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See which SUVs are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of SUVs that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the SUVs that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mazda CX-5 Touring (2.5L)
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The Mazda CX-5 is a 4-door SUV offered in FWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring, AWD 4dr Auto Touring, FWD 4dr Man Sport, FWD 4dr Auto Sport, FWD 4dr Auto Touring, AWD 4dr Auto Sport and AWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (155 hp) and 2.5-liter 4 (184 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 24 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. The CX-5 Touring 4-cyl 2.5 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Kia Sportage LX (2.4)
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The Kia Sportage is a 4-door SUV offered in 2WD 4dr LX, 2WD 4dr EX, AWD 4dr EX, 2WD 4dr SX, AWD 4dr SX and AWD 4dr LX. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (260 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (176 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The Sportage LX 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Porsche Cayenne (V6)
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The Porsche Cayenne is a 4-door SUV offered in AWD 4dr Man, AWD 4dr Diesel Platinum Edition, AWD 4dr S, AWD 4dr Diesel, AWD 4dr GTS, AWD 4dr Tiptronic, AWD 4dr S Hybrid, AWD 4dr Turbo, AWD 4dr Platinum Edition and AWD 4dr Turbo S. The powertrains include 3.0-liter V6 hybrid (380 hp), 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel (240 hp), 3.6-liter V6 (300 hp), 4.8-liter V8 (400 hp), 4.8-liter V8 (420 hp), 4.8-liter V8 turbo (500 hp) and 4.8-liter V8 turbo (550 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 23 mpg highway. The Cayenne uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Lincoln Navigator
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The Lincoln Navigator is a 4-door SUV, extended SUV offered in 4WD 4dr, 4WD 4dr, 2WD 4dr and 2WD 4dr. The powertrains include 5.4-liter V8 (310 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or selectable 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from NA mpg city to NA mpg highway. The Navigator uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2007
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Volvo XC90
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The Volvo XC90 is a 4-door SUV offered in FWD 4dr R-Design, AWD 4dr R-Design Platinum, FWD 4dr R-Design Platinum, AWD 4dr Premier Plus, FWD 4dr, FWD 4dr Platinum, AWD 4dr R-Design, AWD 4dr, AWD 4dr Platinum and FWD 4dr Premier Plus. The powertrains include 3.2-liter 6 (240 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 23 mpg highway. The XC90 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013