For many, a small SUV suffices as their only vehicle. Compact crossovers of today  

with technology that was only available in premium vehicles a few years ago.

They are equipped with plenty of all-wheel drive (AWD) and as much capacity for passengers

One of the finest cars in the class, the Kia Sportage had a complete facelift last year.

Nissan updated the Rogue while maintaining a respectably low fuel consumption for its basic model.

The Kia Sportage, which debuted last year after a thorough redesign, has a sleek exterior