Sportiest Compact SUVs in 2020

2020 Porsche Macan front view
1 of 20

When You Want Both Size and Speed

Compact SUVs tend to attract attention for their ability to trounce harsh conditions while carrying more passengers and cargo than the average sedan. But that doesn’t mean power or performance needs to take a back seat.

Horsepower helps you merge onto a busy highway or safely pass slow-moving vehicles. Handling helps the vehicle respond to twists and turns. Fortunately, plenty of today’s family-friendly compact SUVs excel at both, combining comfort, capability, and performance. 

We’ve evaluated the competition to find the sportiest mix of power, acceleration, and handling, based on our expert performance reviews. Keep reading to learn more about the sportiest compact SUVs in 2020.

To get local pricing, enter your zip code: Cancel

Best Price Program

Interested in a New?

Use the U.S. News Best Price Program to find great deals and get upfront pricing on the.

Dismiss