Luxury Compact SUVs and crossovers are some of the most popular luxury vehicles on the road, and we have tested them all! There are tons of options (nearly 20) which is why it’s so important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each compact luxury SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most popular models, like the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercedes GLC and Lexus NX, as well as other great choices like the Volvo XC60, Genesis GV70, Acura RDX and Infiniti QX50. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile RatingSpecial Notes
24Mercedes GLC 30052.13
23BMW X3 M40i53.24
24BMW X3 xDrive30i 53.33
24Audi Q553.73
24Volvo XC60 Recharge53.84
25Genesis GV70 3.5TT53.84
23Audi Q554.43
24Audi SQ554.44
22BMW X354.63
23Genesis GV70 2.5T54.73
22Genesis GV70 3.5TT54.84
21Audi SQ5554
24Lexus NX350 F-Sport55.63
24Volvo V60 Cross Country55.63
23Mercedes GLC 30055.83
24Acura RDX A-Spec Advance55.94
25Lexus NX350 F-Sport55.93
23Volvo XC6056.23
22Mercedes GLC 43 AMG56.24
23Infiniti QX5556.33
23Cadillac XT456.83
23Acura RDX57.14
23Lexus NX350 Luxury57.53
24Alfa Romeo Stelvio Comp57.63Rough Road; Michigan
24Cadillac XT457.93
22Volvo XC60 Recharge58.34
24Alfa Romeo Stelvio Veloce59.43Rough Road; Michigan