Throw it in Drive: Top 7 Off-Road Cars
Ready for a blood-pumping adventure? Need more confidence in your car during camping trips? Want a bit of both? These are the off-road cars you need.
Sometimes you never know when the weather – or that sudden impulse to do some serious stump jumpin’ – requires you to go wild off-road. No need to have both a sensible car that handles well on the clear pavement as well as a big monster truck. With the right purchase of the right car, you can instantly go from snow, to deep sand, to muddin’ without missing a gear. In an effort to help you make the best purchase, we’ve listed the finest cars in both on- and off-road high performance.
- Volkswagen Touareg TDI
Featuring a diesel engine and wide wheel distribution, this vehicle makes taking those corners smooth and fun. This mid-sized car is large enough for the family, yet built for speed whenever the need arises. It can power through snow or leave the main roads behind as well. Built with a solid platform similar to others of Volkswagen superstar
cars, there are some amazing possibilities in this vehicle.
- Subaru Outback
With its all-wheel-drive and solid suspension, this car has plenty of ground clearance to effortlessly go off road. With its larger trunk capacity, you can easily fit in your camping gear as well as the family, and drive right to your campsite.
- Isuzu Trooper
Produced between the years of 1981 and 2002, the Isuzu Trooper is still a great little car to run off road or to plow through deep snow. There are a few left available that are in great shape and well worth your taking a look at. With its V6 engine, this little car has some serious muscle packed into its four-wheel drive system for some outrageous off-road fun in the mud.
- Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
This is an impressive car that will definitely keep you happy both on and off road. With plenty of room for the family, it’s certainly elegant enough for a black tie night on the town, yet packed with plenty of off-road muscle to get you through mud, snow, or sand. Loaded with full-wrap-around camera views, you’re sure to keep an eye on all hazards that may come your way.
- Toyota Land Cruiser
It’s smooth and comfortable, yet takes loose gravel, bumps, dips, and a bit of sideway sliding with ease. Its impressive ground clearance allows for off-road maneuvering with ease. It has more than ample power and its wide tires prove to be of value.
- 2017 Toyota Highlander
With its powerful V6, precise steering, and proficient brakes, this vehicle handles most anything with confidence. Its outstanding handling makes it a great deal of fun on or off road. It has enough power to towing considerable weight, placing its credentials among the best in its class. The three-row family seating makes this an excellent family car as well as the perfect hunting vehicle for all the guys to fit into. It’s easy to maneuver and
a fun ride with plenty of acceleration power and decent fuel economy. The 2017 model is equipped with four USB ports so your kids will all remain happy and quiet while
you drive with pleasure.
The Toyota Sequoia is a nice vehicle for both on or off road driving; with its locking slip differential, solid frame construction, and good wheel distribution, it will take on most any task you ask of it. This is a solid vehicle with ample ability to plow through snow as well as sand with little effort.
Like in the story of Herbie the Love Bug, some claim there is the perfect vehicle for everyone just waiting to be discovered and loved. Whatever your on- or off-road needs may be, there’s sure to be the right car for you too.