2009-15 Honda Pilot

Though trucky on the outside, Pilot is as car-like as any vehicle in this class. That's a strong selling point, as this Best Buy's (2009-12) combination of performance, utility, and passenger [...]

2012-15 Honda CR-V

CR-V continues to excel for its "just-right" blend of comfort, refinement, passenger room, and cargo versatility. An edgier look for 2012 makes it stand out from the competition. Though it's on [...]

2008-15 Toyota Sequoia

No longer at a disadvantage in power or towing ability, the Sequoia more than holds its own against most rivals in every measure, except for dashboard convenience and cargo space behind the [...]

2009-15 Toyota Venza

Like the Camry and Highlander upon which it's based, Venza simply isn't an excitement machine. On the other hand, it's quite versatile and surprisingly roomy. Avoid the underpowered four-cylinder [...]

2010-15 Toyota 4Runner

This latest iteration of Toyota's traditional truck-type SUV doesn't make much sense as an on-road vehicle because it handles clumsily, wallows on the highway, and is difficult to get in and out [...]

2013-15 Toyota RAV4

The RAV4 loses the V6 engine and 3rd-row seat that made it stand out in this class, and aside from larger dimensions that allow for great passenger and cargo room, nothing gained in its 2013 [...]

2014-15 Toyota Highlander

The Highlander remains a must-see vehicle in the midsize-SUV class. Compared to previous Highlanders, the 2014 redesign offers increased passenger and cargo room, improved quietness, and a full [...]

2003-14 Ford Expedition

Expeditions qualify as a Best Buy (2003-6 and 2008-12) because they do everything a full-size SUV should, and handle some important tasks better than most. No, Ford's version is not as opulent as [...]

2009-15 Ford Flex

Unlike recently introduced Fords that were long on function and short on style, Flex emphatically offers both. While styling is subjective, Flex's spacious cabin and cargo area meet high [...]