Crossover Inventory | Spirit Lake IA, Algona IA, Carroll IA, Estherville IA, &  IA Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape | Spirit Lake IA, Algona IA, Carroll IA, Estherville IA, &  IA An SUV For Every Stage Of Life | Iowa

SUVs are perfect vehicle choices for families, adventurers, and everyone in between. SUVs offer a level of flexibility, safety, performance and utility that is hard to find in other models. Crossover SUVs provide you with largely the same abilities as standard SUVs with a higher focus on conciseness and efficiency. Here are just a few advantages to purchasing a crossover SUV from Motor Inn.

More Space

This obvious reason will always be a top rationale to buy any type of SUV. The difference in both cargo and passenger space from a compact car to an SUV opens up a new world of possibilities. Whether you’re taking the family on a camping trip or helping a friend move, the nearly 70 cubic feet of space supplied by a crossover SUV such as the 2020 Toyota RAV4 will help you immensely.


Manufacturers are no longer building the inefficient “gas-guzzlers” of the past. For instance, consider the 2019 Ford Ecosport. This crossover SUV achieves 29 MPG on the highway, so you can enjoy the fun of driving while reducing greenhouse emissions.*


You can find advanced safety features in nearly every new car, but a crossover SUV is innately safer due to its higher weight. In addition, this segment also incorporates the latest intelligent driver-assist technologies to help keep passengers even safer.


While crossovers might not have the brawn of a larger SUV, these models are more than capable of light-duty towing. The 2019 Chevy Trax, for instance, boasts a towing range of 1,043 to 1,263, which means you can pull a small U-Haul trailer if you need to relocate or help a friend relocate.


Another advantage that crossovers have over cars is that they often have off-road potential, thanks to all-wheel drive and performance-enhancing technologies. The Jeep® Cherokee Trailhawk®, for example, includes Jeep® Active Drive Lock, a locking rear differential — as well as an 8.7-inch minimum running ground clearance — so you have the option of venturing off the beaten path every once in a while.

Stop by one of our Motor Inn locations in Spirit Lake, Carroll, Estherville, or to browse our current inventory of crossover SUV models. We’ll help you find the right one to suit your needs and lifestyle.

*EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary.

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