Best Used 3rd-Row SUVs

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS Interior

If you are looking for used 3rd-row SUVs for sale in Marietta and Sandy Springs, you probably want to get the most value out of your money, and you probably have lots of questions, such as, “Do I need a 3rd-row SUV?” “What SUVs have 3rd-row seating?” These questions are fairly easy to answer, and some of the best used 3rd-row SUVs available in Marietta are listed below. For more information, feel free to contact us anytime!



Cadillac Escalade 

The Cadillac Escalade is a beautiful SUV. It features second-row captain’s seats, a strong transmission, and a powerful V8 engine, so it gives you all the pep you need for running errands or merging in and out on the interstate. It can even tow up to 7,700 pounds if you plan to use it to pull a boat or small camper. 

  • MPG: 21 city / 27 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Cargo Volume: 25.5 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Rear: 42.3 inches / 38.9 inches
  • Hip Room Front/Rear: 61.7 inches / 61.2 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/Rear: 65.5 inches / 64.6 inches
  • Leg Room Front/ Rear: 44.5 inches / 41.7 inches

Mercedes-Benz GLS 

If you’re carrying lots of precious cargo, the Mercedes-Benz GLS, which is the largest SUV in the Mercedes-Benz lineup, is a fantastic choice. Not only can it seat your entire family, but it even comes with supple leather seats for ultimate comfort. The base GLS has a six-cylinder engine, but you might be able to find a far peppier V8, which will give you extra horses for a bit more power. 

  • MPG: 20 city / 24 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 8
  • Cargo Volume Up to Front/Center/Rear: 84.7 cubic feet / 42.7 cubic feet / 17.4 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Center/Rear: 39.4 inches / 40.2 inches / 38.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/ Center/Rear: 59.3 inches / 58.5 inches / 50.3 inches
  • Leg Room Front/Center/Rear: 40.3 inches / 41.9 inches / 34.6 inches


BMW continues to get better with every passing year, so if you’re looking for the best 3rd-row SUVs, it’s hard to go wrong with the X7. It seats up to seven people and comes standard with a V6 engine and front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive was an option, so you might be able to find it if that’s what you need. If safety is a top concern, you’ll receive plenty of the latest safety features with this impressive SUV. 

  • MPG: 21 city / 25 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Cargo Volume:12.8 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Rear: 41.9 inches / 39.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/Rear: 60.0 inches / 58.1 inches
  • Leg Room Front/Rear: 39.8 inches / 37.6 inches

Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento seats up to seven people with a sliding second row to make entering and exiting more comfortable, and you can even remove the central seat completely for even more access. You can choose from a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive engine, as well. 

  • MPG: 39 city / 35 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Cargo Volume Front/Center/Rear: 75.5 cubic feet / 45 cubic feet / 12.6 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Center/Rear: 40.3 inches / 39.1 inches / 36.8 inches
  • Hip Room Front/Center/Rear: 55.6 inches / 55.1 inches / 42.5 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/Center/Rear: 59.1 inches / 58.1 inches / 53.1 inches
  • Leg Room Front/Center/Rear: 41.4 inches / 41.7 inches / 29.6 inches

Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is another excellent option that’s less than $15,000, and it seats up to seven, which makes it ideal for larger families. It’s powered by a large 4-cylinder engine that is incredibly fuel-efficient. It offers a wide range of standard amenities, including three-zone climate control, a premium quality factory audio system, and a vibrant infotainment system screen. 

  • MPG: 27 city / 28 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Cargo Volume Front/Center/Rear: 87.8 cubic feet / 47.9 cubic feet / 18.2 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Center/Rear: 40.7 inches / 40.5 inches / 38.9 inches
  • Hip Room Front/Center/Rear: 59.2 inches / 59.1 inches / 40.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/Center/Rear: 61.8 inches / 61.9 inches / 54.6 inches
  • Leg Room Front/Center/Rear: 43 inches / 39 inches / 32.2 inches

Dodge Durango

If you need to seat up to seven people, the Dodge Durango is your best bet. It comes with a massive interior, so you’ll never feel cramped, and it also offers a sizable towing capacity of 8,700 pounds (with the proper equipment). It offers all the basics in its standard package, which includes Bluetooth connectivity. 

  • MPG: 19 city / 26 highway
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Cargo Volume: 17.2 cubic feet
  • Head Room Front/Center/Rear: 39.9 inches / 39.8 inches / 37.8 inches
  • Hip Room Front/Center/Rear: 57.0 inches / 55.5 inches / 42.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room Front/Center/Rear: 58.5 inches / 57.7 inches / 50.4 inches
  • Leg Room Front/Center/Rear: 40.3 inches / 38.6 inches / 33.5 inches

Find Your 3rd-Row SUV at Atlanta Autos Today!

The best 3rd-row SUVs are all over the map in terms of make and model, but each one of these offers something unique depending on your needs and driving habits around Kennesaw. Visit Atlanta Autos today to learn more about the options in your area, and check out our used vehicle inventory to find your next SUV. Also, use our pre-owned vehicle specials available near Smyrna today!


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