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SUV Rankings: Affordable Midsize SUVs

View the best midsize SUVs, generally priced below $40,000. Then read our midsize SUV reviews and compare specs to find your top SUV. Learn more about our rankings.

Ranking List | Sort by Scores
Rank Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
#1
8.8 Very Good
7.8 8.9 N/A 4.5 $29,560
$40,600
City: 21
Hwy: 28
#2
8.6 Very Good
7.9 8.0 10.0 3.5 $24,950
$36,000
City: 20
Hwy: 27
#2
8.6 Very Good
7.8 8.5 10.0 N/A $24,900
$43,100
City: 21 (Est)
Hwy: 29 (Est)
#2
8.6 Very Good
8.1 8.4 9.0 3.5 $29,665
$44,040
City: 20
Hwy: 25
#5
8.3 Very Good
7.6 8.4 9.0 3.5 $47,750
$50,240
City: 27
Hwy: 28
#6
8.2 Very Good
8.2 8.1 N/A 3.0 $28,100
$40,095
City: 20
Hwy: 30
#7
8.1 Very Good
8.2 8.5 8.9 2.0 $29,995
$64,695
City: 17
Hwy: 25
#8
7.7 Good
7.4 7.9 10.0 3.0 $29,630
$43,100
City: 20
Hwy: 27
#8
7.7 Good
7.0 7.8 9.3 4.0 $29,065
$39,940
City: 20
Hwy: 26
#10
7.5 Good
6.8 7.3 8.5 3.5 $29,870
$41,620
City: 18
Hwy: 25
#11
7.4 Good
6.8 7.8 9.3 2.5 $20,695
$32,995
City: 19
Hwy: 26
#12
7.1 Good
7.0 6.9 8.5 3.0 $33,210
$43,620
City: 17
Hwy: 22

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.