3-Row midsize SUVs and crossovers are one of the most popular segments in America, especially for families that need extra space! There are tons of options and we have tested them all extensively, including collecting a dB sound level reading! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each midsize 3-row SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most popular models, like the Toyota Grand Highlander, Kia Telluride, Hyundai Palisade, Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder, as well as other great choices like the Mazda CX-90, VW Atlas, Jeep Grand Cherokee L, Chevy Traverse and Dodge Durango. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile Rating3rd Row RatingSpecial Notes
22Volkswagen Atlas51.83
24Mazda CX-90 PHEV52.233
23Kia Telluride SX-P53.633
24Kia Telluride EX54.433
24Toyota Grand Highlander Hybrid MAX5544Hawaii
24Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy55.135
24Toyota Grand Highlander Hybrid55.224Hawaii
24Nissan Pathfinder Platinum55.233
24Honda Pilot Elite55.434
23Hyundai Palisade55.63
21Dodge Durango GT55.93
23Buick Enclave5634
23Chevy Traverse56.13
24Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy Night56.435
23Toyota Highlander56.5Tennessee
24Volkswagen Atlas56.53Rough Road
23Nissan Pathfinder Platinum56.833
24Subaru Ascent57.523
24Mazda CX-90 Turbo S57.643Rough Road
23Honda Pilot LX58.334
24Honda Pilot Touring58.934
23Honda Pilot Elite59.634Rough Road
23Jeep Grand Cherokee L60.833Very Windy
23Ford Explorer ST61.442