SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) can be selected from a wide range of small to big models, from cheap to expensive cars, and from subcompact models to lengthy pickup-truck like giants.
Midsized models are more popular as they provide good balanced interior space along with fuel efficiency, and powerful engine. Although smaller and cheap SUV cars provide better fuel mileage, they can accommodate less number of passengers and baggage space.
Big models do provide more space and have better towing capacity, but then these cars do not offer good fuel economy and the ownership cost of these cars is also high.
Here are some of the comparisons of latest SUVs that can help you in deciding to buy a better model for you:
Most of the small SUVs are power train with four-cylinder engines while the biggest models, with powerful V8s, are also available to select from. But SUVs with powerful four to six engines are more popular and can also run on diesel.
These diesel cars come into the range of cheap SUV cars that are fuel efficient and also offer seat arrangement up to three rows. The large SUVs can be said as an alternative to mini vans which can accommodate eight passengers but you have to check the third row as some models are not comfortable for adults to be accommodated in the third row.
Since there is a range of models, including luxury brands of SUVs, determining the range will be a great step towards creating a wish list of features of an SUV.
The cheap SUV cars start below $20,000 and the price can go as high as $30,000. These cars are classically equipped with all the modern facilities one can imagine in a car.
The upscale cars like BMW may go as high as $50,000 but all the premium mode of large SUVs such as Mercedes-Benz, may cost up to $60,000.
It is a known fact that all the premium quality cars may need premium fuel in addition to the already high price. So if you are wishing to buy a pocket friendly SUV, you have to decide upon economy gain on fuel as well.
Gaining popularity, subcompact SUV cars are typically similar to other same sized cars. These are the smaller models and offer fewer passengers and baggage carrying capacity. So select your SUV wisely because even if you are going for a cheap version, there will be other costs adding to the basic cost.