These days, it seems everyone wants an SUV. With more cargo space than a sedan, and with increasingly similar driving manners and gas mileage, crossovers seem like no-brainers. The main issue: Many of them can be pretty expensive.
If you’re looking for a lot of room on a tight budget, the Nissan Kicks is ready to deliver. This subcompact crossover starts at just $19,500, despite being packed with standard safety and infotainment features. And its standout fuel economy ratings — 33 mpg in mixed driving — keep operating costs low. This year brings revised styling, an updated interior, and more features. Keep reading as we go through all the details of the overhauled 2021 Nissan Kicks to see if it’s enough of an SUV to meet your needs.