These days quirky is cool, and that trait extends to genre-busting cars like the Toyota C-HR and Kia Soul. These front-wheel-drive only cars aren’t quite crossovers but are more practical than other cars with their same footprint. They’re also stylish, eye-catching and affordable even when loaded up. They both represent cars with personality and a uniqueness that’s hard to find these days.

It’s also a way to target a younger demographic. In fact, the Toyota C-HR was originally going to be a Scion, so its wild styling makes more sense in the context of that now-discontinued, but a millennial-focused brand.

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