Top 3 Luxury SUVs in the UAE
Sport utility vehicles, more popularly known as SUVs, are greatly in demand. Due to their fuel economy and off-roading agility, more and more consumers are turning to SUVs for use as a family or personal car. It is also because of this high demand that luxury car manufacturers have introduced their own line of SUVs. With that said, the following are the top 3 SUVs currently sold in the UAE for above AED 250,000.
Toyota Land Cruiser 2017
The fully-loaded Toyota Land Cruiser is available in the market for AED 340,000. Its head-turning body stands at 1.93 meters tall, 5.09 meters long, and 1.98 meters wide. Among the notable features of the Land Cruiser are body-colored bumpers and door handles, 18-inch alloy wheels, towing hook, and electric door mirrors. For passenger comfort, this Japanese SUV offers leather seats, 9-inch multi information display, navigation system, cruise control, and keyless entry. Security features include parking sensors, two differential locks, rear camera, and airbags.
Engine Capacity: 5.7 liters
Fuel Tank Capacity: 138 liters
Fuel Economy: 15.7 L/100km
Top Speed: 220 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.0 seconds
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Cadillac Escalade 2017
Luxury SUVs are also dominating the market, especially since the introduction of the Cadillac Escalade 2017. Priced at AED 378,000, the Escalade ESV Platinum demands road presence owing to its sleek interior and bulky built. It has 22-inch alloy wheels, chrome plated radiator grille, xenon headlamps, electric door mirrors with side turn signal, and power tailgate. Comfort and security features include heated or cooled leather seats, leather instrument panel, electric sunroof, trip computer, map reading lamps, navigation system, remote start, voice operated control, ISO fix child seat anchors, trailer hitch with cover, traction control, hill assist, and adaptive suspension package.
Engine Capacity: 6.2 liters
Fuel Tank Capacity: 117 liters
Fuel Economy: 15.0 L/100km
Torque: 623 NM
Top Speed: 170 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.3 seconds
Maserati Levante 2017
The final contender is another luxury SUV. The Maserati Levante S 2017, available in the market for AED 369,000, is a 5-seater SUV which exudes elegance reflective of the Maserati brand. Among its notable features include acoustic windshield, 19-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlamps, power tailgate, leather seats, intelligent key, trip computer, electronic handbrake, and push button start. To guarantee passenger safety, the Italian SUV also incorporates acceleration skid control, hill descent control, limited slip differential, child seat anchors, airbags, and adaptive suspension package.
Engine Capacity: 3.0 liters
Fuel Tank Capacity: 80 liters
Fuel Economy: 10.9 L/100km
Top Speed: 264 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.2 seconds
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For offering luxury, style, and fuel economy, there is no doubt that the Maserati Levante 2017 offers the best value for money. For its large storage capacity and impressive specs, the Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 follows in second place, while the Cadillac Escalade 2017’s elegant exterior and comfortable interior helps it land in third place.