Grovebury Cars guide to buying a great 4x4

What 4x4 should you buy?

What ever the reason, it is important to buy the correct 4x4 to suit your requirements. Requirements may include transporting the dogs, carrying the family in comfort, towing etc.

Hopefully in this short article we can give you a point in the right direction for your next car.

Kia Sorento

2013 Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento is a very popular vehicle for many reasons. With a large towing capacity and a spacious cabin with seats for up to 7 people. The KX-2 SAT NAV and KX-3 both feature Kia's 10 speaker, 7inch touchscreen system and includes a reversing camera.

Key Points

  • 2.2 Litre Engine
  • Up to 47.9 MPG
  • CO2 from 155g/km
  • Towing Braked Limit (minimum)* - 2,000kg
  • Towing Braked Limit (maximum)* - 2,500kg
  • Towing Unbraked Limit - 750kg

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Chevrolet Captiva

2013 Chevrolet Captiva

The Chevrolet Captiva is a strong competitor to the Kia Sorento, with the perfect balance of comfort and features perfect for loading up for any long trip away. The LT and LTZ both come with space for 7 occupants while the Chevrolet Captica LS has 5 seats. The 2.2 VCDi LT and LTZ packs an impressive 400.0Nm@2000rpm. From the Chevrolet Captiva range, you can also expect a combined average of 41.7 MPG which for the size of vehicle is very impressive.

Key Points

  • 2.2 Litre Engine
  • Up to 41.7 MPG
  • CO2 from 164g/km
  • Towing Braked Limit (minimum)* - 1,700kg
  • Towing Braked Limit (maximum)* - 2,000kg
  • Towing Unbraked Limit - 750kg

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Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage 2013

The Kia Sportage is very similar to the Kia Sorento except slightly smaller with only 5 seats across the range. With a variety of different trim options available, such as, '1', '2', KX-2, '3', KX-3, '3 Sat Nav', KX-3 Sat Nav, KX-4. All Kia Sportage's with a 2.0 litre plus engine will be all wheel drive while the 1.6 Petrol and 1.7 Diesel are only 2WD. With a wide range of trim options available, the Kia Sportage can be as feature packed as you wish, and the KX-4 features Kia's parallel park assist system.

Key Points

  • 1.6 to 2.0 Litre Engine
  • Up to 54.3 MPG
  • CO2 from 135g/km
  • Towing Braked Limit (minimum)* - 1,200kg
  • Towing Braked Limit (maximum)* - 2,000kg
  • Towing Unbraked Limit - 750kg

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Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet Trax 2013

The Chevrolet Trax is the latest vehicle on offer from Chevrolet and is similar to the Kia Sportage. The Chevrolet Trax is available in 2 trim levels, the Trax LS and the Trax LT. The LT trim comes with Chevrolet own MyLink system which allows great connectivity options with the latest smartphone technology and features a reversing camera. The Chevrolet Trax is now available to preorder from Grovebury Cars.

Key Points

  • 1.4 to 1.7 Litre Engine
  • Up to 62.7 MPG
  • CO2 from 120g/km
  • Towing Braked Limit - 1,200kg
  • Towing Unbraked Limit - 500kg
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