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The high-ranking 2015 Honda CR-V is available to lease for $209 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing. (American Honda Motor Co., Inc.)

Small SUVs have been exploding in popularity thanks to their high seating position, cargo versatility and car-like handling, according to news publications such as Bloomberg and The Atlantic. We've compiled a list of the best SUV lease deals on the market. All of these great SUV leases are under $230 per month. Most of the vehicles on this list perform well in our rankings of compact SUVs and subcompact SUVs, including the highly ranked 2015 Honda CR-V. Check out our roundup of these 10 great leasing deals below. Then, if you're looking for even more great lease offers, you can head over to our Best Lease Deals page, where you can browse for the best offers by manufacturer.

2015 Buick Encore

The 2015 Buick Encore is available for $169 per month for 24 months with $2,169 due at signing this August, making it one of the least expensive SUVs to lease on the market. Critics love the Encore's high-quality, stylish cabin and long list of standard features.

2015 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2015 VW Tiguan has more standard horsepower than most SUVs in its class. It's also available with one of the best lease deals this August: $179 per month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing.

2015 Chevrolet Trax

The 2015 Chevy Trax has nimble handling and a smooth ride, according to critics. You can lease it in most areas of the country for $199 per month for 39 months with $1,439 due at signing.

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2015 GMC Terrain

The high-ranking 2015 Terrain offers spacious rear seats and an upscale cabin, auto writers report. It's available for $199 per month for 24 months with $2,209 due at signing.

2015 Chevrolet Equinox

You can lease a 2015 Chevy Equinox for $199 per month for 24 months with $2,429 due at signing in most parts of the country. The Equinox's well-built cabin, roomy back seats and smooth ride all earn praise from reviewers.

2015 Nissan Juke

Critics say the 2015 Juke is small, but mighty. They love its peppy turbocharged engine and sharp handling. The Juke also gets excellent fuel economy for the class. You can lease it for $199 per month for 36 months with $2,999 due at signing.

2015 Honda CR-V

The top-ranked 2015 Honda CR-V is a perennial reviewer favorite thanks to its large cargo area, generous passenger space and good fuel economy. It is available this August for $209 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing.

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2015 Ford Escape

The 2015 Ford Escape is sporty and has an attractive interior design, according to test drivers. It can be leased for $149 to $229 per month for 24 to 36 months with around $2,800 to $3,700 due at signing, depending on where you live.

2015 Nissan Rogue

The 2015 Rogue offers fantastic fuel economy, generous cargo space and a high-quality cabin, automotive journalists say. Depending on where you live, you can lease it this August for $199 to $229 per month for 36 months with $2,699 due at signing.

2016 Mazda CX-5

The updated 2016 Mazda CX-5 is available in most parts of the country for $229 per month for 36 months with $1,989 due at signing. Auto writers love the sporty CX-5's athletic handling, high fuel economy and user-friendly tech features.

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