Top 10 SUVs for 2021

  1. Toyota Venza

Toyota Venza 5-passenger midsize crossover SUV, the 2021 Toyota Venza comes only with a hybrid powertrain. It squeezes into the Toyota SUV lineup between the RAV4 Hybrid and the Highlander Hybrid, and it should return 40 mpg according to the automaker. Trim choices include LE, XLE, and Limited, and all-wheel-drive is standard.2021 Toyota Venza release date: On sale now2021 Toyota Venza price: $32,470 + $1,175

2. Hyundai Tucson 2022


A dramatically redesigned 2022 Hyundai Tucson is coming, with a clear emphasis on style and technology. It also grows in size and comes with a choice between gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid powertrains. As is expected of any crossover SUV, all-wheel drive will be available. Hyundai says a turbocharged N Line sport-tuned version is coming sometime after the SUV goes on sale.


2022 Hyundai Tucson release date: Spring of 2021 (est.)
2022 Hyundai Tucson price: $26,000 (est.)

Kía Sorento 2022


The redesigned 2021 Kia Sorento is larger inside, more capable off-road, and features a range of engines including turbocharged hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. Next-generation infotainment and safety tech are on the menu, too, and new SX Prestige and X-Line SX Prestige trim levels take Sorento into premium territory.


2021 Kia Sorento release date: December 2020
2021 Kia Sorento price: $29,390 plus destination

2022 Nissan Ariya


A decade ago, Nissan was one of the first car companies to offer an electric vehicle to the general public. Now, the automaker expands beyond the small Leaf hatchback with the debut of the 2022 Nissan Ariya. A 5-passenger compact SUV, the electric Ariya should provide about 300 miles of driving on a full battery charge.
2022 Nissan Ariya release date: Fall of 2021
2022 Nissan Ariya price: $40,000 (est.)

2022 Acura MDX


The Acura MDX is, according its maker, the most successful 7-passenger luxury SUV in history. Now, the 2022 Acura MDX is about to arrive, improving on its predecessor in terms of power, performance, technology, and safety. It looks more upscale inside and out, too, and in top specification will offer a 25-speaker high-end audio system. A 3.5-liter V-6 will be standard, with a twin-turbocharged V-6 in the racy Type S model.
2022 Acura MDX Release Date: Early 2021
2022 Acura MDX Price: $47,500 (est.)

Infinity QX60


Infiniti is planning to replace its midsize 3-row SUV, the QX60, with a vehicle that looks like this. Dubbed the QX60 Monograph, this SUV shows nearly production-ready design details for the all-new 2022 Infiniti QX60. Expect it to share a platform with the upcoming redesigned Nissan Pathfinder, and perhaps installation of the same turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 found in the Infiniti Q50.
2022 Infiniti QX60 release date: Fall of 2021 (est.)
2022 Infiniti QX60 price: $47,500 (est.)

BMW iX


Sized like a BMW X5, the new 2022 BMW iX is an electric midsize luxury SUV with room for five people and a driving range measuring an estimated 300 miles. Designed to aerodynamic requirements, and constructed using ecologically conscious methods and materials, the BMW iX is geometrically shaped, inside and out. Next-generation electronics power the infotainment and safety systems, and the iX is compatible with 200-kW DC fast chargers.
2022 BMW iX Release Date: Early 2021
2022 BMW iX Price: $75,000 (est.)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC –


Originally, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC was planned as an early launch for the 2021 model year, but the automaker pushed back its plans. Now, the electric luxury SUV is expected in the U.S. by spring of 2021. About the size of the Mercedes GLC, the EQC is a 5-passenger SUV and the first of a range of EQ-branded EVs from the automaker.


2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC release date: Spring of 2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC price: $67,900 + $1,050 destination (est.)

2021 Land Rover Defender 90


A sibling to the just-launched Land Rover Defender 110, the new Defender 90 is shorter in length, smaller in size, and cheaper in price, but is no less capable when it comes to exploring the great outdoors. Plus, thanks to a front-center jump seat, it carries up to six people. Two turbocharged engines are available, each paired with permanent 4-wheel drive.
2021 Land Rover Defender 90 release date: Early 2021
2021 Land Rover Defender 90 price: $46,100 (est.)

Jeep Grand Wagoneer


The last time Jeep sold a Grand Wagoneer was in 1991. Now, 30 years later, the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is returning as a large, 3-row SUV expected to compete with luxury models such as the Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator. Expect V-8 engines, the latest in technology, and classic Jeep design cues.


2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer release date: Fall of 2021 (est.)
2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer price: $75,000 (est.)