Compact SUVs and compact crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles on the road, and we have tested them all! There are tons of options (over 20) which is why it’s so important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each compact SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most popular models, like the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Hyundai Tucson, as well as other great choices like the Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-50, Kia Sportage, VW Tiguan and Subaru Forester. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile RatingSpecial Notes
23Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV53.23
22Volkswagen Tiguan53.23
24Kia Sportage542
23Mazda CX-5054.53
22Hyundai Tucson Hybrid54.73
24Nissan Rogue Platinum54.73Rain
23Mazda CX-5553
23Honda CR-V EX Gas55.22Tennessee
24Toyota RAV4 Prime55.34Equipped w/ cross bars
24Hyundai Tucson55.42
24Mazda CX-5 Carbon Turbo55.54
23Subaru Forester55.73
24Mazda CX-5 Turbo55.84
23Hyundai Tucson Gas56.13
24Toyota RAV4 Adventure56.13
22Mitsubishi Outlander56.32
24Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE56.43Equipped w/ cross bars
23Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE56.73Equipped w/ cross bars
24Honda CR-V Hybrid Sport L573
24Mitsubishi Outlander 57.52Windy
25Subaru Forester Touring57.63Montana
23Nissan Rogue57.73
24Subaru Forester57.73
23Ford Bronco Sport58.34
23Chevy Equinox58.52
23Ford Escape58.94
24Nissan Rogue 58.93Windy
23Kia Sportage Hybrid59.33
25Honda CR-V Hybrid59.43
22GMC Terrain59.53
24Hyundai Tucson Hybrid N-Line59.53
22Ford Bronco Sport59.83
25Subaru Forester Premium59.93Montana
23Honda CR-V LX Gas60.12
23Honda CR-V Hybrid61.23Rough Road
24Mazda CX-50 Meridian Edition61.84