Best 2019-2020 SUV & Crossovers | New Models & Redesigns Only

From compact crossovers to 7-passenger SUVs these are the haulers worth waiting for

by Amee Reehal

If you thought last year was nuts for new SUVs and crossovers hitting the market, 2019 takes it to another level. If you're shopping for a new sport utility, that's a good thing. From luxury compact and affordable small crossovers to premium full-size SUVs and 7-passenger haulers for growing families, 2019 and 2020 will be good years. Here are the 20 top models worth waiting for. While some are arriving later this year and in 2020, many of these are already on sale now.

20 New Models In Our Guide

  • AUDI E-TRON QUATTRO
  • AUDI Q8
  • BMW X7
  • CADILLAC XT4
  • CADILLAC XT6
  • CHEVY BLAZER
  • FORD BRONCO
  • FORD EXPLORER
  • HYUNDAI KONA ELECTRIC
  • JAGUAR I-PACE
  • KIA TELLURIDE
  • LAND ROVER DEFENDER
  • LAMBORGHINI URUS
  • LEXUS UX
  • LINCOLN AVIATOR
  • LINCOLN NAUTILUS
  • NISSAN KICKS
  • ROLLS-ROYCE CULLINAN
  • SUBARU ASCENT
  • VOLVO XC40

2019 Audi e-tron Quattro

RELEASE DATE: Early 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • e-tron: US $70,000

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Q8 Progressiv: C $81,200
  • 2019 Q8 Technik: C $88,800

The Competition

  • Volvo XC40
  • BMW X7 EV
  • Tesla P70

2019 Audi Q8

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Q8 Premium: $67,400
  • 2019 Q8 Premium Plus: $71,400
  • 2019 Q8 Prestige: $76,550

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Q8 Progressiv: $81,200
  • 2019 Q8 Technik: $88,800

The Competition

  • Porsche Cayenne
  • Lexus UX
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
  • BMW X6
  • Range Rover Sport

2019 BMW X7

RELEASE DATE: March 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Q8 Premium: US $67,400
  • 2019 Q8 Premium Plus: US $71,400
  • 2019 Q8 Prestige: US $76,550

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Q8 Progressiv: C $81,200
  • 2019 Q8 Technik: C $88,800

The Competition

  • Volvo XC40
  • BMW X7 EV
  • Tesla P70

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2019 CADILLAC XT4

RELEASE DATE: Now available

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Luxury: $34,795
  • 2019 Premium Luxury: $39,295
  • 2019 Sport: $39,295

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Luxury: $37,795
  • 2019 Premium Luxury: $42,795
  • 2019 Sport: $42,795

The Competition

  • Jaguar E-Pace
  • Acura RDX
  • Infiniti QX50

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2020 CADILLAC XT6

RELEASE DATE: spring 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Premium Luxury: $53,590 (includes destination)
  • Sport: $58,090 (includes destination)

Canada Price:

  • Premium Luxury AWD: $60,995
  • Sport: $63,795

The Competition

  • Acura MDX
  • Infiniti QX60
  • Audi Q7
  • Acadia Denali
  • BMW X5

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Key Specs

  • Type - 3.6L V-6 DOHC VVT with Direct Injection
  • Horsepower - 310 / 229 @ 6600 (est.)
  • Torque - 271 / 373 @ 5000 (est.)
  • Tire - P235/55R20 all-season; P265/45R21 all-season
  • Towing (lb. / kg) - 4000 / 1814

2019 CHEVY BLAZER

RELEASE DATE: Early 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 L - $29,995
  • 2019 RS - $41,795
  • 2019 Premier - $43,895

Canada Price:

  • Blazer 2.5L FWD - $35,200
  • Blazer 3.6L FWD cloth - $37,400
  • Blazer 3.6L AWD cloth - $40,400
  • Blazer 3.6L AWD leather - $43,400
  • Blazer RS AWD - $46,400
  • Blazer Premier AWD - $48,800

The Competition

  • Ford Edge
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Nissan Murano

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2020 FORD BRONCO

RELEASE DATE: Unreleased

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Unreleased

Canada Price:

  • Unreleased

Worthy Contenders

  • Jeep Wrangler
  • Toyota 4Runner
  • Subaru Outback

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2020 FORD EXPLORER

RELEASE DATE: FALL 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Unreleased

Canada Price:

  • Unreleased

Worthy Contenders

  • Chevrolet Traverse
  • Honda Pilot
  • Hyundai Palisade
  • Subaru Ascent
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Mazda CX-9
  • Dodge Durango
  • GMC Acadia
  • VW Atlas

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2019 HYUNDAI KONA ELECTRIC

RELEASE DATE: early 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Unreleased

Canada Price:

  • KONA Electric - $45,599

Worthy Contenders

  • Chevrolet Bolt EV
  • Fiat 500e
  • Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

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2019 JAGUAR I-PACE

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 I-Pace S - $69,500

Canada Price:

  • 2020 I-Pace S - $89,800
  • 2020 I-Pace SE - $95,800
  • 2020 I-Pace HSE - $99,800

