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2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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With an opulent interior, agile handling, a comfortable ride and tremendous off-road capability, reviewers agree that the redesigned 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is an excellent ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.8
Critics' Rating:9.3
Performance:9.4
Interior:8.1
Safety:N/A
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2014 Acura MDX

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With refined driving dynamics and great fuel economy for the class, reviewers say the 2014 Acura MDX is an excellent pick among seven-seat luxury midsize SUVs. Because it ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.2
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.9
Safety:9.7
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2014 Lexus RX 350

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While it doesn’t offer the most engaging performance in the class, reviewers say the 2014 Lexus RX 350 has a luxurious cabin, roomy back seats and ample ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:8.7
Performance:7.7
Interior:8.4
Safety:9.3
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2014 BMW X5

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Test drivers agree that the redesigned 2014 BMW X5 offers elegant interior styling, as well as athletic handling and powerful engine choices that few luxury SUVs can ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:9.3
Performance:8.6
Interior:8.1
Safety:N/A
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2014 Lexus RX Hybrid

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Although it isn’t the most athletic SUV in the class, reviewers say the 2014 Lexus RX 450h offers great fuel economy and an upscale, roomy interior. Because it ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:7.9
Interior:8.1
Safety:8.5
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2014 Porsche Cayenne

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While test drivers say that it can be pricey, with a range of reviewer-liked engines, agile handling and an opulent interior, reviewers agree that it’s hard to ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.2
Safety:N/A
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  • MSRP: $69,850 - $69,850
  • MPG: 20 City / 24 Hwy

#6
2013 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

The 2013 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid offers good performance, especially for a hybrid, but its high price tag makes it hard for auto reviewers to recommend it over ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:7.3
Interior:7.2
Safety:N/A
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2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

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Reviewers praise the 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-class for its powerful engine choices, luxurious cabin and composed ride, though some rivals offer more standard features. Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.2
Performance:7.6
Interior:8.5
Safety:9.7
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2014 Volkswagen Touareg

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While reviewers say it’s not the sportiest or most capable SUV in the segment, the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg has a nice cabin, and a refined ride and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.9
Interior:7.8
Safety:10.0
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2014 Infiniti QX60

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The 2014 Infiniti QX60 earns praise for its luxurious interior, spacious three-row seating and comfortable ride, but reviewers say that some competing SUVs are more engaging to ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:6.7
Interior:8.4
Safety:8.5
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2014 Infiniti QX70

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Reviewers write that the 2014 Infiniti QX70 sets itself apart with sport sedan-like handling and an upscale interior, but it offers less cargo and back-seat passenger space ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:8.4
Interior:7.4
Safety:N/A
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2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

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Reviewers say the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid has composed handling and an impressive powertrain, but it comes at a lofty price. Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.1
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.3
Safety:N/A
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2014 Lincoln MKT

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While reviewers like the 2014 Lincoln MKT's upscale interior and comfortable, refined driving dynamics, some luxury midsize SUVs offer greater cargo space or are billed as more ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.1
Safety:9.7
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2014 Land Rover LR4

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Though reviewers appreciate the 2014 Land Rover LR4's extreme off-road capability and luxurious interior, most agree that other luxury midsize SUVs’ better performance and fuel economy make ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.6
Safety:N/A
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  • MSRP: $50,920 - $50,920
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

#15
2013 Acura ZDX

With its unique styling, reviewers say the 2013 Acura ZDX stands out in the crowd and is fairly pleasing to drive, but offers little in the way ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.1
Performance:7.7
Interior:6.9
Safety:9.0
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2014 Lincoln MKX

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Reviewers say the Lincoln MKX offers a pleasant ride and plenty of standard features, but it falters with uninspiring handling and quirky electronic features.  Read full review»

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.0
Interior:7.6
Safety:8.9
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2014 Audi Q7

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While reviewers like its fuel-efficient diesel engine option, the 2014 Audi Q7 falls short of rivals that have more cargo space and better handling. Read full review»

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.2
Interior:6.9
Safety:8.8
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2014 BMW X6

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Reviewers say the 2014 BMW X6 has the weight and height of an SUV and the smaller interior of a sporty car, resulting in a vehicle that ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:6.8
Performance:8.2
Interior:7.2
Safety:N/A
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2014 Volvo XC90

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While the 2014 Volvo XC90 has an excellent safety score, reviewers say it falls short with an underpowered engine, cramped second- and third-row seats and confusing tech ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.1
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.0
Interior:7.4
Safety:9.7
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