If you’re in the market for a new SUV, you may be surprised at how many options you have. From crossovers to full-size sports-utility vehicles, buyers have more options than ever before.
But the buying process doesn’t have to be confusing. First, think about size. How many people need to fit comfortably in your new ride? Next, consider safety. Most people buy SUVs for their family, so safety is paramount.
And if you don’t want to browse through every SUV available to find the right one, you’re in luck. We’ve done the work for you.
Choose from any of these top 8 SUVs of 2018, and you can’t go wrong.
If you thought you knew the Buick Enclave, it might be time for another look. This crossover SUV is all new for 2018 and features a 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Available in AWD with an active twin-clutch rear differential to help distribute power.
Standard features include keyless entry, LED taillights, pushbutton start and tri-zone climate control. Pricing starts at $39,995
With a host of high-tech equipment, tons of cargo space and impressive fuel economy, the Honda CR-V is a triple threat. Contemporary styling and intuitive driving dynamics make this turbocharged 184-hp SUV a favorite. Prices start at $25,245
Mazda’s CX-5 stands out from the competition with distinctive styling and engaging driving dynamics. This is an SUV that screams value as it appears much more expensive than it is. The CX-5 offers maximum fuel efficiency with a four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is available. Prices for the Mazda CX-5 start at $25,145
At the top of its class, the 2018 Toyota Highlander has an upscale interior, powerful V6 engine and a comfortable ride with elegant cabin quality. MSRP for a 2018 Highlander starts at $31,230
Lots of standard safety features combined with stable handling make the Toyota Rav4 one of the top SUVs for 2018. The MSRP on a 2018 RAV4 starts at $24,660.
The 2018 Lexus RX is remarkably different from the RXs of the past. With a new three-row RX L option and eye-catching design, the RX may be worth another glance. As a luxury SUV, the Lexus RX is priced at the high-end of our list at a fair market price of $46,800.
The Honda Pilot has plenty of horsepowers and delivers a nice ride with passenger and cargo space to spare. These features make this mid-size SUV one of our 2018 favorites. You can get a Honda Pilot for an MSRP of $30,900.
This nimble seven-seater features a strong V6 engine, top safety scores, an upscale interior and an impressive warranty. And on top of that, it’s very affordable. MSRP for the 2018 Kia Sorrento starts at $25,900.
With many options to choose from, from luxury to economy and everything in-between, you can’t go wrong selecting one of these top 8 SUVs for 2018.
Which is your favorite?