Infotainment and connectivity are the new battleground in luxury vehicles, and no crossover fields as much content as the 2013 Lincoln MKX.
The battle is drawing closer, though: the 2013 SRX gets CUE, Cadillac's touchscreen system that uses iPad-like touch and voice controls in the same way as MyLincoln Touch.
Lexus' Remote Touch mouse controller runs functions on most versions of the RX 350; unlike its competitors, the Lexus also comes in hybrid trim, though fuel-economy benefits are debatable.
For those who still care about ruggedness, the redesigned Volkswagen Touareg still boasts decent off-road ability.
Finally, the Volvo XC60 has a serene cabin and lovely styling, as well as class-leading safety technology and crash-test scores, but infotainment systems and gas mileage that lag the category.
|2013 Lincoln MKXBrowse Used Listings||2013 Cadillac SRXBrowse Used Listings||2013 Lexus RX 350Browse Used Listings||2013 Volkswagen TouaregBrowse Used Listings||2013 Volvo XC60Browse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas/Ethanol V6||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas I6|
|Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD||N/A||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|FWD 4-Door||FWD 4-Door Base||FWD 4-Door||4-Door VR6 Sport||FWD 4-Door 3.2L|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Crossover||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||4 Door||Wagon|
|Automatic||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/Manual Shift|