Best Time To Buy A New SUV

There are typically two “best times” of the year to buy a new SUV. July through October is a good period for new SUV deals, as automakers want to sell off the prior year’s models to make way for the new model year. For example, most 2011 SUV models are on sale by this time….

Best SUVs For Dogs

Dog owners are a big portion of new SUV buyers. About 45 million American households have at least one dog. The ability to conveniently and comfortably accommodate and transport their pet or pets plays a big role in which vehicle consumers buy. Automakers are increasingly looking for ways to attract new buyers and adding features…

SUV Insurance Costs

SUV owners pay more for auto insurance. SUVs have average insurance costs 10-20% higher than a typical passenger car. This may not seem logical, as SUVs tend to better protect drivers and passengers in an accident. However, there are a variety of factors that contribute to the added insurance expense for SUV owners. Because SUVs…

Worst-Made New SUVs on the Road

Forbes Magazine has come out with a “Worst-Made Cars On The Road” List, and three of the seven vehicles on the list were SUVs.  The Cadillac Escalade, which according to Consumer Reports is rated among the worst in its luxury SUV class for value and safety, was on the list as was the Jeep Wrangler…

Most Dependable SUV Rankings

J.D. Power and Associates’ 2010 Vehicle Reliability Study has come out.  It is one of the automotive industry’s most highly regarded measures of vehicle quality.  There were several surprises on this year’s list.  For the first time in a decade, an American company builds the industry’s single most reliable car.  This year it is the…