Best 2016 Affordable Midsize SUVs

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18 cars

2016 Chevrolet Traverse

Overall, the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse is a well-rounded SUV, like many rivals in the competitive midsize SUV class. Its unmatched reliability read more »

8.7SCORE

$18,771 - $26,348 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

8.7SCORE

$18,771 - $26,348 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe has user-friendly features and a high-end interior, plus it's available with either two or three rows of seats. It read more »

8.5SCORE

$16,867 - $21,170 AVG PRICE PAID

18 City / 25 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$16,867 - $21,170 AVG PRICE PAID

18 City / 25 Hwy MPG

2016 Buick Enclave

The 2016 Buick Enclave ranks near the top of its class, thanks to its roomy and upscale cabin, comfortable ride, excellent safety scores, an read more »

8.4SCORE

$19,239 - $25,480 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$19,239 - $25,480 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

2016 Mazda CX-9

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 cracks the top half of its class thanks to thrilling handling, swift acceleration, and an upscale interior. It's held ba read more »

8.3SCORE

$19,491 - $25,801 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$19,491 - $25,801 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2016 Nissan Murano

The 2016 Nissan Murano ranks in the top third of its class, thanks to its roomy, upscale cabin and intuitive technology. It may not … read more »

8.3SCORE

$18,825 - $24,826 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 28 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$18,825 - $24,826 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2016 Honda Pilot

Outside of some high ownership costs and finicky infotainment controls, there’s a lot to like about the 2016 Honda Pilot, from its quality i read more »

8.2SCORE

$19,504 - $27,621 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$19,504 - $27,621 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2016 Toyota Highlander

The 2016 Toyota Highlander ranks in the top half of the midsize SUV class, thanks in part to its upscale, spacious cabin. However, its … read more »

8.2SCORE

$22,244 - $30,196 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 25 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$22,244 - $30,196 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 25 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford Edge

The 2016 Ford Edge is one of the roomiest and best-handling crossovers in the class, helping it secure a place in the top third … read more »

8.1SCORE

$16,282 - $23,999 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$16,282 - $23,999 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2016 Kia Sorento

The 2016 Kia Sorento claims a spot in the top half of our midsize SUV rankings. It has a handsome cabin, intuitive infotainment controls, … read more »

8.1SCORE

$14,971 - $23,184 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$14,971 - $23,184 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford Flex

The 2016 Ford Flex has a roomy interior, a comfortable ride, and strong engine performance, but a merely average reliability rating lands th read more »

8.0SCORE

$17,467 - $23,911 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$17,467 - $23,911 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

2016 GMC Acadia

The 2016 GMC Acadia has a roomy and comfortable interior, generous cargo space, and great safety and reliability ratings. However, it finish read more »

8.0SCORE

$17,316 - $26,890 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$17,316 - $26,890 AVG PRICE PAID

15 City / 22 Hwy MPG

2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has an upscale cabin that seats up to seven. However, it finishes in the middle of our midsize SUV … read more »

8.0SCORE

$31,091 - $32,706 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 28 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$31,091 - $32,706 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2016 Dodge Durango

The 2016 Dodge Durango's powerful engine choices and agile handling give it a leg up in the class, but ultimately, its below-average safety read more »

7.8SCORE

$20,967 - $30,277 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$20,967 - $30,277 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford Explorer

The 2016 Ford Explorer may offer a smooth and comfortable ride, but it ranks near the back of its class due to its frustrating … read more »

7.6SCORE

$18,450 - $28,883 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

7.6SCORE

$18,450 - $28,883 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee has an upscale interior, muscular powertrains, and excellent off-road capabilities. However, it has lower than read more »

7.6SCORE

$20,962 - $48,934 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 26 Hwy MPG

7.6SCORE

$20,962 - $48,934 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 26 Hwy MPG

2016 Dodge Journey

The 2016 Dodge Journey seems more affordable than most midsize SUVs, but a thirsty engine and a shaky expected reliability score cancel out read more »

7.3SCORE

$12,882 - $17,415 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 26 Hwy MPG

7.3SCORE

$12,882 - $17,415 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 26 Hwy MPG

2016 Nissan Pathfinder

Despite its upscale interior, the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder’s poor reliability score pushes it toward the bottom of the highly competitive mids read more »

7.3SCORE

$17,090 - $21,881 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.3SCORE

$17,090 - $21,881 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2016 Toyota 4Runner

The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is an adept off-road vehicle, but it’s not well-suited for everyday driving. It has a low safety score, an unsettled read more »

6.8SCORE

$30,001 - $36,599 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 22 Hwy MPG

6.8SCORE

$30,001 - $36,599 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 22 Hwy MPG

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