Choosing the Best Small SUV for You
Choosing between a subcompact and compact crossover is a personal decision. On one hand, subcompacts are less expensive both upfront and over time since they are typically more fuel-efficient than compact crossovers. On the other hand, many prefer additional interior space, improved ride quality, more upscale cabin, and expanded features list of a compact even though these models cost a bit more.
Before you head to your nearest dealer, we recommend assessing your needs to decide which vehicle type is best for you. From there, read Edmunds’ expert reviews of specific vehicles to narrow down the field of subcompact or compact SUVs. With impressions from behind the wheel and a comprehensive breakdown of trim levels, these reviews can be invaluable in your shopping journey.
While this list highlights some of the best small crossovers, it is by no means a comprehensive list of all subcompact and compact SUVs. Be sure to check out the Edmunds SUV Center to find the most up-to-date information. And once you’ve picked out your perfect car, use Edmunds’ inventory search tools to find a match at a dealership in your area.
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