Comfort, efficiency, performance and tech features: Payitless has selected for you the 5 best SUVs for 2021! We help you choose the best vehicle for your family and your leisure time!
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Mustang Mach-E is the electric SUV that encapsulates all the spirit and values of Ford’s namesake sports car; it combines aggressive styling and a quiet engine for great handling and a maximum range of up to 300 miles. Available in 3 trim levels, Ford Mustang Mach-E sits in the $40,000 price range. Great comfort and practicality, comparable to gas-powered compact SUVs in a package that’s more efficient and fun to drive.
Balance between sportiness and comfort
Compact SUV practicality
Not great driving range
Sister to the Telluride, Hyundai is putting all its chips on the Kia Palisade, a top SUV among 7-seat models. Equipped with a comfortable cabin, it’s powered by a mighty V6 engine that still delivers good fuel economy. On the road, compared to other SUVs, the Palisade is not as sporty, but it is definitely a vehicle for refined users. It offers 4 trim levels, we recommend the SEL AWD, equipped with a 3.8L V6 engine and All Wheel Drive, with prices around $38,210.
Great space inside
Elegance on board and high quality interior components
Driver safety systems as standard
Excellent starting price
Less fast and fun than many competitors
Slightly more expensive than its sister Kia Telluride
From Toyota, here is the mid-size crossover SUV, available with a V6 gasoline engine or hybrid; Highlander is proposed as a very practical and livable vehicle for the family. Eight seats on board, the Toyota Highlander comes out with 10 different trims to meet all needs. We recommend the XLE AWD, with a 3.5L V6 engine and all-wheel drive, with prices starting at $43,000.
Refined gasoline and hybrid engines
Excellent safety equipment for the driver
Not exaggerated performance
Third row impractical for adults
More expensive than competition
From the luxury Lincoln brand, the Aviator SUV offers a three-row interior and top-of-the-line safety features for the driver. Its pleasing styling is also reflected in its road manners: the ride is engaging and cargo space and towing capacity are excellent. There’s a choice of 400-horsepower V6 gasoline engines as well as a more powerful plug-in hybrid. Among its five trims, the AWD version offers a 3.0L V6 Turbo engine and All Wheel Drive, with prices from $60,000.
Elegant bodywork and spacious interior
Advanced technology on Black Label version
Remarkable interiors and cargo space
Plug-in hybrid doesn’t measure up to competition
High prices in top versions
Completely redesigned internally and externally, Nissan Rogue is confirmed as an absolute certainty in the circle of 5-seat compact SUVs. The great comfort guaranteed by the new seats put it among the most hospitable cars in the segment; not only that, great driving comfort and lot of space. Available in 4 setups, also with all-wheel drive, starting at $28,500; the most popular version is the SV FWD, equipped with a 2.5L I4 front-wheel drive engine.
Large and versatile interior space
Excellent handling and ride comfort
Hybrid engines not available
Poor sportiness compared to rivals