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SUV Rankings: Affordable Compact SUVs

View the best compact SUVs then read our reviews and view pictures to find the best compact SUV for your needs. Learn more about our rankings.

Ranking List | Sort by Scores
Rank Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
#1
8.6 Very Good
7.6 8.1 9.3 3.0 $23,445
$32,895
City: 27
Hwy: 34
#2
8.5 Very Good
7.5 8.4 9.3 4.5 $24,070
$37,240
City: 23
Hwy: 32
#3
8.4 Very Good
7.4 7.9 N/A N/A $19,115
$25,840
City: 25
Hwy: 34
#3
8.4 Very Good
8.5 7.5 9.3 N/A $21,795
$29,470
City: 26 (Est)
Hwy: 35 (Est)
#5
8.3 Very Good
6.8 8.4 9.3 3.0 $20,150
$29,630
City: 26
Hwy: 33
#6
8.2 Very Good
8.4 7.6 8.5 3.0 $23,450
$31,485
City: 22
Hwy: 31
#7
8.1 Very Good
8.6 7.9 N/A 2.5 $17,995
$26,795
City: 24 (Est)
Hwy: 31 (Est)
#7
8.1 Very Good
8.5 8.0 8.4 3.0 $26,255
$39,625
City: 21
Hwy: 26
#9
8.0 Very Good
7.5 7.6 9.7 4.0 $24,065
$30,935
City: 25
Hwy: 33
#9
8.0 Very Good
7.0 8.1 9.3 4.0 $22,120
$33,670
City: 22
Hwy: 32
#9
8.0 Very Good
7.7 7.7 9.3 2.5 $22,195
$33,095
City: 22
Hwy: 29
#12
7.9 Good
7.1 7.7 9.7 3.5 $20,120
$26,530
City: 26
Hwy: 34
#12
7.9 Good
7.2 7.7 N/A N/A $20,000
$29,000
City: 25
Hwy: 34
#12
7.9 Good
7.7 7.3 8.5 3.5 $21,650
$27,950
City: 23
Hwy: 29
#12
7.9 Good
7.5 7.1 8.9 3.5 $21,900
$29,600
City: 21
Hwy: 28
#12
7.9 Good
8.0 7.7 9.3 3.0 $25,995
$29,295
City: 30
Hwy: 34
#17
7.6 Good
8.5 6.6 8.1 2.5 $20,250
$30,020
City: 28
Hwy: 32
#17
7.6 Good
7.4 7.6 9.3 3.0 $21,595
$24,795
City: 23
Hwy: 31
#19
7.5 Good
7.8 8.3 8.8 2.0 $23,095
$30,895
City: 22
Hwy: 31
#19
7.5 Good
7.8 6.7 7.4 2.5 $22,995
$35,995
City: 17 (Est)
Hwy: 21 (Est)
#19
7.5 Good
8.3 7.4 10.0 2.5 $22,750
$35,350
City: 27
Hwy: 34
#22
7.4 Good
7.1 7.1 9.3 3.5 $23,680
$29,850
City: 24
Hwy: 31
#23
7.3 Good
7.3 6.6 8.8 2.5 $23,660
$31,640
City: 16
Hwy: 22
#24
6.9 Mediocre
6.9 7.3 8.5 N/A $22,995
$30,995
City: 25
Hwy: 31
#24
6.9 Mediocre
6.9 6.8 9.0 2.5 $19,595
$24,995
City: 24
Hwy: 30
#26
5.6 Mediocre
5.4 6.1 N/A 2.5 $18,995
$28,795
City: 23
Hwy: 30
#27
5.5 Mediocre
5.4 6.1 7.8 2.5 $16,895
$26,895
City: 23
Hwy: 30

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Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$0
City: 25
Hwy: 33
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$0
City: 22 (2015)
Hwy: 32 (2015)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$0
City: 26 (2015)
Hwy: 34 (2015)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $23,450
$31,485
City: 22
Hwy: 31
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$0
City: 23
Hwy: 32
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $22,700
$31,300
City: 25
Hwy: 30
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $23,295
$30,895
City: 22
Hwy: 31
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $22,150
$31,490
City: 21
Hwy: 28
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $None
$None
City: None
Hwy: None
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $22,395
$33,795
City: 22
Hwy: 29

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.