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What are the top ten most reliable SUVs?

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The 2015 Lexus NX, RX 350 and LX models, along with the GMC Terrain and Nissan Murano are the most reliable SUVs, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Honda CR-V, Toyota Highlander, Porsche Macan and Mazda's CX-5 and CV-9 SUVs are highly-regarded by Edmunds, however.

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The 2015 Lexus NX, RX 350 and LX all have five-out-of-five-point reliability ratings according to U.S. News & World Report. The NX is a compact, crossover SUV with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, refined handling and a luxury-style cabin. The RX 350 is a mid-size crossover SUV offering a V6 engine, roomy backseats, ample cargo space and a smooth ride. The larger, full-size LX offers a V8 engine with six-speed transmission and a top-level interior cabin. The NX starts at roughly $34,500, while the larger Lexus LX is priced around $83,000.

The 2015 GMC Terrain has a 4.5 out of five-point reliability rating per U.S. News & World Report. This compact, crossover SUV offers both four-cylinder and V6 engine options, an impressive interior and spacious rear seats. The 2015 Nissan Murano also holds a 4.5 reliability rating and is considered the 2015 Best Two-Row SUV for the Money by U.S. News & World Report. The Murano offers a smooth ride, a fuel-efficient V6 engine and simple to use technology features. The 2015 Murano starts at roughly $29,500.

The 2015 Honda CR-V has an A-rating with Edmunds, and it is praised for its dependable reputation, impressive four-cylinder engine performance and spacious interior. The compact Mazda CX-5 and larger CX-9 also hold A-ratings with Edmunds. The CX-5 delivers impressive fuel economy, top-rated safety scores and best-in-class steering. The larger CX-9 offers a V6 engine and third-row seating.

The Toyota Highlander has an A-rating with Edmunds and also makes the consumer top-rated list for 2015 SUVs at Kelly Blue Book. The Highlander's roomy interior offers third-row seating, while this top-pick's V6 engine delivers strong performance, good fuel efficiency and an impressive towing capacity. The Porsche Macan also has an A-rating with Edmunds and also features on the consumer top-rated list at Kelly Blue Book. This luxury compact SUV features a 340-horsepower V6 engine and a turbocharged option. The 2015 Macan ranges in price from $50,000 to $72,300.

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