The Top 5 2020 SUVs
SUV's continue to be the solution families seek and here are the best of the bunch. The market is crowded with choices, so automakers have to try harder to get consumers' attention. Hyundai continues to make its mark with its luxurious Genesis brand that comes fully loaded with features. There is also the traditional Honda CR-V, an affordable, family-friendly SUV which has been around a while and continues to outsell just about everyone in the compact SUV niche. Keep reading to see who is at the top of the heap and why.
The 2020 Honda CR-V is a compact and the best-selling Honda worldwide. It is a versatile small vehicle that families will appreciate. The 2020 version will be getting a mid-cycle touchup, so the design should be even better. The CR-V mostly runs on a 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder that cranks out 190 horses and 189 foot-pounds of torque. The base model gets a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 184 horsepower. Both engines should get around 30 MPG. The CR-V goes for a modest $25,000 to $30,000. Its affordability and modest gas consumption should make it even more popular.
Genesis made a splash a few years ago as Hyundai's luxury car. Since then it has become its own brand and will enter the SUV fray in 2020. The 2020 Genesis GV80 is a unique luxury vehicle in that there are no trim levels. Every Genesis comes loaded with all the features available. You may choose rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, and there are two engines available but you get all the extras anyway. The top engine is a 5.0-liter v8 that cranks out 420 horses. The smaller one is a 3.3-liter turbo that makes 365 horses. Gas mileage is expected to range from 18 to 25 MPG. Expect the Genesis GV80 to go for around $50,000.
The 2020 Cadillac XT6 was already available by mid-2019. It is a spacious SUV but is a little smaller than the Escalade, which was a huge vehicle. It has the same basic platform as some of the smaller cars of the lineup. It is a luxury car that runs on a 3.6-liter V6 that has 310 horsepower. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and you may get front-wheel or all-wheel drive. It is rated at 18-24 MPG. The XTS has safety features like blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assistance, automatic wipers, automatic emergency braking and more. The XT6 starts at $54,000 but could get up to about $80,000 when fully loaded.
This is Kia's second foray into the SUV market, and the 2020 Kia Telluride is sure to be a big success. It has bold styling to distinguish itself, but that is just the outside. It has room for eight people and their cargo. It comes with a lot of features like lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, and forward-collision warning and mitigation all standard. The Telluride is powered by a 3.8-liter V6 that can produce 291 horsepower. It gets 23 MGP combined. Front-wheel or all-wheel drive is available. Like all Kia vehicles, it comes with a 10-year, 100,000-mile warranty. The Telluride starts at $33,000 and goes up to $43,000 when fully loaded and the top trim.
The 2020 Volvo XC40 has already been named Europe's car of the year, and it is expected to do very well in the United States as well. It is almost a luxury car, with a lot of standard features. It offers a very smooth ride and is a fun car to drive even with its size. This vehicle is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is turbocharged and cranks out 197 horsepower. It should get 25-30 MPG combined. It has a standard nine-inch touchscreen with Apple and Android connectivity. Emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and collision avoidance technology are also standard on this car. The XC40 goes for between $33,500 and $40,000, making it an economical choice.