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on February 20th, 2014
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SUV – AKA Sport Utility Vehicle

by Alain Gayot


They are the evil but oh-so-loved cars, not just in America where they have deep roots, but now worldwide. And, if you don’t have one as part of your line-up, you can’t be considered a complete auto manufacturer. These often gas-guzzling beasts are not new, they are simply all the rage nowadays.


Back in the 30s, Chevrolet had the Suburban; in the 60s, Jeep had the Wagoneer, and AMC had the Eagle, which is more along the lines of today’s crossover vehicles. Across the pond, Land Rover came out with the Range Rover, a more luxurious option. Where would Volvo and Porsche be today if they had not produced the XC90 and Cayenne respectively? Even Maserati will be producing the Kugang. By the way have you heard of the Spyker D8 Peking-to-Paris concept that could reach 170 mph?

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Spyker Peking-to-Paris Concept

 

 The list is endless. And to the delight of environmentalists, Hummers are gone. Hate them or love them, SUVs are here to stay. So if you are in the market for one, why don’t you start with this list of Top 10 SUVs.


Hybrid SUVs
There are even hybrid options for those who want to drive an SUV but still act environmentally-conscious. A few of our favorite models include:

Porsche Cayenne Hybrid
Ford Escape Hybrid
Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
More Hybrid Cars


Related Articles
Top 10 Small SUVs
Top 10 Station Wagons
Top 10 Crossovers
Top 10 Hatchbacks
Top 10 Family Sedans


Resources
More on SUVs at Wikipedia
Get a free quote with Dealix


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2 Comments »

  1. You forgot yje best one of all!!!!!!!!
    The great jeep grand cherokee SRT8 2012/2013
    MODELS SHAME ON YOU. I own the first
    2013 jeep GC srt8 off the line for canada and
    Dollar for dollsr & pound for pound it is by far the best out there bar none.LH

    Comment by lionel hirsch — April 5, 2013 @ 3:05 am

  2. Thanks for the input Lionel! We are big fans of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and even made the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4×4 our July 2013 Car of the Month! You can check out the review here: http://automobile.gayot.com/car-reviews/2014-jeep-grand-cherokee-overland/

    Comment by admin — July 18, 2013 @ 11:09 am

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