SUV Buying Guide

We've tested and compared the newest and most popular SUVs side-by-side, and gathered all of those comparison reviews right here so you can narrow down your choices and find the best one for you. We've crowned the very best SUVs in the 2020 edition of our 10Best Cars and Trucks list. Beyond those, you'll find several fine suggestions in our Editors' Choice listings. Read on and use this guide to learn what we've discovered by driving and testing the latest crop of family-friendly haulers side-by-side.  

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Safest New 2021 Crossovers and SUVs

The safest new SUVs you can buy for 2021 come from Acura, Cadillac, Ford, Mazda, Subaru, and others.

2019 Subaru Ascent
Best Three-Row SUVs for Families
We prioritized cargo volume, contemporary features, fuel economy, safety ratings, interior space, and value pricing to come up with thi…
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Most Powerful Crossovers and SUVs on Sale Today

The most powerful SUV on this list has over 700 horsepower and can get to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.

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Best SUVs and Crossovers of 2019
We've compiled the best small, mid-size, full-size and luxury SUVs from our 10Best winners, Editor's Choice picks, and other highly-ran…
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Every Body-on-Frame SUV Still Sold Today

Here are 18 SUVs that are trucklike in their roots and still tougher than a box of rocks today.

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Crossover SUVs With the Most Cargo Space
Curious about the cargo capabilities of the newest compact crossover or SUV? Here's how they rank from best to worst by suitcase capaci…
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Every Off-Road-Ready Truck and SUV for 2022

Check out the Ram TRX, Land Rover Defender, or Jeep Gladiator Mojave for over 11 inches of ground clearance.

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These Are the Quickest SUVs We’ve Tested

The quickest SUV on this list can reach 60 mph before the Chevy Corvette and Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

SUVs and Crossovers – Ranked

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Every 2022 Compact SUV Ranked from Worst to Best

Ranking the compact crossover SUV segment, from Bronco Sport to Tucson.

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Every New 2022 Subcompact Crossover SUV Ranked

From the Ford EcoSport to the Mazda CX-30, these rankings will help you determine which small SUV is best for you.

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Every 2022 Mid-Size Crossover and SUV Ranked
Here's how new models including the Ford Bronco and Nissan Pathfinder stack up against the best mid-size SUVs like the Kia Telluride an…
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Every 2022 Full-Size SUV Ranked from Worst to Best
These large beasts are useful for shuttling lots of people, hauling tons of cargo, and towing things. See which one is the best in segm…
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Mercedes GLE vs. BMW X5, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne

The luxury-SUV segment continues to evolve and grow into something that can handle more than the maze of the mall parking structure.

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We Compare Five 2019 Mid-Size, Two-Row SUVs

We compare five prime cuts from the loin of mid-size crossover country.

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3-Row SUVs Compared: 2018 Ascent, Traverse, CX-9
To see how Subaru's new Ascent stacks up against its three-row-SUV peers, we gather the best entries from the mid-size segment and driv…
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio QF Stomps Porsche and AMG!
Thanks to these three Europeans, SUVs are finally having their sports-sedan moment, in which we forget about their compromises and just…

Luxury SUVs – Ranked

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Every Subcompact Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked

Luxury, served small and tall in crossover and SUV forms.

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Every 2022 Compact Luxury SUV Ranked

This segment offers a mix of luxury and performance, with some SUVs capable of reaching 60 mph in 3.5 seconds or less.

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Every 2021 Mid-Size Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked

The Genesis GV80, Porsche Cayenne, and Volvo XC90 are among the best luxury SUVs to buy today.

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Best New Full-Size Luxury SUVs in 2022 Ranked

The biggest luxury barges from Bentley, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz ranked from worst to best.

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Tested: 2022 Genesis GV70 2.5T Makes a Strong Case

The lesser 300-hp four-cylinder GV70 proves nearly as quick and as satisfying as the twin-turbo six.

May 20, 2022
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Mazda CX-30 40K-Mile Test: Just Short of Excellent

It didn't win us over like Mazda's CX-5, but it's still our favorite in the subcompact-SUV segment.

May 18, 2022
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2023 Genesis GV60 Driven: Like at First Sight

Genesis's first EV packs a 483-hp punch and impressive refinement.

May 17, 2022
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Tested: BMW X4 M Competition Is Torquey and Stiff

A racetrack-ready suspension feels out of place in BMW's crossover coupe.

May 13, 2022