There’s no doubt that the SUV and crossover markets have evolved considerably, especially over the last few years. The current crop of SUVs feature styling that’s sportier than ever, often taking cues from the models within the brand that are smaller and more nimble. Whether the vehicle is an evolution of an outdated design, or a fresh profile from the ground up, today’s SUV market offers options that are quite aesthetically pleasing.
We considered some of the most stylish (or in some cases, most interesting-looking) SUVs that were new for the 2015 or 2016 model years, as well as a few older models that have just been upgraded. Even among this rather narrow set of criteria, there’s enough differentiation amongst these models to appeal to almost anyone who might be in the market, at a variety of price points. Let’s take a look at the hottest SUVs for style-conscious shoppers for 2016.