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Used Cars: 2013 Affordable Compact SUVs

View the best 2013 Affordable Compact SUVs based on our rankings. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find 2013 Affordable Compact SUVs for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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2013 Honda CR-V

The 2013 Honda CR-V trumps other used compact SUVs with its reviewer-praised nimble handling and roomy interior, ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 7.6
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 4_0
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2013 GMC Terrain

The 2013 GMC Terrain has a spacious, attractive interior, a balanced ride and good performance with its available V6 engine, reviewers said. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2013 Buick Encore

Though it isn’t as big or as powerful as other compact SUVs, the 2013 Buick Encore has good fuel economy, a long list of standard features and ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0
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2013 Chevrolet Equinox

Most car reviewers agreed that the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox is versatile and practical, with a flexible seating arrangement and good fuel economy with its four-cylinder engine. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 8.1
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_5
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2013 Mazda CX-5

The new-for-2013 Mazda CX-5 wowed reviewers with its sporty performance and very good fuel economy. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 9.5
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 8.8
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Kia Sportage

Most reviewers agreed that the 2013 Kia Sportage has ample engine power and lots of features, but a number of rivals in the class offer more cargo ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 8.1
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 7.2
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 3_5
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2013 Subaru Forester

The 2013 Subaru Forester has standard all-wheel drive and reviewers liked its spacious back seat, but critics complained that its interior materials are low-rent for the class. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Toyota RAV4

Car reviewers liked the 2013 Toyota RAV4’s smooth ride, ample cargo room and long list of standard features. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.9
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 4_0
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2013 Ford Escape

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape earned reviewer praise for its performance. However, its tech features garnered some ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 7.2
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Hyundai Tucson

Test drivers remarked that the 2013 Hyundai Tucson has a handsome cabin and nimble handling, but disliked its cramped rear seats and sluggish base engine. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Dodge Journey

Though it offers the only third-row seat in the class, most reviewers said the 2013 Dodge Journey’s base engine is underpowered, and it doesn’t come with as ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.0
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Nissan Rogue

While some reviewers said that the 2013 Nissan Rogue is a sufficient compact SUV, many rivals offer more cargo space, more standard features, nicer interiors and sportier ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 7.6
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 8.4
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Though the new-for-2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek has an excellent safety score, gets good fuel economy and has standard all-wheel drive, reviewers said it’s short on power. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 7.5
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Nissan Juke

The 2013 Nissan Juke’s small cabin and limited cargo space may not make it the right choice for everyone, but reviewers liked its sharp handling and zippy ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.6
Critics' Rating: 7.9
Performance: 7.7
Interior: 6.8
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan has sporty performance and an upscale interior, according to critics, but it has limited cargo space, low fuel economy and a less-than-stellar reliability ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.6
Critics' Rating: 7.6
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 8.4
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 MINI Cooper Countryman

The 2013 Mini Cooper Countryman has an outstanding safety score and incredibly nimble handling, but its underpowered base engine and complicated tech features kept most reviewers from ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.5
Critics' Rating: 7.4
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 2_0
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2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Reviewers complained about the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport’s poor-quality interior and underpowered engine, and it doesn't offer much cargo space for a compact SUV. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.2
Critics' Rating: 6.6
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 6.9
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 8.8
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Most test drivers agreed that the 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara has a rough ride, an underpowered engine and a dated interior, and it gets poor fuel economy. ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.2
Critics' Rating: 7.0
Performance: 6.5
Interior: 7.2
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 2_5
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2013 Jeep Compass

With its underpowered engine, rough ride and cramped back seat, reviewers agreed that the 2013 Jeep Compass is a back-of-the-pack compact SUV. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 6.9
Critics' Rating: 6.1
Performance: 6.0
Interior: 6.8
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 7.3
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Jeep Wrangler

The 2013 Jeep Wrangler is a formidable off-roader, according to reviewers, but it isn't very comfortable for day-to-day driving, and it has a poor reliability rating. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 6.9
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.9
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 8.6
Safety: 5.7
Reliability: 2_0
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Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.