10 Best Luxury SUVs You Can Buy Right Now

These models have high scores in our road tests, they're reliable, and they have a variety of advanced safety systems

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Luxury SUVs take the characteristics of more common SUVs, such as a commanding view of the road, all-wheel drive, some level of off-roading ability, and a more rugged appearance, and wrap them in a stylish, attention-getting body. Inside, the cabin is decked out with leather touch points, high-quality trim, and additional sound-absorbing materials. The more expensive ones may have dazzling displays, high-performance engines, huge glass roofs, and even richer leather, wood, suede, and chrome trim.

But even among these exclusive models, some are far better than their peers. To find out which luxury SUVs are the best you can buy today, we compiled a list ranked by top Overall Scores, according to Consumer Reports’ ratings.

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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 Annual Auto Surveys; the availability of forward collision warning (FCW), automatic emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection, and blind spot warning (BSW); and results from government and insurance-industry crash tests, if they’re available.

Some models have our new Green Choice designation, which highlights vehicles with the cleanest emissions. You can read more about Green Choice here.

The SUVs listed below are ranked from first to 10th and range from compact models to those with three rows of seats.

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