The interior is a huge upgrade from the CR-Vs of yore, with comfy leather seating and satin-finish wood-like accents. The digital instrument panel packs plenty of information into a small space while remaining easily legible.
The 4Runner is by far the most serious off-roader on our list, with its biggish engine and body-on-frame construction. But while it's super capable off-road, it gives up surprisingly little civility on-road.
The downside is that all the cool tech options are only available on premium models. Want VW's awesome Digital Cockpit? Gotta step up to the top SEL trim. Want cool drive modes? Gotta spring for all-wheel drive.
Volvo's new car subscription service launches with the XC40, meaning you can get nicely equipped Momentum or R-Design models for $600 per month or $700 per month, respectively. That cost even includes car insurance and maintenance. It's an all-in-one service.