It's hard to dismiss your own biases when reviewing a car, 

whether it's because of the brand name, experiences you had in

the past, or just an off-putting exterior look. The Toyota RAV4 suffered from it.

It was probably a good car before it received this most recent facelift.

And same goes for the Hyundai Tucson, which trudged along through two generations in anonymity.

It features the company's new, wild headlight look, more space and more power. Here's why it's now at the top of its class.