Used Compact SUVs $20K and up

View the best used compact suvs priced from $20,000 and up. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used 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 »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.8
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 7.6
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 4_5
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2014 GMC Terrain

Test drivers appreciated the 2014 GMC Terrain's comfortable ride, high-tech standard features and upscale cabin, though they said its handling is unimpressive. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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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: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.8
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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2015 Honda CR-V

A used 2015 Honda CR-V offers a great combination of excellent fuel efficiency, above-average reliability, plentiful cargo ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 9.3
Performance: 7.6
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_5
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2014 Honda CR-V

The 2014 Honda CR-V is one of the most appealing SUVs in its class, critics said, thanks ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 4_0
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2015 Chevrolet Equinox

The bustling compact SUV market offers many choices, and a used 2015 Chevrolet Equinox is certainly one worth considering. Its quiet and comfortable ride does wonders on ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 7.8
Performance: 7.0
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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2014 Buick Encore

Critics liked the 2014 Buick Encore’s premium interior and long list of standard features, but they were disappointed by its highway acceleration. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0
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2015 Mazda CX-5

According to the data that drives our rankings, you will be hard-pressed to find another compact SUV ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 9.1
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 7.3
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Chevrolet Equinox

Auto writers reported that the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox has an impressive interior with spacious seats and attractive styling, though they said some rivals are more fun to ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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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: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 7.4
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 8.7
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 4_0
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2015 Kia Sportage

The 2015 Kia Sportage’s strong engine and athletic handling make it one of the most fun-to-drive used compact SUVs. However, its firm ride quality makes it a ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.2
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 7.1
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_5
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2015 Nissan Rogue

The 2015 Nissan Rogue faces some very established and well-known competitors in the red-hot compact crossover SUV ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 6.8
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Nissan Rogue

The redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue returns very good fuel economy and has an upscale, roomy interior, though ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 9.1
Performance: 6.7
Interior: 8.3
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Subaru Forester

Critics were very pleased with the redesigned 2014 Subaru Forester, citing its roomy interior, impressive fuel economy and standard all-wheel drive. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 9.3
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Critics said the all-new, fuel-efficient 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid handles well on- and off-road, and they ... Read full review »

Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
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 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: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 4_5
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2015 Ford Escape

The 2015 Ford Escape’s performance balances sporty handling and ride comfort, which few compact SUVs accomplish. However, ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.4
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 3_0
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2015 Toyota RAV4

The 2015 Toyota RAV4 stands out from its compact crossover SUV rivals with its long list of standard features and class-leading cargo capacity. It also has one ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 7.3
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 7.1
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2015 Subaru Forester

A used 2015 Subaru Forester will keep your precious cargo safe when you're traveling through inclement conditions. All-wheel drive is standard in every model, and its 8.7-inches ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.9
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 7.7
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 9.0
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 2_5
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