The best luxury compact SUVs of 2023 and 2024, tested

The best luxury compact SUVs of 2023 and 2024, tested

Car and driver‘s rankings are arrived at from the results of our extensive automated testing of more than 400 vehicles each year and from our expert editors’ personal impressions gained in real-world driving. We ranked the best compact luxury SUVs based on nearly 200 data points including acceleration, handling, comfort, cargo space, fuel efficiency, value, and how fun they are to drive. We take ratings seriously because we want you to know everything about the vehicles that interest you.

Down arrow symbolRead about how we test and rate vehicles here.

The best compact luxury SUVs at a glance

Chevron Down Icon

3

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

6

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

8

2024 Audi Q5 / Q5 Sportback

10

Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2024

See the full list

1

10 the best
C/D says: Most SUVs can’t get out of their way on winding roads, but as far as the 2024 Porsche Macan is concerned, slalom is play time – and good luck catching up. He learns more

2

10 the best
C/D says: Genesis’ unique approach to luxury is evident in every offering, especially in the 2024 GV70 SUV, which beautifully blends style and substance. He learns more

Advertisement – Continue reading below

3

C/D says: The 2024 GLC-Class takes everything we love about the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan — including its luxurious digs and high-tech features — and wraps them in an SUV body. He learns more

4

C/D says: The 2024 BMW X3 SUV sits in 3 Series sports sedan territory with a satisfying blend of refinement and driver engagement. He learns more

Advertisement – Continue reading below

5

EPA mpgHybrid electric vehicle paper plugin
C/D says: Volvo blends its unique style of luxury with acceptable engine options and a quiet cabin experience in the 2024 XC60 SUV. He learns more

6

C/D says: The 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe brings a sporty touch to the GLC SUV but is packed with just as much luxury and additional standard features. He learns more

Advertisement – Continue reading below

7

C/D says: The X4 is a stylish alternative to the more practical X3 crossover, combining sporty performance with elegant design that extends to luggage space. He learns more

8

EPA mpgHybrid electric vehicle paper plugin
C/D says: Powerful, comfortable and well-equipped, the Audi Q5 is a versatile car that is rational rather than sentimental. He learns more

Advertisement – Continue reading below

9

C/D says: The 2024 Maserati Grecale is exquisitely designed and nicely equipped with desirable features, but its main competitors offer a more cohesive driving experience. He learns more

10

C/D says: The 2024 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is updated with new headlights powered by LED matrix technology, new taillights and a new reconfigurable digital gauge cluster. He learns more

Show more Car and driver Categories

Advertisement – Continue reading below

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *