Due to ethanol´s lower energy per unit volume, it should take more fuel to maintain a stocheometric (perfect) air/fuel ratio, which all newer vehicles will attempt to do (closed-loop fuel control being pretty much standard for the last 20 years).
After that the three most important things to check for on a compact SUV is the interior room, turning radius, and fuel mileage.
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