20 Best SUVs For City Driving in USA

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20 Best SUVs for City Driving in USA

An SUV is a very smooth and awesome vehicle for city driving. Its sturdy build provides a secure feeling adding to its popularity. The large and spacious interior offered by an SUV is ideal for packing the whole family. Whether you prefer a sleek look or rugged exterior, you can find it all in the wide model variants. Fuel efficiency, power and ruggedness are important choice determinants for an SUV. We have compiled a list of 20 SUV’s that offer a great driving experience in and out of the city. The good and the bad, the large and the compact, with a highlight on the desirable features.

Porsche Macan 2020

Porsche Macan 2020
Porsche Macan 2020

A definite treat for the eyes, the Porsche Macan is a sleek and compact SUV. It is a luxury vehicle equipped with a 248 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged 4 cylinder engine. If you’ll dare to go off-roading the vehicle exhibits its rugged side. The all-wheel drive 7 speed automatic transmission is a standard feature with a dual clutch gearbox. It moves with smooth precision and tests the skill of the driver. The interior features of the car are sheer extravagance making it a worthy buy.

Porsche Macan Price: $60,400

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph5.1 sec
Top speed142 mph
Mile range436 miles
Fuel capacity19.8 U.S gal
ClassCompact luxury crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
TractionAWD (All-wheel drive)

Toyota 4Runner 2020

Toyota 4Runner 2020
Toyota 4Runner 2020

The study and rugged looks of the Toyota 4Runner are not deceptive. This SUV can drive through any terrain where other vehicles may fear to tread. The 4.0L 270 horsepower 1GR-FE V6 engine is value for money. A 7 seater with a large cargo space makes it a desirable family vehicle. The vehicle sports comfortable interiors and appears to be a very popular choice.  On the downside the Toyota 4Runner is not the best in fuel efficiency.

Toyota 4Runner Price: $45,200

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph7.6 sec
Top Speed125 mph
Mile Range414 miles
Fuel capacity23 U.S gal
ClassMid-size SUV
Body style5-door wagon

Jeep Wrangler 2020

Jeep Wrangler 2020
Jeep Wrangler 2020

The Jeep Wrangler maintains a WWII rugged exterior design and may not be much to look at, but the power and drive tell a different story. The Jeep Wrangler sports a spacious interior cabin despite the fact that it comes under the compact SUV category. The 200 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine delivers optimal performance on and off the road. A manual transmission with 6 speeds is the perfect for a rough terrain drive. The removable roof and doors, and foldable windshield, makes it a truly adventurous vehicle.

Jeep Wrangler Price: $37,495

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph6.9 sec
Top Speed111 mph
Mile Range335 miles
Fuel capacity18.6 U.S gal
ClassCompact SUV
Body style2-door SUV
TractionFWD (Four-wheel drive)

Ford Ecosport 2020

Ford Ecosport 2020
Ford Ecosport 2020

The Ford Ecosport is a regular compact SUV with standard features. It is an ideal vehicle for city driving with a 123 horsepower and a 2.0 L I4 engine. The cabin is spacious and offers a comfortable rear seating, which imposes on the cargo space. The fuel economy is below average and the vehicle is not suited for rough terrain. The Ford Ecosport is an affordable compact SUV and includes some attractive infotainment.

Ford Ecosport Price: $19,995

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph10 sec
Top Speed109 mph
Mile Range409 miles
Fuel capacity13.7 U.S gal
ClassMini off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility wagon
TractionFWD (front-wheel drive)

Acura MDX 2020

Acura MDX 2020
Acura MDX 2020

Acura MDX has a real sleek look and can be rated as a midsized luxury SUV. It encompasses a robust V6 engines delivering a 290 horsepower. The large vehicle comfortably seats 7 people. The high fuel efficiency puts the Acura MDX in the category of a great choice as a family car. The all-wheel drive makes it a fun to drive vehicle in and out of the city. Interior features include a surround view parking camera and great infotainment.

Acura MDX Price: $56,050

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph6.3 sec
Top Speed167 mph
Mile Range448 miles
Fuel capacity19.5 U.S gal
ClassMid-size luxury
Body style4-door SUV
TractionFWD (Front-wheel drive)

Toyota RAV4 2020

Toyota RAV4 2020
Toyota RAV4 2020

The Toyota RAV4 with its square jaws and unassuming exterior has a long list of favorable features. This stable vehicle offers great fuel economy and a spacious high class cabin. The 2.0L A25A-FKS I4 engine can be a bit noisy, but its virtues more than make up for this drawback. It is a top choice in the compact SUV category for families. It has an 8-speed automatic transmission and delivers 206 horsepower for smooth driving.

