6. Honda CR-V
Starting price: $24,045
The Honda CR-V is one of the most established compact SUVs available on the market today. Honda continues to update the popular auto with moms each year, and the starting price of the vehicle makes it extremely affordable. The stock engine in the auto is a 2.4 liter four cylinder rated at 184 horsepower coupled to a CVT. Consumers can also choose to upgrade to a 1.5 liter turbo-four cylinder rated at 190 horsepower. The overall handling capability of the auto has drastically improved over the years, and the stock engine in the vehicle can go from zero to 60 MPH in 7.6 seconds. The overall fuel efficiency rating of the SUV is 27 MPG (city) and 33 MPG (highway).