Family outings are a great escape from everyday stress. Just traveling to a nearby destination can prove to be a refreshing change. You have an opportunity to recharge your batteries and enjoy some pleasant moments with your family. However, even traveling to the nearest destination requires planning, and the way of commuting is the first aspect of the plan. Going by road is one of the best ways to enjoy the journey for it allows you to drive at your pace and do various things. We have compiled a list of five crossovers and SUVs that promise to make your outing a pleasant experience.
Apart from being stylish, the Ford Escape is a powerhouse. It comes with a base four-cylinder engine of 168-HP. Also, there are other variants with 179-HP turbo four and the 245-HP turbo four engine. The four-wheel drive makes the life easier for the person driving this SUV and also, will surely make your journey smooth. There’s an 8-inch touchscreen that comes with voice recognition feature to allow you to listen to your favorite music as well as know your directions while traveling.
How about an SUV that is EPA rated at 33 mpg on the highways and about 28 otherwise? Hyundai Tucson is an ideal vehicle that will not only give you a relaxing journey but also prove economical in the longer run. The car is available in two variants, one of which has a four-wheel drive while the other only comes with a front-wheel drive. Besides all-wheel drive, you also get a 175-HP 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that makes Tucson more than handy even on rusty terrains.
The offering from Subaru is an ideal crossover that has utility and ample room to impress the buyers. The standard models come with a 170-HP 2.5-liter and a six-speed manual (optional continuously variable automatic transmission) while the XT models have a heavier and zippier 250-hp 2.0-liter turbo flat-four along with a CVT. The makers have added a 6.2-inch (optional 7.0-inch) touchscreen with phone and audio connectivity for entertainment purpose and to ensure you are always on the right track. Then there’s an optional EyeSight system in the crossover that includes automated emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control, all of which ensure a safe and smooth journey.
Sportage comes with interiors that will surely leave you spellbound. The standard version comes with 181-HP 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive. The car also comes in SX Turbo variant that boasts of a powerful 240-HP 2.0-liter turbo four engine and all-wheel drive. Features such as touchscreen infotainment, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto make certain that you have an entertainment filled journey. Sportage has some active safety features such as automated emergency braking to ensure you have a safe ride.
Honda has ensured that you have a luxurious ride every time you travel via CR-V. The car comes with standard features such as 185-HP 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive, and a CVT. Buyers have an option of picking an all-wheel drive. CR-V is pegged to have EPA rating of 33 mpg. The car even scores highly on the safety point as it is equipped with automated emergency braking and other safety gears.
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Traveling requires adequate planning and how you commute to and fro destination determine the level of enjoyment. Opting for one of these cars will surely provide a hassle-free and entertaining journey, but these automobiles come with a price tag that may not encourage buyers. So, if these brand new crossovers and SUVs don’t fit your budget, you can always try to get your hands on salvage cars or wrecked cars that are easily available on sale. Get the best salvage or wrecked cars at the auction and ride with your family for a pleasant outing.