Best 2017 Affordable Compact SUVs

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18 cars

2017 Ford Escape

The 2017 Ford Escape sits near the top of our compact SUV rankings. It boasts a lineup of powerful turbocharged engines, a comfortable ride, read more »

8.6SCORE

$15,412 - $20,664 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$15,412 - $20,664 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2017 Honda CR-V

The 2017 Honda CR-V has a cavernous cargo hold and an upscale cabin with ample room for passenger, and it earns solid safety and … read more »

8.6SCORE

$19,670 - $26,511 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$19,670 - $26,511 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2017 Hyundai Tucson

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson claims one of the top spots in our compact SUV rankings. It has plenty of room for people and cargo, … read more »

8.6SCORE

$17,512 - $22,897 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$17,512 - $22,897 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Kia Sportage

An athletic yet comfortable ride and a spacious, lavish cabin help the 2017 Kia Sportage rank highly in the compact SUV class. Its minor … read more »

8.6SCORE

$16,824 - $22,804 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$16,824 - $22,804 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Mazda CX-5

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 sits in the top half of our compact SUV class rankings. It offers athletic handling, a luxurious interior, and a … read more »

8.6SCORE

$19,277 - $24,386 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$19,277 - $24,386 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2017 GMC Terrain

With an excellent predicted reliability rating and a top-notch cabin, the 2017 GMC Terrain sits in the upper half of our compact SUV ranking read more »

8.4SCORE

$16,534 - $25,230 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$16,534 - $25,230 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2017 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox sits in the top third of the compact SUV class. It features a comfortable, placid ride and an excellent predicted read more »

8.3SCORE

$16,988 - $21,931 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$16,988 - $21,931 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan ranks in the middle of the compact SUV class. The Tiguan offers sporty handling and strong engine performance, bu read more »

8.3SCORE

$16,113 - $21,527 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 24 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$16,113 - $21,527 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 24 Hwy MPG

2017 Nissan Rogue

The 2017 Nissan Rogue has a classy, upscale, spacious interior. However, it ranks in the middle of the competitive compact SUV class due to read more »

8.1SCORE

$16,494 - $22,033 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$16,494 - $22,033 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

2017 Subaru Forester

The 2017 Subaru Forester's attributes include a sizable cabin, a generous amount of available safety tech, and standard all-wheel drive. How read more »

7.8SCORE

$19,610 - $24,977 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$19,610 - $24,977 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

With its oversized cargo hold and exceptional fuel economy, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is a great choice for adventurers who want to minimi read more »

7.8SCORE

$23,654 - $26,969 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$23,654 - $26,969 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid ranks in the middle of its class. It impresses with good safety scores, a comfortable ride, and handsome interi read more »

7.7SCORE

$18,368 - $22,427 AVG PRICE PAID

33 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$18,368 - $22,427 AVG PRICE PAID

33 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2017 Toyota RAV4

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 has a spacious and comfortable interior, a smooth ride, great safety ratings, and plenty of features. However, tepid en read more »

7.7SCORE

$20,103 - $26,026 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$20,103 - $26,026 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Jeep Cherokee

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee sits near the back of the compact SUV class. While the Cherokee has a quality interior, a comfortable ride, and … read more »

7.6SCORE

$17,146 - $26,666 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.6SCORE

$17,146 - $26,666 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is one of the few compact SUVs to offer third-row seating. However, its underpowered engine, poor predicted re read more »

7.3SCORE

$16,257 - $21,908 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.3SCORE

$16,257 - $21,908 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2017 Jeep Compass

The 2017 Jeep Compass – with its underwhelming four-cylinder engine, sluggish acceleration, poor predicted reliability rating, and low safet read more »

7.0SCORE

$14,845 - $22,748 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 32 Hwy MPG

7.0SCORE

$14,845 - $22,748 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2017 Jeep Wrangler

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is the ideal compact SUV for adventurers. It ranks toward the bottom of the class, however, for its subpar predicted read more »

7.0SCORE

$29,683 - $45,257 AVG PRICE PAID

- TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy MPG

7.0SCORE

$29,683 - $45,257 AVG PRICE PAID

- TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy MPG

2017 Jeep Patriot

The 2017 Jeep Patriot ranks near the bottom of the compact SUV class. It trails the competition with low-quality materials, clumsy handling, read more »

6.3SCORE

$14,357 - $17,865 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

6.3SCORE

$14,357 - $17,865 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

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