2. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
Starting price: $38,950
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class is one of the top luxury compact SUVs on the market. The SUV is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as an 8.9 overall rating, with an 8.9 critic’s rating, 8.0 performance, and 8.6 for the interior. The GLC-Class offers a large number of standard and optional features when buying the auto new, and the auto has one of the top-rated interiors of the class. The overall gas mileage rating of the vehicle is 22 MPG (city) and 28 MPG (highway). The auto is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine rated at 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque combined with rear-wheel drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is available as a dealer option, and the auto can go from zero to 60 MPH in 6.3 seconds. The top overall speed of the vehicle is 130 MPH.