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Noticing an abnormal uptick in visits to the US News Best Autos site from the North Pole, we contacted—who else?—Santa Claus for an interview. Turns out he spent much of 2015 considering trading in his classic sleigh for an SUV. After scouring our best SUV rankings, he found a number of possible substitutes. Which SUVs caught Santa’s eye and made the cut? Click on the link below to see the slideshow.

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