Sports Utility Vehicles or SUVs are slowly replacing the sedan as the go-to car for families. SUVs are sturdier and more durable so there is a level of safety and protection against accidents. They are also able to accommodate more people in general and has space to carry a lot of things, so it’s perfect as well for long road trips where you need to bring lots of luggage and other stuff on the trip. It really does seem more functional than your standard mid-sized sedan.
Let’s take a look at some of the best SUVs out there for large families and see one that’s great for your needs:
The Toyota Highlander is a very versatile full-sized family SUV that does everything well. This SUV can hold up to eight passengers (including the driver) with three rows of seating. It also has the ability to cram as much as 83.7 cubic feet of stuff. Its chassis actually allows you to handle this vehicle more like a standard car than what one might expect of an SUV.
If you’re looking for an SUV that can go through any terrain and can carry huge load of cargo then you might want to take a look at the Chevrolet Suburban. The Chevrolet Suburban has long been at the top of the lists of affordable full-sized SUVs for many years especially when it comes to utility. It has a pick-up based platform so it allows you to tow up to 8,100 lbs and store as much as 121.1 cubic feet of cargo which is huge by any SUV standard. It even has a nine-passenger seating so you can really bring the whole family and your dog too.
The Dodge Durango is a large SUV that is great for families that are looking for something practical along with something big and sturdy. Nothing says big and sturdy than the Durango. Available in both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive models, the Durango can haul up to seven passengers at any given time while still having a storage capability of 84.5 cubic feet. This vehicle is great for long road trips as it handles very smoothly, more so than most truck-based SUVs can handle. Truly a monster on the road but still safe and practical for any big family.
Not to be outdone, Honda also has its own brand of SUVs that can compare to some of the SUVs on this list. The used Honda Pilot has a conservative style and look which is classic in most SUVs but still able to carry as much as eight passengers in one go while able to carry a cargo of up to 83.9 cubic feet. This SUV is not to be outdone when it comes to the power of its engine as it comes with a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that carries up to 280 horsepower and up to 262 lb-feet of torque.
If you like huge, then the Ford Expedition is the SUV for you. This powerhouse of an SUV is able to carry up to eight passengers. It can also carry an amazing 130.8 cubic feet of cargo so it’s perfect not just for families but for people who haul a lot of stuff from one place to another. The Expedition also handles towing especially well and is able to carry up to 9,200 lb trailers with no difficulty at all for the vehicle. This is the recommended SUV of choice when looking for something big and can carry a huge amount of cargo.
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