Getting useful technology in your SUV once required spending a lot of money because certain features were limited to the priciest models in an automaker’s lineup. With technology eventually trickling down to smaller SUVs and becoming an important selling point on all models regardless of size, it was only a matter of time until features like the surround view camera became available on affordable SUVs. Here are 12 SUVs with surround view cameras for under $40,000.
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan — $39,815
Currently one of the best-selling models in Volkswagen’s lineup, the Tiguan offers plenty of tech features, especially on the range-topping SEL Premium R-Line grade. That trim is the only way to get the SUV with a 360-degree camera, which should help ease maneuvering into tight spaces. Every other trim comes with a simpler rearview camera.
2020 Mazda CX-5 –$38,100
With its move toward a premium direction, the Mazda CX-5 was one of the first to join the list of compact SUVs with 360-degree cameras. Like many of its competitors, the feature is only available on the range-topping trim, the CX-5 Signature, where it comes as standard along with Nappa leather upholstery and real wood trim.
2020 Chevrolet Equinox — $36,945
The Chevrolet Equinox offers plenty of equipment in the range-topping Premier grade. With the optional Confidence & Convenience II package, the Equinox is just one of a number of mainstream compact SUVs with a surround view camera. The best part is that you can get the package regardless of the engine choice, as long as you get the Equinox Premier.
2020 Toyota RAV4 — $36,525
Now the most popular model in Toyota’s lineup, the RAV4 offers a wide range of variants including a hybrid and more capable Adventure and TRD Off-Road variants. Should you want the SUV with a 360-degree camera, you’ll need to move up to at least the Limited trim and opt for the Advanced Technology package.
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe — $36,745
The middle child of the Hyundai SUV family, the Santa Fe, offers space and flexibility together with seating for up to five passengers. In order to get the SUV with a 360-degree camera system, however, you need to move up to the range-topping Limited trim regardless of the engine choice.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class — $36,050
Mercedes’ smallest SUV, the GLA-Class, offers city-friendly dimensions and added ride height for a commanding view of the road. It’s also one of the few subcompact SUVs with a surround view camera available. However, in order to get it, you must opt for the Parking Assistance package, which also requires you to get the Convenience package.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander — $31,525
One way the Mitsubishi Outlander distinguishes itself from the pack is the availability of a five-seat plug-in hybrid variant with Level 3 fast charging capability. In its gas-only guise, the Outlander can seat up to seven regardless of the engine choice. You can get the SUV with a surround view camera on the SEL model if you opt for the SEL Touring package, or on the range-topping GT grade as standard equipment.
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross — $30,525
Mitsubishi’s latest model, the Eclipse Cross, may have a polarizing exterior, but it’s also one of only a handful of affordable SUVs with a surround view camera available. The catch? It’s only offered on the range-topping SEL trim, and you have to opt for the $2,100 Touring package to get it.
2020 Hyundai Tucson — $30,145
Recently refreshed, the Hyundai Tucson received a significant upgrade with additional driver assist features including adaptive cruise control and driver attention warning. It’s also now one of a growing number of compact SUVs with a surround view camera. This feature is standard on the Limited and Ultimate grades.
2020 Nissan Rogue — $29,615
One of the most popular SUVs currently on sale, the Nissan Rogue is the Japanese brand’s best-seller and has helpful driver assist features such as ProPilot Assist. You can get the SUV with a surround view camera starting from the SV trim if you opt for the Premium or Sun and Sound Touring packages. Like on other top-end trims of other Nissan vehicles, the Rogue SL gets a surround view camera standard.
2020 Nissan Rogue Sport — $28,425
Slotting below the standard Rogue is the smaller Nissan Rogue Sport, which recently received a refresh. Unlike the even-smaller Kicks, the Rogue Sport is available with all-wheel drive and is one of a small number of subcompact SUVs with a surround view camera. It’s available on the mid-level SV grade if you opt for the SV Technology package, and the range-topping SL gets the 360-degree camera as standard.
2020 Nissan Kicks — $22,015
The least expensive way to get an SUV with a 360-degree camera is by getting the Nissan Kicks. The range-topping SR trim has it, and with a price tag under $23,000. Even when you add the premium package and two-tone exterior colors, the subcompact SUV still checks in well below the $25,000 mark, making it a strong value proposition for those wanting a practical daily driver with a small footprint.
12 SUVs With Surround View Cameras for Under $40,000
- 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
- 2020 Mazda CX-5
- 2020 Chevrolet Equinox
- 2020 Toyota RAV4
- 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
- 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
- 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander
- 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
- 2020 Hyundai Tucson
- 2020 Nissan Rogue
- 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport
- 2020 Nissan Kicks
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