By Colin Bird on August 4, 2012
The compact SUV market remains one of the most competitive in the industry, so a lot has changed since the last time we did a Shootout. More than a year ago, options like Bluetooth connectivity and a backup camera were expensive, but today they’re either standard or inexpensive additions. In our last comparison, the Chevrolet Equinox was the king of the hill. With three new or redesigned contenders — the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape — can the Equinox keep its crown?