10 Best Luxury Compact SUVs for Families in 2019

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Here Is Our Full Ranking for the U.S. News Best Luxury Compact SUVs for Families Award

If you plan to shop for a new luxury compact SUV this year, you have a lot to consider. It’s a particularly competitive field, and it can be a challenge to weigh the pros and cons of each model. Make things a little easier on yourself by checking out the candidates for our Best Luxury Compact SUVs for Families award.

We evaluate potential award winners based on family-friendly characteristics such as quality, passenger and cargo space, the availability and usefulness of tech features, and safety. The vehicle that wins our 2019 Best Compact Luxury SUVs for Families award offers the best combination of these attributes.

The methodology for our awards considers the opinions of professional automotive critics, key data like safety and reliability ratings, interior space based on seating measurements and cargo volume, and the availability and usefulness of standard and optional family-friendly features. Within each of the 11 automotive classes in which we give awards, the model with the highest composite score is named the Best Car for Families in that category. The two runners-up are named the Finalists.

We’ll start with the lowest-scoring luxury compact SUV in the award ranking, and as we go, you’ll learn what you need to know about the models that are the best options for your family. 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.

Read on to see which vehicle is the U.S. News Best Luxury Compact SUV for Families.

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