Crossovers and SUVs have been gaining in popularity over the past decades, and today, around half of Cartelligent clients opt for an SUV.

SUVs and crossovers offer plenty of space for kids, dogs, and Costco runs; and most have a range of safety and technology features to keep all of the above safe (and entertained).

At Cartelligent, we help thousands of people each year decide which vehicle will work best for them. We’ve used this data to compile a list of our top-selling SUVs.


10. Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner has been around for over 30 years and still is one of the most capable and rugged SUVs on the market. It features a body on frame design with 4 wheel drive which improves its ability to travel on dirt and snow. It has plenty of cargo space and is a great choice if you need a rugged and practical SUV.


9. Porsche Macan

The Porsche Macan is a small SUV built around performance, looks, and luxury. The engines range from a 2-liter four-cylinder engine with a turbo all the way to a twin-turbo V6. The Macan offers aggressive looks and sports car performance without sacrificing practicality.


8. BMW X5

The BMW X5 features a premium interior, optional 3rd-row seating, and engine options ranging from a diesel to a V8. It offers standard all-wheel-drive, and BMWs outstanding I-drive system, making it a fantastic choice for those looking for a larger-sized, luxury SUV.


7. Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee features a luxurious interior with a striking exterior. With optional 4 wheel drive and multiple drive modes, the Grand Cherokee is capable both on and off-road. The lineup starts with a V6 and goes up to a supercharged 707-horsepower V8.

6. Subaru Forester

The Subaru Forester is a popular choice for clients who value safety, fuel economy, and the versatility of all-wheel-drive. Engine options include a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, or an upgrade 2-liter turbocharged engine. The Forester is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety pick when equipped with front crash prevention and specific headlights.

5. Audi Q7

The Audi Q7 is a top choice for clients looking for a luxury, three-row SUV. The Q7 comes with standard all-wheel-drive, safety features like Audi pre-sense and a number of upgrades such as their virtual cockpit. Both a 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder engines are available.

4. Volvo XC90

Volvo has remodeled its entire company over the past couple years and their new products have quickly become favorites with Cartelligent clients. Leading the remodel was the three-row XC90 SUV. It features an interior filled with technology including a tablet-sized screen and a digital instrument cluster. Engine options range from a turbocharged 4-cylinder to a supercharged and turbocharged 4-cylinder with a hybrid system. The XC90 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with specific headlights.

3. Mazda CX-5

Mazda’s remodeled CX-5 has a new futuristic grill, a roomy interior, and optional all-wheel-drive. It comes loaded with technology; standard safety features include blind spot monitoring and hill assist. The CX-5 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with specific headlights.


2. Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander is a great option for clients who want a mid-sized, three-row SUV with practicality, safety, and great fuel economy (as well as an option to upgrade to a hybrid model). The Highlander comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense and is an IIHS Top Safety Pick.


1. Audi Q5/SQ5

Redesigned for 2018, our top-selling SUV has a plethora of new features including Audi’s phenomenal virtual cockpit and a brand new infotainment system. It offers plenty of performance with the SQ5 packing a turbocharged V6 that makes over 350-horsepower. The Audi Q5 is a fantastic combination of safety, performance, style, and technology.

Whether or not an SUV or crossover vehicle is right for you, Cartelligent can help you get a great deal on exactly what you want. Call our team of car-buying experts at 888-427-4270 or get started today.