During heavy snow, rain and other tough weather, Sport Utility Vehicles provide an unmatched ability to power through snow, ford minor road floods and navigate around other obstacles a driver will typically encounter on the highway. An SUV lets you pack a large family in and still have plenty of room for suitcases and other gear typically packed on trips. With monster good-looks and practicality to suit anyone, SUV’s are the way forward.

SUV’s, or sport-utility vehicles, consist of anything with a tall body, a hatchback and an elevated ride height. The term “crossover” is often used to describe a utility vehicle based on a car platform rather than a truck platform.

Car based VS truck based

Crossovers have the following attributes;

  • Larger interior room
  • Sharper handling
  • Superior fuel economy
  • A quieter, more relaxed ride

Truck bases SUV’s have the following attributes;

  • Stronger but heavier
  • Improved off-road mobility
  • Able to tow more weight

SUV’s are available in many different sizes such as subcompact, compact, midsize and full-size. The bigger the size the passenger space, engine power, towing ability and price increases.

SUV’s come with an array of high-tech and sophisticated safety features. These include;

  • Front-seat side airbags and full length side curtain airbags
  • Antilock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Rear-view cameras
  • Electronics warn oblivious drivers of blind spots and possible imminent collisions

Top SUV’s 2017:

  • Jaguar F Pace
  • Kia Sorento
  • Audi Q7
  • Dacia Duster