A trend that has gained strength over the past few years is the purchase of SUVs. The compact vehicle comes in different sizes, capacity and efficiency. The reason behind growing fondness for this SUVs vehicle is that it hits all the demands of utility, luxury and even speed. Nonetheless, the vehicle can be costly if it is stocked with all amenities but it is also true that people with tight budget can afford to buy the vehicle if they make some amends in their demands.
We looked through recent SUV models and carefully designed a list of best SUVs for the year 2018.
Jeep Compass Sport
It costs $22,090 and it was redesigned in the year 2017. It arrives with a pack of 2.4-liter 180 horsepower four-cylinder engine and either a six-speed manual transmission, a six-speed automatic (4×2 models), or a nine-speed automatic (4×4 models).
The infotainment features include Bluetooth wireless connectivity, Apple and Android smart connections. The car has enough space inside that does not make it congested.
Chevrolet Trax LS
This compact SUV was initially built in South Korea. It has updated interior but it also stays close to the basics. This model features a 1.4-liter 138-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The car handles rough ride quite well and the room at front seat is also quite spacious. However, the back seat does not have enough space.
Mitsubishi Outlander Sports Base
This vehicle is one step ahead of basic transportation. It was specially upgraded for the year 2018 and the features include: 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a just-sufficient 148-horsepower and a dated five-speed manual transmission that comes standard, with a 2.4-liter 168-horsepower four-cylinder and a gearless CVT automatic transmission included on higher trim levels.
The ride is good enough but not as efficient as the ride in top SUV models.
Nissan Juke S
The subcompact Nissan Juke S is sporty and performs brilliantly on the race tracks. The 1.6-liter 188-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine accelerates at a steady rate. Since the vehicle is tuned with sport suspension, it has a crisp handling ability. The space in the car is quite limited and the interior is not as furnished as other developed models.
Ford Eco Sport S
It is based on the subcompact model Fiesta. The power trains of these two models are same and the features include: a choice between standard 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine or a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that comes with AWD; a six-speed automatic transmission, a variety of entertainment and connectivity features, it also includes a large touch screen infotainment system with the options of tactile swipe and pinch-to-zoom operation.
Categorized as a suitable family SUV, this vehicle offers a better balance and riding experience than other family-oriented vehicles. The third row in this car makes more room and allows for more people to fit in. the drive may become a bit rough when the roads aren’t as drive-friendly but the overall experience could be that of feasibility and ease.
This is a pricey options but worth it. The vehicle is quiet, desirable, spacious and ergonomic from the inside. It is an all-rounder that offers all the best options for the users. It has found soaring success in every country where it is launched and stands among the best sellers. Quite surprisingly, it is defeating all the rivals constantly and the demand for it has increased greatly over the past year.
This vehicle also secures a class-leading power train. There are few speculations around the lower refinement and equipment. However, it stands close to Audi Q5 in competition. It can even run well on flat tires and works really smooth when on road.
Fiat 5000X Pop
Held as an urban version of Jeep Renegade, this car is stylish and sporty. Similar to the jeep, it features a 2.4-liter turbo four with a peppier 180 horsepower and a nine-speed automatic transmission. Although it has been reported to work well on the road but the car is bit cramped from the rear. For a few buyers, the ride may sometimes be rough.
Kia Soul Base
It is a model with ample within that could easily accommodate a family of 9. The legroom in backseat is more than any other vehicle. Moreover, it can be loaded with multiple luxury features. Most of the versions feature a 161-horsepower four-cylinder with a six-speed automatic transmission or some feature a turbo-four with 201 horsepower and a seven-speed dual-clutch automated manual gearbox.
It is essential for you to have a vehicle that fulfills your needs, brings feasibility and allows a balanced control over the entire system. If you are riding down the road with family, you need more cabin space and power. Sift through the list and pick up the model that is affordable plus smooth on roads.
Have a happy ride!