For the upcoming model year, the automotive consumers will have a number of wondrous choices in regards to sport utility vehicles, especially a big choice of 2017 compact SUVs. Below, we will highlight the most optimal choices within the respective segment.
The Best 2017 Compact SUV:
2017 Nissan Rogue
This is a compact sport utility vehicle whose presence appears larger due to its fluid design as well as enhanced footprint. The upcoming addition to the Rogue family will afford consumers with a fuel economy that has been rated at 33 miles per gallon. This rating is due in part to the incorporation of the company’s Xtronic continuously variable transmission. Consumers will be further impressed with the vehicle due to its attractively comfortable cabin as well as its robust offering of features that include the available Around View multi camera system.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
This smaller, five-seating crossover features styling that has been best described as handsomely rugged. Automotive consumers are able to garner the 2017 compact SUV power from a choice of a four cylinder 2. Liter engine that provides 190 brake horsepower or that of a turbo four 2.0 liter engine that delivers upwards of 264 brake horsepower. Both of the power unit options find themselves intelligently mated with automatic six sped gearboxes and coupled with a standard of front wheel drive. All-wheel drive is provided as an option. With its adequate exterior aesthetic and cabin that is nicely appointed, the Santa Fe registers in as a solid all-around vehicle.
2017 Jeep Cherokee and Wrangler
For the upcoming model year, Jeep has a number of viable offerings entering into the automotive market. The best driving small option from the iconic automaker will present as polarizing to both avid fans as well as those new to the line. That offering is none other than that of the Jeep Cherokee. Its power will derive from an array of power train options that include a four cylinder 2.4 liter, and a 3.2 liter V-6. The units will be paired with an automatic nine speed gearbox. Consumers will need to note the cargo capacity will be no more than average at very best, but the cabin will rival luxury counterparts.
Additionally, the Wrangler is able to success compile components that will afford consumers with an invigorating off-road experience, which will be the best you can get from this 2017 compact SUV. This is a vehicle that expressly takes a nimble suspension, an ample amount of ground clearance and four wheel drive and transforms it into an ideal go anywhere vehicular package. It’s powered via a 3.6 liter V-6 that delivers an impressive 2885 horsepower.
2017 Kia Sportage
The new addition to the Sportage family gracefully marries engaging driving dynamics with impeccable functionality. It’s powered via a duo of engine options that include the following: a four cylinder 2.4 liter unit that delivers 182 horsepower and a turbo four cylinder 2.0 liter that delivers upwards of 260 horsepower. The units are mated with an automatic six speed transmission while coupled with front wheel drive as standard and all-wheel drive as an option.
2017 Mazda CX-5
According to industry insiders, the CX-5 is the sports 2017 compact SUV, which will definitely enrich the segment. This tech savvy offering from Mazda garners its power from a four cylinder 2.0 liter unit that is capable of an output of 155 horsepower while mated with a manual six speed transmission and coupled with front wheel drive. Automotive consumers are also able to garner power from the optional four cylinder 2.5 liter unit that is able to deliver an output of upwards of 184 horsepower, which is outstanding for the compact crossover.