Choosing the best SUV 2018 for you and your family can be difficult. SUV sales continue to increase and manufacturers are rolling out more SUV models in various sizes and prices. This growth of available SUVs and crossovers is great for the consumer. But which models are the best? Here are our picks for the best SUVs 2018.

2018 Hyundai Kona

2018 Hyundai Kona

A new model, the Hyundai Kona is small but surprisingly spacious. It also features sporty design and a fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine with spirited performance. All-wheel drive is available, and the Kona is very affordable with a starting price right around $20,000.

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2018 Mazda CX-3

We also recommend the Mazda CX-3. It features an upscale interior; it looks great and delivers a more exciting driving experience than most SUVs in this class.

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2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V

If you need a larger SUV, we recommend the Honda CR-V. It’s consistently one of America’s most popular crossovers. The Honda’s combination of attractive styling, roomy interior and fuel mileage makes it popular with small families.

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2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Rav 4 Adventure Parked outdoors

The Honda’s main rival is the Toyota RAV4, and it’s another excellent choice for best SUV 2018. It’s also a best seller because of its specious interior, fuel efficient engine and reputation for reliability.

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2018 Kia Sorento

2018 Sorento SXL on snow

If you’re looking for a larger midsize SUV check out the Kia Sorento. With a base price of around $26,000 it’s one of the most affordable SUVs with an available third-row seat. Kia also offers the Sorento with three different engines, so you can choose your desired horsepower, performance and fuel economy.

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2018 Mazda CX-9

2018 MAZDA CX-9

We also highly recommend the attractive Mazda CX-9, which also has three rows. It’s fuel efficient, but more fun-to-drive than most others in this class. It also features a luxurious interior.

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2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Ford Expedition off road

If you need a full-size SUV with three spacious rows of seating and the ability to tow a boat or other weekend toy, we recommend the Ford Expedition. It features powerful turbocharged engines, all-wheel drive and its ride is smooth and carlike.

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

The Chevrolet Traverse also makes our list of best SUV 2018. It’s even more carlike than the Expedition and it seats seven comfortably.

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Choosing the best SUV for you and your family can be a daunting process, but it can also be fun. Hopefully this best SUV 2018 list makes your car shopping adventure a little easier.

Best SUV 2018 (Pro Rated Used Utility)
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If you want a spacious vehicle for a lower price, you want the best SUV 2018. We'll show you 2018's top picks for towing, cabin space, and reliability.
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Scott Oldham is an award winning automotive journalist with over 25 years of experience. Based in Los Angeles, Scott has written for Car and Driver, Autoweek, Kelley Blue Book,, Popular Mechanics and Autoblog. Scott is also a former President of the Motor Press Guild and is currently on the jury of the prestigious North American Car and Truck of the Year Award. He can be found on Twitter: @RealScottOldham

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