(originally published May ’20) If you’re in the market for an SUV, you have plenty of options—SUVs currently comprise the most popular vehicle class on the mainstream auto market. Nissan is a top producer of SUVs among major automakers. It also offers one of the widest selections of SUVs among all major automakers on the market. For the 2020 model year, Nissan had many different SUVs in its lineup. This article outlines 5 of the top-rated SUVs that were available in Nissan’s vehicle lineup for the 2020 model year. 
The following information regarding the top 5 different SUVs in Nissan’s vehicle lineup is based on 2020 models of these SUVs. Many of these SUVs have been on the market for several model years and the 2021 models of some of these SUVs have already hit the auto market, so keep in mind that all of the following information is based on data from 2020 Nissan SUV models. 
If you want to make a 2020 Nissan SUV your next vehicle, keep reading to learn more about the top 5 SUVs available from Nissan for the 2020 model year to help you determine which Nissan SUV is right for your family. 

  1. Nissan Kicks 

The Nissan Kicks is an underrated model among Nissan SUVs. It debuted in 2016, but has not received much attention since it initially hit the mainstream auto market. 
However, that doesn’t mean that the 2020 Nissan Kicks is not worth considering when you are shopping for a Nissan SUV for your family. 
The 2020 Kicks is a subcompact crossover SUV in Nissan’s lineup. It offers impressive fuel efficiency—it gets up to 31 MPG on city streets and up to 36 MPG on the highway for an average of approximately 33 MPG combined—and impressive drive performance in addition to an abundance of high-tech amenities. 

  1. Nissan Rogue 

The Nissan Rogue is a classic SUV in Nissan’s vehicle lineup. Its base four-cylinder engine that comes standard on the Nissan Rogue delivers up to 170 horsepower on the
road and pairs with a continuously variable automatic transmission. This compact SUV offers a smooth and quiet ride for both drivers and passengers and is easy to maneuver even around sharp turns or in tight parking lots. It also offers an impressive amount of space for both passengers and cargo. 
The 2020 Rogue is a family-friendly SUV that is also one of Nissan’s most high-tech 2020 SUV models. It is available with Nissan’s ProPilot Assist semi-autonomous driving features and a 360-degree surround-view camera.



  1. Nissan Rogue Sport 

The Nissan Rogue Sport is the Rogue’s sportier counterpart. It is also one of the most popular compact crossover SUVs on the market. 
If you and your family are in the market for an SUV that offers the smooth ride, an impressive amount of space for passengers and cargo, and ease of handling of the Rogue but with a more agile feel and a sportier style, the Nissan Rogue Sport might be the right Nissan SUV option for you. 

  1. Nissan Murano 

The 2020 Nissan Murano is another underrated Nissan SUV model. This luxury SUV is not designed for drivers who are on a tight budget—it has a starting price of $31,730—but it offers great value for all of the features it includes. 
An in-vehicle navigation system, standard advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking, and a premium interior are just a few of the amenities that the 2020 Nissan Murano offers families who choose this Nissan SUV. 

  1. Nissan Pathfinder 

If you are in the market for a bigger and more powerful SUV for you and your family, the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder might be the best option for you. 
The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder is a larger midsize SUV that delivers up to 284 horsepower on the road and has a maximum towing capacity of up to 6,000 pounds. 
Plus, it is relatively fuel-efficient among larger SUVs—it averages 20 MPG on city streets and up to 27 MPG on the highway, giving it a combined average gas mileage of approximately 24 MPG.