Trucks & SUVs

Four Great 2020 SUVs That Are Actually Affordable

SUVs are becoming increasingly popular for there size, safety, and convenience. However, they are known for being incredibly expensive. Their expensive tags, and being notoriously bad on gas can turn buyers away. Although, you don’t have to give up your vehicle dreams. Check out these affordable, brand-new 2020 SUVs that you can confidently drive off the lot.

The Most Affordable 2020 SUVs 

2020 Buick Encore 

The base model of the Buick Encore starts at $23,200 but can be found at lower prices. Higher trims can raise the price to around $31k.

Buick Encore
Buick Encore

This SUV is also a little better on gas by getting 25 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.

It’s important to note that the Buick Encore is not a compact SUV built for off-roading. It’s a luxury vehicle designed for urban settings. The premium leather seats comfortably cradle up to five passengers with enough space to not feel crowded. 

The back seats fold down, providing more cargo space to suit your needs. Plus, triple-sealed windows help block out noise so you can hear your passengers better. 

However, the 1.4-Liter four-cylinder engine only produces 138 horsepower, so don’t expect to be quickly flooring it around the city. 

2020 Jeep Compass 

The 2020 Jeep Compass starts at an affordable $22,105 with 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, making it a competitive option fuel-efficiency wise. The High Altitude trim model is the most premium option and starts at $30,895. 

By having a dual-panel sunroof, the Jeep Compass allows all-natural light to filter in, making the roomy five-passenger vehicle seem even more spacious. The seats also fold down flat for abundant cargo space. 

Advanced features such as the power liftgate and heated exterior mirrors provide a luxurious feel, suited for all types of weather. Plus, it’s higher ground clearance, high water intake, and superior traction give it some off-roading capabilities. 

The base model of the Jeep Compass has a 2.4-Liter four-cylinder engine with an output of 180 hp. It’s available with a six-speed automatic or manual transmission. 

2020 Kia Soul 

The 2020 Kia Soul jumps out of the gate with an impressive low price starting around $17,490. The Kia Soul is also incredibly fuel-efficient and averages 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The highest trim option is the GT-Line Turbo and begins around $27k. 

This spunky Kia provides enough space to fit five with folding seats and an extended tailgate opening for more cargo space. The interior’s mood lighting and reactive speakers set a nice tone for your ride. 

The Kia Soul’s base model comes with a 1.6-L four-cylinder engine that produces 147 hp. The Kia Soul isn’t for off-roading, but the power driver seat has ten different settings for comfort, and the sunroof provides light and fresh air for a comfortable commute. 

2020 Honda CR-V 

2019 Honda CR-V equipped with Honda Sensing
Honda CR-V | Honda

The 2020 Honda CR-V starts around $25,050, making it the most expensive base model on our list. The average of 28 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway may help offset the price a little.

The CR-V is also the most powerful base model on today’s list. The base model of the Honda CR-V has a 1.5-L four-cylinder engine with 190 hp. Therefore, this affordable SUV is the best for zooming around in. 

The Honda CR-V is available in all-wheel drive, but not four-wheel drive. So, it should stick to the pavement and can traverse in the snow. The Jeep Compass is the best option for snowier areas. 

Also, this Honda SUV is exceptionally spacious. It can easily fit five adults, and the back seats fold down completely flat for a spacious cargo floor. 

Ride in style and convenience with tech features that include a multi-angle backup camera, touch screen panel, automatic climate control, and more.