A robust and sturdy ride is not a choice of men only. As the number of female drivers is increasing at a steady rate, women are also looking forward towards capable SUVs or crossovers to explore adventurous routes along with day to day commutation. So, here we are listing 5 sturdy drives for women to look forward in 2017 on the international WOmen’s day.
The entry-level crossover from the American automaker is our first pick on the list. Though the crossover looks a bit chunky and aggressive. The handling is easy and promising for women who are oriented towards taking on rough terrains. Powering the EcoSport is a 1.5-litre inline four cylinder engine which delivers 110 PS maximum power and 142 Nm peak torque. The option of automatic gearbox along with manual adds to the ease of ride for both the genders. If you are looking to sit behind the wheels of this crossover, then you might wait for the updated crossover which was recently revealed in the US.
Though the car is an upcoming model, this will surely be a good option for the ones who don’t want to push that hard on the road but, wish to get over the bumps with ease. The WR-V is inspired from Honda Jazz but, with a lot of differences. Expected to enter the Indian market first, the Philippines will soon get this offering to improve the company’s lineup in the market.
A blend of power and elegance, Mazda CX-3 has it all which makes it a competent option in the respective segment. Following KODO: Soul Motion Design language, the design has successfully translated the wildness of animals into cars. Powering it is a 2.0-litre SkyActiv-G 4-CYL DOHC engine which delivers 154 hp maximum power and 204 Nm peak torque. The power and torque figures do not compromise on the fuel economy front and a user gets an average mileage ranging between 12 - 13 kmpl. With a prominent engine and adequate safety features, the Mazda CX-3 is another good option for females to explore adventurous routes with ease.
Designed with precision, this Honda offering is at the fourth position in our list. The design might not convey the extreme capabilities of the HR-V but, the crossover is a perfect companion for your daily not so smooth route. Ample comfort, advanced features and Honda’s refinement, HR-V is a complete package. Under the hood, you get a 1.8-litre SOHC i-VTEC engine which delivers 141 PS maximum power and 172 Nm peak torque. Further added is the Earth Dreams Technology which helps in achieving improved mileage.
With its innovative design and advanced features, Tucson is a well-designed package with significant capabilities. For the ones who wish to roam on tough terrains in the lap of luxury, Tucson is an appropriate choice. Tucson is available with 2.0-litre CRDi diesel and 2.0 Mpi gasoline engine options with power ranging between 156 hp and 175 hp while torque resting between 192 Nm and 392 Nm. The SUV is not only capable of attracting the eyeballs on the road but, also to swift on any road without any hassle.
With this, our list ends but, not the options in the respective segment for women. We might have missed your favorite in the list so, do let us know in the comment section.