Smart Family Finances: How To Get Your Money’s Worth From Owning An SUV
With a spouse, three kids, and a dog, you’ve got a big family. And big families usually mean big budgets, so you’re all about making wise financial choices. Can you do that without sacrificing style, comfort, and reliability in a vehicle. Yeah, you can.
Despite the negative press SUVs seem to be getting lately due to their inferior gas mileage compared other family-designed vehicles like mini-vans and wagons, there are some features that actually make SUVs better buys for the long-term, so don’t discount them yet. Choosing the right SUV can actually save you thousands of dollars over the course of six and a half years if you do your homework and choose well. Here are three essential features to look for in an SUV if you want a bigger bang for your buck over a wagon or mini-van.
Gas mileage isn’t as important as you think. Don’t get this wrong, filling up less and saving a few bucks each month does add up. But not as much as you probably think. For example, the average SUV gets 22 mpg on the highway while the typical wagon, for example, the Subaru...