Australians love SUVs for their utility and practicality, so they buy them more often than other cars. They are suitable for families with children, are economical, well equipped, safe, equipped with new technologies, and sold at an attractive price.
Their popularity also implies that the market has a lot of used cars and is a popular SUV rental. You can rent a car that you plan to buy and make sure your decision is correct. Rental service it’s easy and comfortable. Just choose a model online, book it and take it at the office of the rental company. You can hire an SUV car for a couple of hours or days as well.
Pros: beautiful and technologically equipped salon, plenty of legroom.
Cons: seven-speed DCT models have some problems with hesitation, and expensive service.
The new generation of Kia Sportage appeared in Australia in the fall of 2021 and caused a stir among fans of SUVs. Moreover, this year it became the best medium SUV. Compared to its predecessor it is more dynamic, technologically, and safer. Sportage certainly impresses at first glance with its style, but it was the filling under the hood it managed to win.
In addition, the Kia Sportage has become 175 cm longer, adding more space for the legs inside. Especially on the rear seats and in the trunk. The cabin is also made very stylish and in some way better than in Toyota RAV4. Even the budget models are equipped with a sensor entertainment system, LED headlights, and a full safety package: a driver attention monitor, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, rear movement warning, automatic high beams, and a central airbag.
Pros: value, sophistication, affordable service, easy to drive, multi-year guarantee.
Cons: fuel economy doesn’t always work, and infotainment graphics are not the newest.
This seven-seater car is a great option for big families. And, given the 10 years warranty, it’s also a good investment. It’s also intuitive how to drive a car. The third row will not fit adults, but the children will be quite comfortable.
The Outlander also features a four-wheel drive system, the Super All-Chheel Control, which features a direct clutch for the rear axle and brake control for the individual rear wheels.
In addition, cars are equipped with many safety features: driver attention, lane departure, and blind-spot monitoring, a braking assist, reversing camera, a cruise control system, and both parking sensors. It’s a good choice for those who want a luxury car for a low price.
Pros: smooth hybrid drive train, a lot of legroom especially on rear seats, very cheap service.
Cons: not the best modern interior, noisy drivetrain.
RAV4 is the most popular car in this segment for many reasons: roomy cabin, high safety, dependability, and hybrid power. Interestingly, Toyota cars are most often bought by Australians. Most likely, they like affordable and quality service.
The TRD Off-Road and Adventure package, instead of the all-wheel drive system, comes with a special system with a dynamic torque vector and rear transmission. It allows you to easily crossroads with dirt, sand, stones, and snow.
In addition, RAV4 is equipped with a variety of safety components: collision detection, lane exit notification, automatic driving beams, and the ability to read road signs.
Pros: one of the best motors in the class, nice value, plenty of space in the cabin.
Cons: security system could be better, and the infotainment system is not perfect.
The CX-5 features maneuverability and jet engines. Among the advantages of this SUV are also practicality, low-power efficiency, and safety. Also impressive is the external design, updated seats, suspension, and i-DM feature. That’s why it’s preferred even by stars.
Although the model is considered compact, it has enough space for legs and head. Climate control and massage will also help to feel comfortable inside the CX-5.
Pros: luxury design, fuel economy, powerful engine, family-friendly.
Cons: a small trunk, high price.
This seven-seat diesel SUV surprisingly looks beautiful on the outside and hides many useful characteristics under the hood. In particular, the engine can produce 320 kW and accelerate to 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds.
SQ7 is a diesel hybrid, so it saves fuel much better than many other SUVs.