A very small percentage of the world’s consumers don’t need to worry about the concept of “value,” but for the rest of the population, finding a good deal, especially when it comes to big ticket purchases like automobiles, is essential. A few years ago, the majority of car shoppers would be traipsing from one dealer lot to another in search of the best value sedan, but times have changed. The automotive buzz word of the day is “crossover.”
Crossovers offer that desirable mix of practicality, car-like handling, and styling that resonates with drivers young and old. Fortunately, automakers have picked up on the trend and are producing better crossovers than ever before. Among the slew of new model entries, there are several “cheap” models, and many more than cost a pretty penny, but there are only so many that offer great features without breaking the bank.
To trim the fat on available models for 2016, we’ve assembled a list of the 10 best value crossovers.