Small 4x4 Cars / Crossovers - A Look At Your
Want to know what the best small 4x4 cars are out on the market
these days? 4x4's and SUV's are quite popular these days
as a family vehicle which is both practical, safe and
stylish. the smaller 4x4's may be more preferable though
due to their lower weight and better fuel
There are so many out on the market these days its hard to say
which would be the best, but a good place to start is to think
about what exactly you need.
Do you need all wheel drive? Do you want an engine with a
lot of torque that runs efficiently off of diesel or do you
just want to run petrol?
Regardless, if you're looking for the best small 4x4 cars, here
is a list for you to get a quick idea on what your options
1. Mazda CX-5
This is one of the bigger "small 4x4 cars" on the list and
while it may be a little slower than the competition at 155
horsepower and 150 lb-ft torque, its got some great
responsiveness and offers a comfortable driving
experience. There is an optional upgrade to the engine
though with 184 horsepower.
This comes with front wheel drive with all wheel being an
optional addition. As far as fuel economy goes, its 26mpg in
the city and 35 on the highway.
Cruise control, a touchscreen display and bluetooth
connectivity are standard and there are options for blind-spot
monitoring w/ cross traffic alert and a collision mitigating
2. Honda CR-V
This vehicle comes with 185 horsepower with 27mpg in the
city and 34 on the highway. It has a stylish and
modern look to it on the outside and compared to previous
year versions, the handling and brakes have been
Front wheel drive is standard on this one however there is
an optional all wheel drive. This car averages between
24k and 34k, a very affordable vehicle that has great fuel
economy as well as plenty of cargo room and spacious
only thing lacking would be a more powerful engine.
3. Nissan Qashqai
Another great addition to the crossover class, this one
comes with 4 engine choices. 1.2 & 1.6L turbo
petrol engines or 1.5/1.6L diesel engines.
got low running costs and its comfortable and
practical. It combines the elevated driving position
with the versatility you get in an SUV, all in a much
smaller package. Even the basic version of this comes
with some nice features like bluetooth phone connectability,
air conditioning and cruise control.
Only downsides to this would be the rear visibility could be
improved and the rear seats can be a bit cramped.
if you're looking for the best small 4x4 cars, that list
should get you started, other mentionables to check out
would be the Suzuki SX4, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen
Tiguan and Audi Q3.