The SUV is probably the vehicle type that has the most competitive market in the United States. They are now on the rise as the replacement for both minivans and wagons. If you need something practical, look no further than an SUV. Not only do they offer a lot of space, but they are also the best in terms of safety as well. Companies are now working hard to win over the market with their compact, subcompact, mid-sized, full-sized, and crossover units. These days, there are more than a hundred SUV types on sale in the market, so we are here to take a look at the less known options that are still worth your money. Keep reading to see which models they happen to be!
Are you looking for a domestic SUV? You might want to consider buying the Lincoln Navigator then. This is a premium SUV that only managed to sell 2,500 units. There is a new version on the market, however, so there might be hope for a better performance yet. While the Navigator did not have the makings of becoming a bestselling car, it did receive great feedback from both the press and consumers, primarily for its excellent safety features. Time will tell if this new Navigator will fare better on the market, though there are good deals on the secondhand market nowadays.
Jeep definitely knows how to make good SUVs, seeing as this brand has always shaped the course of the modern SUV. The Compass had been released to good reception from the buyers and press. However, the sales figures did not do so well, especially when you put it side-by-side other, more successful models by the brand. The sales figures experienced a 58% dip and only sold about 8,500 copies in Q1 of 2017. Now that a new Compass is on the way as a replacement of the Patriot and the older model, the figures make a lot of sense. We are sure there will be excellent deals on the market soon!
Jeep Renegade Sport
The Jeep Renegade Sport perfectly demonstrates the styling direction that Jeep is striving towards. This small SUV looks rather rounded, but the classic design of Jeep remains evident in this car. Although Jeep has brought down the price tag all the way to $19k in an effort to attract more people, it simply did not come equipped with power mirrors, air conditioning, and other basic features. It’s no mystery why it was not ranked higher.
This is a compact SUV by Mini that did not fare so well in the United States. It did not attract a large customer base primarily because the manufacturer already released a new generation. Its sales figures totaled 2,672, but this does not show the entire picture since it is highly likely to increase sometime soon. Regardless, the model did not manage to compete with its rivals very well. After all, not a lot of people paid attention to it in the United States.
If you need an SUV that comes with plenty of space, the Nissan Armada might be what you are looking for. Among other things, it can fit 8 people comfortably and tow as much as 8,500 pounds. It also has a great 390 hp engine, lots of features, and full-size dimensions. If you don’t mind the poor fuel economy, the $46k price tag makes it a decent purchase.
The Lexus LX is what you will get when you combine the Land Cruiser and Lexus luxury. It is a beast that has the trademark Lexus creative comforts as well as Toyota SUVs’ best capabilities. It is a great offroader that will not look out of place beside land barges. It has a price tag worth $89,880, but it only sold 1,491 copies. Anyone who has been keeping an eye on the market can tell that this is lower than that of its competitors. Things will likely remain the same in the future since few people are looking into buying an expensive SUV.
At a starting price of less than $30k, there are few better deals on the market than the Nissan Murano. It is impressive to hear that it has the same level of comfort and technology as many luxury European brands. Nissan went all out with the Murano and delivered an excellent SUV while at it.
In the Q1 of 2017, the Range Rover sold more than 5,500 copies. Although it might sound impressive, you might not feel the same way once you learn that it performed poorly compared to its rivals. Despite its great features, its price tag amounting to $85,650 must have limited the buyers of this model. If you can afford it, keep in mind that it still comes with nice off-road performance and a sophisticated exterior.
Kia Soul Base
True enough, the Kia Soul Base is definitely one of the cheapest crossovers you will find on the market these days. Nonetheless, that does not mean that it will be a terrible purchase. After all, it comes with a distinctive grille, a 1.6 L engine, a USB port for music, and a 6-speed transmission on manual. You can add even more features to the base model but expect to see a higher price tag. The Kia Soul is definitely a capable option when it comes to a smaller SUV.
The Mazda CX only sold 25,000 copies, which is a very low amount when you consider the fact that most similar vehicles sell 100,000 copies on average. No one is sure why it has such low sales since it is a nice SUV with an attractive design, fine performance, and good construction. It has also received a lot of positive reviews from both the buyers and the press. At the beginning of 2017, it received a 3% increase so there might still be hope for it. This is definitely an underrated car!
The Jaguar F-Pace happens to be the first SUV made by Jaguar. Despite this, it still comes with amazing styling, great driving dynamics, and powerful engines. The interior is very comfortable and the dashboard is well-appointed. Let us not forget that it also comes with a 380 hp supercharged engine as well. It is available for as low as $42k, which is a rather fair price for its features.
