Best 2018 Small SUVs by Handling

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#1 — Buick Encore

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1,845 listings

Used Starting From
$10,821
Handling
10
Back Seats
8.1
Power
8.3
Overall
9.2
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Family Car
6.1
Value
9.1
Looks/Style
9.2

Based on 2,396 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Subaru Forester

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2,906 listings

Used Starting From
$12,200
Handling
9
Back Seats
8.1
Power
9
Overall
9.4
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
10
Family Car
10
Value
7
Looks/Style
6.1

Based on 1,987 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Mazda CX-3

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447 listings

Used Starting From
$13,800
Handling
8.4
Back Seats
5.6
Power
4.7
Overall
6
Front Seats
5.7
Cargo Capacity
3.9
Family Car
5.9
Value
6
Looks/Style
8.5

Based on 2,348 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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463 listings

Used Starting From
$9,450
Small SUV Trims
Handling
7.8
Back Seats
6.3
Power
7.1
Overall
8.4
Front Seats
5.6
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Family Car
6
Value
8.6
Looks/Style
7.8

Based on 2,906 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Crosstrek

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2,108 listings

Used Starting From
$15,000
Handling
7.8
Back Seats
6.6
Power
6.2
Overall
9.1
Front Seats
7.1
Cargo Capacity
7.6
Family Car
5.7
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
9.7

Based on 929 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Jeep Cherokee

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1,924 listings

Used Starting From
$11,495
Handling
7.7
Back Seats
8.2
Power
8.7
Overall
7.3
Front Seats
7.3
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Family Car
7.9
Value
6.7
Looks/Style
8.5

Based on 1,855 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Honda HR-V

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1,470 listings

Used Starting From
$13,000
Handling
7.4
Back Seats
6.1
Power
5.3
Overall
7
Front Seats
6.7
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Family Car
6.3
Value
7.9
Looks/Style
7.2

Based on 2,108 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Mazda CX-5

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1,591 listings

Used Starting From
$14,475
Small SUV Trims
Handling
7.2
Back Seats
3.8
Power
8.4
Overall
5.7
Front Seats
4.6
Cargo Capacity
3.1
Family Car
4.2
Value
7.7
Looks/Style
8.2

Based on 1,107 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Chevrolet Trax

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1,722 listings

Used Starting From
$9,995
Small SUV Trims
Handling
6.5
Back Seats
9.1
Power
7.4
Overall
8.2
Front Seats
6.9
Cargo Capacity
7
Family Car
8.2
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
7.8

Based on 2,398 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Volkswagen Tiguan

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2,605 listings

Used Starting From
$10,999
Handling
6.3
Back Seats
8.6
Power
5
Overall
5.8
Front Seats
5.8
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Family Car
7.3
Value
4.2
Looks/Style
6.2

Based on 942 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Jeep Renegade

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1,824 listings

Used Starting From
$11,995
Handling
6.2
Back Seats
7.6
Power
7.4
Overall
8
Front Seats
6.5
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Family Car
4.2
Value
6.8
Looks/Style
7.3

Based on 2,189 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Kia Sportage

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1,638 listings

Used Starting From
$11,995
Handling
6.2
Back Seats
8.3
Power
5.5
Overall
7.8
Front Seats
5.7
Cargo Capacity
6.5
Family Car
6.8
Value
7.2
Looks/Style
7.2

Based on 1,118 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Ford Escape

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5,295 listings

Used Starting From
$8,798
Small SUV Trims
Handling
6.1
Back Seats
6.7
Power
8.2
Overall
5.3
Front Seats
4.7
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Family Car
6.7
Value
5.7
Looks/Style
4.6

Based on 1,140 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Honda CR-V

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5,182 listings

Used Starting From
$17,489
Small SUV Trims
Handling
6
Back Seats
7.2
Power
6.2
Overall
5.2
Front Seats
6.5
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Family Car
7.4
Value
5.9
Looks/Style
5.7

Based on 1,103 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — MINI Countryman

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224 listings

Used Starting From
$19,000
Handling
5.9
Back Seats
4.7
Power
6
Overall
4.2
Front Seats
5.2
Cargo Capacity
4
Family Car
4.7
Value
4.1
Looks/Style
8.3

Based on 905 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — FIAT 500X

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88 listings

Used Starting From
$12,998
Handling
5.7
Back Seats
8.2
Power
7.7
Overall
7.4
Front Seats
10
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Family Car
6
Value
6.1
Looks/Style
8.1

Based on 2,002 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Nissan Rogue

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3,555 listings

Used Starting From
$9,895
Small SUV Trims
Handling
5.4
Back Seats
6.6
Power
4.3
Overall
4.1
Front Seats
5.3
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Family Car
6.2
Value
7
Looks/Style
6.6

Based on 1,643 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Jeep Wrangler

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418 listings

Used Starting From
$23,868
Handling
5.1
Back Seats
3.5
Power
7.7
Overall
4.8
Front Seats
4.2
Cargo Capacity
4.7
Family Car
3.7
Value
4.9
Looks/Style
5.4

Based on 984 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Hyundai Tucson

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1,157 listings

Used Starting From
$9,900
Handling
4.7
Back Seats
6.6
Power
5.7
Overall
5
Front Seats
4.9
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Family Car
7.2
Value
5.9
Looks/Style
5.4

Based on 2,001 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Jeep Compass

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4,641 listings

Used Starting From
$11,995
Handling
4.6
Back Seats
4.6
Power
4.6
Overall
4.7
Front Seats
5.5
Cargo Capacity
4.1
Family Car
3.8
Value
4.1
Looks/Style
7.1

Based on 1,169 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Toyota RAV4

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6,868 listings

Used Starting From
$14,785
Handling
4.2
Back Seats
3
Power
6.2
Overall
4.7
Front Seats
2.4
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Family Car
3.6
Value
4.8
Looks/Style
4.7

Based on 930 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#22 — Nissan Rogue Hybrid

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23 listings

Used Starting From
$15,995
Small SUV Trims
Handling
3.7
Back Seats
6.5
Power
3.9
Overall
3.8
Front Seats
5.5
Cargo Capacity
4.1
Family Car
4
Value
4.2
Looks/Style
6.6

Based on 1,507 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#23 — Kia Niro

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269 listings

Used Starting From
$12,995
Handling
3.3
Back Seats
4
Power
3.9
Overall
3.1
Front Seats
4.1
Cargo Capacity
4.5
Family Car
4.1
Value
3.3
Looks/Style
5.1

Based on 1,003 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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