12. Buick Envision
Starting price: $34,990
The Buick Envision is one of the best new compact SUVs sold today suitable for moms. The auto features one of the larger back seats of the class, and the vehicle is powered by a 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine rated at 197 horsepower combined with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Consumer can also choose to upgrade to a 2.0 liter turbo-four cylinder rated at 252 horsepower and all-wheel drive. The vehicle comes standard with active noise cancelling technology, and buyers can choose to upgrade to emergency braking and adaptive cruise control when buying the auto new. The top overall speed of the SUV is 134 MPH, and the fuel economy rating is 20 MPG (city) and 26 MPG (highway).