The Bentley Bentayga made it to the list for its unbelievably low sales number, but there is actually a good reason behind this. It only sold 209 copies, but what else can you expect with a luxury SUV that is on sale for $250,000? Only a few people in the world have the bank account for such a vehicle, so it is easy to see where the sales figures come from. Anyway, Bentley did not release it in the hopes of being a bestselling model so it is all good.
Fiat 500X Pop
The Fiat 500X and the Jeep Renegade have the same engineering in them, though the former resembles the Fiat 500 in terms of looks. The AWD capability, however, cannot distract from its circular headlights and rounded appearance. The Fiat is very enjoyable to drive and lots of agility, so there is no denying that it delivers in terms of performance.
The Cadillac Escalade experienced a sales drop of 14% in 2016. It had 4,300 copies sold, which is not bad at all in the full-sized SUV market. However, this is rather low when you compare it to the whole premium SUV market. Cadillac might have a great reputation as an SUV manufacturer across the country, but there is no denying the fact that the Escalade is being edged out by the Mercedes-Benz GLS.
The SUV craze began with the release of the Ford Expedition and other similar models. It might be an older model, but this vehicle continues to be relevant. It has a roomy full-size cabin with a 365 hp engine, excellent construction, and 8-people seating capacity. Aside from this, it can tow up to 9,200 pounds and easily take on a highway.
The CX-9 is yet another Mazda that has made its way to our list. It is not performing very well in the market, although it did experience one of the highest sales increase rates in its class before. In 2016, it actually experienced a 478% improvement in sales! A lot of people expected it to reach a breakthrough by the year’s end, but it did not live up to these expectations since it only ever sold 6,300 copies. For the sake of comparison, the Ford Explorer sold a whopping 62,000 examples in the first quarter of 2017! It might be going rather badly on the market, but this vehicle has still received lots of praises for its fine performance and gorgeous design.
The Cayenne was the first SUV released by Porsche and it certainly made its mark on the motoring world. They have since come out with the Macan, a smaller but capable SUV. This is a mid-sized SUV with a sporty appearance, impressive performance, and amazing handling. It might not be for you if you need a lot of space, but its premium features are notable. You can get the 252 hp base model for as low as $48,500.
The Mazda CX-3 is definitely a practical choice if you want a smaller SUV. The subcompact SUV has lots to offer such as five-people seating and AWD capability. Its base model is available for the reasonable price of $19,960. Despite the great features, sleek design, and topnotch features, the vehicle still suffered a 24% loss during the Q1 of 2016. It actually sold under 3,200 examples, which is very low when compared to the 25,000 Jeep Renegades sold in the same timeframe. Nonetheless, its performance does not negate the fact that it is one of the best SUVs in the subcompact class.
Dodge Journey SE
The Dodge Journey SE is definitely one of the largest items in this gallery. You will find very cheap units because it is now considered out of date. Among other things, it has a 4-speed auto when the norm is now 6-speed or 8-speed. Its boxy appearance also makes it very conspicuous when you compare it to the sleek look of the modern SUV. It is true that this is available for a much cheaper price than newer models. However, are you sure you want to go with an outdated SUV that will give you mediocre performance?
Are you looking for a mid-sized SUV that has a lot of space to offer? If the answer is ‘yes’, then you should consider getting the Acura MDX. At $45k, this elegant and spacious vehicle will give you your money’s worth and then some. You will also be pleased to hear that it offers an extra row of seats and awesome driving dynamics.
The Ford Escape might be a compact SUV, but that does not mean that you should expect less of it! As a matter of fact, many people like the fact that it offers excellent quality, a lot of space, and an array of engines and options. According to your needs, you can get a 168 hp four-cylinder engine or a turbocharged 245 hp engine. This is a performer of an SUV that can tow a weight of up to 3,500 pounds!
The compact SUV segment is definitely one of the most competitive categories of SUVs. After all, there are more than 20 options from manufacturers! In an industry dominated by Nissan, Toyota, and Honda, the Kia Sportage has not made a lot of waves. This is a little strange because it has a suave design, great reviews, and a competitive price tag of $23,200. Despite the aforementioned features and qualities, the Kia Sportage sold 15,400 copies and suffered a 12% drop.
The Ford Edge is the American manufacturer’s attempt at taking the market back from the Japanese and European. This 2017 crossover SUV is equipped with driver’s assistance tech, self-parking, a keyless tailgate, and the Sync 3 touchscreen. The Edge, with its proportional perfection and modern appearance, is priced reasonably for all of its impressive features. Expect to see it on the top of the best car lists in the future!
