Powered by a 3.7-liter V6, the Acura MDX combines sleek looks and sporty handling with seating for up to seven. AWD is standard.
Powered by Honda's only turbo engine, the Acura RDX offers sporty handling and comes well-equipped. Comfort is compromised by its stiff suspension, though. All-wheel-drive is an option.
The Acura ZDX is a four-door luxury SUV combining the sloping roofline of a coupe with the elevated seating position and space of an SUV.
The Audi Q5 comes powered by a 3.2L V6 engine driving all wheels. The Q5 features a well-built cabin that includes a sliding and reclining rear seat and three-zone air con.
The Audi Q7 comes powered by a choice of V6, V8, and TDI engines and offers seating for up to seven in a spacious and well built cabin. Handling, towing, and off-road capabilities are excellent.
Powered by a 6-cylinder engine driving all wheels, the BMW X3 is quick and fast, and almost as fun to drive as a BMW sport wagon. It's roomy, both for passengers and cargo.
Developed primarily for road-driving, the BMW X5 is the sporty choice among SUVs. It is fast, comfortable, and offers superb handling and strong performance from Inline-6 and V8 engines.
The X6 is what BMW calls a Sport Activity Coupe, an SUV with a sloping roof-line and four seats. The BMW X6 compensates with sporty looks, great handling, and excellent engines.
The Buick Enclave seats seven or eight, offers big cargo space, and gets good fuel economy and performance from a modern V6 engine. All-wheel-drive is available.
Powered by a strong V8, the Cadillac Escalade comes in three bodystyles. SUV versions offer seating for up to eight, while the EXT seats five. All-wheel-drive is an option, a Hybrid is available.
The Cadillac SRX features distinctive styling, stable handling, and a comfortable ride. Based on a front-wheel-drive platform, the SRX features powerful V6 engines and comes with optional AWD.
Powered by a modern V6 or a 4-cylinder engine, the Chevrolet Equinox offers seating for five in a modern interior and features optional all-wheel-drive.
Powered by a choice of V8 engines, the Chevrolet Suburban seats up to nine and tows over 9,000 pounds. All-wheel-drive is available, as is a heavy-duty version.
Powered by a choice of V8 engines, the Chevrolet Tahoe seats up to nine and tows over 8,000 pounds. Four-wheel-drive is an option and a gas-saving Hybrid version available.
Powered by a strong V6, the Chevrolet Traverse looks stylish while providing space for up to eight people and better fuel economy than most truck-based SUVs. All-wheel-drive is an option.
The Dodge Journey offers space for up to seven passengers and lots of storage space. It comes powered by a choice of 4- and 6-cylinder engines, with average handling for its class.
The Ford Edge combines appealing styling with a roomy and comfortable interior, and thanks to optional all-wheel drive and a fully independent suspension, offers good handling.
The Ford Escape comes powered by four- and six-cylinder engines, offers space for five, and offers a comfortable ride. All-wheel-drive is available, as is a gas-saving Hybrid.
The Ford Expedition is powered by a 5.4-liter V8 and offers seating for up to eight. An extended wheelbase version with expanded trunk space is available, as is all-wheel-drive.
The Ford Explorer comes powered by a choice of V6 and V8 engines with optional all-wheel-drive. The Explorer offers seating for up to seven, handles well, and offers good safety.
The GMC Acadia provides seating for up to eight in a spacious and versatile cabin. Powered by a strong V6 engine, the Acadia offers decent fuel-economy and a compliant ride. AWD is an option.
Powered by a choice of 4- and 6-cylinder engines optionally driving all wheels, the GMC Terrain seats five in a spacious and quiet cabin and offers a comfortable ride and sure-footed handling.
The Honda CR-V comes powered by a 4-cylinder engine only and features optional all-wheel-drive. With seating for five, it offers a flexible interior and comprehensive safety equipment.
Powered by a 3.5l 6-cylinder engine with optional all-wheel-drive, the Honda Pilot offers seating for 8 passengers in an inconspicuous yet well-executed and efficient package.
Powered by a choice of four- and six-cylinder engines, the Hyundai Santa Fe combines transparent and secure handling with modern looks and space for up to five passengers.
