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These small SUVs are ready for adventure.

Best Ranked Compact SUVs | CarMax

If you’re looking for ample cargo space and other features that fit your family’s needs, a compact SUV could be the right choice for you. SUVs are designed to be tough enough to weather a variety of terrains and stylish when appearances matter. When it comes to small SUVs, you’ve got a lot of options to choose from. Many are compact enough to be fun to drive and big enough to seat five or more passengers.

To help you with your shopping, we’ve used our sales data from January through July 2017 to compile this list of some of the best compact SUVs of 2017.

Top 10 List:

  1. Ford Escape
  2. Chevrolet Equinox
  3. Nissan Rogue
  4. Jeep Cherokee
  5. Honda CR-V
  6. Jeep Patriot
  7. Toyota RAV4
  8. GMC Terrain
  9. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
  10. Kia Soul

Many of these vehicles were featured in our list of the best family cars. If you're looking for a car with 4WD and AWD options, while packing enough room for your family or your business needs, a midsize SUV may also fit the bill.

For budget-conscious drivers looking to make fewer gas stops, here’s our list of best-selling hybrid SUVs at CarMax from January 1, 2017, through October 31, 2017.

Typically, smaller in size with plenty of features, crossover SUVs are worth checking out. If you’re looking to go big, check out this 2017 list of the 20 best SUVs with 3 rows.

Ready to shop? Here are the SUVs we have available on our lots right now. You can sign up for a FREE MyCarMax account and save a list of some of the best SUVs you’re interested in. You can get an email when the car you want is available at your local store for a test drive.