The Volkswagen Atlas is an SUV that the automobile industry has long been waiting for. It is a mid-sized SUV that comes with comfort, great equipment, a bulky design, and a third row of seats. The base engine is a 235 hp with front-wheel drive. However, you can also get a 276 hp engine with all-wheel drive capability instead. You can get one for as low as $31k, which is not bad at all for the features you get.
Nissan Juke S
As you can see below, the Nissan Juke S looks a little… funky. This came as a bit of a surprise since Nissan usually churns out stylish vehicles. Aside from the design, however, it is an incredible car to own. Just take into consideration the fact that it is among the most powerful crossovers in the world! This has partly to do with the Nissan Motor Sport. The newer model might now come with CVT instead of manual transmission, but we daresay the older model remains impressive.
Volkswagen continues to suffer the repercussions of the 2015 scandal known as Dieselgate. You can easily tell that this is the case when you take a look at their market performance. The Tiguan might be a good SUV with the company’s style and quality, but it only sold 10,000 copies in North America. That definitely does not compare to the 101,000 Nissan Rogues sold. At the very least, there seems to be hope for the Tiguan. After all, it did experience an increase of 10% in sales over the course of 2016!
Hyundai Tucson SE
With a price tag of $24k, the smaller Hyundai Tucson SE SUV is definitely equipped with a lot of features. The 5-seater vehicle comes with a touchscreen infotainment interface, autonomous emergency braking, rear parking cameras, and Bluetooth connectivity. You would not find a lot of SUVs in this price range with this array of features!
Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i
The Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i is considered to be the little brother of the Forester. It is not hard to see why. This sporty SUV is smaller and a bit more aggressive-looking, but it does come with sharp gearing and responsive steering. There is no doubt that it was designed primarily for the driver. It deserves more love than it is currently receiving! With the release of the new model, the price will almost certainly drop like lead.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is the part of the new effort launched by the car manufacturer to regain its status in the American market. This sporty mid-sized SUV has a sleek exterior, neat interior, and a 280 hp turbocharged. It has a $43k base price, but it might be worth it to go for the Stelvio Quadrifoglio with the aggressive appearance and 590 hp engine instead.
Hyundai Sante Fe
Hyundai, similar to Kia, is trying to revamp its reputation. It has long been suffering from the public’s perception that they make low-quality vehicles. Luckily, the campaign seems to be succeeding. Look no further than the Santa Fe for an example. This is a great and reasonably priced SUV that is equipped with lots of features for an enjoyable and comfortable ride. It will do well as a family car, especially when you go for the 7-seater option.
Mitsubishi has had some tough luck over the last few years. For some reason, they cannot attract a lot of customers even when they are churning out awesome vehicles with great design and good quality. The Outlander is one such model. Although its sales figure saw a 65% increase after the redesign, the overall amount is still unsatisfactory. By Q1 of 2017, the Outlander only managed to sell 10,000 examples, which is a number ten times smaller than the leaders in the segment. Nonetheless, the Outlander is still a great mid-sized SUV that is worthy of consideration.
If you had been familiar with Volkswagen during its prime, it might come as a surprise to hear that the Volkswagen Touareg is doing very poorly in the United States. Like the other models from the manufacturer, it is suffering from the sales flop courtesy of Dieselgate. In the first quarter of 2017, it only sold 802 copies. The downfall keeps going even though it is actually a good car. With the Atlas on its way, you can expect to see a price drop very soon.
Jeep Patriot Sport
The Patriot Sport is yet another model on its way to becoming passé. It is best known for its old-fashioned box-like design that was once synonymous with Jeep. The model, together with the Compass Sport, is about to be replaced by the Compass Sport. Considering the fact that the Patriot Sport had an underpowered engine as well as hand-cranked windows, it might be the perfect time to do so. Although the brand has always had many followers, the company is looking forward to running this out in the hopes of shining the spotlight on new models.
Tesla Model X
In the first quarter of 2016, the Tesla Model X sold only 2,400 copies. This is a significant amount less than its sales figures in the first quarter of 2017, which totaled 4,300 copies. Despite the improvement, it still has not attained bestseller status. It might have zero emissions, awe-inspiring performance, great equipment, and a sleek design, but alternative power has yet to become mainstream. Although it cannot compete with regular cars just yet, it is clear that the Tesla Model X has been a success.
