What Is a Crossover SUV?

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Everything You Need to Know About Crossover SUVs

Crossover SUVs are the new minivans. Meant for families, they range from small and sporty to spacious trucks and offer all-wheel drive for those who want it, along with everyday comfort that keeps owners satisfied over the long haul.

While they’re now well established as the bestselling type of car in America, they’ve also proved controversial from the beginning.

Car enthusiasts and automotive experts rail against them for being jacks of all trades, and masters of none. Yet that very trait seems to be what brings buyers to them in droves.

In the following slides, we’ll look at what constitutes a crossover SUV, what makes them popular, and why some experts seem to hate them.