Since the gasoline prices have been quite low these past few years, car owners still do not seem too eager to buy enormous gas guzzling full-size SUVs as their daily drivers, but rather prefer to purchase compact crossovers, which basically are as economical as smaller cars, but offer additional practicality in the form of higher clearance, roomier interior, more luggage space and at times all-wheel drive capabilities.
Today we will be showing you a list of the best crossover SUV models on the market in 2018, that combine great pricing under $30,000 and rich packaging with good reviews.
Most anticipated SUVs in 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFAF4Tvws1E
Cars featured in this video:
Dacia Duster: group.renault.com/en/company-vehicles/discover/dacia/
The Dacia Duster is a compact sport utility vehicle produced jointly by the French manufacturer Renault and its Romanian subsidiary Dacia since 2010.
Hyundai Kona: hyundai.news/eu/feature/the-all-new-hyundai-kona/0/
This subcompact crossover is mostly oriented on the city driving. The design seems rather controversial but, we are confident that it will find its fans.
Toyota Rav 4: toyota.com
Even though the 2018 model year of Toyota Rav4 is criticized for the lack of true updates since the redesign in 2013 and rather questionable interior quality, it still remains the top selling Toyota vehicle as well as the bestselling non-truck in the entire country.
Honda CR-V: shop.honda.com/cr-v.aspx
This automobile received a ground-up overhaul in 2017 and set a new standard for the rivals to follow. Among the most appealing features of Honda CR-V we have to highlight the 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engines with impressive 34 highway MPG.
Volkswagen Tiguan: vw.com/models/tiguan
The new Tiguan was definitely build with the American consumer in mind, since it is considerably bigger than the previous European-oriented model, stealing the spotlight as one of the largest entries in the compact SUV segment.
Subaru Forester: subaru.com/vehicles/forester/index.html
What truly makes Subaru Forester a concrete choice for a compact SUV is its roomy interior, superior fuel economy of 32 and 26 MPG highway-city cycle, high ground clearance of 8.7 inches and of course the standard symmetrical all-wheel drive.
GMC Terrain: www.gmc.com/suvs/terrain-small-suv
2018 GMC Terrain is a second-generation compact five-seater crossover that has a refreshed look and offers a versatile interior in addition to several solid powertrain options.
Ford Edge: www.ford.com/suvs-crossovers/edge/
Ford Edge is one of the best two-row crossovers on the market. It is available in 4 performance trims, SE, SLE, Titanium, and Sport.
Kia Sportage: www.kia.com/us/en/vehicle/sportage/2018/features
Kia Sportage is the sportiest compact crossover accelerating to 60 mph from a standstill in 6.7 seconds.
Mazda CX5: www.mazdausa.com/vehicles/cx-5
Mazda CX5 is both one of the most affordable and expensive-feeling compact crossover models on the market.