As of 2015, some basic small SUVs cost less than $20,000, but most small SUVs with a typical range of features cost in the low-to-mid $20,000s, according to Consumer Reports. Those packed with extra features can cost up to $30,000.
As of 2015, the best compact SUVs for the money were the Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain and Mazda CX-5, claimed U.S. News & World Report. The average paid was $23,940 to $33,440 for a 2015 Honda CR-V, $26,909 to $36,837 for a 2015 GMC Terrain and $22,110 to $29,591 for a 2015 Mazda CX-5. The top SUVs were rated highly for their ample standard features and upscale cabins.