Of all the cars out there, let's find out which type of car is the best for you.
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Choose Your Beast!
Hard to choose, ain't it?
Finding the perfect car for your use is difficult. Especially when the choices in the market are aplenty.
The diversity in cars makes it difficult to choose one. You may need one with a spacious interior, or a smaller car for easy parking. Some look for speed and few need luxury.
There are 7 major types of cars available in the global market. Let's find you the car of your dreams by sharing details on the types of cars on road.
7 Major Types of Cars
Hatchback is the most popular family car. The rear hinged door makes it convenient to place cargo. This 4-5 seater has folding 2nd row seats. It is compact with a sporty design and comes in different sizes-from small to large liftbacks.
Some examples of a hatchback cars include Kia Rio, Ford Fiesta, Gran Turismo, Ford Focus, Ford Mini, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Polo GTI, Hyundai Grand i10, Audi A7 Sportback, Aston Martin Rapide S, and Porsche Panamera.
Another popular car in the family segment. It has less cargo space and comfortable interiors for passengers. It is a 4-door car with traditional boot area. The maximum seating capacity is 4-5.
Sedan can be categorized as luxury, executive, full-size, mid-size, and sports. Few popular examples include Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu, BMW 5-Series, Honda City, and Honda Accord.
A station wagon or wagon is kind of a sweet marriage between a sedan and a hatchback. It is a bit longer with more boot space, and has comfortable space for passengers. One can even place cargo over the roof of a wagon.
Some popular cars in this category include Audi A4 Avant, Volkswagen Passat Wagon, Volvo XC7, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, and Volvo V60.
Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is an off-road car. It is a 4-wheel drive, sturdy chassis, and an excellent rough road grip
Some of the popular cars under this category include Mahindra Scorpio, Honda CR-V, Mitsubishi Montero, Mitsubishi Pajero, Range Rover, Jeep Cherokee, Land Rover Discovery Sport, and Renault Duster.
Coupe is a French word that means "chopped off" or "of a cut carriage". A coupe is often confused as a sedan, but this is a 2-door car with a hatchback. It has limited rear seat space and perfect for 2 people.
Coupe has a sporty design and top-class engine design. Some models under this category include Audi A5, Jaguar F-Type Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Ford Mustang, BMW 3 Series, Honda Civic Coupe Porsche Boxster, etc.
Minivans or MPVs are multi-purpose vehicles. They are cars with great space for both passengers and cargo. These versatile cars have rear seats that can be folded, removed, or slide.
With good power behind the wheel, MPVs are often popular family cars. Some of the examples of MPVs include Maruti Suzuki Omni, Toyota Innova, Datsun GO+, Volkswagen Type 2, Dodge Caravan, Renault Scenic, Toyota Sienna, Maruti Suzuki Eeco.
A pickup truck is usually 2- or 4-door car. It's perfect for people who like to travel or have loads to cargo to transport. Pickups are available in mid-size, full-size, and heavy-duty.
A few examples of popular pickups include Nissan Frontier, Dodge ram 2500, Nissan Titan, Ford F-250, Ford F-150, and Tata Xenon.
The market is full of choices when it comes to cars. Finding the right one that suits your needs is the key. Think carefully what suits your budget and if you will be able to afford the aftercare.
These are some of the popular types of cars around the world. So, which car is your style?