The U.S.A. has a love affair with sports utility vehicles or SUVs. Among the 25 bestselling cars of 2020 are the Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Explorer, and Nissan Rogue, according to Kelly Blue Book. Big cars like SUVs and pickups are at the top, and they’re not going down soon. There are a lot of reasons Americans are obsessed with these vehicles:
- They’re useful tools – SUVs often come with large trunk spaces, making them ideal for carrying cargo, from work equipment to weekly groceries.
- They’re perceived as safe – Over 68% of drivers look for safety and comfort when it comes to their SUVs, according to a recent survey by Volkswagen. They found that younger drivers value an SUV’s ability to handle rough roads safely compared to smaller cars. SUVs also let you sit higher, giving you the perception that you see more of the road.
Another advantage of SUVs is durability. A high-quality model from a reliable brand [...]