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Price Comparison of Small SUVs

October 5, 2017

If you're in the market for a small SUV (officially classified as subcompact SUVs), take a look at the following tables I compiled using TrueCar's average selling prices. These days, MSRP doesn't mean much since hardly anyone expects to pay that price. But it can be difficult to determine which models are actually cheapest without knowing what kind of average discount they're selling for.

Some have discounts of over 25%, while others, such as the 2018 Honda HR-V and Buick Encore are selling close to MSRP.

The table below is sorted by biggest average discount off MSRP, with the leftover 2016 Kia Soul having the biggest discount (25% after incentives), although this leftover model may be hard to find on dealer lots.

You can sort the table by clicking on any column. For examle, if you want to see the cheapest SUVs, sort by "Avg" column and you'll see the 2016 Kia Soul also has the lowest average sale price of $13,815, followed by the 2017 model at $17,358.

I hope you find these tables useful. As always, I recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see the best deals being offered in your local area.

Compact SUVs with Biggest Discounts Off MSRP

Year Make Model MSRP Avg % Off
2016 Kia Soul $18,418 $13,815 25.00%
2017 Jeep Renegade $25,889 $20,078 22.44%
2017 Chevrolet Trax $24,013 $18,935 21.15%
2017 FIAT 500X $26,527 $21,067 20.58%
2017 Kia Soul $20,590 $17,358 15.69%
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport $23,741 $20,138 15.17%
2016 FIAT 500X $26,355 $23,022 12.65%
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport $24,978 $22,348 10.53%
2017 Nissan JUKE $24,517 $22,046 10.08%
2018 Kia Soul $22,732 $20,632 9.24%
2017 Kia Niro $27,054 $24,726 8.61%
2017 Buick Encore $27,505 $25,296 8.03%
2017 Mazda CX-3 $24,086 $22,248 7.63%
2018 Toyota C-HR $24,599 $22,786 7.37%
2017 Subaru Crosstrek $25,932 $24,048 7.27%
2017 MINI Countryman $35,962 $33,500 6.85%
2016 Nissan JUKE $23,040 $21,724 5.71%
2018 Subaru Crosstrek $26,017 $24,649 5.26%
2018 Chevrolet Trax $28,240 $27,069 4.15%
2017 Honda HR-V $23,627 $22,772 3.62%
2018 Mazda CX-3 $23,640 $22,916 3.06%
2018 MINI Countryman $34,410 $33,450 2.79%
2018 Honda HR-V $24,152 $23,644 2.10%
2018 Buick Encore $30,355 $30,086 0.89%

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar, Edmunds, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.

California Residents - Important:

There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.

- Gregg Fidan

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