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To meet a rise in demand, practically every manufacturer now has at least one SUV in their range. This type of automobile has become very popular within the last few years and this is with many different types of motorists. This can be attributed to the fact that they are so versatile, practical and stylish. Competition is tough, but here is the three best currently on the market:
The new Ford Kuga has been given an American makeover complete with an athletic design, new trims and plenty of great equipment. It has not been tweaked too much underneath this, but this is not a bad thing as the Kuga is good fun to drive, spacious and economical (key factors for an SUV). The 1.5-litre diesel with 118 bhp can return 64.2 mpg whilst emitting 115g/km, whilst those seeking more power will be tempted by the 1.5-litre metro EcoBoost engine with 176 bhp.
The Ford Kuga remains one of the better small SUVs on the market and a great investment for those seeking a car which is both stylish and practical. It can also be found for affordable prices when bought second hand from places like AA Cars.
Generally speaking, Peugeot automobiles are not the most stylish, but the 3008 is a beautiful car and real head turner. In addition to the stylish design, the interior is spacious, comfortable and fully kitted out. It also has a large boot, so storage is never a problem with the 3008.
In terms of performance, both the petrol and diesel engines are efficient which help to keep running costs low. It is also easy to drive and the all-weather tyres and smart traction control more than makes up for the lack of four-wheel-drive. The 3008 is also one of the safest SUVs available.
Interestingly, the 2016 Kodiaq was Skoda’s first foray into the SUV market, but it has turned out to be one of the best available and a huge hit with both critics and the public. One key attribute is the classy, no-nonsense design both inside and out which makes it appealing to both families and professionals.
The Skoda Kodiaq is an engaging and fun driving experience with four-wheel-drive, great handling and an engine to suit every need (it is capable of up to 56mpg).
Those looking to purchase a high-quality, practical and stylish SUV need look no further than the above three.