Best Small SUVs, Compact Crossovers and Mid-size SUVs of 2017
2017 Nissan Qashqai
Nissan mini SUV Qashqai is a solid contender to this new segment. The car is comparatively smooth than, most of the cars in the segment, and practical in day to day use. Front look of the car is admirable, and so is build quality. You can expect performance, decent acceleration, and great cargo space. Due to this reason, this car is among the best seller in UK. Nissan makes reliable cars, and this car is a perfect example for this. Australian market’s response is admirable to this car; let’s have a look why people love it. If you are looking for 7 seater car read our review here
Mazda CX-5 is a mini SUV that is upgradation to the model CX-3. It has great features and drives off really well on the road. Mazda has invested good money is some new cars, and they’re paying off really well as an investment. CX-5 is a model that is practical on day to day basis, and give you do many features in very less price compared to other cars of the segment. The car has decent performance, and does really well in maintaining the comfort no matter on how rough and fast you’re driving. Build quality is commendable, and looks are stunning. Let’s review this car on various parameters.
2017 Mazda CX-3
Small SUV cars are now trend due to their compactness and performance. Various companies have launched small SUV models, trying to get into the market of SUVs. One of the models is Mazda CX-3. The car is not a full-fledged SUV, but delivers the same driving experience. This car is mainly designed for people who commute every day, and want some solid performance with less fuel consumption. This car has a solid body and is feature packed. Let’s have a look on what this car has to offer.
2017 Peugeot 2008
The Peugeot 2008 has become a new sensation in the market of small crossovers. It has a mixture of equipment, low running costs and style. Conventional hatchback models have lost all the charm in the small crossover market because of the launch of the revised 2008 model of Peugeot. A decent driving experience is delivered by it and greater security is also promised in bad weather conditions. Due to its practically, enough versatility is offered to growing families.
Though the Peugeot 2008 Active SUV does not feel as adventurous as 4X4-themed Nissan Juke, a generally plush-feeling interior and strong practicality is offered by this model of Peugeot 2008. It is not only refined and comfortable but it is also designed with the latest technology and mechanicals.
2017 Honda CR-V
Honda might be struggling in boosting up the sales of various variants of cars, but one model which has never let the company down is Honda CR-V. In initial years, CRV was one of the best budget SUV available in the market. People were mad about the looks and performance. With time when the competition grew, Honda made it through it and gave us the 2017 CRV we have now. The car has made some really good enhancements and progress. The old versions are selling great and constitute to a quarter of the sales of the Honda cars. Honda knows the popularity of the car, and if they want to keep the sales up, they know what to do.
Honda revealed the 2017 model with less publicity and advertisements, though the honest and regular customers who love to own a CRV got to know the launch, but most of the first timers didn’t even get the hint of the launch. The company didn’t do any fancy things like spoilers, V-12 engine or anything, rather kept it a simple compact family car, and focused on making the experience more comfortable and rich. They made the car reliable for family outings and worked hard on cabin space and overall experience. They have upgraded the interiors and tried to make it luxurious, which by the way is a great effort in competing with high-end segments of SUV.
2017 MAZDA CX-4
Mazda is always one of the best car brands in the world. There are many models available under the nameplate of Mazda. All the models are immensely loved by the customers worldwide. Recently, the unveiling of the new model of CX-4 at Beijing has stolen all the limelight of the world. CX-4 is considered as the best sporty and low-roofed car in the market. Everybody is eagerly waiting for its arrival in European and North American market soon. This review on 2017 Mazda CX-4 will definitely help you to get all the features of this car in detail.
Interior changes and exterior body styles
According to the previews, driving pleasure is given much stress as compared to the other cars of same range. This SUV is described as a totally new car much like a wagon, by the car makers of Japan. This model of Mazda CX-4 generally comes between CX-3 and CX-5, which is neither so small as CX-3 nor so large like CX-5.
The elongated headlamps with its fog lamps are the most unique and best features of the 2017 Mazda CX-4 model. The front bumper, lower and upper grille have undergone restyling, so that it can have an affordable and sporty manufacturing. The wheels of this car are slightly pushed inside the body of the model. The designs of the side mirrors that are attached to the door are unique and classy. Though Mazda CX-3 has a glossy touch, but this model of Mazda CX-4 does not have a glossy look.
In accordance with the proportion, the latest 2017 model of the Mazda CX-4 has similarities with the actual concept. The wheel base of this car is 2700 mm, which is 1900 mm in width, 1500 mm in height and 4600 mm in length. It resembles an enlarged Mazda 3. Mazda CX-4 has a muscular lower body cladding, a unique sporty shoulder-line and striking bolder look. The C-pillar of this car has a muscular design as the Koeru design style.