The Top SUVs to Consider This Year

When considering buying a new SUV, there is many different factors to consider to ensure your purchase's maximum value. When factoring in various statistics to compare for your SUV purchase, cost, mileage, emissions, and comfort rank usually rank near the top. Each year, Jeep, GMC, Chevrolet, and Nissan update their respective SUV lineups with a new model, yet it can be daunting to deconstruct the pros and cons of each brand's SUV line without a thorough look at each of them. Here is a comparison of today's leading SUVs, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee, GMC Sierra 1500, Chevy Silverado, and Nissan Rogue.

  • 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a mid-sized SUV with a modest 19 MPG/city and 26 MPG/highway. The base model begins at $32,000, with the highest option having an MSRP over $50,000. The high-end model, named the Grand Cherokee Summit, benefits from a powerful V-8 engine that provides strong torque to climb hills efficiently. This option has heated front and rear seats, with LCD entertainment displays mounted on the back of the front-seat headrest. Depending on the trim option chosen, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a great all-around 4x4 with interiors ranging from basic to luxurious.

  • 2024 GMC Sierra 1500

With a larger footprint than the Grand Cherokee, the GMC Sierra 1500 is a light-duty pickup truck with mileage ranging from 23 MPG/city to 33 MPG/highway. Depending on whether you choose the 4-cylinder engine or the V-8 option, the car provides between 6,600 lbs and 9,800 lbs towing capacity. The base model has an MSRP of $29,600, while the "Denali" model, fitted with driver-focused technology and a luxury interior, maxes out at $67,000.

  • 2024 Chevy Silverado

The Chevy Silverado is a direct competitor with the Sierra 1500, with an identical 23 MPG/city, 33 MPG/highway, and 6,600-9,800 lbs towing capacity. Unlike the Sierra 1500, the Chevy Silverado begins at a slightly more affordable $28,500. Coming with regular cab, crew cab, and double cab configurations, the Chevy Silverado is an affordable pickup that is customizable and expandable to fit a wide range of personal and professional needs.

  • 2024 Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rogue is a compact SUV that begins at an affordable $25,300 for rear-wheel drive and $26,650 for all-wheel drive. The model is moderately fuel-efficient with a city rating of 26 MPG and a highway rating of 33 MPG. Slightly less expandable than the other models on this list, the Nissan Rogue's highest option is the $33,000 SL AWD with a 4-cylinder 170 horsepower engine.

Each car listed above has an expected lifetime of 200,000 miles, so you can be assured that your choice will last. Jeep, GMC, Chevrolet, and Nissan all provide highly modular and expandable vehicles with a wide range of applications and usages depending on the option chosen. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a great mid-sized 4x4 SUV, the Nissan Rogue is an affordable, compact SUV, and the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 provide great options for light-duty pickup trucks. Find out more about each model online or at a car dealership near you.