Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs for the Money in 2018

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Here Are the Top Contenders for the U.S. News Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money Award

The best luxury 3-row SUVs have an even balance of quality, features, performance, and comfort for a price you can afford. All families want to make sure they’re getting the best vehicle for their money, even at the luxury level. The vehicles on this list represent the top contenders for the U.S. News Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money award, which recognizes the luxury 3-Row SUV with the best combination of quality and value.

To calculate value, we use data from TrueCar to find the average price paid for each vehicle, and we use data from Vincentric to determine the long-term cost of ownership. Cost of ownership data take into account factors including fuel, insurance, and repair costs over a five-year period.

To calculate quality, we look at each SUV’s overall score in our luxury 3-Row SUV rankings. Those take into account expert reviews, reliability data from J.D. Power, and safety data from the NHTSA and the IIHS.

Click through this slideshow to see the top contenders for and the winner of our Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money award.

Keep in mind that the scores on our site are updated constantly as new expert reviews and data become available. Therefore, the scores mentioned in this slideshow may not match the scores in our reviews.