Luxury subcompact SUVs and crossovers represent the entry points into a luxury brand’s SUV lineup! Even though they’re generally affordable products, it is still important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each subcompact luxury SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes popular models, like the Lexus UX, Audi Q3, BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Mercedes GLB and Mercedes GLA. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile Rating
22Lexus UX250h53.12
24Audi Q355.73
23Volvo XC4057.83
22Mercedes GLB 250583
23Audi Q358.93
23Mercedes GLA 25059.13
24Mercedes GLB 25061.83