28 SUVs Under $25,000

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28 SUVs Under $25,000

Shopping for an SUV when you're on a tight budget can be intimidating. However, we have great news for you: if you're in the market for a new SUV and you know you can't spend more than $25,000, you have more options than you think. If you just look at the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for 2019 models, you would have 18 SUVs to choose from. However, factoring in Kelley Blue Book's Fair Purchase Price, that number goes up to 28. Here are the 2019 model-year SUVs you can get into for less than $25,000.

All Fair Purchase Prices as of 6/30/2019. Tax, title, license extra.

All new for 2019, the Hyundai Santa Fe is whisper quiet inside and comfortable, with a roomy, premium interior. Also, you can go beyond the extensive list of standard features -- which includes advanced safety and Apple CarPlay, among other items -- and get near-luxury options as well. Find a Hyundai Santa Fe for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $24,970
MSRP: $26,795

The original compact crossover SUV is all-new for 2019 and offers an appealing mix of comfort, fuel economy, reliability and newfound attitude. And whether you opt for a RAV that leans more toward efficiency or performance, it'll come standard with a suite of advanced safety features, Apple CarPlay, and Siri Eyes Free. Find a Toyota RAV4 for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $24,578
MSRP: $26,545

Good-looking and fun to drive, the CX-5 is a compact SUV that gives practicality some panache. The 2019 model adds the availability of a turbocharged engine, as well as a new upscale Signature model. Find a Mazda CX-5 for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $24,501
MSRP: $25,395

For 2019, the Jeep Cherokee received a thorough refresh that added new looks up front, a refined interior with nicer amenities, and a new engine. And, as is the case with any SUV that wears the Jeep badge, the Cherokee is always ready for a trip to the back country. Find a Jeep Cherokee for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $24,331
MSRP: $26,135

The Nissan Rogue has plenty of room inside, yet is small and nimble enough to add a touch of sportiness to your daily drive. The Rogue has a smooth ride and a quiet interior, and offers respectable fuel economy and Nissan's impressive Around View Monitor camera system. Find a Nissan Rogue for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,966
MSRP: $25,845

All new for 2019, the Subaru Forester is small on the outside and spacious on the inside. Adding to the Forester's versatility is its 8.7-inch ground clearance and standard all-wheel drive, and backing all of this up is the company's dedication to safety and reliability. Find a Subaru Forester for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,928
MSRP: $25,270

Honda’s best-selling CR-V is fuel efficient, filled with thoughtful features and advanced safety, and is fun to drive. It also boasts excellent resale value and reliability. Find a Honda CR-V for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,786
MSRP: $25,345

If you are looking for a fun-to-drive compact SUV that can also tow up to 3,500 pounds, consider the Ford Escape. It boasts an available turbocharged engine, an impressive array of standard features, and premium options. And, if you shop for a 2019 model you may be able to find great deals, as the Escape will be all new for 2020. Find a Ford Escape for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,748
MSRP: $25,200

The roomy, comfortable Chevrolet Equinox comes standard with appealing features like Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, 7-inch infotainment with four USB ports, and the Teen Driver system, which is especially handy if there's a younger driver in your household. Find a Chevrolet Equinox for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,677
MSRP: $24,995

The Mitsubishi Outlander is available with a 4- or 6-cylinder engine, as well as a plug-in hybrid version. The nicely equipped Outlander comes with a terrific warranty, and earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating. Find a Mitsubishi Outlander for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,479
MSRP: $25,790

The Kia Sportage's compelling mix of feataures, value and style, plus an excellent warranty make this compact SUV a strong contender in a highly competitve market. Find a Kia Sportage for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,289
MSRP: $24,795

The Dodge Journey is one of the most affordable 7-passenger vehicles on the market. It provides comfortable seats, a forgiving ride, and plenty of handy storage areas throughout the interior. Find a Dodge Journey for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $23,227
MSRP: $24,890

