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Best luxury SUVs

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Here are the 10 most popular luxury SUVs with CarMax customers

Comfort, space, and style for everyone

Innovation, tech, and performance continue to be key considerations for car shoppers today.

If you also need extra cargo space or passenger space to go with it, you’ll want to consider all of the luxury SUV options available to you.  

#1 RANKEDLexus RX 350
  • Prices range from $17k - $57k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 22-29
  • The Lexus RX 350 has evolved over the years with its exceptional comfort and innovative features to create a luxurious driving experience. The RX 350 consistently holds its ground against rivals such as the Acura MDX, BMW X5, and Mercedes-Benz GLE.
2023 Lexus RX 350 Premium plus
  • Prices range from $20k - $65k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 23-29
  • The BMW X3 is a sporty and fun-to-drive small luxury SUV with ample storage and fuel efficiency. Sitting between X1 & X5, it competes well in a crowded market against the GV70, RDX, Macan & GLC.
2022 BMX X3 xDrive30i
#3 RANKEDAudi Q5
  • Prices range from $19k - $50k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 23-29
  • The Audi Q5 balances luxury, tech, and standard AWD versatility within the small SUV segment. With its plush cabin and options like an available plug-in hybrid powertrain, it's ready to compete with rivals.
2021 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 45 TFSI
#4 RANKEDInfiniti QX60
  • Prices range from $23k - $56k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 21-26
  • The Infiniti QX60 is a luxurious 3-row SUV with spacious family comfort. It offers ample standard features, modern tech, and an upscale interior.
2022 Infiniti QX60 Luxe
#5 RANKEDBuick Encore
  • Prices range from $15k - $27k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 24-32
  • The Buick Encore is a compact SUV with a single trim option for 2022, featuring an enhanced engine for improved power. Its compact size makes it perfect for city driving, while its upscale features provide a taste of luxury.
2022 Buick Encore Preferred
  • Prices range from $16k - $60k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 19-25
  • The Acura MDX's spacious 3-row cabin and sleek styling offers a combination of performance, style, and comfort. Even the base trim offers impressive standard features such as tri-zone climate control, heated front seats, and a panoramic sunroof.
2023 Acura MDX with A-Spec Package
#7 RANKEDCadillac XT5
  • Prices range from $23k - $48k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 22-29
  • The Cadillac XT5 is a spacious, tech-savvy, and luxurious SUV that stands out with its refined interior and smooth ride. Look for a Premium Luxury trim to gain more standout features.
2020 Cadillac XT5 Sport
#8 RANKEDMercedes-Benz GLC300
  • Prices range from $22k - $50k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 22-27
  • The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is a blend of precise performance, classy interiors, and innovative tech. This compact luxury SUV was redesigned in 2023 with more space for cargo and rear passengers.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC
#9 RANKEDLexus NX300
  • Prices range from $26k - $42k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 22-28
  • The Lexus NX 300 combines comfort and innovation to create a luxury crossover SUV that offers robust driver aids, versatile performance, and a stylish exterior. With ample tech features, it's a top choice for modern drivers.
2021 Lexus NX 300 F-Sport
  • Prices range from $14k - $49k
  • Estimated MPG Range: 22-28
  • Acura RDX's roomy interiors, comfort, and ample standard features provide an enjoyable driving experience. With a potent turbocharged engine and options for front- or all-wheel drive, it holds its ground among luxury SUVs.
2021 Acura RDX with A-Spec Package
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Frequently asked questions about luxury SUVs

The Lexus RX 350 is the top selling luxury SUV at CarMax, based on sales data over a recent 6-month period (November 2022 -April 2023).  

How we ranked this list

Our analysts determined rankings based on top CarMax SUV sales data over a recent 6-month period (November 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023) for the luxury brands Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chrysler, Genesis, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Porsche, Tesla, and Volvo.

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