As you probably already know, Volvo is a popular and established brand in the vehicle industry. It often delivers cars that come with topnotch construction, great safety mechanisms, and high levels of reliability. Unfortunately, this did not spare the Volvo XC60 from terrible sales performance. At the moment, it has sold just 3,736 copies in the United States. Although this is an improvement from its Q1 2016 performance, it is still a mystery how it did not get enough attention in the United States. With the new generation on the way, let us hope that the XC60 will fare better in the market.
The Lexus GX is not your ordinary vehicle, no sir. It has an interesting blend of premium features, a sturdy chassis, and a powerful engine. You can basically call it an off-roader with all the luxury you can think of. The base model has a price tag of $52,000, which is not bad for a full-sized SUV with AWD capability and a 301 hp V8 engine. Stylish adventurers, this is perfect for you!
The largest Toyota SUV is none other than the Sequoia. However, it was unable to go toe-to-toe with the models from Chevrolet and Ford. In the first quarter of 2017, it sold only 3,437 copies! Low sales aside, the model is now rather outdated. You can imagine how surprised everyone was to hear about its 11% growth in 2016. Regardless, it has earned rave reviews, and it gets bonus points for a price point that is comparable to that of the Ford Expedition and Tahoe.
Mercedes-Benz G Class
The Mercedes-Benz G performed so badly in the market that it almost felt like no one heard about it. In Q1 2017, it sold 1,005 examples across the United States. Basically, it only experienced a 3% increase from 2016! The SUV is actually a decent vehicle that offers both luxury and true off-road performance. Its design might have played a part in its terrible performance. After all, it has not received a facelift since its debut in 1979. We are sure that a lot of people cannot afford the $122,400 price tag as well.
The Fiat 500X might be charming and well-built, but the SUV failed to impress the US market. It is one of the worst performers in the market, as a matter of fact. It sold only 1,966 copies, which signified a 50% sales decrease when compared to Q1 2016. It’s a little strange since it has the same platform and similar mechanical components as the bestselling SUVs in the segment.
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited looks nothing like the soft SUVs presently dominating the market. No, this is a rugged SUV that will deliver amazing off-road capabilities, impressive drivability, and comfort all in one go. It’s no wonder it became so popular. Its base price starts at $29,000, which is a rather reasonable price for the features that come with it.
You can get the Cadillac XT-5 for as low as $40k! No doubt, it is going to be worth every single penny. It boasts of the signature assets and style of the brand together with a spacious interior in a compact structure. It’s not just eye candy, mind you. With its 310 hp engine, it will definitely go a long way!
The Ford Flex has a bold look that will help stand out from the crowd if you don’t mind the design. The lifestyle SUV deserves far more love then it gets, but it has unfortunately sold merely 6,1000 copies. This digit made it edge out the Mazda CX-9 by a small amount. Aside from this, it saw a 5% sales drop in 2017. It is also possible that the presence of the Ford Edge has made it less popular. The newer model sold almost 32,000 copies through Q1 2017. Considering how small the price difference is, it is definitely better to go with the Ford Flex to stand out.
Chevrolet Trax LS
Are you looking for a small, capable SUV? The Chevrolet Trax LS might be the way to go! This hatchback with AWD capability has since reached the international markets, offering modern features like keyless entry, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and rear parking camera. Despite these features, however, it still needs certain improvements before it reaches bestseller status. For now, Chevrolet keeps selling it at a low price to initiate turnover.
The Chevrolet Tahoe, like the Ford Explorer, is another classic SUV. It boasts of lots of space, a huge body-on-frame, a powerful 335 hp V8 engine, impressive pulling power, good standard equipment, and plenty of optional extras. Can you believe that you can own all of the aforementioned features for below $50,000?
The Maserati joined the SUV craze as well! The Levante has a $74,000 price tag, which will fetch you a stylish yet sporty SUV that will come with a 424 or 345 hp engine. It would make for a great substitute to the Audi Q7 and BMW X5! It might not be the roomiest car, but the style certainly makes up for that.
Kia and Hyundai have put out a lot of discounted options on the market, which has caused the diminishing value of their items. Kia decided to make up for it by offering a great warranty to its buyers. This proved effective and people began noticing the brand more. The Kia Sorrento might have a low-quality interior finish and a boxy design, but it is a great mid-sized crossover if you can look past those.
Did you know what the Honda CR-V stands for? If not, we’ll let you know that it means Comfortable Recreational Vehicle. This Japanese product is certainly of good value. Like the smaller HR-V, it offers excellent value and triggered the competition. It is one of the biggest cars made by the manufacturer. This is not surprising since it has 5-people seating capacity and lots of storage options.
