Are you shopping for a 3-row midsize SUV because you think you’re still too cool for a minivan or because you need the higher ground clearance and more robust, more widely available all-wheel drive? Either way, you’re in the market at the right time. Several compelling new, redesigned, and enhanced models have launched in the past year alone. But more good choices can mean more difficult decisions. So we rounded up six of the best and newest entries, drove them back to back on a 250-mile loop over two days, and are here to help you find a favorite.
As you consider the results, keep in mind we rate and rank vehicles based on which we deem the best choice for the most people, not all the people. That means our top-ranked entry isn’t necessarily the top choice for you. For instance, we found the refreshed Kia
Telluride and Hyundai Palisade, the totally redesigned Honda
Pilot, and the big new Toyota Grand Highlander each outstanding in its own way, and any of them may very well be …