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 [...]

2003-14 Volvo XC90

Volvo fans got an SUV to call their own, but most any buyer would approve of the XC90's carlike road manners, rock-solid feel, solid workmanship, and numerous safety features. Relatively weak [...]

2001-06 Suzuki XL-7

Prices might have seemed attractive when the XL-7 was new, but these SUV's were no bargain given their subpar refinement, labored acceleration, stiff and nervous ride, poor handling, and [...]

2002-07 Suzuki Aerio

Quirky and a bit sluggish, Aerio sedans can be efficient, low-cost commuter cars. Except for their tall build, though, they don't really stand out among subcompact cars. Wagons are roomier and [...]

2001-05 Toyota RAV4

On the whole, a RAV4 is more suited to suburban errand-running than to long-distance people-hauling or even moderate off-roading. Still, it's an attractive compact SUV. Many rivals offer more [...]

2003-09 Toyota 4Runner

Some competitors offer a smoother ride and sharper on-road handling, but no comparably priced truck-type SUV beats the 4Runner for powertrain polish, off-road ability, and overall refinement. Few [...]

2003-08 Toyota Corolla

Not as refined as it could be, the Corolla nevertheless offers fine value for the money. Toyota's reputation for reliability qualifies this sedan for Recommended status. Honda Civic, Ford Focus, [...]