Thanks to an event called the Trail Trek Tour I had the opportunity to test a variety of every-day crossovers on some back-country trails in Virginia. The results were about as I expected but there were a few crossovers that did better than I thought.

Why no Subaru? Why no Rogue? Why no X? The answer is simple: all were invited, but only these 7 chose to attend....

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Comments

    • L2
      L2

      Where in Virginia are these trails?

      about 3 months ago
    • Jouta
      Jouta

      Where is the Nissan Juke?

      about 4 months ago
    • snakesonaplane2
      snakesonaplane2 In reply to Jouta

      In the scrapyard where it belongs.

      about 3 months ago
    • Timothy Noecker
      Timothy Noecker

      Going To Purchase The Previous Gen Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Sometime In 2020!!!  In The Meantime I'm Gonna Purchase Some Firestone Winterforce Tires For My 2016 Mazda MX-5 Sport 6-Speed To Get Me Through The Next Two Winters Down Here In Southeastern N.C.

      about 5 months ago
    • Mithrennon of Aegwynn
      Mithrennon of Aegwynn

      Automatic disqualification of the video under 1-minute when he chooses the Subcompact Kona to represent Hyundai instead of the Compact Tucson, which would be the actual car to compete in this segment. He needs to get off that Kona obsession and if he's going to compare compact SUVs he needs to use compact SUVs... like the Tucson.

      about 6 months ago
    • ltyr2002
      ltyr2002

      So many look the same!
      A bunch of insects.

      about 7 months ago
    • VB3
      VB3

      Off road and deep snow, the Cherokee is best option. It has the best AWD system and ground clearance. Plus it has the most torque with the turbo. It’s also sized right in the middle. If you want more on road performance choose the Latitude Plus or Limited trims. But if you’re an adventure the Cherokee or a Subaru are the best options

      about 7 months ago
    • maremacd
      maremacd

      I wish they would make a Kona hybrid.

      about 7 months ago
    • Jeff Morse
      Jeff Morse

      Mitsubishi Outlander GT. 3.0L 224HP V6, six speed auto and the Evo's advanced all wheel drive system with lock. It would have embarrassed every one you tested save for the Cherokee. Its no larger than the Tiguan or CRV so it would have fit in this comparison.

      about 7 months ago
    • That American Sailor
      That American Sailor

      I have a 2nd Gen Rav4, hope the 2019 is a lot better than the previous generations. If so it'll defiantly be on my top of the list for Crossovers I'm considering.

      about 8 months ago
    • G
      G

      Excellent point on TCS at 6:20; thumbs up for that alone.

      about 8 months ago
    • Edwin Vasquez
      Edwin Vasquez

      there is no suburu or nissan rogue???!!!

      about 9 months ago
    • kubanskiloewe
      kubanskiloewe

      Subaru kill all of them with ease....

      about 9 months ago
    • John VFRRIDER
      John VFRRIDER

      Shame Subaru couldn't join the party, we just went to the new CX-5 after 3 years of Subaru XV Crosstrek ownership, in those 3 years the XV always felt full time AWD regardless of how slippery the road, mud, gravel or even light snow was.

      No matter what Mazda say about their '18 CX5 AWD being as good as Subarus in the 3 months have owned it there have already been a couple of times it's felt a brief FWD indecision in slippery on road conditions before the rears engaged. Not bad just not quite as good as Subarus and the XVs extra clearance was also comforting on mild firetrails similar to your test to get to some of our favourite bushwalks.

      about 9 months ago
    • ik04
      ik04

      Did you film this with a potato?

      about 9 months ago
    • larry reynolds
      larry reynolds

      Excuse me but where is Subaru Forester or Outback in this comparison ?

      about 9 months ago
    • Peter Gonzales
      Peter Gonzales

      What segment is Subaru crostrek or Forrester?

      about 10 months ago
    • Wendy Zeitz
      Wendy Zeitz

      Would love to see you do this type of comparison for driving these vehicles on the road in snow and icy conditions.

      about 10 months ago
    • Graeme Cooke
      Graeme Cooke

      I'll wait for a Model Y.

      about 10 months ago
    • Grace Nickel
      Grace Nickel

      Kia is the best

      about 10 months ago
    • Will Riley
      Will Riley

      No Volvo XC40?

      about 10 months ago
    • Yanglin Luo
      Yanglin Luo

      No Audi bmw or merc?

      about 10 months ago
    • Alofzico
      Alofzico

      Just wondering why the Nissan Rogue and the Subarus aren't included in this review?

      about 10 months ago
    • Triet Nguyen
      Triet Nguyen

      What's Park is that in Virginia?

      about 10 months ago
    • Gunaxin
      Gunaxin In reply to Triet Nguyen

      Triet Nguyen - George Washington National Forest - Lee Ranger District - Taskers Gap and Peters Mill Run Trails. - near Woodstock / Edinburg , VA

      about 10 months ago
    • Tom Tom
      Tom Tom

      All are hideous but the CX-5

      about 10 months ago
    • Michael 0788
      Michael 0788

      I would take none of these off road. Subaru forester or nothing in this class.

      about 10 months ago
    • Ajani Cunningham
      Ajani Cunningham

      12:30
      OMG this sounds like something I would do 😂😂😂

      about 10 months ago
    • Zach Seelbach
      Zach Seelbach

      Redline at 21:12!

      about 10 months ago
    • Jay Jenkins
      Jay Jenkins

      Car reviews be hating on Toyota, yet they’re the best selling manufacturer

      about 10 months ago
    • Jay Jenkins
      Jay Jenkins

      I really wish the 2019 RAV4 was out. It would totally win...

      about 10 months ago
    • Will Chu
      Will Chu

      The 2019 Rav4 will take the crown when it comes out.

      about 10 months ago