The best-rated 2014 or older SUV on the market as of May 2015 is the 2009 Cadillac Escalade, according to US News & World Report. This vehicle received an 8.9 out of 10 rating from US News & World Report's review aggregation process.
US News & World Report bases its rankings of vehicles on a combination of expert reviews from several publications and reliability data from owners for older vehicles. The 2009 Cadillac Escalade scored well in initial reviews, with its powerful engine and interior comforts receiving praise from most reviewers. The 2009 model year is also rated 5 out of 5 for reliability.