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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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
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The Subaru XV Crosstrek is a 4-door SUV offered in 5dr Auto 2.0i Premium, 5dr Auto 2.0i Limited, 5dr 2.0i, 5dr 2.0i Touring and 5dr Man 2.0i Premium. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (148 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 hybrid (160 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and CVT transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 29 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid 4-cyl CVT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the GMC Yukon SLT
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The GMC Yukon is a 4-door SUV offered in 4WD 4dr SLE, 2WD 4dr SLT, 4WD 4dr SLT, 2WD 4dr SLE, 4WD 4dr Denali and 2WD 4dr Denali. The powertrains include 5.3-liter V8 (355 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 (420 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or selectable 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 22 mpg highway. The Yukon uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Porsche Cayenne (V6)
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The Porsche Cayenne is a 4-door SUV offered in AWD 4dr Tiptronic, AWD 4dr Turbo S, AWD 4dr Platinum Edition, AWD 4dr Man, AWD 4dr S Hybrid, AWD 4dr GTS, AWD 4dr Diesel Platinum Edition, AWD 4dr S, AWD 4dr Diesel and AWD 4dr Turbo. 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 Mazda CX-9
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The Mazda CX-9 is a 4-door SUV offered in AWD 4dr Touring, AWD 4dr Grand Touring, FWD 4dr Sport, FWD 4dr Touring, AWD 4dr Sport and FWD 4dr Grand Touring. The powertrains include 3.7-liter V6 (273 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 15 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The CX-9 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2008
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
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The Volkswagen Tiguan is a 4-door SUV offered in 2WD 4dr Auto SEL, 2WD 4dr Auto R-Line, 2WD 4dr Auto SE w/Appearance, 4WD 4dr Auto SE w/Appearance, 4WD 4dr Auto R-Line, 4WD 4dr Auto S, 4WD 4dr Auto SEL, 2WD 4dr Man S, 2WD 4dr Auto SE, 2WD 4dr Auto S and 4WD 4dr Auto SE. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (200 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 27 mpg highway. The Tiguan uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012