Some highly rated four-wheel drive sports utility vehicles include the 2015 Honda CR-V, 2015 Mazda CX-5 and 2015 Ford Escape, based on the 2015 SUV Buying Guide at Edmunds. Both the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 received an "A" rating while the Escape earned a "B" grade.
The 2015 Honda CR-V, which is available in both 4WD and all-wheel drive, features a 5-year drivetrain warranty for every 60,000 miles. It also provides a combined 28 to 29 mileage in terms of fuel efficiency.
The 2015 Jeep Cherokee is another recommended SUV that offers 4WD. This vehicle, which garnered a "B" rating from Edmunds, is noted for its engine selection and trim level.