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Edmunds Top Rated SUV

Edmunds Top Rated SUV

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

Affordable, stylish and efficient too
January 18th, 2023

Why did the Kia Sportage Hybrid win?

The Kia Sportage Hybrid makes no sacrifices. It drives like a regular gas-only small SUV while providing all the fuel-saving benefits of a hybrid. The Sportage Hybrid also features lots of available in-car tech, a comfortable ride, and plenty of space for people and cargo. Despite the dizzying array of small SUVs on the market, the Sportage Hybrid is a true standout.

"The Kia Sportage Hybrid is a great example of what makes a modern SUV such an attractive proposition for families. The Sportage is comfortable, roomy and packed with tech. And in its hybrid guise, it's actually quicker and more fun to drive than the standard-engine model." — Kurt Niebuhr, senior vehicle test editor

What stood out?

The Sportage Hybrid goes big on comfort. The smooth ride, cushy seats and quiet cabin make it a great daily driver.

8.4/10Edmunds Rating
$27,490 - $36,390MSRP
38-43 MPGEPA-combined MPG
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Edmunds Top Rated SUV Finalists
2023 Kia Telluride

Why is the Kia Telluride a finalist?

Three-row family SUVs don't get any better than this. The seating is spacious, even for adults in the third row. It's also easy to fold down the seats to maximize cargo space when you need it. New styling for 2023 keeps the Telluride looking fresh, and the latest in touchscreen tech and driver assist features help to make everything from commuting to long road trips easier.

What stood out?

Whether you pick an entry-level Telluride or a loaded-up model, you'll feel like you're getting your money's worth and more. Kia's long warranty adds further peace of mind.

2023 Genesis GV70

Why is the Genesis GV70 a finalist?

The GV70 has more than enough talent to compete with luxury giants BMW and Mercedes-Benz. This small SUV has a calm and composed ride, a quiet cabin and impressive tech offerings. Spacious seating and strong power from the available V6 engine are other attractive attributes. And, heck, the GV70 is not bad to look at either.

What stood out?

Value. From luxury to utility, the GV70 is a contender. It's an absolute wonder that it typically costs thousands of dollars less than the competition.

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