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SUVs under $80k

Starting between $70,000-$80,000, SUV buyers can choose between larger luxury models and up to full-size off-road SUVs. 

Our best SUV under $80k picks

1.
Land Rover Discovery

What we like

  • Super spacious interior
  • Premium cabin materials
  • New 4-cyl diesel surprisingly capable

What we don't

  • Expensive for a well-optioned model
  • Crawling into third row a slow process
  • Sharp direction changes unsettle the cabin

2.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio

What we like

  • Amazingly direct steering
  • Doesn't feel like you're driving an SUV
  • That wondrous engine

What we don't

  • Some interior materials feel less than premium
  • Media interface feels a little old school
  • Backseat will feel tight for taller passengers

3.
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

What we like

  • Killer styling.
  • Well equipped.
  • Quiet and composed on road.

What we don't

  • More expensive than its SUV sibling.
  • Not overly exciting in non-AMG models.

4.
Jaguar F-Pace

What we like

  • Fantastic looks
  • Welcoming cabin
  • Strong engine

What we don't

  • Sounds a bit dull
  • Missing some standard inclusions
  • Silly options packaging

5.
Toyota Land Cruiser

What we like

  • Great turbodiesel engine
  • Plenty of interior room
  • Off-road mastery

What we don't

  • Price
  • Size makes it vulnerable on parked-in city streets and squeezy bush tracks

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