If you don’t mind the lack of interior space, the BMW X1 might be perfect for you. This compact SUV is equipped with quick transmission, great road holding, and a 228 hp turbocharged engine. With a $34,500 price tag, it is a little pricey for what it has to offer.
Subaru Forester 2.5i
The Subaru Forester 2.5i might turn you off its boxy styling, but an excellent SUV is hiding underneath that. With a price tag of $24k, it is equipped with Subaru’s Eyesight technology, which makes it the best in terms of safety. There is no doubt that the Forester 2.5i is a highly capable vehicle with off-road credentials and AWD functionality.
If you need a domestic SUV, the Buick Enclave might be what you are looking for. This 8-seater SUV offers plenty of room in the cabin, AWD functionality, and a 288 hp engine. It was originally on the market for $38k, but you should be able to find offers that go all the way down to $26k. You can expect the prices to keep going down with the new model on the way and the sales drop of 2017.
The Mercedes GLA is a pretty affordable luxury SUV, all things considered. Recently, its sales are moving slowly so we expect to hear about a price drop in the future. Nonetheless, the 5-seater SUV offers both reliability and luxury together. It is possible to go for a 208 or 375 hp engine and AWD. The price typically ranges from $25k to $34k. What a steal!
The Acura RDX was originally on the market for $35.6k, but its value has since gone down after low sales numbers. Anyway, it is a great SUV that is equipped with low ownership costs, lots of cargo space, and a 279 hp V6 engine. It comes with both AWD and FWD functionalities as well. It is not even surprising to hear that it received a full five stars rating courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration!
The Kia Sorento is a good midsize SUV for you and your family. The base model goes for below $26k, which is not bad at all for all of the space and looks that it offers. Buyers have the option of choosing between a 185 or 290 hp engine with both AWD and FWD. You should also know that it runs very smoothly!
The Audi Q3 is not the most impressive SUV in its class, but it is still worth a look. With the base price of $32k, it comes with a sleek exterior and a fancy interior. It has five-people seating and a 200 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine. If anything, the small dimensions of this SUV will let you maneuver the car more easily.
The Infiniti QX30 has been experiencing plummeting sales, which is why it has become another affordable luxury SUV. It has a starting price of below $30k, great fuel economy, and a 208 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Moreover, it has received an EPA rating of 24 mpg in the city and then 33 mpg on the highway!
The GMC Terrain might be seeing some improvements in its sales, but the numbers remain very low for an SUV in the segment. This is why you can get it for as low as $24,995! This SUV offers three turbocharged engines for you to choose from. It is a great choice for a family vehicle. It also supports a 4G LTE data connection, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and wi-fi connectivity.
Toyota Land Cruiser
We cannot deny that the Toyota Land Cruiser is something straight out of the beginning of the SUV wave. Its standard FWD and rugged platform are some of its defining features. It can cross speed bumps and go through thick mud without a problem. True enough, the $84,315 starting price is a little out of reach. It’s a good thing that low sales numbers have resulted in much better deals out there. Under the hood, you will find a 381 hp V8 engine that has a towing capacity of four tons. However, it is important to take note that it has terrible fuel economy.
Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Are you on the market for a luxury midsize SUV? If so, we highly recommend that you take a look at the Land Rover Range Rover Velar. This model comes with a $49,900 price tag, though it has not been selling very well after the new model’s ramp-up. Although it makes for a quiet and poised ride, keep in mind that it is still a Land Rover with standard FWD, ground clearance of 8.4 inches, and capacity to go through 23.6 inches of water. Most people will probably enjoy the Land Rover Response system, which lets the traction management change in accordance with the varying conditions.
Subaru might dominate the SUV market in the US, but did you know that the Subaru Outback makes up 90% of its sales? Meanwhile, the Audi Allroad accounts for only 1% of the total. The latter is more luxurious than the former, which is evident from the $44,500 starting price. Like other Audi products, it has a fancy interior that comes with an MMI infotainment system, leather seating, and panoramic roof. It is equipped with a 252 hp 2-L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, Quatro AWD, and a seven-speed automatic transmission.
Is practicality what you are looking for in your SUV? If the answer is yes, you should take a look at the Honda HR-V. It ranks high among subcompact SUVs – it was even declared the best subcompact of 2018! It has a lot of cargo space and a roomy back seat. Its small size makes it much easier to maneuver into tighter spaces. Unfortunately, this did not translate to great sales and it actually saw a 6.7% sales drop last year. At the very least, this means you can often get it cheaper than its starting price of $19,670.
