Honda CR-V Leads KBB.Com's 10 Best 2013 SUVs Under $25,000


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2013 Honda CR-V


IRVINE, Calif., May 22, 2013 -- Shoppers in the market for an affordable new SUV can see which models the experts recommend most in the list of 10 Best SUVs Under $25,000 of 2013 from Kelley Blue Book. In this inaugural list from KBB.com, the editors ranked the 2013 Honda CR-V at the top of the pack.

"Far more flexible than a sedan but more affordable, maneuverable and fuel-efficient than a full-size SUV, today's compact SUV is a masterful mix of style and practicality," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. "And it's an exciting time to be shopping the segment, because eight of this year's 10 handpicked standouts are totally redesigned or first-ever models.  We ranked the perennially popular Honda CR-V No. 1 because it is so outstandingly reliable and exceptionally easy to get along with."

KBB.com's 10 Best SUVs Under $25,000 of 2013


Rank

2013 Model-Year Vehicle

60-Month Residual Value

5-Year

Cost to Own1

60-Month Residual Value2




1

Honda CR-V

$12,140

$35,336

49%


2

Mazda CX-5

$8,240

$36,205

36%


3

Ford Escape

$8,619

$36,992

37%


4

Toyota RAV4

$12,262

$36,773

48%


5

Kia Sorento

$8,460

$45,988

30%


6

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

$10,540

$41,044

39%


7

Subaru Forester

$10,036

$39,063

40%


8

Jeep Wrangler

$12,716

$38,114

55%


9

Volkswagen Tiguan

$7,658

$41,550

30%


10

Buick Encore

$8,982

$38,956

36%


1 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own sourced on May 14, 2013.

2 Kelley Blue Book® Residual Values sourced from May/June 2013 book.

To see KBB.com's full list and editorial commentary for the 10 Best SUVs of 2013, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-suvs-under-25000-2013/.

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About Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com)
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, provides market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website www.kbb.com, including its famous Blue Book® Trade-In and Suggested Retail Values and Fair Purchase Price, which reports what others are paying for new cars this week.  The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies as well as governmental agencies.  KBB.com provides consumer pricing and information on cars for sale, minivans, pickup trucks, sedan, hybrids, electric cars, and SUVs.  Kelley Blue Book Co. Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AutoTrader Group.

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