Jeep, Land Rover, and even Ford and Chevy, to some extent, are brands all known for their off-road prowess. Buyers flock to these highly capable trucks and rugged SUVs like bees to a hive. But do a bit of digging and you’ll find that not all high-riding vehicles are created equal. Some crossovers from Kia, Toyota, and even Rolls-Royce, though they may see more inept for family duty, can actually keep up with the established crop of rugged SUVs. We’ve picked 20 of what we believe to be the toughest crossovers you probably never considered in your quest for off-road ecstasy.

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