Safest SUVs for 2015

Subaru Forester

Buying a car brings with it a lot of different issues to consider and at the top of the list generally are safety and fuel efficiency. Many want to know they have purchased a vehicle that is going to keep them and their passengers safe as well as be filled with the most advanced driver information and warning systems to assist the driver from a possible collision.

Coming into the 2015 model year is a host of great safety filled vehicles and this list is the top SUV’s rated for safety by Kelley Blue Book.

Volvo XC60

This choice is no surprise at all as Volvo has for a long time made a name for it based upon the advanced safety features available on their vehicles. The XC60 receives a five star safety rating for the NTSA overall crash test and offers very nice fuel efficiency at 18 city/25 hwy mpg.

Subaru Forester

A gorgeous and capable offering from Subaru that comes with all-wheel drive as a standard feature the Subaru makes a great choice for those planning to head off road. The Forester received a five start safety rating in the NTSA overall crash test and offers fuel economy numbers of 22 city/29 hwy mpg.

Acura MDX

Finishing off the list with another unbelievably gorgeous and feature-laden offering from Acura the MDX is a fantastic SUV that will keep any owner happy for many years. The MDX finishes off the list with a five star rating on the NTSA overall crash test and offers a fuel efficiency of 20 city/28 hwy mpg.

Mitsubishi Outlander

A very nice size vehicle for a growing family or a group of friends heading out to the campsite, the Outlander is packed with safety features to ensure the whole gang makes it there and back safely. The Outlander scored a five start rating for the NTSA overall crash test and has excellent fuel efficiency for owners to enjoy at 24 city/29 hwy mpg.

Mazda CX-5

The CX-5 has become a very popular choice in the past few years with its “zoom zoom” mentality that makes it truly a Mazda. The CX-5 also receives a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and shows off with excellent fuel efficiency numbers at 26 city/35 hwy mpg.

Lexus RX

As a great luxury offering the RX is an awesome SUV with great style presence and a ton of features for any owner to enjoy. The RX enters the list earning the five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and has a uniquely backwards fuel efficiency at 30 city/28 hwy mpg making it a nice SUV for running errands as well as hitting the road.

Kia Sorento

A very sweet and large SUV offering from Kia the Sorento has gained a ton of popularity as shoppers are looking to spend a bit less. The Sorento doesn’t skimp on safety at all though earning a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and carrying a decent fuel efficiency at 19 city/25 hwy mpg.

Jeep Grand Cherokee

The true off road family has always been owned by Jeep by being the first company to ever use a four wheel independent suspension Jeep continues to make advances for on and off road. Full of safety features, the Grand Cherokee earned a five start rating for the NTSA overall crash test and has respectable fuel efficiency at 17 city/24 hwy mpg.

GMC Acadia

A gorgeous and high end SUV offered from GM, the Acadia reaches up into the luxury SUV segments easily with a host of great features and equipment for all to enjoy. The Acadia receives a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and comes in with fuel efficiency numbers of 17 city/24 hwy mpg.

Ford Explorer

Not the Explorer of yesteryear, this great SUV packs a great deal of upgraded and updates features inside for all to enjoy and shows off with one of the most comfortable rides in this list. The Explorer earns a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and carries a fuel efficiency of 17 city/23 hwy mpg.

Chevrolet Traverse

More stylish than many of the larger SUVs the Traverse is a super popular model and should only increase that popularity as it continues to gain a following and offer such striking good looks. The Traverse earns a five start rating for the NTSA overall crash test although has one of the lowest fuel efficiency numbers in this list at 16 city/23 hwy mpg.

Cadillac SRX

Another amazing luxury SUV to choose from the SRX is unbelievable gorgeous in true Cadillac fashion and is packed with features and equipment that are advanced and enjoyable. The SRX receives a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and has a fuel efficiency of 16 city/23 hwy mpg.

Buick Enclave

Offering a similar style to the Traverse, but in a longer body and in real Buick luxury appointments the Enclave is an awesome SUV to own. The Enclave also earns the five start rating for the NTSA overall crash test but has a low fuel efficiency at 16 city/22 hwy mpg.

Acura RDX

Luxury everywhere should be the mantra of this awesome looking vehicle from Acura. With a ton of great safety and technology to take advantage of owners will absolutely love this great vehicle. The RDX enters the list with a five star rating for the NTSA overall crash test and shows a very nice fuel efficiency of 20 city/28 hwy mpg.

When shopping for a great SUV that has a ton of safety features and a decent amount of fuel efficiency for this upcoming 2015 model year no shopper needs to go any farther than this great list of SUVs. With fourteen to choose from the difficult choice is only going to be which one to pick which could mean a great deal of test drives are in the future of SUV shoppers.

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