24 Feb Top Compact SUV’s under $30k
Whether you are a first time or a seasoned car buyer, you can now consider compact SUVs in your list.
Compact SUVs promise “affordable combination of commanding ride height, spend-thrift fuel economy, interior versatility, all-weather capabilities, and parking-lot-friendly footprint.” (Consumer Reports website, 2015) They seem to dominate the vehicle segment as every major automaker now offers one, giving shoppers many choices. It could be a daunting task just by checking websites and reviews online.
So if you are on the lookout and to aid your research, here is a list of the 7 top compact SUVs that will cost you just less than $30,000.
- Kia Sportage 2017
First on the list that buyers could consider is the Kia Sportage 2017. It comes under $27,000* for a 2 liter 181hp engine. It isn’t quite the most spacious, sharpest-performing, but you’ll find a tasteful interior that’s almost Audi-like in its detail.
- Nissan Dualis
Starting up at almost $25,000*, Nissan Dualis is a five-seater car and you could opt for 2 more seats for just about less than $30,000*. According to Car Advice, buyers continue to be charmed by the hybrid body style – which combines hatchback and compact SUV – from which the Dualis apparently got its name. The Dualis +2 is stylish in ways, very practical, and easy to like carrier, along with tidy handling features.
- Volkswagen Tiguan
The Volkswagen Tiguan “combines the versatile benefits of an SUV with the comfort, agility and the sleek style of a sports car.” (from Volkswagen website) If you are looking for a car that offers the smoothest, punchiest, and most enjoyable drive in Australian roads, along with great fuel economy ratings, you can get this car priced at $28,490*.
- Subaru XV
If you like your wheels dirty once in a while, Subaru XV is perfect for your taste. It boasts all-wheel drive grip and with very best handling feature. Subaru’s new Impreza-based XV 20i comes at around $28,490*. It offers good fuel efficiency and performance on the whole. It’s the servicing costs that you just apparently have to consider.
- Suzuki Grand Vitara 2017
Classified as a mini truck from the house of Suzuki, tha Grand Vitara is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine which packs 205 hp and 225 pound-feet of torque that offers a very strong capability. You can drive this bulletproof SUV at $24,990* for the 3-door variant and $28,990* for a 5-door. The Suzuki Grand Vitara 2017 has a bulkier look because of its improved sophisticated exterior, hence giving it a more powerful look.
- Holden Captiva
Coming from a lesser familiar brand, the Holden Captive boasts effective turbo-diesel and V6 petrol engines, a high level of standard equipment, and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It is among the least costly wagons that offer 7 seats that is priced around $27,990*.
- Nissan X-Trail
Priced at roughly around $28,500*, the Nissan X-Trail is powered by the same engine as the Dualis, a 2.0 liter one. Other notable features that this car offers are a washable and removable storage drawers and flat holding seats. X-Trail’s distinctive looks and impressive capabilities make it a compelling good value alternative to premium SUVs like BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Range Rover Evoque.
I hope this list helped you decide what car to purchase. Although budget plays a huge factor in this decision, feel free to call me if you need help you in financing. There are many different types of finance available including consumer car loans, chattel mortgages, leases, etc. Soul Finance Group can help you find the right finance for your circumstances. All you have to do is find the right car. 🙂
*All prices displayed in this article are shown in (AU $) Australian Dollars. Prices exclude stamp duty, pre-delivery costs, registration and/or transfer fee and other applicable road costs. Variations in models, transmission, petrol / diesel and added extras will change the price quoted. These prices are the recommended retail price and are not a confirmation of the final price which can be confirmed with the dealer.
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Reference: Auto Car Australia “What Are The Top 10 Best Compact SUVs in Australia”