The 9 Best SUVs We’ve Tested This Year

On-road or off-road, these are the SUVS we tested that could do it all.

Ben Bowers

Since its inception, the SUV’s underlying philosophy has been that it should be fit to haul a family, ready for work duties and just as competent on-road as it is off-road. And judging from what the best manufacturers are pumping out these days, we might be nearing peak SUV.

Do you want a track-focused model? One that’s trail rated? An SUV that cocoons you in luxury and hand-stitched leather? Whatever your preference is, you can’t go wrong. But to slim down the market for you, we vetted and curated our favorites to make your decision that much easier.

Mercedes-AMG GLS 63

No longer must cool dads suffer driving an SUV than doesn’t match their style.

Read The Review: Here

Porsche Macan GTS

Pikes Peak is a true test for any man or machine. That should speak volumes for the Porsche Macan GTS (along with Associate Editor Nick Caruso).

Read The Review: Here

Jeep Rubicon

For a casual day of muddin’, it’s hard to beat the 2016 Rubicon.

Read The Review: Here

Lincoln MKX

As campy as the Lincoln commercials with Matthew McConaughey were, their cars have actually turned out to be quite the head-turners.

Read The Review: Here

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

The Trailhawk may be the most rugged trim you can spec a Jeep Cherokee in, but put it through its paces around town and it won’t falter.

Read The Review: Here

Ford Expedition

It’s become a suburban staple over the years — but you can bet that if the Expedition can handle a mountain range in southern Mexico, it can handle your kid’s soccer practice.

Read The Review: Here

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Diesel

Nevermind VW and Dieselgate; over in Detroit, Jeep has cranked out an outstanding diesel SUV you didn’t even know was available.

Read The Review: Here

Mercedes-AMG G63

Just because the G63 is a biturbo-V8-powered German tank doesn’t mean it can’t attract a fanbase of sweet old ladies.

Read The Review: Here

Bentley Bentayga

The most expensive SUV ever made is also one of the most capable.

Read The Review: Here

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