Kevin M., Richmond, Va.

Many SUVs have a power liftgate that will open or close the rear hatch by pressing a button or using the key fob; we’ve listed a few examples below. It's most prominent in luxury vehicles, but we are seeing the feature trickle down to less-expensive models.

Midsize SUVs like the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and 2010 Nissan Murano have the feature. Most don't include the feature on base trim leves. For example, the Equinox’s power liftgate is a $495 option on the 2LT trim level, which has a MSRP of $25,445. The LTZ ($28,045) comes with the feature standard.

You can find if a power liftgate is available on an SUV by checking out Cars.com’s Research Section and a vehicle’s Standard Equip. & Specs or Available Options, here.

SUVs with a power liftage (standard or optional)

2010equinox

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