4. Audi Q5
Starting price: $41,850
The Audi Q5 is one of the best new compact SUVs on the market for moms. Priced at the higher end of smaller SUVs, the auto features a turbo-four cylinder engine rated at 220 horsepower. Consumers can also choose to upgrade to a supercharged V-6 rated at 272 horsepower, or spend additional funds to buy the hybrid. All drive trains come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The 2018 model is expected to offer consumers an additional choice of transmission with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode. The Q5 has a top overall speed of 130 MPH, and the overall fuel efficiency rating of the vehicle is 22 MPG (city) and 30 MPG (highway).