Toyota RAV4 Price: $25,550

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph7.8 sec
Top Speed130 mph
Mile Range435 miles
Fuel capacity14.5 U.S gal
ClassCompact crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
TractionFWD (Front-wheel drive)

Subaru Forester 2020

Subaru Forester 2020
Subaru Forester 2020

The Subaru Forester is a spacious vehicle with great fuel efficiency. It’s a middle range and money for value SUV. The vehicle boasts of a 276 horsepower, 2.5L H4 engine and an AV 7 speed automatic transmission. The high ground clearance makes it ideal for off road driving. It has been reported that the car is underpowered and has a sluggish pickup at times. Despite this negative feedback the vehicle ranks high for its smooth ride and remarkable capability.

Subaru Forester Price: $34,295

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph7.5 sec
Top Speed136 mph
Mile Range481 miles
Fuel capacity16.6 U.S gal
ClassCompact crossover SUV
Body style5-door small SUV
TractionAWD (All-wheel drive)

Honda CR-V 2020

Honda CR-V 2020
Honda CR-V 2020

Honda CR-V is an awesome SUV for maneuvering the city roads. Its compact shape and powerful 184 horsepower 2.4L K24W I4 engine delivers great fuel economy. The sleek vehicle offers a smooth and comfortable ride. The SUV has huge interior cabin and plenty of cargo space making it great for family outings and long distance driving. The 2020 Honda CR-V is relatively affordable and outfitted with advanced safety features.

Honda CR-V Price: $33,395

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph7.5 sec
Top Speed195 mph
Mile Range413 miles
Fuel capacity15.3 U.S gal
ClassCompact crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
TractionAWD (All-wheel drive)

Toyota Highlander 2020

Toyota Highlander 2020
Toyota Highlander 2020

Toyota Highlander is the rugged looking luxury SUV with a V6 engine and 292 horsepower. The Highlander maintains the Toyota trend of fuel efficiency. The large interior with 3 rows of seating and generous cargo space categorizes the SUV as the ideal family car. This mid-sized SUV is known for its reliability and safety features which include an automated emergency braking.

Toyota Highlander Price: $44,990

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph6.5 sec
Top Speed115 mph
Mile Range384 miles
Fuel capacity19.2 U.S gal
ClassMid-size crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
TractionAWD (All-wheel drive)

Ford Escape Hybrid 2020

Ford Escape Hybrid 2020
Ford Escape Hybrid 2020

Ford Escape Hybrid with its aerodynamic shape is designed for speed and performance. This electric car offers a host of features including a spacious cabin and an easy to operate infotainment system. The highlight of the Ford Escape Hybrid is that the engine only kicks in after a range of 30 miles. Short distance travelers can use the car without using any gas. Just how cool is that? The SUV is not short on power, and has a 300 horsepower Duratec 30 V6 engine.

Ford Escape Hybrid Price: $30,570

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph9.1 sec
Top Speed119 mph
Mile Range393 miles
Fuel capacity15.1 U.S gal
ClassCompact off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility wagon
TractionFWD (front-wheel drive)


Jaguar F-Pace 2020

Jaguar F-Pace 2020
Jaguar F-Pace 2020

True to its name the Jaguar F-Pace delivers a smooth performance. The sleek SUV is a power packed vehicle with its supercharged V6 robust engine and 296 horsepower. The interior features are sheer opulence with a delicate infotainment system. The huge interior of the Jaguar F-Pace accommodates 2 rows of seating and a generous cargo space putting its competitors to shame. Its athletic handling enables comfortable maneuvering in tight spaces and makes driving a joyful experience.

Jaguar F-Pace Price: $42,000

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph5.7 sec
Top Speed151 mph
Mile Range437 miles
Fuel capacity17.5 U.S gal
ClassMid-size off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility crossover wagon
Traction4×4 on-demand


Chevrolet Tahoe 2020

Chevrolet Tahoe 2020
Chevrolet Tahoe 2020

Chevrolet Tahoe is a crossover that may not have adopted the modern day sleek appearance, but its truck like body shape has a massive towing capacity. With its 320 horsepower and 5.7L strong V8 engine, the Tahoe performs really well in the city as well as off-road. This full size SUV can seat a whopping 9 people and offers plenty of cargo space as well. The Chevrolet Tahoe rank high as a reliable and safe vehicle.

Chevrolet Tahoe Price: $47,450

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph5.1 sec
Top Speed142 mph
Mile Range436 miles
Fuel capacity19.8 U.S gal
ClassCompact luxury Crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
TractionAWD (All-wheel drive)

Chevrolet Suburban 2020

Chevrolet Suburban 2020
Chevrolet Suburban 2020

Chevrolet Suburban is a hard working luxury vehicle with nothing to brag about the exteriors. It is a bit long, which can make tight parking a bit difficult. But when it comes to packing the whole family, this huge vehicle is ideal. Holidays and cross country driving is fun in this 355 horsepower, 4.8L V8 engine vehicle. The Suburban is not the most fuel efficient, but its other features make up for this drawback. The 6 speed automatic transmission ensures that you have a smooth ride.

