Popular Luxury SUVs to Avoid and What to Get Instead

That’s why it’s important to approach each new-car shopping experience with an open mind and use CR’s ratings to find the best-performing vehicles in the class and price range you’re considering. Our testing shows that some new cars outperform others you see on the road everywhere you go.

Consumer Reports has thoroughly tested the models listed below to help you make an informed decision. We conduct road-test evaluations and gather data from our Annual Auto Surveys to provide insights into each model’s performance and reliability. Based on this data, we then rate and rank each vehicle, with the highest Overall Score going to cars that excel in all areas we examine.

Below we present popular luxury SUVs in six categories and offer alternative options with higher Overall Scores.

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