Powered by a 3.5-liter V6, the Acura MDX combines sleek looks and sporty handling with seating for up to seven. AWD is an option.
Powered by a 3.5-liter V6, 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 Audi Q5 comes powered by a choice of inline-4 turbo and V6 engines driving all wheels. The Q5 features a well-built cabin and is available with a hybrid powertrain.
Powered by a choice of 4- and 6-cylinder engines, the BMW X1 offers excellent performance and handling. The compact interior is well-built and seats five, but lacks trunk space. AWD is an option.
Powered by 4- and 6-cylinder engines 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 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.
The Encore offers sufficient space for up to five people. On the road, the Encore is comfortable and quiet, though performance from the frugal 1.4-liter turbo engine is not particularly strong.
Powered by a strong V8, the Cadillac Escalade comes in two bodystyles. Both versions offer seating for up to eight and optional all-wheel-drive.
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 strong V8 engine, the Chevrolet Tahoe seats up to nine and tows over 8,000 pounds. Four-wheel-drive is an option.
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.
Powered by V6 and V8 engines, the Dodge Durango offers excellent ride and handling, as well as a quiet, roomy, and comfortable interior that seats up to seven passengers.
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 a choice of four-cylinder engines with optional 4WD. The Escape offers space for five, sporty looks and excellent handling.
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 4-cylinder turbo and V6 engines with optional 4WD. 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 is 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 seven passengers.
Powered by fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engines, the Hyundai Tucson seats five and is well appointed, efficient, and pleasingly fun to drive. All-wheel-drive is an option.
The Jeep Cherokee is a compact SUV featuring a choice of 4- and 6-cylinder engines with optional all-wheel-drive for excellent off-road capabilities. The Cherokee seats up to five in a spacious interior.
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 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 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.
The Mazda CX-5 impresses with sleek styling, excellent fuel economy, comfort, versatility, and good road manners. Power comes from a choice of frugal 4-cylinder engines, optionally driving all wheels.
Powered by 4-cylinder turbos, the Nissan Juke is a distinctively styled mix of a sport-utility vehicle and a coupe that offers sporty handling and a comfortable interior.
Powered by a 3.5l V6, the Nissan Murano comes in SUV and CrossCabriolet styles with seating for 4-5 passengers, but compensates with class-leading dynamics and excellent build quality.
Powered by a 2.5-liter engine optionally driving all wheels, the Nissan Rogue features a compliant ride and sporty handling. The upscale interior offers seating for up to seven.
Powered by a 2.5l 4-cylinder, the Nissan Rogue Select offers seating for five passengers in an upscale and well-equipped interior. Ride and handling is good, if not sports-car like.
Based on a rugged ladder frame and powered by a 6-cylinder engine, 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 Toyota RAV4 provides seating for five in a spacious cabin and comes powered by a 4-cylinder with 176 hp mated to a 6-speed automatic. AWD is an option.
Powered by strong V8 engines, the Toyota Sequoia can tow up to 7,400 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 diesel and hybrid are available.