A 2008 SUV is an excellent choice of a vehicle for someone looking to acquire a sport utility vehicle in good condition and not too old. 2008 models of these vehicles are, by and large, very similar to the 2009 and 2010 models that are more popular on the roads today. However, in the case of the top SUV models for used cars, these vehicles are quite a bit cheaper than their newer relatives. Read on for a list of some of the best selling SUV cars available for the model year 2008, as well as information to compare them if you’re looking to buy a used SUV from this year.
The Patriot saw one of the biggest gains in sales between 2007 and 2008 of any automobile, SUV or otherwise. It was quite popular relative to other SUVs that became available during the 2008 model year, but it has still received generally poor reviews from critics and customers alike. Other vehicles in the same class are said to be roomier, more powerful and generally better designed, making this not one of the top choices for a used 2008 SUV.
Lexus LX 570
The 570 was Lexus’ newest model of luxury LX SUV, and replaced the previous model year’s 470 brand. Along with the slight redesign of the body and interior of the vehicle, Lexus added almost 100 horsepower in power to the engine in this model. It is thus one of the most powerful SUVs from the entire model year, although the gas mileage did drop considerably with this increase. All in all, this is a very good vehicle, provided that you can afford it.
The M-Class is one of the most luxurious and fanciest overall packages available to an SUV owner. This vehicle outsold the Lexus for the 2008 year and became one of the highest rated and best-selling vehicles in its class. The M-Class sports an excellent array of different luxury amenities and has power comparable to larger SUVs, particularly those also made by the same manufacturer.
The Sequoia is not the most popular SUV in terms of reviews, but it sold quite well throughout the 2008 model year and saw a huge increase in sales over the previous year during this time. It offers a wide selection of different trim options for you to determine exactly which level of luxury and which amenities are best for your needs. The Sequoia is moderately priced at the outset, meaning that many of the used models of this car are available at an excellent deal.
Selecting the right SUV for you is more than just a matter of comparing the highest rated or top selling vehicles. Consider what you hope to accomplish with your vehicle and which features you’ll need in order to do so. If you’re having a difficult time deciding, speak with a dealer or a professional in your area for more advice.