Comparing Three Of The Best Small SUVs In Today’s Market

If you’re thinking about buying one of the best small SUVs, you absolutely have to take a look at these three models. The Subaru Forester is a good basic SUV for those wanting Subaru’s reliability in an SUV. The Toyota RAV4 is available in a 6 cylinder for those wanting more power. Finally Hyundai’s Tucson which is something to consider for anyone wanting a lot of SUV for the money. These are great models to consider for the fuel economy of a compact and the performance of a full sized SUV.

2010 Subaru Forester

Subaru has always been known to offer no frills automobiles and the 2010 Subaru Forester is no exception. With suggested base price at about $20,500, the Forester is a safe and practical addition to this year’s compact SUV line-up. While it won’t ever be mistaken for a luxury car it does offer solid good looks inside and out with lots of room for the kids.

One of the Forester’s most endearing qualities is its ability to drive more like a car than an SUV. This 4-door SUV Features a turbocharged 224hp engine with the 5 speed manual transmission that can get as much as 30 MPG on the highway. Additionally, the air bags all the way around and Subaru’s famous reliability make this a solid choice for any compact SUV shopper.

2010 Toyota RAV 4

2010 Toyota RAV4 has to be the best looking compact SUV on the market today. The 260 horsepower V6 engine is very quick and fuel efficient getting about 26 MPG highway. With this power the RAV4 can easily tow up to 3500 pounds making this the ideal compact SUV for towing. The RAV4 adds a 3rd row seat to seat 7 passengers. The rear seats also recline front and backwards for extra cargo capacity. The 6 cylinder model has a base price of $23,710. One of the best small SUVs for families with a lot of small kids or for people that want to tow a camper, boat or RV vehicles and still get decent gas mileage.

Hyundai Tucson

2010 Hyundai Tucson comes in with the lowest base sticker price at $19,995 and includes the longest warranty with its five-year/60,000-mile basic warranty. The Tucson has been redesigned for 2010 and has added a lot in the curvy and cute department. It even rivals the good looking RAV4. Its 176-horsepower 4 cylinder engine won’t break any speed records but it gets the job done and will get an estimated 31 MPG on the highway with the automatic transmission. Certainly one of the best small SUVs to consider for the money and excellent fuel economy.

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