For the start of the year, we have decided to look at the high-end segment of the SUV market. Looking at the Kenyan market, some of the most popular SUVs are the Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Prado, Range Rover, Land Rover Discovery and Nissan Patrol. In this article, we look at some of the latest models defining the luxury SUV segment.
2020 Lincoln Navigator
This all American motor ranks at the top of the luxury SUV class. It has a roomy opulent interior and provides a tonne of cargo space. A punch engine and serene ride
This is a 7seater monster SUV boasting of both RWD and 4 Wheel Drive and 450 Horse Power. The power comes from a twin-turbocharged V6 engine. The Navigator has a high towing capacity and decent fuel economy. Where its competitors slightly edge it out is the V8 engine and also the luxury cabin.
Starting price : $76,000
Mercedes Benz G Class
The refreshed Benz is a long time jewel in the luxury SUV market and the latest refresh continues the trend. This SUV has always been incredibly capable, but it now offers the refinement and technological prowess of a premium luxury vehicle with up to 577 Horsepower. Among the pros is the incredible off-road ability, powerful engine and top notch cabin. However this power comes at a cost, it is a true gas guzzler and comes in at a very high price tag.
Starting price : $125,000
Land Rover Range Rover
It is a classic of the luxury SUV market all over the world, common in European and African markets. It’s a class leader when it comes to off-roading, and it boasts a refined ride and spacious seats. It boasts comfortable seats, robust powertrain options, a serene ride, incredible off-road proficiency. The only major cons are the subpar reliability ratings, which has plagued this class for the last decade.
Starting price : $91,000
Mercedes Benz GLS
Joining its bigger brother the G Wagon is the more stylish GLS class. The redesigned model for 2020 ranks highly in the luxury market. Boasting 7 seats and a minimum of 362 Horsepower, this is a true German machine with some of the smoothest handling. It has strong engine choices, well-balanced ride and handling, lavish room cabin.
Starting price : $75,000
2020 BMW X7 Review
The 2020 version of this German machine boasts 7 seats, up to 523 Horsepower and an AWD drive train. It combines strong engine performance and composed handling with a spacious and well-trimmed interior that has mostly user-friendly features. The base model starts out with a 3.0 litre turbo charged six-cylinder engine with 335 horsepower.
Starting price : $74,000
Getting Car Insurance?
If you are looking for a car insurance quote, it is important to compare at least 5 options in order to make sure you are getting a good deal. Check out www.pesabazaar.com to compare up to 10 quotes online. For these high value vehicles, get comprehensive car insurance cover for as low as 2.5% of the value of the vehicle.
Adapted from https://cars.usnews.com