The 17 Best Luxury SUVs Under $50,000 in 2020

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The Best Luxury SUVs Don’t Need to Bust the Bank

Buying a luxury SUV doesn’t have to mean skipping your mortgage payments or cashing in that college fund. For less than $50,000, there are plenty of excellent choices to be found on SUVs that are safe, stylish, powerful, and carry a premium nameplate.

We’ve compiled 17 of the best SUVs under $50,000 and listed them in ascending order, using our U.S. News Overall Score from our exhaustive rankings. Vehicles that make the cut include the perky Volvo XC40, the spacious Acura MDX, and refined Audi Q3. There are also fuel-sipping options, like the Lexus UX Hybrid, and fun-to-drive models such as the BMW X1.

How close was this contest? Less than one point in our rankings separates all 17 contenders. In fact, there is a three-way tie to claim the top spot. Keep reading to see how each luxury SUV delivers what demanding buyers want, all for a price that won’t sink your savings account.

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