The Best Compact SUV You Can Buy
This week, one of my favorite publications - The Wirecutter, did an in-depth review of compact SUVs. In addition to test-driving 15 contenders, they poured over all the specs and consulted with auto experts to determine the winner - the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring.
I highly suggest you check out the full review (it's very long, but totally worth it if you're considering purchasing a compact SUV).
In summary, they found the Mazda CX-5 Touring to be fun-to-drive, packed with premium features, low ownership costs, and best of all - it was the second least expensive SUV in the bunch.
The 2015 Honda CR-V EX was also ranked highly, while the 2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium with EyeSight was ranked the safest with it's full suite of advanced safety features.
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- Gregg Fidan
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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