SUVs were basic, tough, all-terrain vehicles with nothing in the way of luxury until the early 2000s

There are numerous 90s SUVs that are unkillable, and they were fantastic.

But, German manufacturers set out to disrupt the game at the turn of the century by introducing luxury 

 Since the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5 opened the floodgates, almost all automakers,

Although other manufacturers are punching above their weight and creating wonderful cars that make us think

Hyundai's premium subsidiary, Genesis, is a prime example.

They began with sedans and have now added three upscale SUVs to the roster

While the Genesis GV70 provides an intriguingly competent and more reasonably priced option, we still like German luxury SUVs