Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10

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Written on: 06-05-2013 10:32am    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10
The site specialized in information about new and used cars as well as reviews made by experts and owners, Kelley Blue Book (KBB), published the Top 10 of the best SUVs of 2013 priced for under $25000, taking into account its initial value, the cost of owning and maintaining the vehicle for five years and its residual value after that period.

If you need more space and you are planning to change your vehicle for a new SUV but your budget limit is $25000, you should check below the list of the best ones suggested by the KBB.
If you need more space and you are planning to change your vehicle for a new SUV but your budget limit is $25000, you should check below the list of the best ones suggested by the KBB.
The Top 10 was led by the redesigned Honda CR-V because of its ''outstanding reliability and exceptional ease to operate it'', said Jack R. Nerad, Executive Director of Market Analysis for Kelley Blue Book. In the last position is the Buick Encore, which is a worthy sister of the Buick Enclave and which was produced at scale and at a cheaper price. The cheapest new SUV on this rank is the Mazda CX-5, which has a base price of $21,195 only.

Here is the Top 10 of the best SUVs of 2013 that you can buy today in the nearest dealership for under $25,000 dollars along with their starting prices or manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP).

1. Honda CR-V


The appearance of the 2013 Honda CR-V clearly remembers its predecessor but with a more aggressive look that makes it feel bigger. Honda increased the trunk space capacity for this new model too.
The appearance of the 2013 Honda CR-V clearly remembers its predecessor but with a more aggressive look that makes it feel bigger. Honda increased the trunk space capacity for this new model too.

Base price or MSRP: $22,795
Residual value after 60 months: $12,150 (49%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $35,325
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2. Mazda CX-5


The Mazda CX-5 offers the highest level of fuel consumption on the highway (35 mpg) in the United States. This is the first vehicle marketed globally with the all Skyactive technology components. This new crossover is the most innovative vehicle that you can buy on the market
The Mazda CX-5 offers the highest level of fuel consumption on the highway (35 mpg) in the United States. This is the first vehicle marketed globally with the all Skyactive technology components. This new crossover is the most innovative vehicle that you can buy on the market

Base price or MSRP: $21,195
Residual value after 60 months: $8,250 (36%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $36,200

3. Ford Escape


With its sporty exterior, neat and modern interior, the new Escape combines sleek looks with smart functionality. From front to rear, inside and out, the new Escape causes a strong impression and does so with elegance.
With its sporty exterior, neat and modern interior, the new Escape combines sleek looks with smart functionality. From front to rear, inside and out, the new Escape causes a strong impression and does so with elegance.

Base price or MSRP: $22,700
Residual value after 60 months: $8,600 (37%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $36,200
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4. Toyota RAV4


The new Toyota RAV4 2013 does just fine with what customers of this type of crossovers or compact SUVs want want: a higher driving position and a good peripheral vision.
The new Toyota RAV4 2013 does just fine with what customers of this type of crossovers or compact SUVs want want: a higher driving position and a good peripheral vision.

Base price or MSRP: $23,300
Residual value after 60 months: $12,250 (48%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $36,750
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5. Kia Sorento


The Sorento 2013 remains a very valuable vehicle that you can get with all kinds of configurations and options in a matter of engines, transmissions, traction systems, seats, etc., to attract almost any buyer. Everything is wrapped in a luxurious chassis, very well detailed which looks beautiful in the middle of the road.
The Sorento 2013 remains a very valuable vehicle that you can get with all kinds of configurations and options in a matter of engines, transmissions, traction systems, seats, etc., to attract almost any buyer. Everything is wrapped in a luxurious chassis, very well detailed which looks beautiful in the middle of the road.

Base price or MSRP: $24,100
Residual value after 60 months: $8,450 (30%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $45,950

6. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport


If there is an SUV that offers a good amount of luxury, dozens of features, performance staggering amounts without leading you to bankruptcy, it is the Hyundai Santa Fe 2013. At the top of the SUVs, the Santa Fe is the one that gives you more for your money.
If there is an SUV that offers a good amount of luxury, dozens of features, performance staggering amounts without leading you to bankruptcy, it is the Hyundai Santa Fe 2013. At the top of the SUVs, the Santa Fe is the one that gives you more for your money.

