Used SUV Reviews

Subaru Outback
Acura MDX4.5 Star Rating

Acura MDX 2007-2013

Acura is a luxury brand owned by Honda. Acura MDX is a relative of Honda Pilot. The second-generation MDX is a sporty mid-size 7-passenger SUV with an upscale interior and several high-tech features. The MDX has a 300-hp V6 engine and it's one of the few SUVs that are fun to drive.
Chevrolet Equinox4 Star Rating

Chevrolet Equinox 2010-2017

The Equinox is the 5-seater SUV with a comfortable interior and good highway fuel economy. It comes in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive trims, with a 4-cylinder or V6 engine.
Dodge Journey3.5 Star Rating

Dodge Journey 2009-2019

The Dodge Journey is a stylish 5- or 7-seater crossover. It offers a roomy interior and pleasant driving experience. Compared to many other similar vehicles, a used Dodge Journey is not very expensive.
Ford Edge4.5 Star Rating

Ford Edge 2007-2014

The Ford Edge is a mid-size, 5-seater crossover SUV you can enjoy driving. It shares its platform with its luxury twin Lincoln MKX, as well as the Mazda CX-9. The Edge offers a solid feel with sporty handling and a smooth ride.
Ford Escape3.5 Star Rating

Ford Escape 2008-2012

The Escape is one of the last small SUVs that still look like a truck. Its square shape provides excellent all-around visibility and interior space. It drives comfortably and is practical inside, which is why it was the best selling small SUV for many years.
Ford Escape3.5 Star Rating

Ford Escape 2013-2019

The third-gen Ford Escape is a sporty 5-seater compact SUV. It offers a solid road feel and a spacious, nicely-finished interior. The North American Ford Escape offers three different 4-cylinder engines and comes with front- or all-wheel drive.
Ford Explorer4 Star Rating

Ford Explorer 2006-2010

While the majority of today's SUVs are car based, the 4-th generation Ford Explorer is the real body-on-frame truck. It offers a roomy interior and a super comfortable ride.
Honda CR-V3.5 Star Rating

Honda CR-V 1997-2001

Honda CR-V (Comfortable Runabout Vehicle) is a compact lightweight car-based SUV with a four-wheel independent suspension. The combination of reasonable fuel economy, practical interior and cargo space made the CR-V one of the most popular compact SUVs.
Honda CR-V4 Star Rating

Honda CR-V 2002-2006

The second-generation Honda CR-V offers a roomy and functional interior, car-like handling and good fuel economy. Inside, the CR-V feels surprisingly roomy for a small SUV. A tall driving position provides a commanding view of the road.
Honda CR-V5 Star Rating

Honda CR-V 2007-2011

It's a 5-seater SUV that combines fuel economy and practicality in a well-rounded package. Thanks to its simplicity and proven tech, it can outlast many newer SUVs with proper care. For the same reason, it holds its value well.
Honda CR-V4.5 Star Rating

Honda CR-V 2012-2016

The 2012-2016 Honda CR-V is a 5-seater known for its practical design; it comes with a 4-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission. For the 2015 model year, the CR-V got a facelift, with a new Earth Dreams engine and a CVT transmission.
Honda CR-V4.5 Star Rating

Honda HR-V 2016-2022

The Honda HR-V is a compact crossover with a coupe-like styling. It is smaller than the Honda CR-V and offers a bulletproof 1.8-liter engine and a CVT automatic or a manual transmission. The rear "Magic Seat" folds down and flips up allowing for multiple cargo configurations.
Honda Pilot4.5 Star Rating

Honda Pilot 2009-2015

The Honda Pilot is one of the best people movers you can find. It's also one of the few truck-like SUVs. The Pilot seats 8 with three rows of seats and has a roomy, well-equipped interior with plenty of storage options. It comes with a strong V6 engine and is available with front- or all-wheel drive.
Jeep Cherokee3 Star Rating

Jeep Cherokee 2014-2020

After the 2009 bankruptcy, the "New Chrysler," now called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles or FCA, decided to place more bets on its iconic Jeep brand. SUVs were becoming more popular, so FCA came up with the new Jeep Cherokee, which is a car-based crossover.
Jeep Patriot3.5 Star Rating

Jeep Patriot 2007-2017

It's a Jeep thing, you wouldn't understand. The Patriot is a car-based SUV, but its truck-like shape and iconic Jeep look made it stand out. It's also one of the most affordable compact SUVs.
Mazda CX-34 Star Rating

Mazda CX-3 2016-2021

The CX-3 is a practical, reliable small SUV. It's fuel efficient and easy to maintain. The risk of the engine or transmission going bad is small. The Mazda CX-3 scored overall 5-star rating from NHTSA.
Mazda CX-54.5 Star Rating

Mazda CX-5 2013-2016

Mazda CX-5 is a practical 5-seater SUV. It offers a solid powertrain and sporty handling. It's also one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs. The CX-5 comes with a 4-cylinder engine and a proven six-speed automatic transmission in FWD or AWD variants.
Mazda CX-94.5 Star Rating

Mazda CX-9 2007-2015

This stylish seven-seater is not only roomy and practical, but sporty and fast. The 3.7L V6 propels the CX-9 from 0 to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. Despite its size, the CX-9 handles like a heavy sports sedan, and offers a smooth and refined ride.
Mazda Tribute3 Star Rating

