Best SUV Canada 2018: Top Models & Offers

The second half of the year has arrived and with it, the 2018 models have already started making lines at the parking lots. New releases, lots of new hybrid alternatives and more options for the Canadian Market. Once again, the most popular kind of vehicle in our snowy country, the SUV make their appearance again in our Best SUV Canada 2018 list. 

Best SUV Canada 2018: Our Data Source

There are multiple approaches we could to for defining the best ones, but in the end, you will decide so when you do the test drive. Our list is just a study we summarize as the result of multiple reviews, price analysis, and actual market trends based on a number of sales:

  • We've analyzed more than 100+ SUV available in Canada from more than 25 car makes.
  • Vehicles are divided into 4 groups: Compact SUV, Mid-Size, Full-Size & Luxury SUVs.
  • You can explore our full source of data using our Car Price Calculator.
  • We have included some 2017 Models that will be available during the first months of 2018.
  • Each vehicle price is displayed as a range, due to monthly variation.

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Canada's Top 2018 Compact SUV

We start our list with the compact SUVs. The shortest one, of course, due to the recent trend of these transition vehicles, usually redesigned from the mid-size SUV down from the lines of the different manufacturers that have put hands into it. The main exception: The Crosstrek.

The Crosstrek is a redesigned Impreza mounted on top of an elevated suspension, making it a very suitable alternative for the Canadian market and ranking it as the best Compact SUV during 2016 - 2017, with more than 11,000 sold units per year.

Best SUV Canada 2018: Subaru Crosstrek

The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek starts around 450 CAD/month tax. inc. for a 36 months lease.

And following the Subaru crossover flagship, the other available alternatives:

Canada's Top 2018 Mid-Size SUV

Best SUV Canada 2018: Toyota RAV4

RAV4 sales have been growing in a range between 15-16% year after year since 2014.

The RAV4 is definitely breathtaking and hard to beat for the rest of the manufacturers. The 2018 Honda CR-V was the runner-up on sales, but during 2016 and more specifically on 2017, the Ford Escape has taken the second place.

Additionally, it is worth to mention the impressive change on sales Volkswagen as reached with the newly redesigned 2018 Tiguan.

Best SUV Canada 2018: VW Tiguan

The newly redesigned 2018 Tiguan (that BTW, looks amazing) has an incredible jump of sales on 2017.

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Canada's Top 2018 Full-Size SUV

Best SUV Canada 2018: Toyota Sequoia

 

The new 2018 Sequoia starts close to 1,000 CAD/month tax. inc.

And the list of full-size SUV. Although not the most popular ones, mostly due to pricing, the following 2018 vehicles are already on the top of the lists for the most attractive options out there in the Canadian market:

Canada's Top 2018 Luxury SUV

Best SUV Canada 2018: Volvo XC90

The new Volvo XC90 is peaking as the most requested vehicle by our customers during 2017.

The top SUVs list is really variable. Depends on many factors, the number of sales is way lower compared to the rest of the alternatives and price range is wider than in any other sector. Following, the list of the Top 2018 Luxury SUVs that are already out in the market:

You can find the full list of luxury cars available in Canada.

Go Further with Your Research

Don't consider this article enough. Among dozens of models, this is just the top of the list for the Best SUV Canada "full list". Keep digging and digging on the topic to ensure the best possible set of tools that will help you with your final decision. For additional reference, you could always jump to our extra resources:

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About the author

Jorge Diaz is a passionate car lover, winter driver & Software Engineer. For the last 10 years, he has built Online Solutions used by more than 5,000 companies across the globe. He founded LeaseCosts in 2016 with the purpose of simplifying and helping Canadians to better understand the complex market of car leasing in Canada. You can connect with Jorge at Leantrepreneurship.com or send him a direct message.