9 Fastest New SUVs Under $50,000 in 2017

2017 Mercedes Benz GLA Class
1 of 12

The Fast and the Versatile

When SUVs first hit the market a couple decades ago, they were usually lumbering beasts meant to haul families and stuff into the woods or, more often, to the mall. But the newest wave of SUVs includes quicker models that are more capable on the pavement. These SUVs handle more like sports cars than off-road crawlers.

High horsepower and tuned performance add to the MSRP of an SUV, and options can climb well above a modest budget. But we found nine models that deliver powerful, punchy performance for less than $50,000.

Click through the following slides to see the fastest new SUVs under $50,000.

To get local pricing, enter your zip code: Cancel

Best Price Program

Interested in a New?

Use the U.S. News Best Price Program to find great deals and get upfront pricing on the.