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View the best luxury compact SUVs, covering small SUVs generally priced above $30,000. Then compare SUV reviews and specs. Learn more about our rankings.

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2014 Acura RDX

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Reviewers say that the 2014 Acura RDX is one of the most versatile SUVs in the class, thanks to its powerful, yet fuel-efficient V6, spacious interior and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.1
Safety:9.7
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2014 Infiniti QX50

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Test drivers say that the 2014 Infiniti QX50 lacks interior space, but has agile handling, a strong engine and an opulent interior. Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.9
Interior:7.8
Safety:N/A
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2014 Audi Q5

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With agile handling, a refined base engine and a premium interior, reviewers think the 2014 Audi Q5 is one of the best luxury compact SUVs you can ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:9.3
Performance:8.2
Interior:8.5
Safety:9.3
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2014 BMW X3

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Reviewers say that nimble handling, peppy engines, good fuel economy and a spacious interior make the 2014 BMW X3 a very desirable luxury compact SUV. Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.8
Interior:8.0
Safety:10.0
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  • MSRP: $34,850 - $49,800
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

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2014 Volvo XC60

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Reviewers say the Volvo XC60 is a great family SUV with a roomy cabin, a bunch of hi-tech safety features and a comfortable and classy interior, but ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.7
Performance:8.2
Interior:8.1
Safety:9.7
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2014 Cadillac SRX

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While reviewers say the 2014 Cadillac SRX has an upscale interior and a refined ride, most agree that rival SUVs offer sportier performance, better fuel economy and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.3
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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

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Reviewers say the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has an upscale interior and gets great fuel economy with its available diesel engine, but its meager rear legroom and cargo ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.4
Safety:10.0
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  • MSRP: $41,145 - $44,145
  • MPG: 18 (2012) City / 28 (2012) Hwy

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2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

The 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque has good off-road abilities and a high-quality interior, but its poor rear visibility and low reliability score may limit its appeal. Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:8.4
Interior:7.9
Safety:N/A
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2014 BMW X1

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Reviewers say the 2014 BMW X1 has sharp handling and a powerful engine, but they note that limited cargo space and expensive options packages may detract from ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:8.4
Interior:7.4
Safety:9.0
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2013 Land Rover LR2

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While the 2013 Land Rover LR2 is capable off road, test drivers agree that it lacks the luxury, refinement and road manners of other SUVs in the class. Read full review»

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Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.9
Interior:6.2
Safety:N/A
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