Safest roomy luxury suv?

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sunny_socal
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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by sunny_socal » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:09 am

I vote for Volvo XC90, just bought one:
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=233609

- 7 seat configuration (although not nearly as 'roomy' as a Tahoe/Yukon)
- Designed for safety from the ground up. Possibly the safest vehicle available.

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by knick17 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 pm

queso wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:21 am
knick17 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm
I d go for the range rover. Even if I love BMW, the range rover is stunning!
I do love the redesigned ones - even the new Discovery is really nice looking. Unfortunately, they are bottom of the barrel as far as reliability goes. I would definitely buy one of them (not sure which model) if they were at least as reliable as their German competition.
gr
I am not a big SUV fan but style wise Range rover is my fav but I didn't know about any issue with reliability. German cars are known to be solid but I don't know if sometimes the money is worth

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by sunny_socal » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:14 pm

knick17 wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 pm
queso wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:21 am
knick17 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm
I d go for the range rover. Even if I love BMW, the range rover is stunning!
I do love the redesigned ones - even the new Discovery is really nice looking. Unfortunately, they are bottom of the barrel as far as reliability goes. I would definitely buy one of them (not sure which model) if they were at least as reliable as their German competition.
gr
I am not a big SUV fan but style wise Range rover is my fav but I didn't know about any issue with reliability. German cars are known to be solid but I don't know if sometimes the money is worth
German cars feel solid but they are not high on reliability. BMW in particular tends to use a lot of plastic parts (eg. radiators) that fail simply due to age rather than use.

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by queso » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:34 am

sunny_socal wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:14 pm
German cars feel solid but they are not high on reliability.
Same with Swedish cars. :wink:

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by sunny_socal » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:36 am

queso wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:34 am
sunny_socal wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:14 pm
German cars feel solid but they are not high on reliability.
Same with Swedish cars. :wink:
Time will tell! :)

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by queso » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:40 am

sunny_socal wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:36 am
queso wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:34 am
sunny_socal wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:14 pm
German cars feel solid but they are not high on reliability.
Same with Swedish cars. :wink:
Time will tell! :)
I hope it works out great for you so I can get one. :)

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by Jeff Albertson » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:24 pm

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s list of top picks for 2018 -
http://www.iihs.org/iihs/news/desktopne ... ihs-awards
The 15 TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners include four small cars, three midsize cars, five large luxury cars, two midsize nonluxury SUVs and one midsize luxury SUV. No minivans, pickups or minicars earn the highest award. Models from a wider range of vehicle types earn TOP SAFETY PICK, but there are no minicars in that category either.

Most of the TOP SAFETY PICK+ awards go to two manufacturers: Hyundai Motor Co. — which owns the Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands — has six models earning the award, and Subaru has four. Mercedes-Benz has two, while Toyota, BMW and Ford Motor Co. have one each.

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by thangngo » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:52 pm

http://www.businessinsider.com/safest-c ... he-iihs-16

This is a more image presentation of the previous post for IIHS awards.

If money is not an issue, go for the vehicle that you like the most. You'll get that satisfaction everyday when you drive your car. This advice is not for folks who can't afford the car they like.

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Re: Safest roomy luxury suv?

Post by knick17 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:24 pm

sunny_socal wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:14 pm
knick17 wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 pm
queso wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:21 am
knick17 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm
I d go for the range rover. Even if I love BMW, the range rover is stunning!
I do love the redesigned ones - even the new Discovery is really nice looking. Unfortunately, they are bottom of the barrel as far as reliability goes. I would definitely buy one of them (not sure which model) if they were at least as reliable as their German competition.
gr
I am not a big SUV fan but style wise Range rover is my fav but I didn't know about any issue with reliability. German cars are known to be solid but I don't know if sometimes the money is worth
German cars feel solid but they are not high on reliability. BMW in particular tends to use a lot of plastic parts (eg. radiators) that fail simply due to age rather than use.
I believe it depends on what brand and what car...bmw makes an "just graduated daddy money affordable" 1 series...but also amazing 5 Series or 6 series definitelly more expensive but way better built

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