The best midsize SUVs are out there, starting with the 10 SUVs on this list. 

Best Ranked Midsize SUVs | CarMax

You’re looking for the best midsize SUV, and you’ve got questions. What are the best midsize SUVs out there? How’s a midsize SUV different from the best compact SUVs?

We’ve got answers, in the form of 10 of the best midsize SUVs based on CarMax sales data collected between 1/1/17 and 9/1/17.

These vehicles typically hold five to seven passengers. They’re taller than wagons, and some midsize SUVs, but not all, have three rows of seats.

  1. Ford Explorer
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Ford Explorer | CarMax
  2. Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Jeep Grand Cherokee | CarMax
  3. Kia Sorento
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Kia Sorento | CarMax
  4. Dodge Journey
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Dodge Journey | CarMax
  5. Nissan Pathfinder
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Nissan Pathfinder | CarMax
  6. Chevrolet Traverse
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Chevrolet Traverse | CarMax
  7. Ford Edge
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Ford Edge | CarMax
  8. Nissan Murano
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Nissan Murano | CarMax
  9. Honda Pilot
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Honda Pilot | CarMax
  10. Toyota Highlander
    Best Ranked Midsize SUVs: Toyota Highlander | CarMax

For a list of SUVs with 3 rows of seats, see our best SUVs with 3 rows of seats article. For more information on these often affordable, always stylish and comfortable SUVs that aren’t too big and aren’t too small, take a look at our more-in-depth Best Midsize SUVs of 2017 article.

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