The humble SUV has its origins in that “U” for “Utility.” But utility isn’t enough for every buyer – there are still drivers out there who demand performance from their vehicles, even if they are called SUVs. Manufacturers have set their engineers loose on crossovers and SUVs, and the results are nothing less than astounding. Today’s performance SUV - mostly found in the luxury category - accelerates like a cheetah, handles turns like a jack rabbit, climbs rocks like a mountain goat and coddles passengers like a mother hen. If you love to drive and you need one vehicle that can do it all, a performance SUV might just be for you.
Here, in alphabetical order, are the 10 Best Performance SUVs of 2017.