35 crossover made its Middle East debut at the Dubai Motor Show last year and is now available in the region’s showrooms. Expected to make a telling impact in the fast-growing small crossover segment, the EX35 echoes the styling of the FX, albeit in a scaled down version. The EX35’s long hood, short…

2007 Honda CR-V | new car review

Loosely derived from the Honda Civic to satisfy a public demand for a sport-utility vehicle from Honda and introduced for the very first time in 1996, the CR-V was Honda’s first in-house designed SUV and was originally intended only to be a niche vehicle. But that has all changed. The…

2007 Ford Escape | new car review

Ford’s small SUV carries on the tradition of combining size, verstaility, power and technology in its compact exterior. Make no mistake, although the current Escape is a bit long in the tooth, it still is a capable SUV, testiment to the fact that just recently it crossed a sales landmark…

2008 Dodge Nitro | new car review

The 2008 Dodge Nitro is a mid-size sport utility vehicle distinguished from other SUVs by its squared-off styling.…

2008 Chery Tiggo | new car review

Continuing the theme of having some pretty unusual names, the Chery Tiggo is a Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4-sized SUV that has been out for a few years in China. …