Subcompact SUVs and crossovers are the most affordable SUVs that each brand offers, but it is still important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each sub-compact SUV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the newest models, like the Toyota Corolla Cross, Honda HR-V and Chevy Trax, as well as the Kia Soul, Hyundai Kona, Mazda CX-30, Kia Seltos and Volkswagen Taos. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelSound Level (dB)Smile RatingSpecial Notes
24Kia Soul55.22
23Kia Soul55.72
22Volkswagen Taos56.22
24Chevy Trailblazer56.63
24Hyundai Kona Limited56.93Rainy
23Mazda CX-30572
25Honda HR-V Sport572
24Mazda CX-30 Turbo57.14
22Mazda CX-30 Turbo57.34
23Kia Seltos57.42
23Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid57.43
24Chevy Trax 2RS583
24Buick Envista Avenir58.33Rough Road, Michigan
24Dodge Hornet GT58.44
24Buick Encore GX Avenir58.43
22Hyundai Kona58.53
21Chevy Trailblazer58.52
24Honda HR-V Sport592
22Nissan Kicks59.31
24Buick Envista Sport Touring59.62
24Subaru Crosstrek Premium59.72
24Kia Seltos60.63Windy
23Honda HR-V EX-L60.72Washington