Mazda Tribute 2008-2011

The Mazda Tribute has been developed in association with Ford and is a mechanical twin of the Ford Escape. The 2008-2011 Tribute is available with front- or four-wheel drive and is powered by a Mazda 4-cylinder or Ford V6 engine.
Nissan Murano3 Star Rating

Nissan Murano 2003-2007

When the 2003 Murano came out in 2002, its large wheels and futuristic styling made it stand out from the crowd. Nissan calls it the "Urban SUV"; its name originates from Murano glass, a famous product of the Venetian island of Murano.
Nissan Murano3.5 Star Rating

Nissan Murano 2009-2014

The Murano is a premium mid-size 5-seater SUV with an upscale interior and many high-end features. The Murano not only looks good, but offers a comfortable, quiet driving experience.
Nissan Pathfinder3.5 Star Rating

Nissan Pathfinder 2013-2020

The 2013-2020 Pathfinder is a comfortable, roomy seven-seat SUV with a responsive engine and a variety of available features. Unlike the previous truck-based Pathfinder, this fourth generation, known as R52, is built on a car-based platform.
Nissan Rogue3 Star Rating

Nissan Rogue 2008-2013

The Nissan Rogue is a practical fuel-efficient 5-seater SUV with a good engine. The only transmission choice is a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Rogue is one of the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive vehicles on the used car market.
Nissan Rogue4 Star Rating

Nissan Rogue 2014-2020

The 2014-2020 Rogue is is powered by a dependable 4-cylinder engine and comes with front- or all-wheel drive. It offers a spacious interior, comfortable driving experience, good gas mileage and great visibility. The CVT is the only part we don't like.
Subaru Forester3.5 Star Rating

Subaru Forester 2003-2008

No other SUV can compete with the Forester when it comes to a comfortable ride, fuel economy and excellent visibility. The Suby offers a 4-cylinder horizontally-opposed 'boxer' engine and standard all-wheel drive. Subaru all-wheel drive system is one of the best.
Subaru Forester4 Star Rating

Subaru Forester 2009-2013

The Subaru Forester is a tall compact SUV with standard all-wheel drive. Thanks to its upright shape, the Forester offers a spacious interior and excellent all-around visibility. It's powered by a flat-4 "Boxer" 2.5L engine mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.
Subaru Outback4 Star Rating

Subaru Outback 2005-2009

During the increased interest in SUVs in the 90s, Subaru had no SUV in its lineup. Subaru came up with the stylish Outback, which is a more rugged Subaru Legacy with added ground clearance. The name "Outback" means Australian backcountry.
Subaru Outback4 Star Rating

Subaru Outback 2010-2014

Pick a spot on the map, pack it up and go! Standard all-wheel drive, roomy cargo area and standard roof rack system with swing-in crossbars make the Outback perfect for biking, kayaking or camping. Another pluses are comfortable spacious interior, pleasant ride and decent highway fuel economy.
Subaru Outback4.5 Star Rating

Subaru Outback 2015-2019

The Outback is a popular choice for outdoor enthusiasts and this generation is no different. The Subaru Outback comes with a flat "boxer" 4- or 6-cylinder engine and standard all-wheel drive. The interion offers a classy dashboard design, comforable seats and ample cargo space.
Toyota Highlander4.5 Star Rating

Toyota Highlander 2001-2007

The 2001-2007 Highlander is a mid-size SUV riding on the Toyota Camry platform. It offers good handling and soft quiet ride. The third-row seat option is available in the 2004 and newer models. Engine choices included the 3.0L V6 (3.3L V6 from 2004) or 2.4L inline-4.
Toyota Highlander5 Star Rating

Toyota Highlander 2008-2013

The Toyota Highlander is a dependable family hauler. It offers a very smooth and quiet ride, roomy interior and a strong V6 The Highlander comes as a 5 or 7-seater, with front- or all-wheel drive.
Toyota RAV44 Star Rating

Toyota RAV4 2001-2005

The name RAV4 stands for Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel-drive. The RAV4 is available with front- or all-wheel drive. What is unique about this vehicle is that it has an optional full-time AWD system with a viscous limited-slip center differential.
Toyota RAV44.5 Star Rating

Toyota RAV4 2006-2012

The RAV4 is known for its practicality and comfortable car-like driving experience. Toyota's best-selling SUV is a popular choice on the used car market. It's a roomy compact car-based SUV available with a fuel-efficient 4-cylinder or a strong V6 engine.
Toyota RAV45 Star Rating

Toyota RAV4 2013-2018

The Toyota RAV4 is a popular 5-seater SUV with a spacious interior and comfortable driving experience. It comes with a 4-cylinder engine and a proven conventional 6-speed automatic transmission. Except for some minor issues, it's very reliable.
Toyota Venza5 Star Rating

Toyota Venza 2009-2015

The Toyota Venza is a stylish, roomy 5-seater crossover with large wheels. The Venza comes with a 4-cylinder or V6 engine, with front- or all-wheel drive. The name Venza is a combination of the words "venture" and "Monza," a city in Northern Italy famous for its race track, Autodromo Nazionale Monza.
VW Tiguan3.5 Star Rating

Volkswagen Tiguan 2009-2017

As compact SUVs were becoming more popular, Volkswagen introduced the Tiguan. The name Tiguan means half tiger and half iguana, as Volkswagen puts it. The Tiguan comes as a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.