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10 Best SUVs You Can Buy Under $25,000

Here’s a recent recommendation of ten SUVs with proven reliability that can be found under $25,000 that are smart choices for budget-minded used SUV shoppers.


Most Reliable SUVs to Match Your Budget

Small and midsized crossover SUVs could be the best bet for shoppers wanting an SUV that is lightly used and well within an affordable budget of $25,000 or less according to a recent Car Help Corner YouTube channel episode.

In the video the host makes the case that his picks are those smaller SUVs within 2-5 years old that are the best choices that will not only provide the driver with the benefits of sitting higher for better visibility compared to sitting in a sedan or economy car, but are those that all share good fuel economy, designed and built with quality in mind, and most important of all…are very reliable.

The shared downside of these choices is that of having enough room and space for comfortable riding and traveling on long trips where hauling luggage could be a rather tight squeeze for some families.

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If you are thinking about looking over a small or midsized crossover type SUV, here is a summary of the 10 recommendations made by the host in order of bottommost to topmost. To learn more about the pluses and minuses of each model, be sure to watch the quick 10-minute video posted below.

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#10. The Honda C-HR

#9. Mazda CX-3

#8. Subaru Forester

#7. Subaru Outback

#6. Acura RDX

#5. Honda CR-V

#4. Honda HR-V

#3. Mazda CX-5

#2. Toyota RAV-4

#1. Lexus RX 350

Top 10 BEST SUVs You Can Buy UNDER $25,000

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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