- Helping you drive happy’s most read stories of the week (June 18-24, 2017)

Here are the top 5 news, car reviews, and features that caught your attention this week…

Automakers are rushing to poke as many holes in the crossover dam as possible so they can drain the seemingly endless pent-up consumer demand for all-wheel drive haulers straight into their respective corporate coffers. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Kona might not be the biggest bucket in which to catch the current crossover zeitgeist, but subcompact SUVs like this latest Korean effort are siphoning off substantial heat from the sedan and hatchback segments. Read our exclusive first-drive review following our stint at Hyundai’s R&D center in South Korea!

Actually, there’s another new subcompact SUV from Korea making headlines these days. Expected to launch on the European market in the third quarter of 2017, the 2018 Kia Stonic may well go on sale in North America by the end of the year or early in 2018 – though there has been no official confirmation from the manufacturer. Check it out!

Who said that midsize sedans no longer interest Canadian consumers? The new, tenth-generation 2018 Honda Accord revealed a little more of itself this week with a concept sketch suggesting a much more aggressive and sportier design. Many of you took some time to look at it.

Honda remains a very popular brand in Canada, as evidenced by the number of page views for our review of the new 2018 Honda Odyssey, a sophisticated minivan in every respect that proves ideal for family road trips.

And finally, with summer now underway, we published a list of this season’s top 10 new car models. It seems like a lot of our readers are possibly thinking about buying a new ride sometime in the next few weeks. Come back to to get all the information you need!