2016 Luxury SUV Model Preview

Luxury SUVs are generally considered to be those that start over $40,000, but many models top out at over $60,000. If you are going to shop for a vehicle with this kind of price tag and wide variety of options, it would be good to know what models and features are available.

To that end, here’s a look at selected 2016 luxury SUV models.

Acura MDX

Not only does the 2016 Acura MDX provide some of the best fuel economy in its class, but it is also rated a top safety pick. This luxury SUV comes standard with a V6 engine and nine-speed automatic transmission. The three rows of seating offer plenty of room and the luxury and tech features make the MDX a joy to drive.

Lexus RX

The brand’s all-time best-selling vehicle, the Lexus RX received a full makeover in 2016 to make it sportier, edgier, and more stylish. The 2016 Lexus RX is all that and more. The vehicle has a standard V6 engine, 8-speed automatic transmission, and a host of upgrades in the interior. Performance has been improved but so has safety on this popular SUV.

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Volvo XC90

The 2016 Volvo XC90 was redesigned for the current model year and is being described as one of the most comfortable and powerful rides in its class. The XC90 comes with a standard turbocharged engine and 8-speed automatic transmission. It is one of the safest luxury SUVs with a long list of standard safety features. Find out why we picked it as our top three-row luxury crossover.

Acura RDX

The 2016 RDX is described as a stylish, roomy, and comfortable SUV that delivers both power and value to its owners. The vehicle features a standard V6 engine the provides smooth handling and good fuel economy. The RDX is also a reliable SUV and is very safe.

Volvo XC60

The 2016 Volvo XC60 is a popular choice for its powerful standard engine, roomy interior, and superior safety rating. Drivers say that the XC60 is fun to drive and provides all the expected technology bells and whistles. The standard Volvo City Safety System makes this a safe choice.

Lexus NX

While there haven’t been any major changes this model year, the 2016 Lexus NX offers drivers plenty to get excited about. The standard 235-horsepower turbocharged engine is tuned for fuel economy, and the NX is considered a sportier version of its larger RX model. The safety features and engineering of the NX make it an incredibly safe luxury SUV.

Audi Q5

The 2016 Audi Q5 features a luxurious interior and a powerful driving experience with its standard turbocharged engine. All models come with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a panoramic sunroof. Comfort and style aside, the Q5 performs well on all safety tests.

Get a more expansive list and more information on luxury SUV models here.

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