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The BestCarHire Guide to the SUV

The BestCarHire Guide to the SUV

What is an SUV?

SUV stands for sport utility vehicle or can also be known as a suburban utility vehicle. It is a vehicle, normally equipped with four wheel drive capability. This is sometimes referred to as 4WD or 4x4.

Originally built for country drivers as a utility vehicle, the a SUV is now popular amongst town dwellers, and in the UK they are sometimes jokingly called Chelsea tractors.

The SUV is generally a comfortable sturdy vehicle, with a large interior and good all round vision. Sporting a raised chassis the SUV can handle the most rugged on or off road terrain an weather conditions. Safety is a major feature of all modern SUV's. There is a large amount of luggage space available, and the seats can be re-arranged to suit.