Tips for Choosing SUV Cars and Trucks

Sport utility vehicles, or SUVs, provide a rugged chassis and space for several people and plenty of cargo. Affordable SUVs are made by many different manufacturers, and they come in different trim levels and versions. On eBay, you can choose from different colors, specifications, safety features, and comfort options in a new or gently used car/SUV for sale.

Makes and models of affordable SUVs available

Some of the available makes and models of SUVs for sale include the following:

  • BMW: Models include the X1 through X6, which are all in production through the 2020 model year
  • Cadillac: Models include the Escalade and XT4 to XT6, which are still in production
  • Chevrolet: Models include Tracker, Equinox, Blazer, Trailblazer, Traverse, Tahoe, and Suburban
  • Ford: Models include the F-650, Escape, Explorer, Flex, and Expedition.
  • GMC: Models include Yukon and Acadia, which both offer standard, XL, and Denali versions
Which fuel types are used in the SUVs for sale?

The SUVs operate on different types of fuel, with gasoline being the most common. There are several SUVs that have hybrid engines, using both gasoline and an electric battery pack. Those include the Toyota RAV4, Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Kona, Chrysler Pacifica, Kia Niro, and Nissan Rogue. Diesel SUVs are also available, with some models including the BMW X5, Land Rover Range Rover, and Jeep Wrangler. E85 flex-fuel is another option, with models including Cadillac Escalade, Dodge Durango, and Dodge Journey offering it.

Which types or body styles of inexpensive SUVs are available?

The available types or body styles of low-priced SUVs include the following:

  • Crossover: Shares the same chassis as a smaller car
  • Mini: Also called a sub-compact crossover, and its total length is 133.9 inches or less
  • Compact: Have the same chassis length as a compact car
  • Mid-size: Share a chassis with a sedan or a pickup truck
  • Full-size and extended-length: Have a dedicated platform or share the chassis with full-size or extended-length pickup trucks
Choosing the right SUV for sale

When you're shopping for an SUV, consider the following factors:

  • Color: Options include black, gray, silver, gold, blue, red, burgundy, and white
  • Condition: Preowned and new SUVs available on eBay
  • Engine size: Range is 1.0- to more than 7.0-liters
  • Transmission: Four- to six-speed automatic or manual
  • Comfort and safety features: Include power-assisted steering, electronic stability program, leather seats, and navigation system