10 of the most popular 7-seaters SUVs in Canada

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In recent years, SUVs and crossovers have replaced minivans and station wagons as Canada's family vehicle of choice. And it's no wonder—with their sporty appeal, generous cargo space and advanced safety features, 7-seater SUVs get Canadian families where they need to go safely, comfortably and in style.

With so many 7-passenger SUVs on the market, choosing one can feel a bit overwhelming. To help narrow down your search, here are 10 of the best-selling 7-seater SUVs in Canada, in no particular order:

1. Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander receives great reviews for its comfortable interior and excellent fuel economy. This Toyota SUV 7 seater is available with all-wheel drive and comes equipped with a nice selection of advanced safety features including forward collision warning with emergency braking.

2. Ford Explorer

The family-sized Ford Explorer offers plenty of power and towing capacity with its rear-wheel drive and choice of engines. Options include a 300 horsepower four-cylinder, 400 horsepower turbocharged V6 and a 316 horsepower hybrid V6 for drivers looking for a more fuel-efficient SUV.

3. Volkswagen Atlas

The Volkswagen Atlas is an attractive midsize SUV with seven seats. The largest SUV in Volkswagen's North American lineup, it fits three child car seats in the second row and offers a generous amount of legroom in all three rows. You can also expect up-to-date tech and driving assistance features.

4. Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento is a good choice for families who need room for seven but don't want a large SUV. This small SUV offers three rows of comfortable seating, a suite of safety features including lane-keeping assistance, and smartphone integration. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are available.

5. Lexus RX 350L

The Lexus RX is available in two lengths, seating from five to seven. The three-row Lexus RX 350L offers excellent reliability and plenty of luxurious interior comforts. Standard features include adaptive cruise control, power-folding third-row seats and tri-zone climate control.

6. Honda Pilot

A popular family SUV in Canada, the Honda Pilot seats seven when outfitted with second-row captain's chairs. You can expect a smooth and comfortable ride, generously sized interior and convenient features like a power liftgate. This versatile vehicle also offers a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs.

7. Hyundai Palisade

The Hyundai Palisade launched in 2020, replacing the popular Hyundai Santa Fe XL. This three-row SUV seats seven with second-row captain's chairs or eight with bench seating. Standard safety features include blindspot monitoring and forward collision warning with emergency braking.

8. Dodge Durango

The powerful Dodge Durango offers from 295 to 475 horsepower, standard rear-wheel or available all-wheel drive, and up to 8,700 lbs in towing capacity. Inside, you'll find decent legroom in all three rows, tri-zone climate control and a touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone integration.

9. Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 combines style with excellent drivability and an attractive suite of safety features. 2022 models offer standard all-wheel drive, helping keep your family safe in bad weather. Mazda vehicles are known for their near-luxury interiors, and this fuel-efficient 7 seater shouldn't disappoint.

10. Acura MDX

The Acura MDX is a luxury 7 seater vehicle. This three-row SUV comes standard with premium features like a panoramic sunroof, heated front seats, wireless smartphone integration and wifi. Advanced safety features include blindspot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control.

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