Nominated by: Sharon (Yahoo Autos)
Why it's underrated: "This is a $27,000 small SUV that comes with major tech features found in much more expensive vehicles, like automated braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane keeping. It's got sporty driving and an interior that doesn't feel cheap." -- Sharon
All-wheel drive helps ensure solid footing when getting started in snow and ice, and the tech-rich package is certainly nice, but the clincher is that the CX-3 offers, unlike many of its rivals, a good dollar-to-enjoyment ratio.