Which Will You Fall For?
The feeling of sliding into the driving seat of your new SUV is one of the best feelings in the world. Every day that small pleasure will start your day off on the right foot.
It was summed up perfectly by a client who popped in yesterday to say thanks for organising her new Tiguan “It’s the first car I’ve ever fallen in love with” she said “I smile all the way to work in the morning!”
Can you say that about the vehicle you’re currently driving? If not, sounds like it’s time to upgrade.
We’re here to make it easy, contact us if you’re looking at upgrading, we can even help sell your old vehicle too.
There are a lot of SUVs to choose from, you can compare them all here.
In the meantime, here’s what we’re liking the look of in the mid-size SUVs segment:
2016 Mazda CX-5
The Mazda CX-5 has been a top-seller for several years now. It’s appealing classic SUV shape, sharp steering and high spec features gives it wide appeal. Our favourite feature has to be the ground-breaking SKYACTIV which is a series of technologies designed to make the engine run more efficiently and also save fuel consumption.
Engine: 2.0L or 2.5L Petrol, 2.2L Diesel
Fuel efficiency: 6.4L-7.4L/100Km Petrol, 5.7L/100Km Diesel
Towing capacity: 1,800Kg
Cargo: 403L boot space / 1560L with the rear seats folded flat.
Features: Keyless entry and smart start ignition, BlueTooth hands free, One button park brake, 7 inch touchscreen and reversing camera.
Limited models also have leather seat trim, sunroof, LED headlamps, Blindspot monitoring, forward obstruction warning, lane departure warning, radar cruise control, front and rear parking sensor.
Manufacturer warranty: 5 year/unlimited Km new vehicle warranty, 5 year/unlimited Km corrosion and anti-perforation warranty, 5 year/unlimited Km roadside assistance.
Servicing: includes 3 year/100,000Km Mazda scheduled servicing plan.
SmartLease from $657 a month
NEW 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
Engine: 1.4L or 2.0L Turbo Petrol, 2.0L Turbo Diesel
Fuel efficiency: 6.0L-7.4L/100Km Petrol, 5.6-5.7L/100Km Diesel
Towing capacity: 1,800-2,500Kg
Cargo: 615L boot space/1,655L with the rear seats folded flat.
Features: LED daytime running lights, rain sensors, rear view camera, park assist with parallel parking assistant, 8 inch touchscreen with Apps connect.
R-Line also has adaptive cruise control, 20 inch alloys, dynamic cornering lights and range adjusting headlamps, heated front seats, leather upholstery, lumbar support and adjustable driver’s seat.
Manufacturer warranty: 3 year/unlimited Km mechanical warranty, 12 year/unlimited Km anti-corrosion warranty, 3 year roadside assistance.
Servicing: Volkswagen service plan optional.
SmartLease from $696 a month
2016 Hyundai Tucson
When it was launched last year the Hyundai Tucson won People’s Choice and Best Medium SUV in the AA Car of the Year Awards, not an easy task given the stiff competition. The best thing about the Tucson is the driving experience, the dual clutch transmission provides a seamless flow of energy between the gearbox and engine.
Engine: 1.6L turbo or 2.0L Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Fuel efficiency: 7.7L-7.9L/100Km Petrol, 6.8L/100Km Diesel
Towing capacity: 1,600-1,750Kg
Cargo: 488L boot space.
Features: Rear park sensors, reverse camera, LED daytime running lights, 7 inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™, BlueTooth hands free system.
Elite Limited models also have leather seats, 10 way adjustable driver’s seat including lumbar support, automatic dusk sensing headlights, park assist, front park sensors, blind spot monitoring, lane change assist, satellite navigation, rain sensing wipers and smart tailgate.
Manufacturer warranty: 3 year/100,000Km mechanical warranty, 10 year/200,000Km body corrosion and anti-perforation warranty, 3 year/100,000Km roadside assistance.
Servicing: Hyundai service plan optional.
SmartLease from $698 a month
Pricing in this post is exclusive of gst, on a 45 month SmartLease with no deposit intended for business use only. Click through to the vehicles for specific terms and conditions.