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 SUV is now popular amongst town dwellers, and in the UK they are sometimes jokingly called Chelsea tractors in the UK and Toorak Tractors in Australia.
The term SUV is not used world wide - in Australia and New Zealand they are named four-wheel drives, and in the UK the term 4x4 or four-by-four is more familiar. In Finland katumaasturi is the name for an SUV and in Sweden it's stadsjeep (Sw).
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.
What Types of SUV do you Recommend ?
The most well known types of SUV are:-
Landrover, Toyota Land Cruiser, Range Rover, Vauxhall Mokka x, Honda HR-V
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