Deciding on the Right Vehicle For You: Sedan or SUV!
Today, we live in a world where buying a vehicle is like opening the floodgates. The minute you start looking, you are presented with an enormous selection of makes and models, and coming to a decision seems like the hardest thing in the world. Even here at Team Ford, you have everything from sedans to SUVs to trucks. So, we want to help you decide the type of vehicles you should buy, even if this is only the first step in your journey to making your next major purchase.
For some people, buying a truck is neither logical or practical, from school drop offs and road trips, you might be deciding between a sedan or an SUV. This is why we have created an easy to understand and useful infographic that will help you decide whether an SUV or a Sedan is for you!
Whatever your lifestyle and budget, there is a Ford vehicle for you! If you’re currently deciding between an SUV and sedan then check out this infographic!
|Exterior||Sedans are typically sleek and lower to the ground. They are the vision of class and sophistication, and save on space. Their low center of gravity adds to the appeal.||SUVs typically have a taller appearance that lies more on the sporty size of the spectrum. They can be dominating, especially full sized SUVs, and are made for carrying more.|
|Capacity & Passengers||Sedans are smaller and able to zip around. Typically they hold 4-5 people comfortably and have designated trunk space.||Whether it’s cargo or people, SUVs carry more people and cargo. In a full sized SUV you can carry up to 8 people.|
|Fuel Economy||Sedans will use less fuel, which makes them better for the environment and your wallet.||SUVs use more fuel and have higher CO2 emissions, they also have larger fuel tanks.|
|Weight & Height||Sedans are lower to the ground, lighter and more aerodynamic. They are smooth ride especially in the city and on rolling highways.||SUVs are taller, heavier and ride bigger. The height will give you a better view of the roads around you, however you may have a less smooth ride with a higher center of gravity.|
|Safety||Sedans are more agile and can avoid dangerous road situations more easily. All vehicles at Team Ford can be outfitted with a variety of safety features.||SUVs have more robust frames and builds. They often have AWD capabilities for easy handling. All vehicles at Team Ford can be outfitted with a variety of safety features.|
|Engine & Performance||Sedans often are outfitted with powerful engines that have dynamic handling. Though only in 2WD, you get the smooth ride that makes driving easy and fun. Their center of gravity makes turning easy.||Many SUVs are outfitted with larger engines which gives them greater power. Also, many Ford SUVs have the option for 4WD available which makes them great for off-road and bumpy conditions.|
|Costs||Come with the safety features and luxuries you want. Maintenance and insurance costs are lower as well, which gives you a lower cost of ownership.||SUVs start at a higher price point, especially if you want to outfit one in 4WD; while full size SUVs are more expensive still. Maintenance costs will also be more than sedans, which gives SUVs a higher cost of ownership.|
|Overview||Sedans are great for driving around the city, parking in tight spots and zipping around. You get a smooth and sophisticated ride that you’ll love, which is great for commuters and city slickers. Sedans also have a lower cost of ownership and higher fuel economy which makes them good for your wallet. However, if you need off road capabilities or need to carry more people they are less desirable.||SUVs are great for carrying a large amount of people and cargo. Also, with the available 4WD or AWD capability you can go off road which is great for those with active lifestyle. However, SUVs have a higher cost of ownership and a lower fuel efficiency, which may make them less desirable. However, if you are on the go, ready to road trip and have people to carry, choose an SUV.|
So what should you buy? An SUV or Sedan?
When it comes to buying a vehicle, it is all about your lifestyle, budget and wishlist. At Team Ford in Edmonton we can help you pick the perfect vehicle for your life, whether that is an SUV or a sedan or something entirely different. We are excited to get to know you, and help you decide on a new vehicle. Remember, there are more than just sedans and SUVS: you might even be suited for a hatchback, CUV or truck, and we’ve got them all!