13. Lincoln MKX
Starting price: $39,185
The Lincoln MKX is one of the most stylish and popular new compact SUVs on the market based on the Ford Edge. The standard drivetrain in the MKX is a 3.7 liter V-6 rated at 303 horsepower with the option for consumers to upgrade to a twin-turbo 2.7 liter V-6 rated at 335 horsepower. Each drivetrain option comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive with the ability to upgrade to all-wheel drive. The top overall speed of the vehicle is 133 MPH, and the auto has a gas mileage rating of 17 MPG (city) and 26 MPG (highway).