Best SUVs for Families for 2024 and 2025 (2024)

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2024 Kia Telluride

10

/10

C/D RATING

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Starting at

$37,585

EPA MPG

20–22 combined

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Best SUVs for Families for 2024 and 2025 (3)

C/D SAYS: The Telluride offers a generous set of standard features, and its top trim delivers a premium experience that's comparable to SUVs that cost far more. Learn More

#1 in Best 7-Seater SUVs

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2024 Toyota Grand Highlander Hybrid

10

/10

C/D RATING

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Starting at

$46,065

EPA MPG

N/A

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Best SUVs for Families for 2024 and 2025 (14)

C/D SAYS: All the familiar family-friendly qualities of the Grand Highlander SUV with a choice of two hybrid powertrains, one thrifty, one powerful. Learn More

#1 in Best Hybrid SUVs under $60,000

#1 in Best Hybrid SUVs for Families#1 in Best Hybrid 7-Seater SUVs#1 in Best Hybrid 3-Row SUVs#1 in Best Hybrid Mid-Size SUVs#4 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#5 in Best SUVs Under $50,000#9 in Best AWD SUVs#9 in SUVs with the Best Gas Mileage

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Starting at

$44,465

EPA MPG

N/A

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C/D SAYS: Toyota expands the Highlander SUV lineup—literally—with the introduction of the stretched 2024 Grand Highlander. Learn More

#1 in Toyota SUVs and Crossovers

#2 in Best 8-Seater SUVs#2 in Best Mid-Size SUVs#3 in Best SUVs with Captain's Chairs#4 in Best SUVs Under $50,000#5 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#10 in Best AWD SUVs

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2024 Kia EV9

10

/10

C/D RATING

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Starting at

$56,395

EPA Est. Range

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230–304 miles

Best SUVs for Families for 2024 and 2025 (36)

Best SUVs for Families for 2024 and 2025 (37)

C/D SAYS: The 2024 Kia EV9 SUV joins the Korean brand's EV lineup with three rows of seats, multiple powertrains, and an estimated 304 miles of maximum driving range. Learn More

#1 in Kia SUVs

#1 in Best Electric SUVs for Families#1 in Best Electric Mid-Size SUVs#1 in Best Electric 3-Row SUVs#1 in Best Electric SUVs under $75,000#2 in Best SUVs with Captain's Chairs#3 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#8 in Best AWD SUVs#15 in Longest Range Electric SUVs

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2025 Honda CR-V Hybrid

10

/10

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Starting at

$35,700

EPA MPG

N/A

C/D SAYS: The standard CR-V already possesses everything you expect in a compact SUV, and the 2025 CR-V Hybrid’s efficient and refined powertrain sweetens the deal. Learn More

#1 in Best Hybrid Compact SUVs

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2025 Honda CR-V

10

/10

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Starting at

$31,450

EPA MPG

N/A

C/D SAYS: The Honda CR-V maintains its leadership in the compact crossover segment, continuing into 2025 as an all-around gem. Learn More

#1 in Best Crossover SUVs

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2025 Genesis GV80

10

/10

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Starting at

$59,050

EPA MPG

N/A

C/D SAYS: The 2025 Genesis GV80 gets new styling and better features as part of a mid-cycle refresh that sweetens this already lavish mid-size luxury SUV. Learn More

#1 in Safest SUVs

#1 in Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs#1 in Best Luxury 7-Seater SUVs#1 in Best Luxury SUVs Under $60,000#1 in Best Mid-Size Luxury SUVs#1 in Genesis SUVs and Crossovers#2 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#2 in Best Luxury SUVs Under $75,000#3 in Best Luxury 2-Row SUVs#3 in Best 2-Row SUVs#11 in Best AWD SUVs

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2024 Hyundai Palisade

9.5

/10

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Starting at

$38,045

EPA MPG

21–22 combined

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C/D SAYS: With a high-class cabin, a smooth ride, and space for the whole family, the three-row Hyundai Palisade is one of the best in the mid-size SUV segment. Learn More

#2 in Hyundai SUVs and Crossovers

#3 in Best 8-Seater SUVs#5 in Best SUVs Under $40,000#6 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#7 in Best SUVs with Captain's Chairs#7 in Best Mid-Size SUVs#18 in Best AWD SUVs

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2025 BMW X5

9.5

/10

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Starting at

$66,875

EPA MPG

19–25 combined

C/D SAYS: It's not as much fun as a Porsche Cayenne nor as smooth-riding as a Genesis GV80 but the 2025 BMW X5 mid-size luxury SUV blends traits from both. Learn More

#1 in Best Plug-In-Hybrid SUVs

#2 in Best SUVs for Towing#3 in Best Mid-Size Luxury SUVs#3 in BMW SUVs and Crossovers#4 in Best Luxury 2-Row SUVs#6 in Best Luxury SUVs Under $75,000#10 in Best 2-Row SUVs#13 in Best AWD SUVs

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2025 BMW X7

9.5

/10

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Starting at

$84,675

EPA MPG

17–22 combined

C/D SAYS: With three eager powertrains, a luxurious interior, and unexpectedly agile handling, the X7 channels the traditional BMW spirit into a full-size SUV package. Learn More

#1 in Best SUVs for Towing

#1 in Best Large Luxury SUVs#1 in BMW SUVs and Crossovers#2 in Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs#2 in Best Luxury 7-Seater SUVs#5 in Best SUVs with Captain's Chairs#7 in Best 7-Seater SUVs#11 in Fastest SUVs#14 in Best AWD SUVs

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