15 SUVs with panoramic sunroof for less than $40,000
By Nelson Ireson
The cheapest starts at $26,730
So you want a new SUV with a panoramic sunroof or a sunroof? That’s great, because we have a list of 2022 model year SUVs that offer panoramic glass roofs of any type.
A few details before we dig into SUVs with a view: To keep things relevant for the typical consumer, this list only includes SUVs that cost less than $40,000 when equipped with a panoramic sunroof or a sunroof. (Prices don’t include destination charges.) Where the panoramic glass roof is an optional extra, we’ve noted how much it costs and or what trim level you’ll need to choose; if it is standard equipment, we have noted that as well.
One more caveat about the listing: these are only SUVs with panoramic glass roofs, i.e. multi-row glass roofs, not the more common single-row sunroofs. (but still awesome) or multiple individual sunroofs.
1. Chevrolet Trailblazer 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $26,730
To get the panoramic roof version of the 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer, you’ll need to check the box for the LT’s $1,770 Sun and Hatch Package, as well as the $520 Convenience Package and $145 Confidence Package II. Along with the panoramic sunroof, you’ll get a hands-free rear hatch, automatic climate control with cabin humidity sensor, rear parking assist and more.
2. Kia Sportage 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $28,090
Getting a panoramic sunroof as standard equipment in the 2022 Kia Sportage is as easy as selecting the Nightfall Edition. At a starting price of $28,090, the Nightfall is the least expensive way to get a panoramic glass roof in the 2022 Sportage. Those buying a new Sportage may notice that the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage is available now, but the 2022 model, if you can find it, still offers great value.
3. 2022 Subaru Forester
Price with panoramic sunroof: $28,895
A power panoramic sunroof is standard on all 2022 Subaru (7270.TO) Forester variants except the base model, which means you’ll have to upgrade to the $28,895 2022 Forester Premium (or a higher version) to obtain the expansive glass roof.
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4.Volkswagen Taos 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $29,095
The Volkswagen Taos is all-new for 2022. Volkswagen’s smallest SUV is powered by a peppy yet fuel-efficient 1.5-liter engine. While a panoramic sunroof isn’t available in the base S, it’s a standalone $1,200 option on SE ($27,895) and higher trim levels.
5.Volkswagen Tiguan 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $31,320
The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan SE starts at $30,120 and only requires the addition of the a la carte $1,200 panoramic sunroof option to have a large picture window above the occupants’ heads. Not bad for a compact SUV that also offers 3-row seating in some configurations.
6. Jeep Renegade 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $31,440
Like the Forester, the 2022 Jeep Renegade offers a power panoramic sunroof on all models except the base Sport model. Unlike the Forester, however, it’s not a standard item, so you’ll need to pick the 2022 or better Renegade Latitude, and tick the $2,295 Sun and Sound Group option box for a total of $31,440.
7. 2022 Nissan Rogue
Price with panoramic sunroof: $31,500
A panoramic sunroof is available in the 2022 Nissan Rogue SV, (7201.TO) starting at $28,840. To get the panoramic roof, you’ll need to check the SV Premium Package, a $2,660 option that adds the panoramic glass roof along with roof rails, power tailgate, rear door sunshades, cargo surfaces leatherette seats, heated front seats, and more.
8. Chevrolet Equinox 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $32,190
The 2022 Chevrolet Equinox includes plenty of standard active safety systems as well as standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but you’ll have to choose the 2022 Equinox LT AWD plus the $3,440 combined outlay of the Roof Package power panoramic opening, the driver’s convenience group, the driver’s confidence group II, the confidence and convenience group and the option of roof-mounted side rails.
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9. 2022 Jeep Cherokee
Price with panoramic sunroof: $37,190
Excellent off-road, with good safety features, the 2022 Jeep Cherokee is also ready for scenic tours. All you’ll have to do to get a panoramic sunroof in the 2022 Cherokee is choose the Latitude Lux (or better) trim and select the $2,295 Sun and Sound Package, which also includes a speaker system. Premium Alpine, Active Noise Control and Suite.
10. 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
Price with panoramic sunroof: $32,350
When it comes to the Hyundai Tucson, the cheapest way to get a panoramic sunroof is with the Tucson Hybrid. Go for the Tucson Hybrid and choose the mid-level SEL convenience trim to get the included panoramic sunroof, plus a host of other great features, including a hands-free smart power tailgate, 19-inch alloy wheels , and more. With the non-hybrid Tuscon, go for the top-of-the-line Limited at $35,300, and the panoramic sunroof is included.
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11. Kia Sorento 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $33,690
Getting a huge glass window in the roof of your 2022 Kia Sorento is as easy as choosing the Sorento S or higher and checking the box for the $1,300 stand-alone panoramic sunroof option. Only the base LX model does not offer the panoramic roof.
12.Audi Q3 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $36,400
All 2022 Audi Q3 models continue to offer panoramic glass roofs as standard equipment. This means that even the “base” Q3 40 TFSI Premium includes the electric panoramic sunroof as well as Quattro all-wheel drive, LED headlights, active driving aids like rear cross-traffic assist and side, and more.
13.Volvo XC40 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $37,670
If Scandinavian style and a good dose of functionality sound like good companions for your panoramic sunroof, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Momentum is a good choice. Add the optional Laminated Panoramic Sunroof with Power Shade ($1,475) for an even more open and airy cabin feel.
14.Toyota RAV4 2022
Price with panoramic sunroof: $38,015
The Toyota (7203.TO) RAV4 is America’s best-selling SUV, thanks in large part to its versatility, reputation for reliability and excellent resale value. To get the RAV4 with a panoramic glass roof, opt for the Limited and add the $2,540 Limited Grade Advanced Technology Package with options. This pack includes audio, technology and weather management upgrades, as well as the glass roof. If you prefer the versatile and efficient 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, shop for the XSE and add the $3,540 XSE Grade Advanced Technology Package with options. Total price: $39,095.
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15. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Price with panoramic sunroof: $39,630
You might think it’s not possible, but the all-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder goes (barely) under $40,000 with a panoramic sunroof, provided you’re wise in your option choices. . The Pathfinder SV 2WD trim ($37,460) and SV Premium Package ($2,170) combine for a cost of $39,630 before destination charges.
This story originally ran on KBB.com.
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