Most Popular Crossovers

Most Popular Crossovers

Providing drivers with utility, efficiency and great styling, Crossover Utility Vehicles are becoming as common as SUVs. For August 2008 compact size and fuel economy reigned surpreme as the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 top our readers most researched list. The Ford Edge and Buick Enclave aren't far behind.


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1. 2008 Honda CR-V

1. 2008 Honda CR-V

MSRP: $20,700 - $26,700
Invoice: $19,257 - $24,822
Fuel Economy: 27 mpg Hwy/20 mpg City

The CR-V comes in three trims: the LX, the EX and EX-L. It is available in both front or all-wheel drive. There are multiple safety features including front seat airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, front and rear seat side air curtains and electronic brake-force distributionand Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control.
2. 2008 Toyota RAV4

2. 2008 Toyota RAV4

MSRP: $21,500 - $27,070
Invoice: $19,888 - $24,632
Fuel Economy: 27 mpg Hwy/21 mpg City

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the compact SUVs that created this class. It has become bigger in recent years and provides more outstanding features that allow it to be an even more useful family vehicle. The RAV4 seats five and has an available third-row seat that increases its capacity to seven.
3. 2008 Ford Edge

3. 2008 Ford Edge

MSRP: $25,735 - $32,845
Invoice: $24,276 - $30,489
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/16 mpg City

The Ford Edge is an all-new crossover sport utility that answers the call for a roomy vehicle with utility and style. It isn't a truck, nor is it a minivan yet it's more powerful than a car. All Edge models are powered by a 265 horsepower 3.5-liter V6.
4. 2009 Buick Enclave

4. 2009 Buick Enclave

MSRP: $35,070 - $39,380
Invoice: $32,790 - $36,820
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/17 mpg City

The Enclave combines the smooth ride and responsive handling of a car with the cargo capability and high seating position of a traditional truck-based sport utility vehicle. The refined exterior incorporates organic shapes and distinctive front and rear fenders.
5. 2009 Infiniti FX35

5. 2009 Infiniti FX35

MSRP: $42,150 - $43,600
Invoice: $38,924 - $40,260
Fuel Economy: 23 mpg Hwy/16 mpg City

Infiniti has completely redesigned the FX35 for 2009. With a stylish 'Supernatural Cheetah' design paradigm, the new FX is a sport utility vehicle with a strong emphasis on 'sport'. Available in FWD or AWD, the 3.5-liter V6 has had it's output increased to 303-hp.
6. 2009 GMC Acadia

6. 2009 GMC Acadia

MSRP: $31,890 - $40,490
Invoice: $29,817 - $37,858
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/17 mpg City

The Acadia crossover utility vehicle combines the smooth ride andresponsive handling of a car with the cargo capability and high seating position of a traditional truck-based sport utility vehicle. The interior features two front bucket seats and two different seating configurations for the second and third row seats.
7. 2008 Nissan Rogue

7. 2008 Nissan Rogue

MSRP: $19,430 - $22,170
Invoice: $18,526 - $20,669
Fuel Economy: 27 mpg Hwy/22 mpg City

The Rogue is a stylish new crossover vehicle offered by Nissan for 2008. Resembling the Murano, it offers similar iconic styling in a slightly smaller package. Available in the base S and more upscale SL, all Rogues are equipped with 2.5-liter, 170-hp, four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
8. 2009 Nissan Murano

8. 2009 Nissan Murano

MSRP: $26,870 - $36,450
Invoice: $24,759 - $33,569
Fuel Economy: 23 mpg Hwy/18 mpg City

The Nissan Murano is a crossover vehicle that integrates function and high fashion. It combines sport-utility cargo capacity and sporty driving dynamics. The Murano, in front-wheel drive, is available in S, or SL trim. Order the all-wheel drive system, and an additional LE trim is available.
9. 2009 Ford Flex

9. 2009 Ford Flex

MSRP: $28,295 - $36,555
Invoice: $26,607 - $33,840
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/17 mpg City

The all-new Flex is a full-size crossover vehicle designed with bold styling and functionality to compete in the popular crossover segment. The front-wheel or all-wheel drive Flex includes a 3.5-liter V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission.
10. 2008 Chevrolet HHR

10. 2008 Chevrolet HHR

MSRP: $16,730 - $22,925
Invoice: $15,810 - $21,664
Fuel Economy: 30 mpg Hwy/21 mpg City

