SUVs or Sports Utility Vehicles, particularly crossover models, are considered to be the one of the biggest things going among newly released vehicles. In the United States, these vehicles are not classified as cars, but as light cars. These vehicles are made on a light-truck chassis, and at the same time operated as family vehicle.
SUVs handily strike out both small and midsize car segments in terms of sales number. Most of the SUVs have a tall interior packaging and an upright body built. These days, you can get an SUV in all sorts of sizes, from small, mid-size or, large, with all-wheel drive or with two-wheel drive.
Recently, many automakers have launched their new SUV vehicles. With all the newly designed and modified models of SUVs, it is really hard to choose what the best is. Here are the top 8 SUVs that topped the list:
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe (starts at $25,000)
One of the resurrected models for 2019 is the Hyundai Santa Fe. This is the fourth generation of the Santa Fe line. The name Santa Fe Sport will be dropped, and the vehicle will simply be called the Santa Fe. The 2019 Santa Fe features a three-row seven passengers. It has more seats compared to its previous model which only has five passenger seats.
One of the modifications of this vehicle is that it has a taller and more open cabin, allowing roomier feel and better visibility. The muscular body lines of the current Santa Fe, especially in the rear portion of the vehicle, make it look athletic and sporty. To make things even more exciting, 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe offers a diesel version, which allows you an occasional use of the third row. This feature won’t be available if you choose the gas-powered models.
2019 SUV Cadillac XT4 (starts at $34,795)
After the success of the SUV Cadillac’s XT5, the all-new Cadillac XT4 is introduced. The great success of the XT5 accounted for the forty-four percent of Cadillac’s revenue last year. This new generation of XT vehicle offers a comfortable luxury feature which is at the same time sporty. The vehicle features also an optional AWD system that can help you handle poor weather and rough roads while driving. It should be fine on snowy highways and dirt roads.
You expect an interior covered with luxury leather that modern Cadillac cars usually feature. The technology system of the new model is also exciting. It has 8-inch touch screen that offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
2019 Subaru Forester (starts at $24,295)
The 2019 Subaru Forester may look as sporty, but underneath its sheet metal design covers a completely new crossover SUV. With the rear seats in place, the new Forester model now stands at 35.5 cubic feet. It widened also its cargo area by 5.3 inches, allowing ease of loading.
The new Subaru Forester version features an improved standard convenience such as redesigned seats aimed at improving passenger comfort, 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android AutoAppdle CarPlay compatibility, and automatic climate control. One of the most exciting models in this is the Forester Sport, as it shares features with the higher-spec Premium model including infotainment system with 8.0-inch touchscreen, proximity key with push button, and automatic high-beam headlights.
Audi Q8 Crossover SUV (starts at $68,395)
This Q8 model is the newest Audi’s flagship crossover SUV. It definitely combines the elements of sportiness, utility, and luxury. The new model is wider and lower than the Q7 with which both share underpinnings. Both features curves front-to-rear and beltline with enough creases to help the vehicle stand out in a parking lot.
The interior of Q8 has a rich feel to it, with Audi’s latest version of its touchpad-controlled MMI media system with language voice commands and Audi’s reconfigurable instrument panel. Features of this vehicle are plentiful; which include many of the latest improved supply of amenable acceleration.
2019 Acura RDX (starts at $37,300)
The third-generation of the Acura RDX is larger than the previous model in nearly every aspect. The overall length grows to 186.8 inches from 184.4 inches, height is up slightly from 65.0 inches to 65.7, and wheelbase expands to 108.3 inches from 105.7 inches. On the other hand, the engine shrinks in both cylinder count and displacement with the previous RDX model.
The 2019 Acura RDX features are generally bundled with available trim packages. The technology feature adds trim navigation, a two rear-seat USP ports, 12-speaker audio system, leather-trimmed sport seats, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and parking sensors.
2019 Lincoln Aviator (starts at $39,960)
The 2019 Acura RDX features are generally bundled with available trim packages. The technology feature adds trim navigation, two rear-seat USP ports, 12-speaker audio system, leather-trimmed sports seats, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and parking sensors.
One of the modifications includes cool technology features shown on the concept of the smartphone application that serves as the vehicle’s key. An adaptive suspension was also added that allows the driver to scan the driveway to better damp out potholes.
2019 Subaru Ascent (starts at $31,995)
The newest generation of Subaru Ascent features true family versatility. The vehicle has a spacious and comfortable interior for seven to eight passengers. The roof rails expand allowing the passengers to move more freely. In addition, the 2019 Subaru Ascent adds safety and connection to its features. It includes Standard Eyesight Driver Assist technology that allows the driver to easily see the entire road while driving. The vehicle also adds an active safety for added awareness, plus it has includes 360 degrees visibility. It has also LED steering responsive headlights and high beam assist.
2019 Toyota RAV4 (starts at $24,510)
One of the most popular small SUV’s in 2017 was the Toyota RAV4. They have modified the layout with a more athletic look and feel for their 2019 model.
The latest generation of RAV4 is more luxurious, has a large interior, and sports an athletic look. With lengthier wheelbase, it offers more room in the interior while shortening rear and front overhang. The 2019 RAV4 should be great for dirt roads and an all-weather adventure ride.