Choosing the best luxury compact SUV for 2024 depends on your priorities and budget. Here are some of the top contenders, we’ve considered factors like performance, handling, fuel efficiency, interior quality, technology, and safety to bring you a list of SUVs that truly stand out.

Best Luxury Compact SUVs

2024 Porsche Macan

The Macan remains the king of sporty handling in this segment, with sharp steering, composed body control, and powerful engines. It offers a variety of engine options, from a 261-hp four-cylinder to a 434-hp turbocharged V6. However, it comes at a premium price and the infotainment system can be frustrating.

Feature Details
Powertrain Electric, with two motors and all-wheel drive
Horsepower Up to 603 horsepower (rumored)
Range Estimated 300 miles (rumored)
Acceleration 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds (rumored)
Platform Premium Platform Electric (PPE)
Exterior design Evolutionary update with sharper lines and a more aerodynamic profile
Interior design Modern and minimalist, with a focus on digital displays and connectivity
Release date Late 2023 or early 2024 (expected)

2024 BMW X3

The X3 offers a good balance of sporty handling and comfortable ride quality. It has a refined interior and a wide range of tech features. However, its cargo space is not as large as some rivals.

Trim Engine Horsepower Torque MPG (city/highway) Starting price
sDrive30i 2.0L turbocharged I4 248 255 25/33 $43,950
xDrive30i 2.0L turbocharged I4 255 294 23/30 $46,050
M40i 3.0L turbocharged I6 382 361 21/28 $54,650

2024 Genesis GV70

The GV70 is a relative newcomer, but it has quickly become a popular choice for its luxurious interior, generous standard features, and powerful engines. It also offers excellent value for the price.

Feature Details
Engine 300-hp turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder or 375-hp twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain Standard all-wheel drive
Fuel economy 20-24 mpg combined (2.5T), 19-23 mpg combined (3.5T)
Seating capacity 5
Cargo space 28.9 cubic feet behind the rear seats, 53.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded
Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles bumper-to-bumper, 10 years/100,000 miles powertrain

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

The GLC-Class is a well-rounded luxury SUV that offers a comfortable ride, a spacious interior, and a variety of tech features. It also has a fuel-efficient hybrid option. However, it can be expensive when loaded with options.

Model Engine Horsepower Transmission Starting Price
GLC 300 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder 255 9-speed automatic $44,650
GLC 300 4MATIC 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder 255 9-speed automatic $47,150
AMG GLC 43 3.0L turbocharged V6 382 AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT nine-speed automatic $61,850

2024 Volvo XC60

The XC60 is one of the most stylish SUVs on the market, and its interior is a Scandinavian oasis of calm and comfort. It also has several safety features that come standard. However, its infotainment system can be slow and clunky.

Feature Details
Engine 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder (B4), 2.0L turbocharged mild-hybrid 4-cylinder (B5), or 2.0L turbocharged plug-in hybrid 4-cylinder (Recharge)
Horsepower 184 hp (B4), 250 hp (B5), or 455 hp (Recharge)
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Fuel Economy 27 mpg city / 33 mpg highway (B4), 26 mpg city / 32 mpg highway (B5), 22 mpg city / 69 mpg highway (Recharge)
Seating Capacity 5
Cargo Space 27.4 cubic feet behind the rear seats, 62.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded
Standard Features Panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, power liftgate, heated front seats, 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a suite of driver-assistance features
Optional Features Bowers & Wilkins audio system, air suspension, Pilot Assist semi-autonomous driving system, head-up display, heated rear seats, and a surround-view camera system
Starting Price $45,150

2024 Lincoln Corsair

The Corsair is a luxurious and comfortable SUV that offers a smooth ride and a quiet cabin. It also has some available driver-assistance features. However, its cargo space is not as large as some rivals.

Trim Level Engine Transmission MPG (City/Highway) Horsepower Torque  
Premiere 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 8-speed Automatic 25/34 250 hp 275 lb-ft $36,040
Reserve 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 8-speed Automatic 25/34 250 hp 275 lb-ft $38,870
Reserve with Jet Appearance Package 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 8-speed Automatic 25/34 250 hp 275 lb-ft $40,370
Grand Touring 2.5L Plug-in Hybrid I-4 Continuously Variable Automatic 80 MPGe (electric) 266 hp (combined) 269 lb-ft (combined) $46,640
Grand Touring with Jet Appearance Package 2.5L Plug-in Hybrid I-4 Continuously Variable Automatic 80 MPGe (electric) 266 hp (combined) 269 lb-ft (combined) $48,140

2024 Audi Q5 / Q5 Sportback

 The Q5 is a well-rounded luxury SUV that offers a comfortable ride, a spacious interior, and a variety of tech features. The Q5 Sportback is a stylish coupe-like version of the Q5.

Feature Audi Q5 Audi Q5 Sportback
Body style SUV SUV with a sloping roofline
Engine 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder (201 hp, 261 hp, or 362 hp) 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder (201 hp, 261 hp, or 362 hp)
Transmission 7-speed dual-clutch automatic 7-speed dual-clutch automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel drive All-wheel drive
Seating capacity 5 5
Cargo space (behind rear seats) 25.8 cubic feet 25.6 cubic feet
Cargo space (with rear seats folded) 57.7 cubic feet 51.9 cubic feet
Fuel economy (EPA estimated) 22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway 22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway
Starting price $43,400 $45,400

2024 Maserati Grecale

The Grecale is Maserati’s first entry into the compact SUV segment. It offers a stylish design, powerful engines, and a luxurious interior. However, it is a new model and there is not yet much data on its reliability or resale value.

2024 Maserati Grecale
Feature GT Modena
Engine 2.0L turbocharged I4 3.0L twin-turbocharged V6
Horsepower 300 hp 420 hp
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel drive All-wheel drive
Seating 5 5
Starting price $74,390 $83,290

2024 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

The Stelvio is a sporty and stylish SUV that offers a thrilling driving experience. However, its reliability has been a concern in the past.

Feature 2.0L RWD 2.0L AWD Quadrifoglio
Engine 2.0L turbocharged I4 2.0L turbocharged I4 2.9L twin-turbocharged V6
Horsepower 280 hp 280 hp 505 hp
Torque 306 lb-ft 306 lb-ft 443 lb-ft
Drivetrain RWD AWD AWD
0-60 mph 5.4 seconds 5.4 seconds 3.6 seconds
Top speed 144 mph 144 mph 176 mph
City MPG 22 mpg 22 mpg 17 mpg
Highway MPG 29 mpg 29 mpg 27 mpg
Combined MPG 25 mpg 25 mpg 22 mpg
Price $44,450 $46,450 $83,950

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