Small SUVs are no laughing matter. Believe me, these stubborn “kids” are capable of no less feats off-road than their overall counterparts, besides, mini-jeeps are often cheaper to maintain, which can be ranked as a big plus. We select the TOP of the best compact jeeps of recent years.
It is impossible not to give first place to this stylish “kid”. It is compact and effective, has a high build quality and a wide variety of configurations. Yes, it is not a novelty, but after restyling it became even more beautiful, without losing its characteristics of a highly passable car.
As a full-fledged off-road option, a turbocharged four-wheel drive engine with the ability to redistribute torque is offered. Fuel consumption in the combined cycle is not more than 7.4 liters, and in highway conditions – up to 6 liters.
The disadvantages of this kid are mainly in the cabin – a bit crowded in the back and a lot of plastic.
And here the little nosy “Japanese” is ready to boast not only of its minimal dimensions, but also of its high cross-country ability. Best small off road suv, although small, is really brutal, where every massive arch, vertical glass and imitation of a gap suggests that there is strong energy behind the wheel. The salon is also full of powerful parts and “bolts” on the instruments.
The car has a frame structure and a dependent type spring suspension, a ground clearance of 210 mm, and a naturally-aspirated engine has a volume of 1.5 liters and a 4-5-speed gearbox. Pleases a soft suspension, which makes it a pleasant off-piste road.
Another representative of the best compact suv for off road, which pleases at the same time with practicality, and cross-country ability, and a fairly organic design. You can find all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive models that should be selected based on the tracks that you are going to conquer.
An engine with a volume of 1.5-1.6 liters, which will give from 90 to 110 hp from under the hood. It should be noted that the car is not suitable for too difficult routes, but rather is intended mostly for the city, with periodic trips to country roads.
Pleases with a rich configuration and variability of performance: front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The engine is very economical – only 1.6 liters with an average consumption of no more than 5.5 liters per 100 km. When driving off-road, such a car will “eat” no more than 6.5 liters, so it can be called one of the most compact and economical off-road vehicles.
The power of the car against the background of a low volume is not bad – 130-150 hp. Ground clearance up to 154 mm.
Closes our TOP model Mokka 2019, which began to differ in high ground clearance – 158 mm. The 4-cylinder engine in 1.4-1.6 liters gives from 115 to 152 hp. Average consumption – 5.6 liters.a hundred.
Paying attention to small jeeps, you still need to understand that their capabilities are somewhat limited – in particular, it is more difficult for them to prove themselves in swampy areas or in water. However, it is quite possible to use them successfully on tracks of medium difficulty.