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10 Best SUVs Under $25K
March 17, 2016Kelley Blue Book (KBB) recently released their list of the 10 best SUVs under $25,000 for 2016. According to KBB, the SUV segment is one of the fastest-growing automotive markets today thanks to their combination of space, elevated driving position and affordability.
All of the vehicles on KBB's list have a KBB Fair Purchase Price that starts below $25,000 as of February 2016. The Honda CR-V is ranked 1st on the list thanks to its roomy interior, reliability and efficiency. Other SUVs on the top 10 list include the 2016 Mazda CX-5, 2016 Kia Sorento, and 2016 Jeep Renegade. The full list of winners is below.
And if you're considering purchasing any of these top-rated SUVs, make sure to use TrueCar No Haggle and CarsDirect to see what kind of deals are available in your local area.
|1||2016 Honda CR-V|
|2||2016 Mazda CX-5|
|3||2016 Hyundai Tucson|
|4||2016 Kia Sorento|
|5||2016 Subaru Forester|
|6||2016 Honda HR-V|
|7||2016 Toyota RAV4|
|8||2016 Nissan Rogue|
|9||2016 Jeep Renegade|
|10||2016 Jeep Wrangler|
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