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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 Man 2.0i Premium, 5dr Auto 2.0i Premium, 5dr, 5dr Touring, 5dr Auto 2.0i Limited and 5dr Man 2.0i. 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 Toyota Highlander XLE (V6)
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The Toyota Highlander is a 4-door SUV offered in FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl), 4WD 4dr Limited (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl) and 4WD 4dr Limited Platinum (Natl). The powertrains include 2.7-liter 4 (185 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (270 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 hybrid (280 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 24 mpg highway. The Highlander XLE V6 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Lexus RX 450h
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The Lexus RX is a 4-door SUV offered in AWD 4dr, AWD 4dr F Sport, FWD 4dr, AWD 4dr Crafted Line F Sport, AWD 4dr and FWD 4dr. The powertrains include 3.5-liter V6 (270 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 hybrid (295 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 8-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The RX 450h V6 CVT uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Chevrolet Tahoe LT
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The Chevrolet Tahoe is a 4-door SUV offered in 4WD 4dr LS, 4WD 4dr LTZ, 2WD 4dr LS, 2WD 4dr LT, 4WD 4dr LT and 2WD 4dr LTZ. The powertrains include 5.3-liter V8 (355 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 Tahoe uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Ford Escape SE (1.6T)
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The Ford Escape is a 4-door SUV offered in FWD 4dr SE, 4WD 4dr SE, FWD 4dr Titanium, 4WD 4dr Titanium and FWD 4dr S. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 turbo (173 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (231 hp) and 2.5-liter 4 (169 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. The Escape SE 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013