The New Year is approaching, which means car companies are redesigning their SUVs that they plan on showing off during the 2020 model year. These companies include Ford and Honda, which are reintroducing some classic models back to their lineup. Hyundai and Kia are expanding their offering with a three-row SUV market, and upscale manufacture is also making their mark.
All these car companies are showing off their impressive collections of SUVs, and it can be hard to decide which best suits your needs. Here we are going to break down the 10 Best Midsize SUV for 2020, so you can have an easier time deciding.
1. 2020 Hyundai Palisade
This spacious three-row SUV is great for a larger family and isn’t bad price wise either sitting around $32,000. The Hyundai Palisade comes with a V6 engine with 22 miles per gallon combined for gas. If you’re a city driver, you’ll get 19 miles per gallon and a little more on the freeway with 26. This SUV comes with eight seats and a 2nd-row bench option if you need it.
2. 2020 Kia Telluride
The Kia Telluride is described as “big, bold, and boxy.” It comes with a 3.8-liter V6 engine that gives off 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet torque. The SUV has four drive modes, Eco, Smart, Sport, and Comfort, and drivers can select two driving settings. The Kia Telluride starts in the low $30,000 and can seat eight passengers. With a gas range of 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, you won’t be spending an arm and a leg on fuel.
3. 2020 Honda Passport
The Honda Passport is Honda’s new midsize crossover that is great for driving around the neighborhood and off the trail. The Passport comes with a 280-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and an all-wheel-drive system that can help assist with off-roading. This SUV comes in a few different options from Honda, the lowest starting at $31,990. For an SUV, the gas range isn’t horrible either, coming in a 20-mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The seating is a little smaller than other SUVs, though seating five comfortably.
4. 2020 Audi Q8
If you’re looking for a more luxurious brand of midsize SUV, then Audi is for you. The Q8 has a luxurious cabin, tons of legroom for the second row, and great features. The car is fueled by a 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 335 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. Audi claims that the Q8 can go from zero to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds. The fuel economy is a bit low for this SUV though, coming in at 17 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. The Q8 can comfortably seat five and starts at $68,200.
5. 2020 Ford Escape
Let’s talk about redesigned SUV at its finest. The Ford Escape offers two new gasoline engines and two all-new hybrid systems. The design is similar to a mustang and gives off a sleek style. The Escape’s standard engine is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 180 horsepower and 111 pound-feet of torque. If you go with their all-new plug-in hybrid model, you will get a range of 30-miles of an all-electric charge. The Ford Escape can seat five and has a fuel range of 17 mpg in the city. The Ford Escape sits in the mid to high $20,000.
6. 2020 Toyota Highlander
Toyota is also jumping on the redesigning game with their Toyota Highlander. The new Toyota Highlander comes with a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine. The hybrid version holds a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that has a combined output of 240 horsepower. The hybrid combined fuel economy is 34 mpg. The non-hybrid version comes with 21 mpg city and 27 mpg highway and costs $31,830. For large families, this SUV is great since it comfortably seats 8.
7. 2020 Subaru Outback
If you want more of a wagon SUV, then check out the Subaru Outback. This SUV is roomy and has a comfortable interior with standard all-wheel drive and class-leading cargo space. The Outback comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 182 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. For gas, the Outback gets 26 mpg city and 33 mpg on the highway, while the turbo model gets 23 cities and 30 highway. This SUV is on the smaller side and seats five people comfortably. If you’re interested in the Subaru Outback is starts at $26,645.
8. 2020 Ford Explorer
The Ford Explorer is trying to get back into the big ranks of midsize SUV with the new Ford Explorer. The new Explorer comes with a 300-horsepower engine, with the option of a new Explorer ST that offers a 400-horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged engine. The Explorer will seat more than the Escape, coming in with a comfortable space for seven. This SUV comes with 27 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. Pricing is in the high $30,000.
9. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Another great luxury SUV to check out is the Mercedes-Benz GLS. The GLS is also redesigned and is a great cross between a rugged-off road vehicle and a luxury family SUV. The SUV is powered by a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine that produces 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The second-row passenger seating received an upgrade and has an extra 3.4 inches of legroom, and they offer a third row that is comfortable for drivers over 6-feet tall. The Benz can seat eight and comes in around $75,000. For the steep price of the car, the gas range can be a little better, getting 16 mpg city and 22 highway.
10. 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
If the style is your thing, then check out the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque. This is one of the best-looking SUVs on the market and is top ranked when it comes to a luxury vehicle. The Evoque is powered with a 296-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine. For a larger SUV, it does only seat five, but you have the option of my trunk space with the seats folding down. This Range Rover gets up to 21 mpg city and 26 highway and comes in around $42,000.
There you have it, ten of the best midsize SUV for the new 2020 year. Take a look and find which one works the best for your family and the lifestyle you live.