What to Expect from New Model SUVs

Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) have gone from work vehicles to everyday transportation. The popularity has resulted in just about every manufacturer offering one or more models of the SUV. They make great family vehicles because of the available seating space. The SUV is an excellent choice for mobile professionals and small business owners because of the room available for products, tools, plans, and files or presentations. In most models, the third row of seating can be removed or folded down to provide extended cargo space. Adventurers love the SUV because of the four-wheel-drive capability, although those designed for urban use may not have the power desired.

It is important to read independent reviews of new models to get a sense of which one will suit the needs, satisfy budget constraints, and have all the desired additional features. Most review sites will provide a side-by-side comparison of models from different manufacturers. Complete reviews include the positives, negatives, specifications, and any upgrades or changes if the model has been around for a few years. Newly introduced models are compared to what is currently available with explanations of new technology used in the design. The newest trend found in vehicles is an infotainment system. That usually includes Bluetooth capability, a navigational system, and a sound system that are operated via a single screen on the dashboard.

One review site, caradvice, recently provided reviews of large SUVs that are new to the Australian market. The Kia Sorento, for example, seats seven adults comfortably and has a diesel engine. It was not found to be powerful enough for extreme off-roading. It is suggested that this model is perfect for city driving and a large family. The Mazda CX-9 is a safe SUV with roomy third-row seating but has no diesel engine option. That information is helpful to those who prefer a diesel engine. Those drivers can cross that model off their list of potential SUVs before they even leave the house. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, on the other hand, is fantastic off-road. That is a plus for adventurers, professional photographers, painters, and hikers. Doing a bit of research before purchasing a new vehicle can expedite the process and ensure the perfect vehicle is not overlooked.