As if by magic, SUVs are cramming in more and more cubic feet. Because in an increasingly congested world, the notion of private and personal space is something to be coveted. More, more, more we demand, and manufacturers are happy to comply and deliver the goods. So today, we’re going to focus on a few mid-sized SUVs with the best cargo space for the 2018 model year.
2018 GMC Acadia: Maximum Cargo Space: 79 cubic feet | Overall Passenger Volume: 143.8 cubic feet
Rounding off our list of popular models in 2018 with the best cargo space is the GMC Acadia. The Acadia offers seating for seven passengers with multiple seating configurations. There is a maximum cargo space of 79 cubic feet, 41.7 feet with the seats folded down to the second row, and 12.8 cubic feet from the third row. This is formidable for a mid-sized SUV, but if your family has to squeeze in yet more, look to the next vehicle on our best cargo space for 2018 mid-sized SUVs.
The 2018 GMC Acadia MSRP starts at: $29,000*
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2018 Ford Flex: Maximum Cargo Space: 83.2 cubic feet | Overall Passenger Volume: 155.8 cubic feet
Another roomy mid-sized SUV that made our list is the 2018 Ford Flex. This seven-passenger SUV includes bucket seats up front, a middle 60/40 split bench middle row, and a 50/50 split bench third row. Options include a six-passenger model or one with second-row power-assisted fold 40/40 bucket seats, or a pass-through to the third row model. The new Ford Flex has a maximum cargo space of 83.2 cubic feet, that breaks down to 20 cubic feet behind the third row. When the rear seats are folded down, there is 43.2 cubic feet.
The 2018 Ford Flex MSRP starts at: $30,195*
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2018 Volkswagen Atlas: Maximum Cargo Space: 96.8 cubic feet | Overall Passenger Volume: 153.7 cubic feet
The all-new VW Atlas seats seven comfortably, and comes with three rows. Those with growing families will appreciate the Atlas has the winning maximum cargo space of 96.8 cubic feet. This breaks down to a generous 55.5 cubic feet with the third row folded and 20.6 cubic feet with the rear seats up. Notable also are the 17 cupholders! The family that hydrates together—stays together.
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas MSRP starts at: $29,900*
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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.