Powered by a fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine, the Hyundai Tucson seats five and is well appointed, efficient, and pleasingly fun to drive. All-wheel-drive is an option.
The Hyundai Veracruz hosts up to seven passengers in a comfortable and save environment that includes ABS, ESC, and six airbags. Power comes from a 3.8l 6-cylinder engine.
Powered by a 3.5L V6 engine optionally driving all wheels, the Infiniti EX35 is a sporty looking SUV offering responsive handling and a classy interior.
The Infiniti FX comes powered by a choice of V6 and V8 engines. Offering one of the smallest interiors in its class, it compensates with good handling and unique looks.
The Jeep Commander can haul up to seven people and offers a wide range of engines, options and prices. On the road, it's far more quick and quiet than its slab-sided styling suggests.
Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines, the Compass is not a traditional Jeep with go-anywhere off-road capability, but offers a comfortable ride, steady handling, and high mileage.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee features muscular styling and comes with a choice of V6 and V8 engines. The Grand Cherokee offers save handling and good off-road ability.
The Jeep Liberty offers good off-road capability, generous cargo space and a high seating position. But it's heavy and lacks the handling and fuel economy of most of its rivals.
The Lexus GX 460 comes with a powerful 4.6-liter V8 and a suspension to go virtually anywhere, while still retaining a comfortable ride. Inside, the GX 460 is roomy and quiet.
The Lexus LX 570 offers true luxury, with advanced safety, comfort, and quality features. It can tow big loads, haul heavy cargo, and transport people across great distances in comfort.
The Lexus RX offers a good ride, a plush interior with seating for five, and optional all-wheel-drive. Power comes from a V6 engine, with a Hybrid version available.
Powered by a 5.6-liter V8, the Nissan Armada offers impressive handling. Its cleverly conceived interior provides room for eight and the creature features that should satisfy its owners.
Powered by a 3.5l V6, the car-based Nissan Murano offers space for only five passengers, but compensates with class-leading dynamics and excellent build quality.
Powered by strong V6 and V8 engines, the boldly styled Pathfinder offers a composed ride and a spacious and accommodating interior with seating for up to seven.
Powered by a 2.5l 4-cylinder, the Nissan Rogue offers seating for five passengers in an upscale and well-equipped interior. Ride and handling is good, if not sports-car like.
Powered by a strong V6, the Nissan Xterra is the smaller, less-expensive member of Nissan's mid-size, off-road-adventure team. Nissan has kept the Xterra true to its original concept.
The Subaru Forester comes powered by flat-4 engines with permanent all-wheel-drive. It offers ample interior room, a save and comfortable ride, and excellent crash protection.
Powered by a 3.6-liter flat-6 engine, the Subaru Tribeca is a joy to drive, with a roomy and comfortable cabin that has an upscale feel. All-wheel-drive is standard.
Based on a rugged ladder frame and powered by a choice of 4-cylinder and V6 engines, the Toyota 4Runner offers true off-road capability, a spacious and comfortable cabin, and a good ride.
Toyota's most capable off-road SUV, the FJ Cruiser comes powered by a four-liter V6 engine and features seating for five.
Available with gas and hybrid drivetrains, the Toyota Highlander offers good built quality and a versatile interior with space for up to seven passengers.
The Land Cruiser is designed to transport people and gear over any kind of surface, in any kind of weather. It can tow up to 8,500 pounds and offers comfort and features to rival luxury cars.
The Toyota RAV4 comes well-powered by four- and six-cylinder engines with up to 269 hp and optional all-wheel-drive. The spacious and comfortable interior is available with third row seating.
Powered by strong V8 engines, the Toyota Sequoia can tow up to 10,000 pounds and transport eight people, plus cargo in a generous interior. 4WD is optional.
The Volkswagen Tiguan offers a fine powertrain with optional all-wheel-drive, a smooth ride and sporty handling, and a spacious and high-quality interior.
The Volkswagen Touareg offers a rare blend of highway composure, refinement, and off-road capability. The Touareg offers seating for five in a quality interior. A modern diesel is available.