While SUVs are designed to be rugged and durable off-road, the truth is that today's models are also fun and easy to drive on the road.

The 2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio (starting at $46,200) is a stylish Italian SUV with thrilling performance and a range of trims and engines to choose from.

The Bronco's ground clearance and power go a long way toward making it an off-roader that's fun to drive on any type of terrain.

Genesis GV70  comes with a standard 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine rated at 300 hp, or  upgradable to 375 hp for the 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6.

Hyundai Kona N includes a 276-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, and its 8-speed paddle shift transmission is perfect for driving.

The 2023 Wrangler is more comfortable than previous generations and features creature comforts like a remote starter and heated steering wheels.

The Mazda CX-30 Turbo option offers a lot of fun with a turbocharger upgrade that delivers 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque.

The Toyota RAV4 Prime is powerful than a standard RAV4, which is just 203 hp. With 302 hp on the Prime, it can hit 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds.

SUVs have come a long way in recent years, and there are now a wide variety of models that offer great driving dynamics and plenty of fun.