Sometimes, your decision comes down to price.
Despite all of the hard work that manufacturers do designing features and capabilities, despite all of the effort that marketers expend telling you about the benefits of their products, and despite the extensive testing and writing that my fellow auto journalists and I go through to help separate the wheat from the chaff, you simply decide to buy the cheapest vehicle that suits your needs.
Y'know what? That's a perfectly legitimate decision. After all, it's your money.
Luckily for you, we're living in the Golden Age of Cars. There are tons of great new cars out there to be had, and very few bad ones. So you're pretty safe buying based on price.
Still, maybe you need some guidance. So, I've put together a list of the Best Cheap SUVs, and I've included some tips about how to find the cheapest vehicle that will still suit your needs.