Chevrolet Suburban Price: $55,000

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph7.1 sec
Top Speed131 mph
Mile Range260 miles
Fuel capacity25.9 U.S gal
ClassFull-size off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility wagon
TractionRWD (rear-wheel drive)

Ford Expedition 2020

Ford Expedition 2020
Ford Expedition 2020

Looks can be deceptive and that is exactly the case with the Ford Expedition. This amazing SUV is fitted with a turbocharged 4.6 L V8 engine delivering a powerful 375 horsepower. The quick acceleration and automatic transmission gives a great city driving experience. It is a very spacious vehicle with plenty of seating and cargo space. Though the length of the Ford Expedition may hinder maneuverability its fuel efficiency makes it a desirable choice.

Ford Expedition Price: $63,000

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph5.8 sec
Top Speed148 mph
Mile Range396 miles
Fuel capacity23.3 U.S gal
ClassFull-size off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility wagon
Traction4WD (Control trac four-wheel drive, 4×4)

Land Rover Velar 2020

Land Rover Velar 2020
Land Rover Velar 2020

Land Rover Velar is a mid-sized SUV with a powerful V6 engine. This stylish vehicle exudes opulence and offers a host of customable bespoke features. This compact luxury SUV has a 247 horsepower and a standard 8 speed automatic transmission. The interiors are elegant, spacious and high quality. The Land Rover Velar comfortably seats 5 and is a great SUV for city driving.

Land Rover Velar Price: $89,000

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph6.8 sec
Top Speed138 mph
Mile Range374 miles
Fuel capacity16.7 U.S gal
ClassMid-size off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility crossover wagon
Traction4×4 on-demand

Lincoln Continental 2020

Lincoln Continental 2020
Lincoln Continental 2020

The Lincoln Continental is a real treat for the eyes; a vehicle object that invariably invokes envy. The SUV has a 5.4L V8 engine matching its 230 horsepower and 441 Nm torque which falls short in comparison to its competitors in the same category. The retro interior design is one of the highlights along with its spacious cabin offering plenty of legroom for the occupants. The Continental is regarded as a very safe vehicle and offers a pleasant ride.

Lincoln Continental Price: $46,145

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph8.4 sec
Top Speed118 mph
Mile Range398 miles
Fuel capacity29.9 U.S gal
ClassFull-size off-road / SUV
Body styleSport-utility wagon
TractionRWD (rear-wheel drive)

Cadillac XT4 2020

Cadillac XT4 2020
Cadillac XT4 2020

The Cadillac XT4is a sub-compact SUV with a sharp-edged design. This 2.0L V6 engine with a 450 horsepower delivers an awesome driving experience. The swift acceleration and 9 speed transmission coupled with the automatic emergency braking and the forward collision alert are some of the attractive features. The XT4 has a very spacious interior and focuses of comfortable legroom and provides ample cargo space.

Cadillac XT4 Price: $35,790

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph3.5 sec
Top Speed203 mph
Mile Range268 miles
Fuel capacity19 U.S gal
ClassMid-size luxury
Body styleSUV
TractionFWD (Front-wheel drive)

Lexus UX 2020

Lexus UX 2020
Lexus UX 2020

The Lexus UX has a grand look and attractive features to go with its impressive exterior. This subcompact crossover SUV has a 2.0L V4 engine with 471 horsepower. The interiors are fantastic and include numerous standard features. Space-wise the UX interiors are a bit cramped with the low roof adding to the issue, but the refined engine, smooth driving experience and affordable price tag more than makes up for it. The Lexus UX is a highly fuel efficient car and enables comfortable maneuvering in tight places.

Lexus UX Price: $32,000

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph4.3 sec
Top Speed188 mph
Mile Range409 miles
Fuel capacity21.7 U.S gal
ClassMid-size car
Body styleSport utility vehicle
TractionFWD (Front-wheel drive)

Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020

Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020
Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020

2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a real neat looking piece of machinery with a 2.0L V4 engine delivering 505 hp. This Italian car is set to get your pulse racing with its precise handling and sharp steering. The flashy Alfa Romeo Stelvio stands out in a crowd with its stylish design. The interiors focus on the driver and it is not the typical family car. The luxury compact SUV is a great ride and attracts attention on city roads.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Price: $40,295

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph6.4 sec
Top Speed146 mph
Mile Range440 miles
Fuel capacity16.9 U.S gal
ClassSmall SUV
Body styleSport-utility Vehicle
TractionRWD (Rear wheel drive)

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2020

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2020
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2020

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is true luxury with style. It is a 363 horsepower with a5.7L HEMI engine and a 5 speed automatic transmission. This full size luxury minivan is spacious and seats 7; the perfect family car. The comfortable cabin is large and has user friendly features. The hybrid is not only fuel efficient but has a great electric range of 32 miles. A very economical vehicle for running errands around town or going to work and back enabling you to save a lot on gas expenses. When the charge runs out there is a seamless switch over to the gas engine without any manual intervention or warning alarms.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Price: $39,995

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph5.4 sec
Top Speed168 mph
Mile Range520 miles
Fuel capacity16.5 U.S gal
ClassCompact mini
Body styleSUV
TractionFWD (Front wheel drive)