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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
8.5 Very Good
7.7 7.8 9.7 3.5 $24,950
$35,550
City: 20
Hwy: 27
#2
8.4 Very Good
7.8 8.5 9.4 N/A $39,050
$49,305
City: 17 (2014)
Hwy: 24 (2014)
#3
8.3 Very Good
8.4 8.0 9.0 2.5 $29,995
$43,395
City: 18
Hwy: 25
#3
8.3 Very Good
8.0 8.0 8.9 3.5 $28,100
$39,550
City: 19
Hwy: 27
#5
8.2 Very Good
8.1 8.5 8.5 2.5 $29,495
$64,380
City: 17
Hwy: 25
#6
8.1 Very Good
7.9 8.2 8.5 4.5 $28,530
$41,995
City: 18 (Est)
Hwy: 24 (Est)
#6
8.1 Very Good
7.6 8.1 9.0 3.5 $29,215
$43,590
City: 20
Hwy: 25
#8
8.0 Very Good
8.1 8.0 9.4 N/A $30,995
$43,935
City: 17
Hwy: 24
#8
8.0 Very Good
8.6 7.4 7.2 3.0 $29,985
$36,625
City: 17
Hwy: 24
#10
7.9 Good
7.8 8.0 9.4 2.0 $29,015
$42,375
City: 18
Hwy: 25
#10
7.9 Good
7.1 8.1 9.0 3.5 $47,300
$49,790
City: 27
Hwy: 28
#10
7.9 Good
6.9 8.0 9.3 4.0 $27,950
$39,570
City: 20
Hwy: 26
#13
7.8 Good
7.1 7.9 8.9 3.0 $29,210
$41,550
City: 20
Hwy: 26
#14
7.7 Good
7.2 7.8 9.4 N/A $33,975
$49,690
City: 17
Hwy: 24
#14
7.7 Good
7.1 7.4 9.4 N/A $24,300
$41,700
City: 20
Hwy: 27
#16
7.6 Good
7.4 6.7 9.0 3.0 $23,390
$31,370
City: 16
Hwy: 22
#16
7.6 Good
7.5 6.9 N/A 4.0 $27,680
$29,270
City: 16
Hwy: 20
#18
7.5 Good
7.1 7.0 9.4 N/A $30,600
$42,670
City: 17 (Est)
Hwy: 24 (Est)
#19
7.4 Good
6.8 7.3 8.5 N/A $29,870
$41,620
City: None
Hwy: None
#20
7.0 Good
6.1 7.5 8.9 3.0 $35,300
$44,550
City: 25
Hwy: 28
#20
7.0 Good
7.0 6.7 8.5 3.5 $32,820
$43,400
City: 17
Hwy: 22
#22
6.8 Mediocre
7.4 6.7 9.7 3.0 $34,095
$34,095
City: 16 (Est)
Hwy: 21 (Est)
#23
6.5 Mediocre
6.9 6.4 9.3 2.0 $22,995
$27,795
City: 25
Hwy: 31

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Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $29,595
$64,395
City: 17 (Est)
Hwy: 25 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $29,985
$36,625
City: 17 (Est)
Hwy: 24 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $23,195
$28,195
City: 25 (Est)
Hwy: 31 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $33,010
$43,420
City: 17 (Est)
Hwy: 22 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $29,415
$43,790
City: 20
Hwy: 25
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $47,500
$49,990
City: 27
Hwy: 28
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $28,915
$39,790
City: 20
Hwy: 26