Some of the newest 2017 luxury compact SUV models have already been released, while some are set for release in or before 2017 by top ranking manufacturers. With each release come better features, more style and reliability. The updated appearance of these vehicles makes them more elegant, with additional design features both in the exterior and the interior. It is expected that they are more reliable on different terrains thanks to various improvements in the drive trains. With the styling standards already set high by previous models, the new improvements are set to make these vehicles in some of the best 2017 luxury compact SUVs of their time.
The Best 2017 Luxury Compact SUVs:
2017 Acura RDX
The 2017 Acura RDX offers value and price competitiveness when compared with similar luxury vehicles. One might argue that it only has one V6 engine (273 horsepower), but the single engine is actually powerful enough. Its power capabilities are impressive with an ability to compete against any compact luxury SUV. This also comes with additional benefits of fuel and power efficiency. The cabin compartment is built to allow enough space for relaxation and comfort. It has perfect navigation ability around the cabin, heated seats and a rear-view camera. It is also one of the easiest and gratifying vehicles to drive.
2017 Porsche Macan
Another 2017 luxury compact SUV to beat is the base 2017 Porsche Macan. It out-competes almost all other SUVs. Its response to corner navigation and general driving experience is superb, it stimulates the desire to keep driving. The engine comes in the all drive standard and the two turbo charged engines with V6 3.0 Liter, 340-hp and V6 3.6 liter 400-hp respectively. They are both very fuel efficient, actually with the same EFA rating. The interior design and general control is of high quality and very comfy. Although the cabin is not so spacious, some acquaintance to it makes you realize just how much an impeccable car the base 2017 Macan is.
2017 Audi Q5
Next on the line is the sporty 2017 Audi Q5, it has all the features anyone ever needs in a compact luxury SUV. While it costs less than its Mercedes Benz and BMW competitors, it offers just as much, if not more convenience and refinement. It has a variety of engine options, ranging from the standard all-wheel drive and the 27-mpg diesel powered engine. Audi Q5 also offers an 8 speed auto- transmission. it has an outstanding interior design, sharp handling and the driving experience could not be better.
2017 Volvo XC60
The 2017 Volvo XC60 is also top on the list of 2017 luxury compact SUVs. It is made of durable materials and also has spacious interior and convenient controls. It is easy to use and simple to drive. It has great driver’s aids and is accompanied by easily accessible safety features. The 2017 Volvo XC60 has a perfect crash test score and can be a good choice for a family car. The engine also has some options to choose from although all of them do have an impressive fuel economy. Its availability with only front wheel drive is the only downside to this great vehicle.
2017 Lexus NX
The new 2017 Lexus NX is a leader by its own right in the luxury SUV cars field. With its classy interiors and easy reliable handling, drivers have found this vehicle the perfect combination of class and simplicity. The entertainment system is up to par and easily to use. Its fuel economy is commendable with an EPA of 22/28 mpg in a city/highway. It has a smooth shifting six speed auto transmission, although it has been criticized for not being fast enough. The 2015 Lexus NX 200T has a standard turbo charged four-cylinder engine that provides highly sufficient power although some critics argue, its acceleration is quite slow. However, it stands tall among the best SUVs in 2015.