The SUV has quickly moved into center stage among vehicle choices worldwide. It offers the comfort of a traditional car and the convertible space of a small truck. Built on small truck chassis, the SUV has become a favorite among men and women and all age groups. Car makers have caught on the trend. Along with pick-up trucks, SUV’s dominate the production lines. It is not particularly easy to select the best of a large and very competitive group, but this also shows there are some brilliant innovations in the 2015 model year.
The 2015 Mercedes Benz GLA Class
This sporty Mercedes is a top rated SUV because it has a lot to offer and a balanced excellence. It has luxurious interior space which is also roomy. It has good rear seat room and a very useful read deck space. The exterior styling adds lower wind resistance than taller models. Despite good head room inside, it does not have a tall outer profile. It is a good car to drive in wet and bad weather conditions including high winds. The handling is firm, and cornering does not carry excessive sway or movement. Steering is firm and precise, and that is a good trait for a city vehicle.
The 2015 Infiniti QX50
The rear cameras add a great deal to safety and maneuverability. The Infiniti emphasizes performance over lavish creature comfort, and this model is no exception. It has a 3.7 L V-6 engine and available all-wheel drive. It has wide and low entry cargo space, but it is fairly small. It has limited rear seat room but overall a very luxurious interior. The driver gets the best part of the Q 50. It has responsive acceleration, actively adjusting handling and suspension. It corners extremely well and has an aerodynamic profile to help hold the road in windy weather. The styling is also outstanding; it has a long front hood that reminds of classic autos of the past. This model is a luxury SUV with the soul of a sports car.
The 2015 Volvo XC60
The exterior styling has beautiful and subtle lines. The profile is low and aerodynamic. The interior space is roomy, and it offers easy access to a useful rear storage deck. It has new four-cylinder engines for the front wheel drive models which add responsiveness, speed and better highway performance. There are also turbocharged and supercharged models for greater power and highway speeds. Handling is firm, and one can always feel the road. Safety is a major feature of the entire Volvo line, and the crash safety ratings are near the top. The controls and entertainment system are simple and intuitive.
The 2015 Audi Q5
It is luxury accessories and a sports car performance in these flashy, all-wheel drive, four cylinder vehicles. It has automatic sensing to adjust the suspension and powerful acceleration combined with good fuel efficiency. It is available in higher horsepower models and diesel too. It offers a sports style exterior and a slightly tall profile. The interior space is generous, and the interior options include a full range of electronics and high-speed connectivity.
The 2015 Cadillac SRX
The exterior style is remarkable as every angle offers classic lines. The engine is large and powerful, and it provides excellent power and smooth acceleration. The interior options include plush furnishings and deep soft seating. The rear seat leg room is adequate, and they designed the seats for long-seating comfort. The interior is roomy, and the rear storage area is a useful size. The electronics are intricate, and one will need some time to become comfortable with the information and entertainment options on the well-equipped electronic dashboard. The handling is excellent; the suspension is firm and cornering is well controlled with little body sway.