5. Mitsubishi Outlander
The Mitsubishi Outlander is two years running as an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 166 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The fuel-efficient crossover gets 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway and even the more powerful 3.0-liter V6 (224 hp, 215 lb-ft torque) gets 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. It’s also plenty affordable with a starting price tag of $23,845. Standard on the Mitsubishi Outlander are seven airbags and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.