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IRVINE, Calif., May 28, 2014; Whether car shoppers are looking for an all-new family hauler, a means of navigating through inclement weather, or cargo space not found in smaller vehicles, an SUV is often the answer.  And no matter what shoppers seek, chances are they also are in search of the best price.  To make the quest easier, the editors at Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, have named this year's 10 Most Affordable SUVs

The list includes a roster of fuel-efficient models, all starting with a Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price of less than $22,000.  Sweeping top spots on the list is 2014 Patriot and 2014 Jeep Compass.  The Patriot is crowned as the No. 1 recommended vehicle on this list due to its affordability.  The 2014 Nissan Juke comes in third place on the list, following the Patriot and Compass (respectively).  With unmistakable styling, the Juke is without a doubt one of the most unique SUVs in the market, and it is made even more attractive by its price.

"Buying a SUV doesn't require shoppers to break the bank," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director for Kelley Blue Book's  "While SUVs often are associated with a higher price tag, we've generated this list that shows the starting point for affordable SUV shopping is well within many buyers' reach, so they can be confident in buying a vehicle that not only fits their lifestyle, but also their budget."'s 10 Most Affordable SUVs of 2014



Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price


2014 Jeep Patriot



2014 Jeep Compass



2014 Nissan Juke



2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport



2014 Nissan Rogue Select



2014 Dodge Journey



2014 Hyundai Tucson



2014 Mazda CX-5



2014 Kia Sportage



2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek


Fair Purchase Price data in chart was sourced from on May 9, 2014. Tax, title, license extra.

The Editorial team chose the vehicles on their recommended list based on a vehicle's starting Fair Purchase Price in comparison with others in their segment.  The Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price is updated weekly and reports what other shoppers are paying for a new car recently.

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About Kelley Blue Book  Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, the company provides market-reflective values (from their data) , 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.  Kelley Blue Book's ranked highest in its category for brand equity by the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study and has been named Online Auto Shopping Brand of the Year for three consecutive years.  Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. is a subsidiary of AutoTrader Group, which includes, vAuto, VinSolutions and HomeNet Automotive.  AutoTrader Group is a subsidiary of Cocks Enterprises.