The Top 5 SUVs of 2012

The comfort and security that one feels when they ride an SUV is something that is hard to top, a lot of people would still want a good sizeable SUV even though there are countless of smaller cars out there that keep getting better and better. With that in mind, here are five of the best SUVs in the market for the year 2012.

2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford EscapeOne of the more affordable compact SUVs in the market today, the new 2013 Ford Escape was redesigned for much convenience and comfort. This SUV rates high in safety and performance, with various features like the Ford Sync and MyFord Touch that helps you link the car with certain devices that assist in rear parking and blind spot monitoring. This particular model one does take the cake in the compact SUV department. However, make sure to skip the base engine and go straight to Ecoboost for superior fuel economy.

2012 Mazda CX-9

Mazda’s newest offering in the midsize SUV category is quite a beauty on its own. As one of the sportiest crossovers in the market, this SUV is for those who want a sleek exterior that’s matched with a comfortable interior. If you’re looking for a quality three-row SUV on the cheap, this vehicle will definitely give you the best of both worlds. The base model is already quite an offering by itself, even though the ride is a bit on the stiff side. But if you’re looking for a sport SUV, then the new Mazda CX-9 is top choice.

2012 Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition has always been a favorite amongst buyers of SUVs, and this latest version is definitely no exception. It has a spacious interior, a hard looking exterior, and a feel that just emanates safety and security, which makes it perfect for families. For such a large vehicle, the rear independent suspension does give it rather good handling that you wouldn’t expect from such a beast. Some may say that the controls feel a bit dated, but they’re easy to use and understand, which can be said for the rest of this SUV.

2013 Lexus RX 3502013 Lexus RX 350

The luxury of a Lexus is hard to deny, and the new RX 350 is one of the best offerings from the company. Among midsize SUVs, the RX 350 is a grand expression of Lexus’ understanding of luxury and performance. While there are better performing models in the RX series, the other features of the 350 make it hard to pass for anything else. You’ll rejoice in its wide space, quiet ride, smooth handling, fuel economy, and more. This is a true contender on any list regarding the best SUVs in the market today.

2012 Land Rover Range Rover

Perhaps the ultimate in the world SUVs, the Range Rover has never faltered in providing both luxury and reliability in the category of large SUVs. Full-featured and incredibly spacious, the British SUV leaves its competition far behind. With useful gadgets that would make The Terminator drool, with leg room that feels like light years across, and with performance that’s comparable with the Starship Enterprise, the Range Rover is definitely hard to beat. All kidding aside, the Land Rover has yet to come out with a Range Rover that has disappointed, and that’s saying a lot.

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