2016 Ford Escape
2016 Ford Escape (Ford Motor Company)

You may think trading in your car for an SUV means giving up on having any fun behind the wheel, but there are actually some crossovers that are engaging to drive, while also offering the flexible cargo space and high ride height that makes SUVs appealing. A fun-to-drive SUV can be easy on your bank account as well. The following sporty SUVs deserve a spot on your shopping list for their dynamic character and affordable price tag.

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