This Japanese automaker has long been synonymous with unpretentious, practical, and affordable all-wheel-drive cars. Subarus have done well in our testing, thanks to roomy interiors, easy access, great visibility, intuitive controls, good fuel economy, and a comfortable ride. Most models have a contemporary infotainment system that’s easy to use. Another welcome feature is the EyeSight suite of high-tech safety features that is spread in availability. Historically, Subaru models have fared well in our owner satisfaction and reliability surveys, although the WRX is a recent exception for its subpar reliability. The model line has been reinvigorated with the impressive, all-new Ascent and Forester SUVs.
These compact models have the most cargo room, according to Consumer Reports' tests.
These vehicles stand out based on performance at CR's test track. Others are at the back of the pack..
These 7 CR-recommended affordable SUVs are available with starting prices from $25,000 to $35,000.
You don't need to sacrifice fuel economy to get a larger vehicle.