No matter if you’re looking for a SUV for personal use or for a family of 5, or just a decent vehicle for your daily needs, we have compiled the best SUVs that 2020 has to offer. This diverse list of SUVs will surely have something for everyone. Among the wide variety of options available, you can easily pick out the one that best suits your needs and also offers you the best value against your money. So, without further delay, let’s dive into it and see what options we have laid down for you.
Buick Encore GX Review
Sure, the name does sound a bit confusing but don’t let that divert your attention from this beauty. To further clarify this, let us state that there are 2 Encore SUVs: the premiere one which is comparatively a bit smaller and has been roaming around the market since 2013. The second one is all new Encore GX, which is clearly a successor of the previous Encore. With an updated interior, enhanced performance and several new safety and security feature, this has got all that it takes to steal the show. The value for money when compared to its competitors isn’t the best, to be honest, but the difference isn’t that much, especially if you’re a Buick person.
More new features include a very spacious interior, a luxurious ride and advanced handling characteristics. All in all, it’s a decent choice for an SUV.
Hyundai Kona has got to be everyone’s favorite SUV for 2020 and upcoming 2021. This is because it has a variety of amazing features to give you the best SUV experience. For example, smooth-operating driving aids, a powerful turbocharged engine, a very interactive infotainment interface and a lot more. Let’s take the entry level Hyundai Kona to begin with: it offers 16-inch alloy wheels, a 6-speaker sound system, a huge touchscreen for all your entertainment needs and a lot more.
SEL plus model of Hyundai Kona includes more advanced features e.g. sunroof, foglights, wireless charging feature, auto-dimming rearview mirror and more. Other models of Hyundai Kona include Ultimate, Limited, SE, Night, SEL plus with minor features designed to change your experience.
2020 Honda CR-V
It would be a shame not to include 2020 Honda CR-V in a list of SUVs for the year 2020. With Honda announcing that they would no longer continue the non-turbocharged engine, we would focus this review for Honda CR-V solely on the all new hybrid model with 1.5 l, 4 cylinder engine. In the recent times, this engine had been used in the luxurious models. Safety features of CR-V haven’t received a groundbreaking upgrade but still feature cruise control and crash prevention technology. Another notable change in the 2020 Honda CR-V is the overall sleeker styling and enhanced interior storage.
One minor downside on Honda CR-V 2020 is that the infotainment features haven’t received a major uplift. It features the same old infotainment system that isn’t exactly the best so far or as easy to use as the one in newer models. However, that’s pretty much the only negative thing about the 2020 model.
Not only Nissan Rogue is one of the most famous small sized SUVs in the market, it is also Nissan’s best-selling vehicle. Sure, the 2014 to 2020 Rogue did a decent job but the competitors offered slightly better features and value for money. However, with the 2020 Rogue, Nissan is clearly sending out a message and looking to entice you with the latest Nissan Rogue.
It features a unique exterior design, an overall boxier look and very easily recognizable LED lights. The cabin receives the biggest change so far: a fresh new look with premium material such as quilted leather and ambient lamination to give you a luxurious feel and experience.
Among several different models of the Rogue, the SV one stands out. With not much difference in the price from the standard model, the features it offers make it an obvious choice. ProPilot assist system is the most notable feature giving you adaptive cruise control and lane departure system.
With a generous list of outstanding features, CX-5 promises a lavish, smooth and comfortable ride, second to none. It’s clear to see that CX-5 is lavishly designed inside out and the driving experience is a bit more sporty and engaging. This is definitely a huge plus for people who crave for a powerful performance on road and more confident feel on the road.
Let’s come to the performance: CX-5 offers a standard 187-hp with 4 cylinder engine. Thanks to its spectacular throttle response, it feels even quicker than it already is. However, if you are particularly looking for a speed monster, then the 250-hp turbocharged engine model would be the best choice to go with. Interior and comfort are two aspects that have not been ignored by Mazda. First-rate materials have been used to give you a lavish layout and that definitely makes it an upscale. Plenty of nooks and crannies are available in the cabin where you can store your smartphone.
It is speculated that for the 2021 model, the CX-5 would feature a 10.3 inch touchscreen sitting atop the dashboard. Previously, there used to be a standard 7.0 inch one. Also, one of the upgrades includes the all new Mazda Connect interface that you can use to enjoy a bundle of features from your smartphone app.
It is not practically possible to single handedly pick out 1 best SUV for everyone. Since your requirements and preferences vary, it is understandable that everyone would have different choice. However, from the perspective of value for money, Honda CR-V is the clear winner in the daylight. The performance, safety features and overall feel and experience provided by Honda is second to none. Mazda CX-5 is also a great overall package for your money. Now it’s up to you as in what you want to choose against the features that have been laid down in front of you.