The Subaru Outback has been equipped with great features that make it comparable to the best crossover SUVs out there, even though it is considered a wagon. It can seat five people comfortably and offers an impressive amount of cargo space. It is equipped with a standard AWD as well as advanced safety technology like lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and lane keep assist. Despite these amazing features, it has suffered a 4.3% drop in sales last year. The starting price is $26,365 but keep an eye out for amazing deals on this SUV.
The Nissan Pathfinder is a great car that offers plenty of space. This midsize SUV comes with seven seats spread out over three rows. Fold the two back seats and you will have 80 cubic feet for cargo! Not only that, but it also comes with a V6 engine and user-friendly infotainment technology. Sadly, not many people have been buying the Pathfinder and sales have dropped considerably. Although it is for sale at $31,040, there is a good chance that you can negotiate your way down.
The Lincoln MKC is yet another luxury compact SUV. This is equipped with topnotch cabin materials, comfortable seats, and state-of-the-art technology. At $33,995, it is significantly less expensive than other SUVs in the segment. Nonetheless, you might be able to find a great deal on the market since its sales have gone down by 5.8% last year!
Even though ‘sporty’ is not a word you typically associate with the Buick Envision, it is still an excellent SUV. After all, it is equipped with easy-to-use features, great mileage, and an accommodating second row. Unfortunately, it has not done well in terms of sales. Since the previous year, its figures have dropped by 24.4%. Although it is originally priced $31,995, you will likely find a better deal on the market.
Luxury SUVs do not get any better than the Cadillac XT5. This midsize SUV has advanced technology, an elegant design, user-friendly features, and comfortable seating. Its V6 engine ensures that you will experience a smooth ride out there. You will also be thrilled to hear that it is cheaper than the alternatives at $41,695. Even better, you can get it for a cheaper price since sales have dropped by 7.9%!
By October 2018, the Fiat 500L only sold 1,327 copies. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that it never became a huge hit in the United States. Why? First, even the bigger version will feel cramped with four adults. Second, it has a rather mediocre performance. It’s easy to see why people choose other models over it.
The Infiniti QX80 is a powerful luxury midsize SUV. Among its assets are the 325 hp V6 engine and the easy-to-use infotainment system. The only drawback might be the unsatisfactory cargo space. The sales of this SUV have gone down over the past year, so you should be able to get it for a great price when you go shopping.
If you are willing to spend a lot of money on your car, the BMW X5 might be the best purchase you will ever make. It has AWD capability and you can get either a 335 or 456 hp engine. Aside from delivering a smooth ride, the interior is stylish and comfortable. The $60,700 price tag might look prohibitive, but the sales drop have led to better deals on the market.
Consider the BMW X4 if you want a sporty luxury compact SUV. Although it gives off good handling and powerful engine options, the cargo space is rather small and the backseat feels pretty cramped. Nonetheless, these might not matter as much as the awesome fuel economy and user-friendly infotainment system. It starts at $50,000, which is a little high, so make sure to keep your eyes peeled for good promos.
The Chevrolet Suburban can be a bit challenging to maneuver into parking spots and tight places. On the upside, it offers plenty of cargo space and powerful engine options. Among other things, you can get a 355 or 420 hp engine. There is even an option to get a 6.2L V8 engine accompanied by a 10-speed automatic transmission. It is expensive at $50,600, but there are now great deals on the market after it has suffered a sales decrease.
The Audi Q7 is considered one of the best luxury midsize SUVs out there. It is easy to see why since it does have a great performance, luxurious interiors, and easy-to-use features. When it comes to the engine, you can choose between a 329 or 248 hp engine. It is also possible to get a V6 engine if so desired. It’s rather expensive at $53,550 but you will certainly get your money’s worth.
The Lexus NX might come with many awesome qualities, but it remains unable to compete with other SUVs in the same class. It is spacious and comfortable, but it is not sporty and there is little cargo space available. Keep in mind that many people have complained about the lack of cargo space in the past. The NX is equipped with a regular 235 hp engine. With a starting price of below $36,000, it is more affordable than other vehicles in the same class.
The GMC Acadia offers two engines in the form of a 193 hp four-cylinder base engine and a 310 hp V6 engine. Not only that, but it also offers good gas mileage and a reasonable price. It has a price tag amounting to $29,000. That’s not a bad price at all when you consider its quality!