As tempting as a big SUV may be to purchase, they cost a lot of cash. Not everyone has that kind of money to spend, but a small or compact SUV? That could be significantly more affordable... not to mention they've absolutely displaced the sedan as the body style of choice for modern car shoppers.
You'll find a whole slew of options on sale today, but the small and compact segment is a particularly giant one (so to speak). We'll save you time and show you the best choices for a small SUV.
Whether you want an SUV capable of getting your dogs to the park or your kids to baseball practice, compact crossovers are more than equipped for the task. Considering the sheer variety of vehicles on sale today, there's something for just about everyone, whether your priorities involve tech, safety or towing capacity. Let's take a look at some of our favorites.
Kia's Sportage glows up for the 2023 model year. Now in its fifth generation, the small SUV has received a major redesign and a striking new look.
Kia's fifth-generation compact SUV is a big improvement over its predecessors, and the new hybrid model is the best configuration to get.
Our yearlong test went by way too quickly. The Carnival is absolutely a keeper.
Mild tweaks apply to both the SUV's price tag and its equipment loadout.
Culling sedans from the lineup makes sense as buyers shift toward SUVs, even if those sedans happen to be very good.
The problem stems from a software issue that can disengage the vehicle's parking brake and cause a roll-away.