If you're considering an upscale SUV, the LR2 is a wonderul choice. It has good power, handles beautifully, and it looks fantastic. The cargo space may be lacking for a family with children, but it is the perfect size for me. I have driven BMWs and I just traded in a Jaguar XKR. Truly, I don't miss either of those vehicles, as my LR2 came with all imaginable options at a great price that neither BMW, nor Mercedes, nor Lexus, and certainly not Jaguar could match. And, as an added bonus, you don't see LR2s on the road nearly as often (at least in California) as the ever recurring X3s, X5s, RX350s, ML350s, GLKs, etc.
They’re big. They’re bold. They’re kinda in your face. Tall pickup trucks and SUVs have the kind of ride height that gets you over, through, and around the kind of rough terrain which stops other vehicles in their tracks. If you live in a place with lots of snow, mud, or uneven ground, ride height (defined as the distance between the bottom of your truck’s tires and the lowest point on the underside) is probably more important to you than road-hugging and handling characteristics and strong fuel efficiency.
This article covers CarMax’s best-selling small cars of 2017 based on vehicle sales data from January 1 through October 31, 2017. If you’re looking for style and affordability, a small car may fit the bill.
The Jeep Wrangler has never been worthier of its status as an iconic, tough off-road vehicle. We talked with veteran CarMax associates to gather 10 of the top reasons our customers choose to drive a 4X4 Jeep Wrangler.