Value-minded vehicles have long been the name of the game for Hyundai, and its Tucson compact SUV is one of the company's finest examples. Even more advanced safety equipment comes standard for 2019, as do a larger touch screen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and heated power-folding side mirrors. Find a Hyundai Tucson for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $22,618
MSRP: $24,245

The Jeep Renegade is a small SUV with real off-road capability. Its mini-me Jeep charm, excellent visibility and truckload of cool features make the Renegade a likable subcompact SUV choice. Find a Jeep Renegade for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $22,191
MSRP: $23,520

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a a smartly styled vehicle that can comfortably transport your family on your next journey. It provides a lot of standard tech and connectivity features, comes with a terrific warranty, and offers good fuel economy. Find a Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $22,632
MSRP: $24,975

The Buick Encore has the upscale interior and Quiet Tuning Buick is known for, in a small, economical package. It also comes with a roster of standard high-tech features, and handsome premium styling touches. Find a Buick Encore for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $22,474
MSRP: $24,195

The Volkswagen Tiguan comes with European-inspired sporty looks and driving characteristics. The Tiguan offers a nicely crafted interior with plenty of standard tech and connectivity features, as well as a (small) standard third-row seat. Find a Volkswagen Tiguan for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $22,007
MSRP: $25,290

The Subaru Crosstrek's impressive ground clearance, standard all-wheel drive, and generous cargo area make this a good choice for family adventures that venture off paved roads. Find a Subaru Crosstrek for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $21,920
MSRP: $22,870

Slotting in Nissan's SUV lineup between the diminutive Kicks and the compact Rogue, the Rogue Sport is ideal for around-town errands and can easily fit into small parking spaces, but has plenty of room for a weekend trip when you want to get away from it all. Find a Nissan Rogue Sport for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $21,656
MSRP: $23,385

The Jeep Compass inherits some of the Grand Cherokee's good looks and provides more off-road capability than other vehicles in its class, plus it has a wide array of appealing tech and entertainment features that come standard. Find a Jeep Compass for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $21,035
MSRP: $22,790

The easygoing, comfortable Chevrolet Trax has an impressive amount of rear-seat space for a subcompact SUV. It also offers tech such as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, plus it can be used as a 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot for up to seven devices. Find a Chevrolet Trax for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $20,834
MSRP: $22,195

Backed by Toyota's trademark reliability and aimed squarely at the youth subcompact SUV market, the Toyota C-HR has angular looks that make it stand out, standard advanced safety features that'll make parents ecstatic, and plenty of interior space to impress the whole team. Find a Toyota C-HR for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $20,638
MSRP: $22,240

The subcompact Mazda CX-3 has a small footprint, but oversized allure. Its curvaceous lines and upscale features exude luxury, while its price and fuel economy scream practicality. Find a Mazda CX-3 for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $20,624
MSRP: $21,435

The Honda HR-V is small on the outside, fuel-efficient, and easy to maneuver around town, yet the interior's flip-up Magic Seat makes the HR-V large inside, and able to accommodate tall, bulky items. Find a Honda HR-V for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $20,447
MSRP: $21,515 

Ford's subcompact SUV, the EcoSport, comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, as well as the ability to tow up to 2,000 pounds. It nets fuel economy up to 29 mpg on the highway. Find a Ford EcoSport for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $20,016
MSRP: $21,090

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport comes with a choice of two engines, two transmissions, and a wide array of available advanced safety and tech features. It's an SUV that stands out on the road and is backed by a stellar warranty. Find a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $19,596
MSRP: $21,925

With the space and size of a small crossover and a sporty attitude, the value-minded Hyundai Kona makes it easy to get your errands done, and you can have fun doing them. Find a Hyundai Kona for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $19,583
MSRP: $21,035

Stylish, efficent and practical, the Nissan Kicks comes loaded with personality. It offers advanced safety features and appealing tech, all for a low price. Find a Nissan Kicks for sale near you

Fair Purchase Price: $18,258
MSRP: $19,635 

 

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