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2011 has been the year of the SUV and with so many different models up for grabs it can feel impossible to choose between them.

With this in mind, Inautonews.com have put together a quick rundown of some of the best models of 2011 so you can easily find the right SUV for you.

Nissan Murano
The 2011 Murano is the perfect mid-sized family crossover SUV and comes in four trim types offering various levels of customisation. With choices that include keyless entry and ignition, fog lights, roof rails, rear tinted glass and other additions, this SUV has a 3.5 liter dual overhead cam 24-valve V6 engine that produces 260bhp and 240 lb-ft of torque.

Infiniti QX-56
Infiniti’s stylish QX-56 is 2011’s breakout luxury fullsize SUV star. Combining all the opulence of Infiniti’s luxury vehicle range with a 5.6 liter V8 engine capable of putting out 400bhp and 413 lb-ft of torque with direct full injection, the Infiniti QX-56 provides a smooth, comfortable ride with outstanding auxiliary features including Around View monitors and a phenomenal Bose speaker powered audio system.

Kia Sorento
The compact Sorento received a full redesign for 2011, giving it a sleekier exterior and roomier interior. There are three model variations to choose from and the base model features full power accessories, telescopic steering wheel, satellite radio and a 2.4 liter V6 engine putting out 175bhp and 169 lb-ft of torque. Despite being the only compact model on our list, the cabin space is generous and can still seat 5.

Hyundai Santa Fe
Another winner in the family category, the 2011 Santa Fe is perfect for those family camping trips with plentiful cargo space and a spacious cabin. This crossover’s comes with front wheel drive as standard and features a 3.5 liter V6 engine, 276bhp and 248 lb-ft torque as well as additional tilt steering, heated mirrors and side roof rails. The Santa Fe also scored highly in crash tests so you can enjoy your drive with peace of mind.