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Luxury SUVs are desirable for an obvious combination of reasons. For one thing, they’re super nice. They tend to have upscale interiors, roomy seats, and amenities you’d find in a private jet. They’re also often reliable and safe, and they last a long time. However, luxury SUVs are expensive. If you’re on the fence about whether buying a luxury SUV is the right move for you, consider the upsides of buying some of the best luxury SUVs coming out in 2022. These are the SUVs that Car and Driver considers to be among the best.

A beige 2022 Range Rover outside of a house.
2022 Land Rover Range Rover | Land Rover

The 2022 Lincoln Navigator is one of the best luxury SUVs with great safety ratings

Some of the best luxury SUVs have excellent crash test ratings. Take the 2022 Lincoln Navigator. While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety hasn’t tested the 2022 Lincoln Navigator, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives it nearly perfect safety ratings. The only exception is its rollover ratings, which are three starts for the 2WD option and four stars for the 4WD option. This isn’t unusual for large SUVs and trucks, which rarely have perfect rollover ratings.

The turbo-diesel 2022 Cadillac Escalade has great fuel economy

In general when you’re considering any SUV, its fuel economy is going to be at the forefront of your mind. SUVs aren’t known for having great fuel economy, and large three-row SUVs like the Cadillac Escalade rarely have great gas mileage. Yet Car and Driver says that they were able to get 26 mpg from the turbo-diesel-equipped 2022 Cadillac Escalade, making it a pretty efficient luxury SUV.

The 2022 Bentley Bentayga Speed is the fastest SUV on Earth

The 2022 Bentley Bentayga is the fastest luxury SUV – or any SUV, for that matter. The 2022 Bentley Bentayga Speed has a W12 engine and it can reach speeds up to 190 mph. Now, will you ever have to go 190 mph? Not on a street you won’t. Yet knowing that your luxury SUV could outpace any other SUV on the planet is pretty cool. The 2022 Bentley Bentayga starts at

The 2022 Land Rover Range Rover will take you off-road

If you’re the kind of person who likes to take their SUV off-road but you want to do it in style, the 2022 Land Rover Range Rover just may be the luxury SUV for you. The 2022 Land Rover Range Rover has a 395 hp inline six engine as well as a twin-turbo V8 engine that can make an astonishing 523 hp. Car and Driver says that the 2022 Land Rover Range Rover has “legendary off-road capabilities, high levels of luxury, and a staggering array of options.” The 2022 Land Rover Range Rover starts at $93,350.

The 2022 Infiniti QX80 is a (relatively) affordable luxury SUV


The 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Battles the 2022 Cadillac Escalade and 2022 Lincoln Navigator for Luxury Status

Out of all the SUVs on Car and Driver’s top 13 luxury SUVs, the 2022 Infiniti QX80 is the cheapest option. Cheap for one of the best luxury SUVs doesn’t necessarily mean budget, though. The 2022 Infiniti QX80 price starts at $71,995. Still, if you want a luxury three-row SUV, you might be pleased with the 2022 QX80.

Each of these SUVs offers a compelling reason to buy them. Whether you want a fast luxury SUV, an off-road worthy option, or something with great safety ratings, the best luxury SUVs of 2022 have something for everyone – with a lot of money to spend, anyway.