- Helping you drive happy’s most read stories of the week (June 4-10, 2017)

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

As mentioned in our 2017 Jeep Compass review, we liked its distinctive styling, modernized interior, and stable and comfortable driving dynamics, but were less impressed by the engine, which could use more power. The idea to offer a Trail-Rated Trailhawk model was definitely a winning one in our view, as it allows the Compass to distinguish itself from its rivals. Learn more about it!

If you’re currently looking to replace your ride with a new family mover or a well-built and well-equipped luxury car, Honda and Acura have some good news for you. It involves the next-gen Odyssey minivan and TLX sports sedan, as well as production of the MDX crossover.

The website, in collaboration with Edmunds, one of the leading references in the North American auto industry, recently published a top 10 list of the best family cars of 2017. Will you agree with their choices?

This week, Kia unveiled a new European-inspired small SUV concept called Stonic. Its geometric design seeks to emulate the brand’s larger utility vehicles. Positioned in between the Kia Soul and Sportage, it aims to take on the Mazda CX-3, Toyota CH-R, Nissan JUKE, Honda HR-V and other segment heavyweights.

And finally, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is now on sale at Canadian dealerships. We have everything you need to know including pricing and trim levels, engine selection, a pair of reviews, plus a look at the marketing campaign that supports this 7-passenger midsize SUV.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas