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The midsize luxury SUV world is exploding with new options, great features, and vehicles that will take your breath away. When you want to drive a vehicle that offers more class than the mainstream models, the luxury market is where you’ll find the right SUV to drive.

Which new midsize luxury SUV models does Kelley Blue Book recommend?

White 2023 Genesis GV70 posed
2023 Genesis GV70 | Genesis

According to Kelley Blue Book, the ten best new midsize luxury SUVs are:

10. 2023 BMW X7

9. 2023 Volvo XC90

8. 2022 Audi Q8

7. 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE Coupe

6. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE

5. 2022 Lexus RX

4. 2023 Acura MDX

3. 2022 Audi Q7

2. 2023 BMW X5

1. 2023 Genesis GV70

Let’s take a look at the top 5 models:

2022 Lexus RX

2023 Lexus RX at the racetrack
The new 2023 Lexus RX F SPORT | Lexus

The Lexus RX brings luxury SUV success as it has for many generations. This SUV is strong, reliable, and useful, offering the qualities necessary for any family. The RX is a comfortable and well-built SUV that starts at a little more than $46,000 for the RX 350 model.

2023 Acura MDX

Blue 2022 Acura MDX Driving on the road
2022 Acura MDX | Acura

The Acura MDX delivers with a midsize three-row SUV set up to give you the versatile room you need for cargo or passengers in the rear. This SUV delivers fresh, sharp styling and a roomy cabin to offer the comfort and style you desire. The MDX starts at $49,050.

2022 Audi Q7

White 2022 Audi Q7 driving on the road
2022 Audi Q7 | Audi

If you want a luxury SUV packed with tech and style, the Audi Q7 has what you desire. This vehicle offers seating for seven and is a smart choice when you want a smooth ride, lots of features, and a versatile SUV to drive. The Q7 starts at $56,900 for the base 45 TSFI model in the Premium trim.

2023 BMW X5

Front angle view of white 2023 BMW X5, highlighting its release date and price
2023 BMW X5 | BMW

When you desire an athletic and energetic midsize luxury SUV, the BMW X5 is an excellent choice. This vehicle starts at around $61,600, and it brings you the practicality and roominess you need if you’re looking for a comfortable two-row configuration. A third row is an option, but that area can get a little tight.

2023 Genesis GV70

A gray 2022 Genesis GV70 luxury compact SUV.
The 2022 Genesis GV70 | Genesis

While only a year old, the Genesis GV70 rockets to the head o the class as one of the most luxurious SUVs in this class. The GV70 brings quality, luxury, and tech together in a package priced lower than the other four on this list. The starting price for this Genesis SUV is $42,900.

What is the most reliable midsize SUV?

2022 BMW X4
2022 BMW X4 | BMW

Now that we know the best models in this class, we should consider reliability. While most modern vehicles aren’t going to leave you stranded on the side of the road, you want a luxury SUV with everything functioning properly at all times. The most reliable SUVs in this class, according to U. S. News and World Report, are:

9. 2022 Porsche Macan

8. 2022 BMW X7

7. 2022 Lexus GX

6. 2022 Lexus LX

5. 2022 Buick Envision

4. 2022 Lexus RX Hybrid

3. 2022 Lexus RX 350

2. 2022 Lincoln Corsair

1. 2022 BMW X4

Which luxury SUV should you buy?

A gray Lexus RX 350 luxury midsize SUV.
The 2022 Lexus RX 350 | Lexus

If you want a midsize luxury SUV that is both one of the top-rated and most reliable, the Lexus RX finds its way onto both lists. Another model that also shows up for both categories is the BMW X7. If price is a more significant factor for you, the Genesis GV70 could be the right option.

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