Over the past few years, Americans are inclining more towards affordable SUV. These days, small, compact SUVs have won the heart of many. Here are some compact utility vehicles that are efficient, sporty, and great as utility and luxury car at affordable price.
1. Subaru Crosstrek: One Of The Best Affordable SUV Cars
2019 Subaru Crosstrek price starts from $21,895. The vehicle offers you standard all-wheel drive, and you can get a six-speed manual transmission. As it is equipped with the constant variable transmission, Subaru Crosstrek is an efficient car which can run 27 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway, 33 miles per gallon.
Crosstrek is now coming with adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assistant, as well as lane-departure warning. Across all trims, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard.
2. Honda CR-V: Starts At $25,000
The brand new CR-V has a lot more style, a spacious backseat, a top-class cargo space, and starts only at $25,000. It’s strong engine line up that includes a naturally drawn out base engine of 2.4- liter with 180 horsepower, and the 180 pound-feet torque. Otherwise, you can get a 1.5 –liter turbo (which is punchy) with 190 horsepower and the torque weights 179 pound-feet. If you have a turbo-charged engine then you can get the peak torque from 2,000 rpm.
CR-V provides excellent ride quality, and through corners, it is very competent.
3. Mazda CX-5: Affordable SUV Under $25,000
Mazda CX-5 starts under $25,000 and offers lots of style on inside and outside.
It’s 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine offers around 187 horsepower along with 186 pound-feet of torque. In all-wheel or in front-wheel-drive, Mazda gifts genuine driving fun as well as exciting behind the wheel.
The post-refresh CX-5 model is quieter and better for riding than previous models. It has standard rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring across all trim lines.
4. Mazda CX-3: A Great SUV
You can get this affordable SUV Mazda CX-3 at $20,390. It’s the model’s starting price. During the update, Mazda didn’t change the good stuff. It has similar 2.0-liter engine as it had last year. Though the torque and power of the engine have increased just a little. Its rear glass is a bit thicker which ensures quieter cabin. The taillights get some new design.
On all trims, the rear cross-traffic alert and the blind-spot monitoring are the standards. You can have a base Sport model with an i-ActivSense Package. It includes help for active driving as it offers lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control (full-range), and wiper with rain sensors.
5. Nissan Kicks: A Budget Crossover
Kicks start under $18,000 and for the money it’s a good car. You can get the car with Bose’s Personal Plus audio system. It’s an honest, little crossover and not too much shabby for driving also. It may produce moderate noise when it is over bumps, but the budget crossover is much quieter than a lot of competitors.
6. Subaru Forester: Enjoyable Drive
The Forester from Subaru is still making the drive enjoyable, yet it is offering all the practical benefits of an SUV that start at $24,295. The EyeSight driver-assistance package of Subaru is best in this category. Forester’s support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is outstanding.