Those who have large families would prefer to own the best 8 passenger SUV. The 8 passenger SUV not only offers extra power but also the maximum amount of passenger space possible. Although some SUV models are of smaller size, there are others that still command respect with their extra gadgets, space and power on the roads. The following are some of the best 8-passenger SUVs to shop for today.
1. 2010 Lexus LX570
This outstanding vehicle comes with a 5.7L, 32v engine at a speed of 5600 rpm.
Attractions of 2010 Lexus LX 570 include hill start control, child safety door locks, vehicle anti-theft, oil cooler, traction control, AM/FM Radio, MP3/WMA Player, 6 Disc CD charger, automatic headlights, air conditioning ducts, climate control, rear heating, tachometer, tire pressure monitor and oil temperature gauge.
There are other unique features also such as keyless entry, cruise control, remote fuel door release, front passenger power seat adjusts, leather seats, infrared glass, front stabilizer bar, rear window defroster and rear privacy glass that makes the 2010 Lexus LX 570 one of the best cars in the market.
The car has a fuel capacity of 12 mpg in city and 18 mpg on highways and comes with 6 automatic gears. As far as the accessories are concerned, the 2010 Lexus LX 570 comes with side guard door beams and with 6 airbags. The cost of this car is $76,905.
2. 2010 Toyota Sequoia
The 2010 Toyota Sequoia has a new base engine and a whole new look. As far as the design of the vehicle is concerned it is similar to Tundra pickup truck of Toyota. The SR5 comes with a 4.6-liter 310-horsepower V8 engine that replaces a 276-horsepower 4.7 liter V8. Rear wheel drive or four wheel drive including an automatic 6-speed transmission are available with all Sequoias. A majority of 4WD models having 5.7 V8 can run on 85 percent ethanol-blended fuel.
8 passengers can be seated on Limited and SR5 versions. As far as the safety features are concerned, they include traction control, ABS, antiskid system, front side as well as curtain-side airbags. The optional features on the Limited and Platinum include DVD entertainment option, rear view camera and others. The price of 2010 Toyota Sequoia is $39,030.
3. 2010 Honda Pilot
The 2010 Honda Pilot is largely unchanged when compared to the 2009 model. This vehicle can seat 8 passengers comfortably. There are EX, LX, EX-L, and other touring models with all-wheel or front-wheel drive. The vehicle has 250-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 that comes with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
Honda’s Variable Cylinder Management cylinder deactivation is found in all Pilots. The safety features include traction control, ABS, antiskid system, curtain side and front-side airbags and others. The price of the vehicle will vary from $27,895 – $40,245 depending on the trim.
4. 2010 Buick Enclave
The Buick Enclave was introduced as a 2008 model. It is a medium sized SUV that comes in 2 trims namely the CX and the CXL trim. The car is ideal for large families or car pooling. Up to 8 passengers can travel comfortably in this vehicle. Cargo room can be increased by folding the 2nd and 3rd rows of seats into the floor.
Some of the safety features available with this vehicle includes keyless entry, power rear lift, integrated turn signals, leather wrapped steering wheel, 4 wheel anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring system and lots more. The vehicle comes has a 3.6 liter V6-275 HP, 6 speed automatic transmission with tow up to 4500 LBS. The vehicle is priced $35,515 – $43,995 based on the trim.
5. The 2010 Chevrolet Suburban
The 2010 Suburban is a four door vehicle available in 10 trims and can accommodate up to 9 passengers easily. Not many changes have been made to the 2010 model. Flex fuel capability is available in all the engines meaning they will operate on E85 or gasoline. Standard on the 1500 is a 5.3 liter V8 engine and 310-horsepower. The vehicle comes with 6-speed automatic transmission. The Suburban 2500 models have a 6.0 liter V8, 352-horsepower and 6 speed automatic transmission.
Additional features include dual-screen DVD entertainment, wireless cell phone link and a rear-view camera. The safety features available in this vehicle include traction control, ABS, antiskid system, curtain side and front-side airbags and others. The price of this 8 passenger SUV varies from $40,635 – $55,625 depending on the trim.
The aforesaid are some of the top quality or best 8 passenger SUV or sport utility vehicles available in the market.