Inspired by its trucks and cars of the '40s, Chevrolet revealed the retro HHR in 2006, offering SUV styling with sedan-like economy. The nostalgic design is not only pleasing but practical, as the boxy 4-door shape lends itself to increased interior space.
11. 2008 Toyota Highlander

11. 2008 Toyota Highlander

MSRP: $27,500 - $34,350
Invoice: $24,475 - $30,571
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/18 mpg City

The Highlander is a mid-size crossover SUV. It promises top-notch quality, durability and reliability. Redesigned for 2008, it's now bigger and more powerful. Offered in front-wheel or all-wheel drive all models are powered by a 270-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission.
12. 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander

12. 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander

MSRP: $19,990 - $25,210
Invoice: $19,048 - $23,766
Fuel Economy: 25 mpg Hwy/20 mpg City

For the 2008 model year, four trims are available: ES, SE, LS, and XLS. Each is available with a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive system.Standard engine on the ES and SE trim is a 168 hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed continuously variabletransmission (CVT) transmission.
13. 2008 Honda Element

13. 2008 Honda Element

MSRP: $18,980 - $22,775
Invoice: $17,677 - $21,197
Fuel Economy: 23 mpg Hwy/18 mpg City

The Element is a crossover sport utility vehicle designed to maximize space for people and cargo in a fairly small package, with driving characteristics similar to that of a small sedan. It replaces the CR-V as Honda's entry-level SUV and aims to appeal to a young andactive crowd.
14. 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

14. 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

MSRP: $34,200 - $40,450
Invoice: $30,780 - $36,202
Fuel Economy: 25 mpg Hwy/ 27 mpg City

The 2008 Highlander Hybrid is almost identical to the popular Highlander SUV with the addition of a more environmentally friendly hybrid engine. Available in Base and Limited trims the Hybrid version of the Highlander contrasts very slightly from its parent in styling, with different headlights and grille.
15. 2008 Saturn Vue Green Line

15. 2008 Saturn Vue Green Line

MSRP: $25,645 - $25,645
Invoice: $23,978 - $23,978
Fuel Economy: 32 mpg Hwy/25 mpg City

The redesigned Saturn VUE Green Line is a compact sport utility vehicle with a new European design that incorporates hybrid technology, can accommodates five passengers and has a generous cargo area. The new exterior design has a much sportier style with taut and curving body panels and a tapered rear roofline.
16. 2008 Infiniti EX35

16. 2008 Infiniti EX35

MSRP: $31,900 - $36,850
Invoice: $29,343 - $33,880
Fuel Economy: 24 mpg Hwy/17 mpg City

The EX35 is the all-new, more affordable and more compact luxury crossover vehicle by Infiniti. It's available in two trims, Base and Journey. The EX35's powertrain features a 3.5-liter V6 that can produce up to 297 horsepower and 253 lb.-ft. of torque.
18. 2009 Ford Escape

18. 2009 Ford Escape

MSRP: $20,100 - $27,330
Invoice: $18,937 - $25,315
Fuel Economy: 28 mpg Hwy/22 mpg City

The 2009 Ford Escape breaks onto the scene with improved power, improved safety and added content to entice buyers into this gracefully aging platform. The '09 Escape features a new 2.5-liter that produces are spectable 171-hp.
18. 2008 Jeep Liberty

18. 2008 Jeep Liberty

MSRP: $21,090 - $26,640
Invoice: $19,787 - $24,852
Fuel Economy: 22 mpg Hwy/16 mpg City

The Liberty offers a good compromise between road-worthiness and off-highway capability for a compact SUV. It has been redesigned to appear more rugged, while still maintaining the classic Jeep look that keeps it feeling familiar.
19. 2009 Acura RDX

19. 2009 Acura RDX

MSRP: $33,695 - $33,695
Invoice: $30,980 - $30,980
Fuel Economy: 22 mpg Hwy/17 mpg City

The RDX is Acura's turbocharged crossover, combining car-like performance and handling characteristics with the versatility of a compact sport utility vehicle. It boasts a 240 hp 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a five-speed automatic transmission with SportShift manual mode and paddle shifters.
20. 2008 Dodge Caliber

20. 2008 Dodge Caliber

MSRP: $14,965 - $23,350
Invoice: $14,078 - $21,709
Fuel Economy: 29 mpg Hwy/24 mpg City

The Dodge Caliber is a well-rounded package providing a fun and versatile vehicle that combines the best features of a wagon, hatchback, and SUV. It comes with a choice between four front-wheel drive trims: SE, SXT, R/T and SRT4. All-wheel drive is available as the R/T only.


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