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When you’re in the market for a new luxury SUV, it can be overwhelming to choose which one. After all, luxury sport utility vehicles tend to be loaded with really nice features, and come equipped with everything you’ll need for a nice ride and top-notch connectivity. If safety is your priority, you’ll be happy to know that a lot of luxury SUVs are also packed with safety features. You can further choose one of the safest luxury SUVs by shopping from the Top Safety Pick+ list from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Here are all the 2022 luxury SUVs that won a top safety award.

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The 2022 Acura MDX and 2022 Acura RDX are two of the safest luxury 2022 SUVs

Not only are the 2022 Acura MDX and 2022 Acura RDX IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winners, the MDX also comes loaded with features. The 2022 Acura MDX has a panoramic sunroof, simulated leather, and heated front seats, according to Edmunds

The 2022 Audi Q5 and 2022 Audi Q5 Sportback are two of the best luxury SUVs

Both the 2022 Audi Q5 and 2022 Audi Q5 Sportback are Top Safety Pick+ winners. An IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award is important because it helps consumers choose the safest SUVs. The IIHS’ tests have evolved to keep pushing safety standards higher, which is important for both car buyers and manufacturers.

The 2022 Cadillac XT6 has good crash test ratings

To win the coveted Top Safety Pick+ award, a vehicle must have good crash test ratings in all major categories. It also has to have superior or advanced safety systems and acceptable or good headlights standard on all models.

The 2022 Genesis GV70 and GV80 are packed with great stuff

The 2022 Genesis GV70 has a 14.5-inch touchscreen, a 3D digital instrument display, and a wireless smartphone charging pad, and a hands-free liftgate. 19-inch wheels, a panoramic roof, heated front seats, and a premium sound system. It even has a fingerprint reader for driver’s seat setting.

The 2022 Hyundai Nexo is a safe option

Another great option for a super safe SUV is the 2022 Hyundai Nexo. Its crash test ratings and safety systems make it a Top Safety Pick+ winner.

4 more luxury SUVs are super safe options

The 2022 Infiniti QX60, 2022 Lexus NX Plug-in Hybrid, 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, and 2022 Tesla Model Y are four super safe SUVs that all have Top Safety Pick+ awards.

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The 2022 Volvo XC60, 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge, 2022 Volvo XC90, and 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge all have Top Safety Pick+ awards. Although a vehicle winning the Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ award is obviously a positive when you’re car shopping, not all vehicles with these awards are equal. The IIHS says, “These awards identify the best vehicle choices for safety within size categories during a given year. Larger, heavier vehicles generally afford more protection than smaller, lighter ones. Thus, a small car that qualifies for an award might not protect its occupants as well as a bigger vehicle that doesn’t earn the award.”

If you want one of the safest new luxury SUVs you can buy, any of the sport utility vehicles on the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ list is a great option. They each combine safety, luxury, and style in a sport utility vehicle you’re sure to love.