What Are the SUV Rankings?

What Are the SUV Rankings?

As of 2014, U.S. News & World Report rankings name the 2015 Honda CR-V, 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe as the best affordable compact, midsize and large SUVs on the market. The 2015 Porsche Macan, 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport and 2015 Cadillac Escalade earned the top spots among luxury SUVs in comparable size. Rankings are based on critics' ratings, performance, interior, safety, reliability and more.

The 2015 Honda CR-V is recognized for excellent fuel economy, getting 27 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway. It also has a roomy cabin and long list of standard features.

The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe features a high-quality interior, lots of standard features, a nearly perfect safety rating and a substantial warranty.

Drivers favor the smooth ride, powerful acceleration and sophisticated cabin of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe more than any other SUV in its class.

Proponents of the 2015 Porsche Macan point to sports car-like handling, powerful engine options and a comfortable ride.

A luxurious interior, agile handling, comfortable ride and tremendous off-road capabilities make the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport as good a midsize option as any.

A redesigned interior, sharp handling and extraordinarily powerful engine of the 2015 Cadillac Escalade are unmatched among large SUVs.

The second-ranked compact, midsize and large SUVs of each category include the 2015 Buick Encore and 2015 Infinity QX50, 2015 Buick Enclave and 2015 Lexus RX 350 and 2015 GMC Yukon and 2014 Land Rover Range Rover.