The luxury SUV competition is stiff in 2016 as many automakers up their SUV game. Though it makes choosing a new luxury SUV more difficult, it also means that you can find a vehicle with all the features and options you’re dreaming of. Whether you need a smooth ride, a lot of technology, or outstanding safety, one of these 2016 luxury SUVs may just be worthy enough to carry your precious cargo. Here is Auto Select Imports 4 Luxury SUVs to Carry Only the Best Cargo.
The 2015 BMW X5 has a reputation for handling more like a car than an SUV, which is just one of its many perks. Available in gasoline, diesel, and hybrid plug-in models, there’s a BMW X5 that will suit everyone’s power and gas mileage preferences. The interior is comfortable, luxurious, and everything you’ve come to expect from BMW. If you need it, a third row is available. The X5 comes with hill descent control, dynamic cruise control, a panoramic moon roof, and a powerful infotainment system. Gas mileage is estimated at 23 miles per gallon in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
Kelley Blue Book reports that the Lexus RX is America’s best-selling luxury SUV, and that 40 percent of RX buyers had owned an RX prior to purchasing a new one. The interior of the RX is luxurious, convenient, and comfortable, with extra leg room in the back and an optional navigation system with a large screen and intuitive interface. Buyers with children will love the long list of safety features, which includes pre-collision technology, lane departure warnings, and parking assist. Get 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway on front wheel drive with the 3.5-liter V6 engine.
SUVs with three rows can feel large and unwieldy, but the Audi Q7 crossover handles well and adds features even other luxury vehicles can’t compete with. If you want better handling, opt for the air suspension. If you want to feel like every road trip is a spa day, get the massaging front seats. The interior comes with an optional 12.3 inch screen display, up to 23 speakers, and, incredibly, another screen of 8.3 inches that comes out of the dashboard. If kids will be spending a lot of time in those back seats, upgrade to rear seat entertainment to make those road trips easier.
The 2016 MKX looks a little more modern than its predecessors, and that’s a good thing. It only has two rows, but if your family is small, you’ll enjoy the extra leg room and cargo space for sure. Many features that come standard on the MKX are optional in other SUVs. These include a keyless entry and push-button start, heated and cooled front seats, and seat position memory. Bluetooth and satellite radio also come standard. The MKX drives very smoothly and provides a quiet ride, even on the highway.
Take your driving experience to the next level with a 2016 luxury SUV. From extra cargo space to third-row seating, lots of dashboard tech to a myriad of fantastic engines, these SUVs are what you’re looking for in 2016.