8 Brands That Have A Crossover SUV As Their Best Seller

Published August 16, 2016

When it comes to the car of the moment, crossover SUVs are certainly on-trend. The prestige car makers are enticing us in, with 35 top-quality, luxurious models to choose from. To emphazise the crossover SUV popularity, eight high-end brands currently claim these as their best selling vehicles. We decided to create a list identifying these 8 top selling crossover SUVs and going into a little detail on each of them.


8. 2016-2017 Acura RDX


The standard model of this Acura RDX crossover SUV boasts many aspects you would expect to pay extra for. Despite its compact size, this luxury vehicle offers plenty of space for both the driver and all passengers. There is also a decent sized trunk, allowing bigger storage. It delivers 279hp with a V6 3.5 liter engine. The front-wheel drive option will see you get 23 miles per gallon, although 22mpg is achievable with the all-wheel drive option. The starting price for the Acura RDX is $35,370 and at the time we went to press a staggering 22,683 had been sold.


7. 2016 Audi Q5


This Audi Q5 is another compact option in the crossover SUV range, however there is no holding back on style, speed and sophistication. Stunning on the outside, this crossover is available in a variety of models. The 2016 Audi Q5 Hybrid option has a starting price of $53,300. With an on-the-road price of $40,900, the other choices are the Audi Q5 Premium Plus, Premium and Prestige. The luxury feel of this vehicle is continued on the inside, with reclining back seats, giving added comfort for your passengers.


6. 2016-2017 Buick Encore


Buick have introduced the 2016 Encore, Envision and Enclave into their crossover SUV range, meaning there is something for everyone. The 2016 Encore has been the top-selling amongst the three models and comes in at a reasonable price of $24,065. With the 2017 Encore on sale shortly, the high sales are set to continue. The 2017 model comes with an all-new sleek design. Technology freaks will love all the latest hi-tech features it includes, such as the 8-inch touch screen. Safety and fuel consumption are impressive factors also, likely to ensure the record sale levels continue.


5. 2016 Cadillac SRV/2017 Cadillac XT5


Although we are sad to see the discontinuation of the 2016 SRV, the brand new XT5 is a much better crossover SUV overall. This luxurious crossover weighs an astonishing 278lbs less than the old SRX, has additional interior space for added comfort, and has a stunning exterior design. Its 3.5 liter V6 engine sees this small crossover SUV produce a massive 310hp. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 has an on-the-road price of $38,995. Of course, there are added features you can purchase at a price.


4. 2016 Lexus RX


The 2016 Lexus RX has definitely earned its place on this list of top-selling prestige branded crossover SUVs as an unbelievable 41,367 have been purchased so far. There is fantastic space inside, fitting up to 5 passengers comfortably. This middle sized crossover SUV has been stretched and made higher also, increasing the luxurious and spacious feel for everyone inside. This 2016 Lexus RX comes in a standard model, an F Sport model and also a Hybrid model. Prices start at $41,900 for the gasoline models and the Hybrid version starts at $52,235.


3. 2016 Lincoln MKX


As Lincoln’s top selling car, this MKX middle sized crossover SUV has a price tag of $38,260. In May of this year an amazing 2,794 were sold, showing an impressive 88% rise. This 2016 Lincoln MKX certainty looks the part on the outside and promises a luxurious ride for all due to lots of space and cool features. The all-wheel drive MKX was inspired by the Ford Edge, although the powerful turbocharged engine has given it a name for itself.


2. 2016 Porsche Cayenne

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This mean looking crossover SUV from Porsche screams luxury and it’s no wonder it was the 2015 top selling winner with over 6,691 sold. This year, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne sold 6,777 vehicles in the first five months and the closest competitor – the 2016 Macan – has sold 6,907. Only time will tell which ends up as 2016s overall best-selling crossover SUV. The standard 2016 Porsche Cayenne costs from $59,600, and it goes higher as much as $159,600 for the Cayenne Turbo S.


  1. 2016 Volvo XC90


The 2016 Volvo XC90 is a seven-seated crossover SUV that falls into the middle-sized category. All passengers will experience spacious luxury when aboard this crossover due to a huge cargo space and can achieve 26mpg when in T5 Front-wheel drive mode, with the choice of a Hybrid model available also. Designed with safety as a priority, this Volvo XC90 comes with automatic braking, cameras and distance sensors, amongst a whole range of other safety features.



James Murrell
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