The 2017 full-size SUVs will quickly become one of the most popular vehicles on the road. The extra space they offer and the fact that most are 4 wheel drive make these very capable cars. We’re looking at some of the best Luxury full sized SUVs to try and discover which one is the best.
The Best 2017 Full-Size SUVs:
2017 Mercedes Benz GL Class
The Mercedes Benz GL class is a beautiful car with quite a high price tag. There are however plenty of ways you can justify the high cost. It has 7 full seats which are all comfortable, even for adults. The car is designed to be as comfortable and refined as possible. The GL can be purchased with a few different engine configurations, from a GL350 Bluetec with excellent efficiency, to the blisteringly fast GL63 AMG model.
2017 Range Rover
The Range Rover has dominated the luxury SUV market for decades, and this new model is no different. Inside feels more like a boat than a car, the build quality is astounding. The ride is extremely comfortable, but don’t let this fool you. The Range Rover may be refined, but it’s very capable off road. You have all the power when you need it. The base model comes with a V6 340 horsepower engine, there is also an optional V8 510 horsepower engine available.
2017 Cadillac Escalade
The current Escalade SUV has exceptional handling, and a beautifully designed interior and very powerful engines. The Cadillac Escalade is powered by a V8 Engine. The engines are all very quiet, even when cruising at highway speeds. The Escalade has a 6 speed auto box as standard.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser
The Land Cruiser will be another 2017 full-size SUV which is just as at home off road, as it is on the road. The V8 engine in particular is very popular since it provides lots of power to all four wheels. Automatic transmission is standard and the gear changes are excellent. The car handles very well both on and off road, although there is a bit of body roll when cornering at high speed due to the high height of the car.
2017 Lexus LX
Lexus is well known for producing comfortable cars with a luxurious feel about them. The Lexus LX has a very plush interior. The LX 570 is powered by a V8 engine and has an automatic transmission. The2017 full-size SUV will be very capable and it will be able to accelerate very quickly thanks to the high power delivered by the engine. However, some people feel that competitor models handle this even better. The steering can also be quite light at times which can make you feel like you are disconnected with the road. That said, it’s a capable car and handles corners very well.
2017 Infiniti QX80
The QX80 has an excellent V8 engine under the hood. It provides excellent acceleration and the automatic transmission is very smooth. The seven speed auto gear box improves fuel economy. The QX80 also grips the road well and handles very well. It handles like a small car rather than a big SUV which makes an ice change. Depending on the terrain, you may find the suspension is a bit rough, but normally it will be comfortable.
2017 Lincoln Navigator
The next incarnation of the Lincon Navigator is currently being designed and should be launched at some time in 2016. The car maker has already said that there have been significant changes to both the interior and exterior of the vehicle. It’s thought that Lincoln will attempt to make the car more appealing by making it into a modern full sized luxury SUV. Fuel economy will also be improved due to the company insisting that lightweight materials are used where possible to shed pounds. The current Lincoln Navigator model had a V6 EcoBoost engine which is more efficient than the V8 engines found in older models. It’s likely that Lincoln will continue the push for economic and environmentally friendly engines. Some people have speculated that Lincoln might produce a plug in hybrid version of the Navigator and that it might have a 10 speed automatic transmission.