Which are the best SUVs of 2018?
What are the best SUVs of 2018?
SUVs are one of the most popular options with Australians looking to purchase cars in 2018. There’s a huge variety of SUVs on offer – from 4 x 4 utes to small 2WD models offering comfort and style.
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Here are some of the best SUVs of 2018
Here’s a selection of some of the best and most popular SUVs in Australia in 2018.
Mazda CX-3 Maxx
Starting small, this is a 2WD model that comes in at under $35,000, making it a great option for those wanting something light and mobile for both city and country use.
It’s got excellent fuel economy and the highest level of safety features, including blind spot monitoring and rear cross safety alerts. Its 2.0 litre four cylinder engine is impressive, and strong while it achieved the highest level ANCAP rating with 5 stars.
Back seats are slightly cramped, but there’s more than enough space for a young family or a couple with weekend luggage.
Honda HR-V VTi
The interiors of the Honda HRV-V made it one of the very best SUVs of 2018 on the market, especially considering its drive away price of less than $29,000. The seating arrangements can be modified to suit your needs, and you and your passengers will enjoy a spacious ride.
With a 5 star ANCAP rating and a five-year warranty, this small SUV has an impressive engine. Ideal for city parking, it offers multiple view reversing cameras to avoid accidents.
Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium wagon
If you’re thinking of a slightly larger SUV, the Subaru Outback is a great option and still comes in at under $50,000. It’s an incredibly versatile vehicle with numerous features, quality design, and functional benefits.
The Subaru Outback is a really comfortable ride with excellent cabin design and comfort. The infotainment technology is impressive and safety features have been upgraded for 2018, fully justifying its 5 star ANCAP rating. The vehicle has strong off road credentials for its size – ideal for those wanting a taste of adventure.
Subaru XV 2.0i- S
Another Subaru that makes our list of the best SUVs of 2018. The XV is actually one of the smallest models in the SUV line up from Subaru, but it has a good cabin design and offers comfort for driver and passengers alike.
Offering excellent value for money, this model has a good retained value and a low fuel consumption for its standard. Families are drawn to its excellent safety reputation with the 5 star ANCAP rating and third generation EyeSight driver assistance system. An ideal SUV for everyday use.
Kia Sorento GT-Line
Heading into the slightly higher price bracket, the Kia Sorento has been updated to improve its already impressive status. The suspension has been fine tuned and it’s ideal for tough Australian terrain.
The 2018 Kia Sorento has a reduced fuel consumption – a valuable asset on any SUV and quiet and smooth operation offering a comfortable and relaxing ride. The most popular Kia Sorento is the AWD diesel model which comes with a whole host of features including smartphone integration, 360 degree camera view and LED headlights.
Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander
This seven seater favourite is still considered excellent value for its capability and retains its price well. With the ability to accelerate, brake, park and steer by itself it gives the driver the ultimate experience of ease and comfort.
The new model has a cascading grille finished in a carbon effect, as well as split headlights and soft lines for an aesthetically pleasing finish. Shorter than other SUVs in its category, the Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander has a well-designed cabin that utilises all space available.
Volvo XC40 T5 R- Design
With its unblemished safety record, Volvo has become an increasingly popular choice in recent years with Australians when choosing an SUV. The XC40 T5 model offers good value for money (retailing at around $47,990) and comes with standard kit including; 18 inch alloy wheels, dual zone climate control, lane departure warning and keyless start.
The driver’s comfort is paramount with an adjustable seat offering four way lumbar support, while the sporty design is complemented by the high-quality interiors complete with leather seats.
Volvo XC60 D4 Inscription
Again, Volvo enters our list of the best SUVs of 2018. The XC60 is widely considered as one of the most popular SUVs globally with its sleek design showcasing a long bonnet and concave door panels. Considered a mid size SUV, it has similar dimensions to the popular BMW X3.
You can add every accessory imaginable – from roof boxes and kayak cradles, to tablet holders for the ultimate rear seat entertainment experience. The luggage capacity is 505 litres in the boot and the ride is smooth thanks to 20 inch alloy wheels.
Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Luxury
Land Rover has developed the Discovery model yet again. The strong diesel engine and ease of drive for this vehicle make it a popular option for both city and off road users looking for style and elegance in their SUV.
The price reflects the endless options you have here – from a 10 speaker Meridian branded stereo, to keyless entry and start, cruise control, electric front seats, folding heated mirrors – and much more. It’s well designed with plenty of space for family in the back or equipment for a weekend exploring.
Ford Ranger XLT 3.2
This 4x4 dual cab ute is one of Ford’s most popular models with excellent running and repair costs making it good value for money. Those looking for safety will be reassured by the full suite of airbags and full length side curtain airbags, along with park sensors at the front and rear, and tyre pressure monitoring.
The towing ability of the Ford Ranger XLT is aided by the towbar, and the model comes with trailer sway control as standard. It’s also a comfortable ride – taking it away from simply a functional vehicle and making it an impressive all rounder.
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