Midsize SUVs

2019 Jeep Wrangler

2019 Jeep Wrangler

The Good:
– Classic good looks
– Improved onroad civility
– Unflappable offroad
The Bad:
– Hard to tell old from new
– Not totally civil
– Expensive high-spec versions

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2017 Ford Edge Titanium 1

2016 Ford Edge V6 AWD

The Good:
– Cabin space and features
– Ride and handling
– Manages a bit of offroading
The Bad:
– Pricey with options
– No third-row seat option
– No low-range gearing

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2017 GMC Acadia Denali

2017 GMC Acadia Denali

The Good:
– Tighter size and look
– Seating space and features
– Ride and handling
The Bad:
– Economy-biased gearbox tune
– Needs light foot to aid economy
– Limited off-road ability

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2017 Toyota Fortuner

2017 Toyota Fortuner

The Good:
– Great styling inside and out
– Fair space and features
– Great offroader
The Bad:
– Limited third-row legroom
– Lazy steering and gearbox
– Rides a bit stiff

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2017 Mazda CX-9

2017 Mazda CX-9

The Good:
– Attractive inside and out
– Cabin trim and features
– Ride and handling
The Bad:
– Limited offroad ability
– Less space than rivals
– Few key options not offered

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2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak

The Good:
– Unique, practical look
– Cabin space and features
– Economical offroader
The Bad:
– Somewhat harsh ride
– Noisy highway drive
– Some hard cabin plastics

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2016 GMC Acadia Denali AWD

2016 GMC Acadia Denali AWD

The Good:
– Huge cabin space
– Decent handling
– Quiet comfortable ride
The Bad:
– Average fuel economy
– No chance of offroading
– Longer than most cars

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2016 Haval H8 AWD

2016 Haval H8 AWD

The Good:
– Good build quality
– Cabin space and features
– Quiet comfortable ride
The Bad:
– Engine could use more power
– Fuel consumption
– Limited offroad ability

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2016 Ford Explorer Sport

2016 Ford Explorer Sport

The Good:
– Excellent turbo engine
– Cabin trim and features
– Ride and handling
The Bad:
– Expensive for its segment
– Average rear legroom
– Not as spacious as you think

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