10 Best SUVs You Can Buy Right Now

These high-scoring models do well in performance, reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction

Kia Telluride is among the 10 best SUVs you can buy today.

SUVs continue to be wildly popular in the U.S., and for good reasons. These higher-riding vehicles feature some characteristics most cars lack, such as a commanding view of the road, available (or sometimes standard) all-wheel drive, some level of off-roading ability, and a more rugged appearance.    

So what are the very best SUVs of any size you can buy today? To find out, we compiled a list of SUVs ranked by top Overall Scores, according to Consumer Reports’ ratings. Our Overall Score encompasses a vehicle’s performance in our road tests; the latest results from the reliability and owner satisfaction sections of CR’s exclusive Annual Auto Surveys; the availability of forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and blind spot warning; and results from government and insurance-industry crash tests if they're available.

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The SUVs listed below are ranked from first to 10th. We excluded luxury models, which tend to be more expensive.  

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2020 Kia Telluride

Price Range: $31,890 - $43,790

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