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Make massive moves in these large SUVs.

Best Large SUVs | CarMax

So you want the elevated ride height and ground clearance of an SUV and often need to move around a small army and all their things? It sounds like a large SUV might be the four-wheeled solution for you. Large SUVs are available in many configurations, from front-wheel drive (FWD) to four-wheel drive (4WD), basic to luxury, and of course, big or extra big! Large SUVs are a great choice for growing families as you get the option of the third row with some models offering extra-long options if you need more cargo space behind that last row of seats.

Many large SUVs share their chassis and power trains with full-size pickup trucks, which makes them a good choice if you also like to go camping, sailing, or off-roading. Check out this list of the 10 best large SUVs, based on CarMax vehicle sales data from November 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

  1. Chevrolet Traverse
    Best Large SUVs: Chevrolet Traverse | CarMax
  2. Buick Enclave
    Best Large SUVs: Buick Enclave | CarMax
  3. Chevrolet Tahoe
    Best Large SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe | CarMax
  4. Chevrolet Suburban 1500
    Best Large SUVs: Chevrolet Suburban | CarMax
  5. Ford Expedition
    Best Large SUVs: Ford Expedition | CarMax
  6. Nissan Armada
    Best Large SUVs: Nissan Armada | CarMax
  7. Cadillac Escalade
    Best Large SUVs: Cadillac Escalade | CarMax
  8. GMC Yukon
    Best Large SUVs: GMC Yukon | CarMax
  9. Lexus GX 460
    Best Large SUVs: Lexus GX-460 | CarMax
  10. Audi Q7
    Best Large SUVs: Audi Q7 | CarMax

This list of the 10 best large SUVs gives you a broad spectrum of choices, depending on what you're looking for from the biggest available SUVs on the roads today. If you want something for a family road trip that can carry all your luggage and gear, all while riding in luxury, the Cadillac Escalade is an excellent choice.

If something a little less lavish is more your style but you still want an extra-large SUV, take a look at the Chevrolet Suburban 1500. The 11th-generation (2015–present) Chevrolet Suburban 1500 seats seven passengers comfortably and has nearly 40 cubic ft. of luggage capacity behind the rear seat. The Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave are in the top two spots on our list of 10 best large SUVs. These two cousins from GM also share a chassis and powertrain options. If the added power of a V8 isn't a necessity, both models (from 2008) are also available with a 3.6L V6 engine—or, for 2017 and newer models, a 2.0L four-cylinder engine.

Large SUVs are among the most versatile vehicles on the road. They're great for friends and pets, and gives you extra comfort on road trips. Any vehicle on this list will suit both casual and more serious off-roaders, and running errands in town too.

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