SUV were neither built for speed nor fuel efficiency. They boast other great features like the cargo space, legroom and towing capacity. However, times are changing and most people prefer performance to go hand in hand with the availed practicality.
Lately, automakers are now cranking out some beefed-up SUVs that carry the highest speeds. They are sure costly but worth every cent. Following are the top 10 Quickest SUV ever made:
10. Ford Explorer Sport EcoBoost – 5.9 seconds:
Quite unusual to find the Ford Explorer on this list of the top 10 fastest SUVs for 2016, huh? Indeed, because it does not feature a demon-summoning V8 that most speedy vehicles have. Nevertheless, with a 365 horsepower and a twin-turbo EcoBoost, this motor strolls up the Explorer from 0-60 in just 5.9 seconds.
9. BMW X5 xDrive50i – 4.9 seconds:
The enthusiastic BMW X5 xDrive50i features a 4.4-liter and a V8 turbocharged engine that provides a 445 horsepower and a 480 lb-ft of torque. This model attains 14 mpg in the city and 22 mpg when on the highway, and easily accelerates from 0-60 in 4.9 seconds.