Looking for a new vehicle as a family member in upcoming 2023 and got confused between SUV’s and Crossovers?
We have some basic differences in this article between the duo
Crossovers Vs SUV – Pros and Cons
Fundamentally, as we have initial looks for Crossover and SUV , they seems to be similar to each other but build is different for both of them.
A crossover is built on a car platform. In basic understanding it has a unibody construction where as for SUV the body is attached to a separate frame example is like a truck
crossovers, are typically always front-wheel drive , although we do have AWD options available but this will still not allow you in tough terrains. Whereas , SUV’s are having a edge in this respect and due more larger and rugged frame it’s having more towing capacity. But , this doesn’t means that cross overs are good for nothing , when its come to roam around a town , crossovers are leading far ahead due to car frame.
Combined with its lower weight, majority of the crossovers have a much better fuel efficiency than compared to traditional SUVs. With lower CO2 emissions, you’re also looking at less car tax and also lower insurance band.
Which one to buy ?
You may go ahead for traditional SUV conditionally you are :-
- Living in a rural area and regularly drive off-road – all-wheel drive is essential.
- Regularly towing a caravan or any other vehicles.
- Want to have gigantic car looks on the road.
If above doesn’t suits , you might prefer a crossover, particularly if:
- Required to Commute through urban areas and regularly drive around tight roads.
- Not required for you to frequently go off-road.
- You prioritize fuel efficiency over sheer size.
A crossover offers the look of a Sports Utility Vehicle with more on-road practicality. Automakers have capitalized on this trend, with nearly every manufacturer offering small to medium crossover vehicles.