Luxury midsize SUVs and crossovers are some of the most popular luxury vehicles on the road, 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 midsize 2-row luxury SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most popular models, like the BMW X5, Mercedes GLE, and Lexus RX, as well as other great choices like the Cadillac XT5, Genesis GV80, Audi Q8, and BMW X6. 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
25BMW X5 40i49.84
24Audi Q851.24
24BMW X5 40i51.64
24Genesis GV80 Signature52.44
25Genesis GV80 3.5T Prestige52.54Wisconsin
24Mercedes GLE 35052.73
23Lexus RX 350 F-Sport53.53
24Lexus RX 350 Luxury53.93
23Genesis GV80 2.5T Prestige543
24BMW X5 50e54.24
23Lexus RX 500h55.34Rough Road
23Mercedes GLE 45055.64
24Cadillac XT555.73
21BMW X6 M50i565
24BMW XM Label57.15South carolina
24Lincoln Nautilus Hybrid57.13
24BMW X5 M Comp57.45South carolina
23Lexus RX 350h57.53Rough Road