Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports: 2020’s Top SUVs That Make Advanced Safety Standard

SUVs are outselling sedans and some, of course, are better than others. Automakers are making advanced safety features the new standard and honestly, it’s about time.  We’ve listed the most reliable SUVs with the best standard advanced driver assistance systems, also known as ADAS. 

Kia Telluride

Starting Price: $31,890

The Kia Telluride has been honored for its elegant driving experience and luxurious flairs all at an economical price. It’s got a 3.8-liter V6 engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission that contributes to the overall smooth ride. The Telluride can get you to 60 mph in just a little over 7 seconds. The interior cabin is comfy and it has charming, delicate touches, plus there are user-friendly infotainment and climate controls.

ADAS Features: Forward collision warning, automatic braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot warning, and lane departure warning. 

Subaru Ascent

Starting Price: $31,995

Subaru is known for its safety in general. The Ascent stands out amongst its siblings largely due to its practicality and clever delivery. Its turbocharged four-cylinder engine contributes to a lively driving experience and goes from 0 to 60 mph in about 8 seconds. The Ascent hits high marks for its sporty design and lavish feel. The also SUV offers plenty of space and elective in-car electronics. 

ADAS Features: Forward collision warning, automatic braking, blind-spot warning, and lane-keep assist come standard. Reverse automatic braking and rear cross-traffic warning come optional. 

Ford Edge

Starting Price: $31,100

The Ford Edge is a versatile SUV that’s been revised with enhanced speed and is now more fuel-efficient. The standard safety features make this SUV even better. The Edge’s agility and stability help you own the road and the turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine helps you to accelerate to 60 mph in a pinch. 

ADAS Features: The Edge comes standard with Ford’s Co-Pilot 360 suite which includes forward collision warning, automatic braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot warning, and lane-keep assist.

Hyundai Sante Fe

Starting Price: $26,125

This mid-size SUV is an enticing option simply because of its modern design combined with its responsive steering.  The Sante Fe is available in a wide range of trims, making it easier to find a model that best suits your needs. It has a quiet, comfortable cabin and an infotainment system that’s easy to use.

ADAS Features: Each trim comes standard with forward collision warning, automatic braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot warning, and lane-keep assist.

Nissan Murano

Starting Price: $31,530

The Murano is a calculated SUV with a powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine and an ordinary fuel economy. Its available surround-view camera and standard safety features make it a more exciting buy. This year’s deluxe interior cabin and instinctive infotainment also earn high marks.

ADAS Features: Forward collision warning and automatic braking come standard on the Murano, blind-spot warning and pedestrian detection are optional.

Honda Pilot

Starting Price: $31, 650

The Pilot is among Honda’s most reliable vehicles. It’s a comfortable family-made SUV but its handling is mediocre at best. The highlights for this model is the smooth V6 engine and a quiet cabin.

ADAS Features: Forward collision warning and automatic braking with pedestrian detection are standard on the base model.