Best Subcompact SUVs for the Money in 2018

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Here Are the Top Contenders for the U.S. News Best Subcompact SUV for the Money Award

The best subcompact SUVs have an even balance of quality, features, performance, and comfort for a price and long-term ownership costs you can afford.

The vehicles on this U.S. News Best Subcompact SUV for the Money list have the best combination of quality and value.

To measure value, we use data from TrueCar to find the average price paid for each vehicle and Vincentric to determine the five-year cost-of-ownership data. Cost-of-ownership data takes into account factors like fuel, insurance, and repair costs over a five-year period.

To measure quality, we use the scoring from U.S. News’ regular subcompact SUV rankings.

Click through this slideshow to see the top contenders for and winner of our Best Subcompact SUV for the Money award.

Keep in mind that the scores on our site are updated constantly as new expert reviews and data become available. Therefore, the scores mentioned in this slideshow may not match the scores in our reviews.