Worthy Contenders

  • Tesla Model X
  • Volvo XC90
  • Audi E-Tron Quattro

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2020 KIA TELLURIDE

RELEASE DATE: Early 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Telluride LX $31,690.00
  • Telluride S $33,990.00
  • Telluride EX $37,090.00
  • Telluride SX $41,490.00
  • Telluride LX $33,690.00
  • Telluride S $35,990.00
  • Telluride EX $39,090.00
  • Telluride SX $43,490.00

Canada Price:

  • Telluride EX AWD $44,995
  • Telluride SX AWD $49,995
  • Telluride SX Limited AWD (arriving later this Spring) $53,995

Worthy Contenders

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • GMC Yukon
  • Chevy Tahoe

More Telluride

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2019 LAMBORGHINI URUS

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Urus - $200,000

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Urus - $232,000

Worthy Contenders

  • Bentley Bentayga
  • Aston Martin DBX
  • Maserati Levante
  • Porsche Cayenne

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Key Specs

  • Displacement - 3,996 cm3 (243.85 cu in)
  • Power - 650 CV (478 kW) @ 6,000 rpm
  • Torque - 850 Nm (626,93 lb.-ft.) @ 2,250-4,500 rpm
  • 0 - 100km - 3.6 s
  • Wheels front - 9.5Jx21" ET28
  • Wheels rear - 10.5Jx21" ET18
  • Curb Weight - <2,200 kg (<4,850 lb)

2020 LAND ROVER DEFENDER

RELEASE DATE: Sometime in 2020

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Unreleased

Canada Price:

  • Unreleased

Worthy Contenders

  • Jeep Wrangler
  • Lexus LX570
  • Mercedes-Benz G-class
  • Toyota Land Cruiser

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2019 LEXUS UX

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 UX 200 - $32,000
  • 2019 UX 200 LUXURY - $37,200
  • 2019 UX 250h - $34,000
  • 2019 UX 250h LUXURY - $39,200
  • 2019 UX 200 F SPORT - $34,000
  • 2019 UX 250h F SPORT - $36,000

Canada Price:

  • 2019 UX 200 FWD - $37,100
  • 2019 UX 250H AWD - $39,700

Worthy Contenders

  • BMW X1
  • Volvo XC40
  • Infiniti QX50

More UX

2020 LINCOLN AVIATOR

RELEASE DATE: SUMMER 2019

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Unreleased

Canada Price:

  • Unreleased

Worthy Contenders

  • Audi Q7
  • Volvo XC90
  • Infiniti QX60
  • Acura MDX

More Aviator

2019 LINCOLN NAUTILUS

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Standard - $40,340
  • 2019 Select - $44,545
  • 2019 Reserve - $48,875
  • 2019 Black Label - $56,895

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Select - $50,450
  • 2019 Reserve - $55,550

Worthy Contenders

  • Cadillac XT5
  • Lexus RX
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio

More Nautilus

2019 NISSAN KICKS

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 Kicks S - $18,540
  • 2019 Kicks SV - $20,250
  • 2019 Kicks SR - $20,870

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Kicks S - $17,998
  • 2019 Kicks SV - $20,998
  • 2019 Kicks SR - $23,098

Worthy Contenders

  • Toyota C-HR
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Chevrolet Trax
  • Honda's CR-V
  • Hyundai Kona
  • Ford EcoSport
  • Kia Soul

More Kicks

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ROLLS-ROYCE CULLINAN

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • $325,000

Canada Price:

  • $370,500

Worthy Contenders

  • Bentley Bentayga
  • Lamborghini Urus
  • Land Rover Range Rover

Key Specs

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  • Base Engine: 6.8L/563-hp/627-hp twin-turbo V-12
  • Opt Engine: None
  • Drivetrain: Front-engine, AWD, 8A
  • Towing:7,275 lb
  • Max Cargo, Seats Up/Down: 43.4/68.2 cu ft
  • EPA Econ City/Hwy: 17/22 mpg*
  • 0-60 mph: 5.0 sec*

2019 SUBARU ASCENT

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • Ascent, 8-passenger with CVT: US$31,995
  • Ascent Premium, 8-passenger with CVT: US$34,195 to $38,455 (depending on options)
  • Ascent Premium, 7-passenger with CVT: US$35,655 to $38,455 (depending on options)
  • Ascent Limited, 8-passenger with CVT: US$38,995
  • Ascent Limited, 7-passenger with CVT: US$38,995
  • Ascent Touring, 7-passenger with CVT: US$44,695

Canada Price:

  • Convenience: C$35,995
  • Touring: C$40,995
  • Touring w/Captain’s Chairs: C$41,495
  • Limited: C$46,495
  • Limited w/ Captain’s Chairs: C$46,995
  • Premier: C$49,995

Worthy Contenders

  • Mazda CX-9
  • Honda Pilot
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Chevrolet Traverse

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2019 VOLVO XC40

RELEASE DATE: Available Now

Price - Starting MSRP:

US Price:

  • 2019 T4 Inscription - $38,250
  • 2019 T4 Momentum - $33,700

Canada Price:

  • 2019 Momentum - $40,300
  • 2019 R-Design - $44,550
  • 2019 Inscription - $47,050

Worthy Contenders

  • Jaguar E-Pace
  • BMW X2
  • Cadillac XT4

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