Best Used Compact SUVs $15K to $20K for 2020

View the best used compact suvs priced between $15,000 and $20,000. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used compact suvs for sale in your area. All Rankings »

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2018 Mazda CX-5

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 ranks near the top of the compact SUV class. The CX-5 has fantastic driving dynamics, a luxe interior, low projected … read more »

8.7SCORE

$20,569 - $25,865 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.7SCORE

$20,569 - $25,865 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2018 Hyundai Tucson

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson ranks near the top of the compact SUV class. It has a stellar predicted reliability rating, lots of available safety read more »

8.6SCORE

$18,319 - $25,225 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$18,319 - $25,225 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

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

$14,919 - $20,286 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$14,919 - $20,286 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 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

$17,057 - $22,505 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$17,057 - $22,505 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

$16,956 - $22,971 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$16,956 - $22,971 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

$18,554 - $23,633 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$18,554 - $23,633 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2018 Ford Escape

The 2018 Ford Escape ranks near the top of the compact SUV class, largely due to its great predicted reliability rating, dynamic handling, a read more »

8.5SCORE

$16,820 - $23,468 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$16,820 - $23,468 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2018 Honda CR-V

The 2018 Honda CR-V earns one of the top spots in our compact SUV rankings. It has quality cabin materials, lots of seating and … read more »

8.4SCORE

$21,753 - $29,250 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$21,753 - $29,250 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2018 Kia Sportage

The 2018 Kia Sportage earns a good predicted reliability rating, and it boasts a handsome, roomy cabin and a gentle ride. This Kia edges … read more »

8.4SCORE

$17,713 - $25,538 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$17,713 - $25,538 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 30 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

$16,491 - $25,845 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$16,491 - $25,845 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2019 Ford Escape

The 2019 Ford Escape sits near the top of our compact SUV rankings due in part to its abundant cargo room, energetic engines, and … read more »

8.3SCORE

$18,411 - $26,042 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$18,411 - $26,042 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2018 GMC Terrain

The redesigned 2018 GMC Terrain has one of the nicest cabins in the class, brimming with high-quality materials and generous passenger space read more »

8.3SCORE

$17,356 - $27,964 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$17,356 - $27,964 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 30 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

$16,589 - $21,589 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$16,589 - $21,589 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2016 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox finishes in the top third of our compact SUV rankings. Although it has an underwhelming base engine and stodgy ha read more »

8.3SCORE

$14,859 - $19,674 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$14,859 - $19,674 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2016 Honda CR-V

The 2016 Honda CR-V sits near the top of our compact SUV rankings. It’s one of the most spacious vehicles in the class, offering … read more »

8.3SCORE

$17,556 - $23,698 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$17,556 - $23,698 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

2016 Mazda CX-5

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 is one of the highest-ranked and most fun-to-drive compact crossovers in its class. Precise steering and agile handling read more »

8.3SCORE

$15,608 - $20,319 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$15,608 - $20,319 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2016 GMC Terrain

The 2016 GMC Terrain ranks in the top half of the compact SUV class. It has a comfortable ride, a roomy interior, and great … read more »

8.2SCORE

$15,511 - $22,679 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$15,511 - $22,679 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan offers poised performance, a plush interior, and above-average reliability ratings, but its lower-than-average sa read more »

8.2SCORE

$15,033 - $18,317 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 26 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$15,033 - $18,317 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 26 Hwy MPG

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox ranks in the middle third of the competitive compact SUV class. The Equinox has spacious seating, good safety sco read more »

8.1SCORE

$17,494 - $25,826 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$17,494 - $25,826 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2018 Nissan Rogue

The 2018 Nissan Rogue has an abundance of cargo space and an attractive cabin that is loaded with features. It also has one of … read more »

8.1SCORE

$18,680 - $24,101 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$18,680 - $24,101 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 33 Hwy MPG

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