That trend you keep hearing and reading about is very real. Without being too far off the mark, we expect that at least 55% of new car sales in Canada in 2018 will but of the truck or utility type. Actually, I think we’re being conservative…
With that in mind, if you’re in the process of shopping for your next vehicle and are leaning towards an SUV or a crossover, here is our top 15, in alphabetical order.
2019 Dodge Durango
This large 3-row truck might be old but there are bargains out there and it’s still relevant overall.
Read more on the Dodge Durango.
2019 Ford Escape
This is a compact, decent driving candidate that can be very affordable.
Read more on the Ford Escape.
2019 Honda CR-V
It might be losing ground reliability-wise but it remains an excellent compact choice.
Read more on the Honda CR-V.
2019 Honda HR-V
The roomiest small SUV. Perfect for just about everything when compact outer dimensions are a must.
Read more on the Honda HR-V.
2019 Hyundai Kona
This is the sub-compact CUV of the moment. Quirky, fun and available with AWD.
Read more on the Hyundai Kona.
2019 Mazda CX-5
There are few more handsome and pleasing compact SUVs on the road today.
Read more on the Mazda CX-5.
2019 Mazda CX-9
Stylish, luxurious almost and good to drive, the 3-row CX-9 can be very affordable.
Read more on the Mazda CX-9.
2019 Nissan Kicks
A very cool entry in the subcompact segment. Fun to drive and more than capable for the daily grind.
Read more on the Nissan Kicks.
2019 Nissan Rogue
One of the most popular SUVs in North America. Not much needs to be added here…
Read more on the Nissan Rogue.
2019 Subaru Ascent
Our favorite 3-row SUV. Spacious, capable and we love the new 2.4T!
Read more on the Subaru Ascent.
2019 Subaru Forester
Mature and brilliant is not conservative yet capable compact offering. You’ll not want for more.
Read more on the Subaru Forester.
2019 Toyota Highlander
A staple in the 3-row segment. Reliable, capable and life-long partner.
Read more on the Toyota Highlander.
2019 Toyota RAV4
One of the most compelling compact crossovers in 2019. Toyota’s done a great job reinventing the RAV4.
Read more on the Toyota RAV4.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
Roomy, comfortable and handsome 3-row SUV. Its pricing is the biggest obstacle.
Read more on the Volkswagen Atlas.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
With a rare available 3rd row (Rogue also), it’s become more family-friendly than ever.
Read more on the Volkswagen Tiguan.