Most Popular Crossovers on AOL Autos
Most Popular CrossoversProviding 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.
*List based on AOL Autos Make/Model Page View Data
1. 2008 Honda CR-VMSRP: $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.
3. 2008 Ford EdgeMSRP: $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.
5. 2009 Infiniti FX35MSRP: $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.
7. 2008 Nissan RogueMSRP: $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).
9. 2009 Ford FlexMSRP: $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.
11. 2008 Toyota HighlanderMSRP: $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.
13. 2008 Honda ElementMSRP: $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.
15. 2008 Saturn Vue Green LineMSRP: $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.
18. 2009 Ford EscapeMSRP: $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.
19. 2009 Acura RDXMSRP: $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.