Every year, U.S. News helps consumers sort through all of the options in new vehicles to find the best ones. It gives out 11 awards in different categories “that represent the best combination of long-term value and excellent ownership experience.” Five SUVs are included on this list, representing the best SUVs you can buy for your money. Here are the best SUVs of 2022, according to US. News.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa-Fe is the Best 2-Row SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe is U.S. News’ pick for the Best 2-Row SUV for the Money. To determine which vehicle won each category, U.S. News used vehicles’ U.S. News overall score in its rankings. The 2022 Santa Fe is the #8 Midsize SUV with an overall score of 8.2 out of 10. Its price starts at about $27,000 and it comes standard with adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and is compatible with Apple CarPlay.
The 2022 Kia Telluride is the Best 3-Row SUV for the Money
The 2022 Kia Telluride combines space, a luxury feel, and a good price to be the Best 3-Row SUV for the Money. Jim Sharifi, managing editor of U.S. News Best Cars, says, ““Buying a new car is a big decision, and finding a car that is a good value requires more than just a low price tag.”
The 2022 Kia Telluride is the number 1 midsize SUV with an 8.6 overall score. It’s a good-sized SUV with a strong engine and an upscale interior. U.S. News likes the Telluride “because of its outstanding combination of quality and value.”
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson is the Best Compact SUV for the Money
U.S. News calls the 2022 Hyundai Tucson the Best Compact SUV for the Money. It starts at just $25,000, making it pretty affordable. And while there may be less expensive SUVs available, its cost over the life of the Tucson is what makes it so great. Sharifi says, “The least expensive car on the lot could carry high ownership costs, or be poorly suited to the buyer’s needs. A Best Cars for the Money award represents a strong value at the dealership and over the course of ownership. These vehicles also provide a rewarding ownership experience, with comfort, features and performance that buyers will appreciate.”
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is the Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is the Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money. It starts at $29,200 and while it’s pretty similar to the regular Hyundai Tucson, its hybrid powertrain separates it. The Tucson Hybrid also has a roomy and refined interior and is user-friendly.
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has an easy-to-use infotainment system. It has wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also has four USB ports and you can get a navigation system.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona is the Best Subcompact SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Kona is U.S. News’ pick for the Best Subcompact SUV for the Money. It has a nice interior, a good engine, and gets up to 35 mpg on the highway. The Hyundai Kona has an overall score of 8.4 out of 10 and has a “charming” cabin.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona price starts at $21,150. It has plenty of cargo space at 19.2 cubic feet. The Kona has enough space for up to five passengers. It also comes with a rearview camera, forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection to name a few driver assistance features that it comes with.
The best SUVs of 2022 all offer a combination of style, comfort, and price. U.S. News has made it easy for you to navigate all of the vehicles on the market and narrow it down to the ones that are best for you.