For those with some spending money, the Audi Q7 is one of the highest rated luxury SUVs for the current year. It is stylish and spacious, with a 4.5 crash test rating. There are 3 engines available, including a turbo-charged V6. All models come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. As far as gas mileage, the Audi Q7 is right in the middle, with 17 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway.
Volkswagen Jetta (Compact)
The 2015 VW Jetta is a great choice all around for those looking for a small city vehicle. The Jetta is compact, yet roomy enough for 1 driver and 3 passengers. It is an affordable vehicle that has been one of the top German cars for several years. There is even a hybrid version available. Additionally, the VW Jetta achieved a 5 star crash test rating.