5. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTEC
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTEC is a diesel option of the popular luxury SUV. Starting at just $47,745, the Mercedes comes with heated seats and bluetooth capability standard. With a 24/33 MPG rating, the Benz sips little fuel too. It produces 200 horsepower from the 2.1 liter inline-four twin-turbo engine. A seven-speed automatic transmission with manual capability rounds out the mechanical features of the car. The Mercedes can get the whole family out of a muddy campsite with standard AWD and can keep them safe with good crash test ratings from the IIHS. The Benz can seat up to five and can fit up to 54.7 cubic feet of cargo. Want something even more rugged? Check out our next on the list.