Check out the best SUVs of the 2021 model year! The best new SUVs of 2021 offers outstanding performance, high-tech features from head to toe, a comfortable interior, and some impressive fuel economy ratings for their class.
While practicality, versatility, and fun don’t always go hand-in-hand, that’s not the case with the top new SUVs of the year. The best models of the year include the Subaru Ascent, Acura RDX, BMW X5, Lincoln Navigator, and Cadillac XT4. These models offer something for everyone. Whether you are a family man, an outdoor adventurer, or just looking for a luxurious ride, there’s a perfect SUV available for you. If you are looking to buy a new SUV in the near future, read on to learn more about the best new SUVs of 2021.
If you are looking for an affordable and fun family SUV, the all-new Subaru Ascent is a fantastic choice. The vehicle features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates a satisfying 240 horsepower and comes paired with a continuously variable transmission that works much like an automatic. It also offers some fairly impressive towing capabilities, allowing for some light towing. Getting a fuel economy of about 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, you’ll be making fewer trips to the pump compared to other mid-size SUVs. Starting at $31,995, the Ascent is one of the best-value mid-size SUVs. It comes available in four different trims: the base Ascent, as well as the Premium, Limited and Touring trims. The most notable trim is the Limited trim that comes with a wide variety of features including heated leather seats, a 14-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, an upgraded 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone integration, an array of driver assistance safety features, and a whole lot more. For current incentives, all new customers can get $500 extra cashback on purchases. Also, well-qualified buyers can get 0% APR Financing for 63 months on all new 2021 Ascent, Impreza, Legacy, and Outback Models.
If you are looking for a more luxurious ride, the redesigned 2021 Acura RDX is one terrific luxury compact. Featuring a 272-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the RDX provides strong acceleration and a smooth ride thanks to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It gets 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, which is typical for the class. Front-wheel drive comes standard, but all available trims offer all-wheel drive. Starting at $37,300, the Acura RDX is offered in four trim models: the RDX Standard, the Technology Package, the A-Spec, and the Advance Package. With the Technology Package, you’ll get most of the essential luxury features like leather seating, a 12-speaker audio system, a panoramic moonroof, and a 10.2-inch display infotainment system with navigation, along with advanced features like GPS-linked climate control and a full suite of driver assistance features. Current Offers for the Acura RDX include a special lease of $409 per month for 26 months with $2,999 total due at signing. Military for retail or lease can save $750. If you are a loyalty member you can get $1,500 off retail or lease price.
The BMW X5 is another one of the most fun mid-size SUVs on the market. Its 300-horsepower 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine provides exciting performance while delivering a decent fuel economy of 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. While the standard model can accommodate up to five passengers, you can add a third row that can accommodate up to seven passengers. The exquisite interior comes loaded with more standard features than you might otherwise be used to in a BMW, including a nine-speaker audio system, 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, HD radio, Bluetooth, dual-zone climate control moonroof and a few driver assistance features, but with optional features available, you can upgrade your X5 to be as tricked out as you like. Current offers on the BMW X5 include a 1.90% APR financing for up to 60 months on any new 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i model available from participating BMW dealers to very well qualified customers who meet BMW Financial Services NA, LLC credit requirements. For lease options you can lease a brand new X5 for $739 per month for 36 months with $4,999 due at signing included in payment is a $500 credit.
When it comes to large luxury SUVs, the 2021 Lincoln Navigator easily bests most SUVs of its class. The completely redesigned Navigator offers an exceptional fuel economy, getting 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway while generating 450 horsepower. Its spacious cabin can accommodate up to eight passengers and it offers up to 103.3 cubic feet of space with the seats folded down, while the Navigator L offers up to 120.2 cubic feet of space. The expertly designed interior maximizes comfort with features like tri-zone climate control, 14-speaker audio, a Wi-Fi hotspot, SYNC 3 infotainment system with smartphone integration, and even navigation. Current offers include a lease of $844 per month for 39 months with $8,592 due at signing. For retail purchasers, customers can get a 5.9% stand-alone APR for 72 months based on a $7,748 down payment.
If you are shopping for a less costly and stylish SUV for your family, Cadillac XT4 could be the best option. The concept behind the design of this car is to offer a cozy yet luxury compact SUV that is sporty. This magnificent ride comes with a 2.0L four-cylinder turbo engine that produces 237 horsepower. It has a sharp and angular body line that provides a luxurious athletic look. It comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission designed with start/stop technology that delivers up to 30 mpg on the highway. The car features an optional AWD system which assists the sporty SUV to do well on rough roads and poor weather. With the asking price of $35,790, Cadillac XT4 is the best little sporty SUV on the market. The most noteworthy trim is the luxury leather and tech that you can expect in a modern Cadillac. It comes with an 8-inch touchscreen that dominates the dashboard and has an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Current customers can get behind the wheel of an XT4 for 0.9% APR for 72 months plus a $1,000 purchase allowance. on 2020 models you can get a $4,000 purchase allowance with that same APR. For retail purchases with cash, you can get a $1,000 purchase allowance as well. For current eligible non-GM leases receive a $1,500 allowance toward the lease of a new 2021 Cadillac XT4.