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Incredible Shrinking Crossovers
Incredible Shrinking Crossovers

Small is bigger than ever in the world of crossovers. Thanks to design and engineering innovations, manufacturers are able to squeeze more space and versatility — along with sexy styling and technology — into incredible shrinking packages. Say hello to the subcompact sport utility, a recently bred animal that combines the fun of an SUV with the sensibilities of a small car, adding a fresh injection of style to the often stodgy segment for an edgier, younger vibe with all the perks of a crossover. Let’s start with the Mini Cooper Countryman, a sweet five-passenger ride that’s unmistakably a Mini but stands a bit taller than a regular Cooper, rocking a more...