The Growing Popularity Of Two-Door SUVs And Choosing The Right Model For You
The 2 door suv is fast becoming one of the most sought after automobile class today. Brought about by rising oil prices and the continued need for reliable and powerful vehicles that can provide the necessary utility and comfort, people nowadays are on the lookout for that perfect combination. While it started out as a lesser version of their much bigger brothers, today’s 2 door suv has carved a personality all its own and has found a niche that only it can fill.
Because of its recent proliferation, buyers now need to make a more informed decision. The choices have become so specific and the features so detailed that you have to accurately match your lifestyle with the SUV you choose to get the most out of your purchase.
The popular Jeep Wrangler for example comes in eight different variants namely: Sport, Unlimited Sport, 70th Anniversary edition, Unlimited Sport RHD, Sahara, Rubicon, Unlimited 70th Anniversary edition and the Unlimited Rubicon. It sports a 3.8L 202 hp V6 standard engine with a 6-speed manual transmission and measures 152.180″ long and 73.7″ wide. Its height is 70.0″ and weighs approximately 370lb. This 2 door suv has the looks to back up its muscle with steel wheels, all terrain tires, variable intermittent wipers, removable soft top and rear side hinged doors. Further proof of its more modern design is the presence of several safety features such as 4-wheel ABS, child seat anchors, engine immobilizer and emergency breaking assist.
Another noteworthy SUV is the Ford Explorer Sport model. This variant of the Ford Explorer is the perfect example of a vehicle originally created as a lesser version of its older brother, which eventually developed on its own. Although there was only one Sport model, several 2- door variants soon followed such as the XL from 1991- 1997, the Eddie Bauer from 1991-1994 and the Expedition in 1995. The original Sport model had a 4.0 liter V6 engine with an option for 4-wheel or rear wheel drive. For safety, it had an anti-lock brake for the rear-wheel drive option.
Finally we have the Chevrolet Blazer two-door variant. This model, which was hailed as “Truck of the Year” by Motor Trend Magazine in 1996, is equipped with a 5.7 liter V8 engine and produces an impressive 255hp at 4,600 rpm. A 4-speed automatic transmission is available for those who do prefer it over conventional transmission. If you’re looking for that pulling power, this model does not disappoint as it gives off 330lb/feet at 2,800 rpm.
All in all, these models present a legitimate and strong choice for the modern needs of many individuals. Their costs are usually lower when compared to their 4-door variants and they are often more fuel efficient. Created for individuals who demand a lot from their vehicle but are also looking to spend smartly, the 2 door variant of the suv is fast becoming the obvious and best choice providing the best value for your money.
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