For many Americans, large suvs are like the richest, most delicious slice of seven-layer chocolate cake imaginable. Introduce that culinary marvel to the palette and every future dining experience might as well consist of crusty bread and warm tap water, but your lean figure suffers as a consequence. It’s kinda like tasting the power of an oversized and thirsty SUV, except in this case, it’s your wallet that takes the brunt. Unfortunately, we can’t save your waistline from caloric temptations, but the following list of spacious, affordable, versatile, and most importantly fuel-efficient SUVs might provide relief for those who have anxiety attacks whenever it’s time to fill up the ol’ family hauler.
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