Base price or MSRP: $24,700
Residual value after 60 months: $10,550 (39%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $41,000
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7. Subaru Forester


The new generation of the Subaru Forester which already has 15 years in the market plays a dual role in the automotive world as basic vehicle and SUV or as large and powerful vehicle for getting around the asphalt.
The new generation of the Subaru Forester which already has 15 years in the market plays a dual role in the automotive world as basic vehicle and SUV or as large and powerful vehicle for getting around the asphalt.

Base price or MSRP: $21,995
Residual value after 60 months: $10,050 (40%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $39,000

8. Jeep Wrangler


The 2013 Jeep Wrangler is a true and steadfast legend created to dominate the roads and the urban jungle. It is made so that each day behind the wheel be an exciting adventure.
The 2013 Jeep Wrangler is a true and steadfast legend created to dominate the roads and the urban jungle. It is made so that each day behind the wheel be an exciting adventure.

Base price or MSRP: $22,295
Residual value after 60 months: $12,700 (55%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $38,100
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9. Volkswagen Tiguan


The new Tiguan from Volkswagen is comfortable, spacious, offers great comfort and is easy to drive, besides of being influenced by the powerful Touareg.
The new Tiguan from Volkswagen is comfortable, spacious, offers great comfort and is easy to drive, besides of being influenced by the powerful Touareg.

Base price or MSRP: $22,995
Residual value after 60 months: $7,650 (30%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $41,500
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10. Buick Encore


This crossover offers the style and refinement typical of Buick. It is an attractive and intelligent choice for those seeking the luxury amenities of a crossover into a more agile and maneuverable vehicle.
This crossover offers the style and refinement typical of Buick. It is an attractive and intelligent choice for those seeking the luxury amenities of a crossover into a more agile and maneuverable vehicle.

Base price or MSRP: $24,200
Residual value after 60 months: $8,990 (36%)
Maintenance and cost of owning after 60 months: $38,950

Summary


Four of these SUVs are Japanese, three from USA, two from Korea and one from Germany. Once again, Japanese vehicles at the top of automotive rankings. The cheapest one in the list you can get is the Mazda CX-7 and the more expensive is the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. The Jeep Wrangler has the highest residual value after 60 months and the Hyundai Santa Fe again, is the more expensive but is also the cheapest one to own and maintain for 5 years.

Which one you like the most? Personally, as a former and satisfied owner of a Buick Rendezvous, I just fell in love with the Buick Encore and I think my next research and post is going to be about this sporty and little luxury American SUV. Its base price seems fair and the interior equipment is amazing too.

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Written on: 06-06-2013 03:28am    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
The Forester and the Tiguan should be in the list of the ugliest SUVs of 2013 smiley
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Written on: 06-06-2013 01:51pm    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
I agree with you John about what you say of the Buick Encore, it looks gorgeous, the perfect SUV for a girl, to be honest, I have not seen it on the street so far
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Written on: 06-08-2013 10:51am    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
Toyota RAV4 is best one, reliability and reputation over everything. I also have to accept that the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport looks really nice, Hyundai is doing things very well lately. smiley cool
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Written on: 06-13-2013 02:27pm    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
As promised, I was researching about the Buick Encore and wrote an article and get some nice pictures of this nice SUV in case. I think I'm kind of in love with this Buick. My next purchase in a couple of years I guess
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Written on: 06-19-2013 06:47pm    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
Reliability first! sorry, but if I were you, I'd choose or buy the Honda CR-V or the Toyota RAV4, if you don't believe me, ask your mechanic, he is going to tell you: "next time you are going to buy a car, buy a freaking Toyota if you don't want to visit me in a long time"
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Written on: 06-20-2013 04:57pm    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
The Jeep Wrangler shouldn't be on this list, that's a different type of vehicle, in fact, I don't think the Wrangler has competence because this crossover is unique in its kind.
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Written on: 07-09-2013 10:59am    Title: Best New 2013 SUVs Priced For Under $25000 – TOP 10  
In terms of price, styling and equipment offered, the Hyundai Santa Fe sport is the king of the SUVs right now in the US market.
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