10 of the Best SUVs to Look for in 2020


2020’s SUVs promise to be bigger, better, and more fun than ever! Keep reading to find out what the all-new 2020 SUVs have to offer.

10. 2020 Lincoln Aviator

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As its name implies, this new seven-passenger three-row midsize luxury SUV is inspired by themes of aviation. The Lincoln Black Label Flight theme uses rich leathers similar to a bomber jacket, instrument panel-like dials, dark full engine turn metallic appliqués, and a wraparound windshield. Horizontal lines and a sloping roof give the 2020 Lincoln Aviator a streamlined feel.

The new Aviator also has a suspension system that automatically lowers the vehicle when you approach it so that you’ll have an easier time getting into it. Plus, it has a forward-facing camera to identify potholes and other pavement issues ahead and adjusts instantly to help soften the blow. It also has optional 30-way power massaging seats, symphonic chimes for warnings and alerts, and the ability to use your cell phone as a key.

Starting price: $51,100

9. 2020 Land Rover Defender

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The new 2020 Land Rover Defender is the most durable Land Rover yet. It’s made of the toughest materials and it has been tested to its limits. The Defender can handle extreme terrains and has the ability to wade up to a depth of 35.4 inches — making it virtually unstoppable!

Other features include:
-All-wheel drive
-Configurable terrain response
-Wade program that raises the vehicle using electronic air suspension, plus a 3D surround camera with wade sensing to tell you just how deep the water is
-Two-speed transfer case
-Exceptional approach
-Breakover and departure angles
-Shortened front and rear overhangs
-Electronic Active Differential
-A larger tire family
-A rooftop tent that can carry up to 370 lbs., with a static load of 661 lbs.

Starting Price: $49,900

8. 2020 Kia Soul

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Ranked #1 in Subcompact SUVs, the all-new 2020 Kia Soul offers generous passenger and cargo space, a comfortable interior, and plenty of available features, including touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a smartphone charging pad, a head-up display, and ambient lighting elements. U.S. News & World Report also named the 2020 Kia Soul their “Best SUV for Teens $25K to $30K” because of its overall quality, high crash test scores, and lengthy list of available active safety features.

Starting Price: $17,500

7. 2020 Hyundai Palisade

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The basic configuration for the 2020 Hyundai Palisade includes 8-passenger seating with second-row bench, 8-inch touchscreen audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection, and Lane-Keeping Assist (LKA). The fully loaded version has 7-passenger seating with second-row captain’s chairs, dual sunroof, 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster, and premium Nappa leather seating.
From cameras and ultrasonic sensors to radars and cruise control that detects a vehicle in your lane ahead, automatically slows your Palisade down while maintaining a safe distance from the vehicle ahead, and can bring your Palisade to a complete stop without your input, the all-new Palisade has everything you need to drive in safety and style.

Starting Price: $31,550

6. 2020 Cadillac XT6

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This three-row crossover SUV is “improbably spacious, impressively stylish, and effortlessly capable.” The first of its kind, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 has three rows of seating, with available captain’s chair configuration for six passengers, as well as premium materials, including exotic wood, carbon fiber, leather appointment, and metallic accents and décor. There are also a wealth of features available, including a rearview video camera mirror, Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless mobile phone charging, hands-free tailgate, and automatic reverse braking.

Other features include:
-Optional all-wheel drive
-A sport version with more aggressive handling abilities
-Adaptive cruise control
-Night vision
-Keyless entry
-Remote start

Starting Price: $52,695

5. 2020 Ford Escape

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The 2020 Ford Escape is built for style, comfort, and fun. The line has a choice of hybrid or plug-in hybrid with a 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-cycle hybrid engine. It also comes with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology — an advanced suite of standard driver-assist technologies that includes Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Auto High-Beam Headlamps, Lane-Keeping System and Rear View Camera — and several selectable drive modes, including normal mode (for everyday driving), eco mode (for efficient and responsible driving), sport mode (for a sportier steering feel and quicker shifting), slippery mode (for firm surfaces covered with loose or slippery material such as ice, water, grass, or a thin layer of gravel or sand), and deep snow/sand mode (for help keeping your vehicle under control in deep snow or soft dry sand). Other features include All-Wheel Drive Disconnect and head-up display.

Starting Price: $24,885

4. 2020 Buick Encore GX

Encore Gx
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According to a press release published by Buick, the all-new Encore model “will strengthen Buick’s position in the most popular vehicle segments.”

“As we look to the future of Buick, the Encore GX positions us strongly as a consideration for those who want to purchase small or compact SUVs,” Duncan Aldred, vice president, Global Buick and GMC, said, according to the press release.

Positioned between the smaller Encore and the larger Envision and Enclave models, the 2020 Buick Encore GX will offer new standard safety technologies. Driver assistance features will include front pedestrian braking, automatic emergency braking, forward collision alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, and rear camera mirror.

Starting Price: TBA

3. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB

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This compact luxury crossover SUV can seat up to seven people via an optional third-row seat. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB also has an available all-wheel-drive system which includes a sport mode that sends added power to the rear wheels. It also boasts a heated steering wheel, a digital widescreen cockpit with control and display via Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system, a spacious interior, exceptional comfort, and versatility.

Other features include:
-Intuitive touchscreen and touchpad controls
-Simple, conversational commands to access vehicle features
-Over time the system learns from your preferences to offer a more personalized experience

Starting Price: $36,600

2. 2020 Aston Martin DBX

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The 2020 Aston Martin DBX is the automaker’s first ever SUV. It’s also the automaker’s first all-wheel drive model and first high-end family vehicle. Even though they’re new to SUV territory, Aston Martin reassures consumers that the DBX will bring the same level of performance as its other cars. What’s more is that the DBX will also demonstrate impressive off-road and towing capabilities.

As for the interior, there are layers of fine leather, genuine wood trim, real metal accents, and space for at least four adults.

FUN FACT: Aston Martin is best known for supplying James Bond’s vehicles.

Starting Price: $200,000

1. 2020 Ford Explorer

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The 2020 Ford Explorer has been redesigned from top to bottom, inside and out — and under the hood, too. It’s roomy, stylish, and “built for life’s adventures.”

Other features include:
-Rear-wheel drive
-Seating for up to 7 passengers
-A terrain management system that helps you tackle any adventure with up to seven selectable drive modes.
-Intelligent 4WD
-Ford Co-Pilot360™ on board
-Auto high-beam headlamps that can sense poor lighting conditions and switch on to light your path ahead. They can also sense oncoming headlights and dim automatically.
-The ability to tow up to 5,600 lbs.

Starting Price: $32,765


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