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15 Best SUVs of 2017

2017 Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rogue is easily one of the most comfortable rides of the year, which makes it perfect for someone that takes long drives. The Rogue seems almost designed for long road trips due to the versatile cargo storage and incredibly comfortable ride quality. The Rogue S has a starting MSRP of $23,820.

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2017 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape is a compact crossover with a lot of power when you upgrade to the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. The steering is incredibly responsible, which allows this SUV to handle like a car while steering around corners. It also comes with plenty of high-tech features, which is typical of Ford’s vehicles. The Ford Escape S has a starting price of $23,600.

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe delivers when you have a large family. It can easily fit six passengers and comes with plenty of standard features for the price. Along with a great warranty, it also has a strong V6 engine that provides quick acceleration. While the cargo capacity isn’t as large as some of the competitors, this SUV is easily one of the best of the year. The SE model has a starting MSRP of $30,800.

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2017 Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover creates incredibly luxurious SUVs so it had to make the list. Not only can you reach remote locations with the Discovery, but you can also do it in style with fantastic technological features, off-road capabilities, and seating for up to seven friends or family members. The luxury trims are a lot nicer and include things like climate control and premium leather, but you can buy the base SE model for $37,395.

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2017 Toyota RAV4

The RAV4 has long been a customer favorite, and it’s easy to see the reasons why. It delivers everything you’d expect from a full-time family vehicle including a comfortable ride, high fuel economy, and plenty of safety features. It has plenty of cargo space so you can carry whatever you want whenever you need. The RAV4 LE also has a friendly starting price of $24,910.

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2017 Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage has been around for decades, which has given it plenty of time to improve over the years. It has great control around turns and is very quiet at highway speeds. Plus, the spacious interior and smooth ride quality lets anyone feel comfortable, no matter how tall. Kia lists the starting MSRP for the Sportage LX as $22,990.

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2017 Kia Sorento

Looking for a larger SUV? The Sorento can seat five passengers and has plenty of safety features to keep everyone secure. It has a stronger engine than you might expect, but that doesn’t hurt the fuel economy. The Sorento gets 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. The Sorento may be larger than the Sportage, but the price isn’t much higher with a starting MSRP for the L model as $24,400.

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2017 Nissan Armada

Nissan Armada may not have been the best option five years ago with soaring gas prices, but it’s becoming a great option now. Even though it has a low fuel economy of 14 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway, it has a much better ride quality than its competitors. It’s more comfortable and truck-like, which allows you to tow up to 8,500 pounds when properly equipped. Nissan lists the price of the Armada SV as $44,900.

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2017 Lincoln Navigator

The Lincoln Navigator is a step up from the Nissan Armada in luxury and power with a best-in-its-class towing capability of 9,000 pounds, which allows you to haul large trailers with ease. The vast cargo space in the back might make you think it has to sacrifice ride quality, but you’d be wrong. It’s smooth and comfortable over any road surface. The Navigator Select has a starting MSRP of $63,515, according to Lincoln.

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2017 Cadillac Escalade

What sort of “Best SUV” roundup lacks the Cadillac Escalade? It’s big and bold and has something every driver can like. The cabin is incredibly luxurious, but it also has the power to tow up to 8,300 pounds. The optional second-row seating increases the seating capacity up to eight people while still maintaining a cargo space of 15.2 cubic feet with all the seats up. With all the seats folded, you get a whopping 94.2 cubic feet. Cadillac lists the starting MSRP of the Escalade at $74,390.

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2017 Audi Q3

The Q3 is new to the United States market, and we’re glad to see it. It’s a great auto and is perfect for anyone looking for a compact SUV. The ride is comfortable on rough roads, and it’s quiet at highway speeds. It’s an Audi, so you know the interior will be high-quality with plenty of available upgrades. The Q3 Premium has a starting MSRP of $31,800.

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2017 Mazda CX-3

The CX-3 has been around for a few years now, and each year it sees improvements. This year, the CX-3 has great fuel economy with 29 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The sporty handling helps you have fun behind the wheel, but also gives you control where you need it. The seats are comfortable and supportive, which makes Mazda’s listed MSRP of $19,960 relatively low for the CX-3 Sport.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace

The Jaguar combines the comfort you want from a luxury SUV with practicality.  The F-Pace is the first SUV to be produced by Jaguar, and it’s made a mark on the market. The higher-than-usual ground clearance gives it great off-road capabilities, and the cargo space is exceptional. With these two features combined, the F-Pace is a great travel SUV with a starting MSRP of $71,990.

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2017 BMW X6

The BMW X6 has a lot of great qualities including the comfortable and quiet ride, the powerful engines, and agile dynamics that keep you in control at all times. The interior is top-notch, although that’s what customers have grown to expect from BMW. The X6 has a starting MSRP of $61,400 for the sDrive35i model.

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2017 BMW X4

BMW knocked it out of the park this year with two vehicles reaching the best 15 SUVs of the year. The X4 make drivers happy for several reasons. First, it’s fun to drive thanks to the strong performance and excellent fuel economy. Second, it’s incredibly comfortable due to the quality interior cabin materials. Finally, it has a low starting MSRP of $45,550 for the sDrive28i model. It’s a great combination for a reasonably-priced luxury SUV.

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