Why Buy an SUV for Your Next Family Hauler?

2021 Chevrolet Equinox - Eustis, FL

As a busy parent, you deserve a vehicle that can keep up with your hectic lifestyle. Choosing an SUV as your next family hauler means choosing the best, most versatile option for both you and your kids. Here’s a quick look at why other large vehicles like minivans simply can’t compete with a family-friendly SUV.

Better technology

The technology in SUVs like the Chevy Equinox and Blazer has been made to compliment an on-the-go lifestyle. Aside from the usual smartphone compatibility, SUVs also come packed with features like navigation, rear-seat entertainment systems, and premium audio technology.

Greater safety

When considering a car for the family, nothing is more important than safety. SUVs are some of the safest vehicles on the road, offering higher ride height and better visibility to the driver than most minivans. They also come full of standard and available driver-assist features like Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Alert.

More towing power

If you’re planning a family camping trip and need a reliable way to tow a trailer or camper, opting for an SUV is the way to go. Even smaller SUVs have impressive towing power, and midsize SUVs like the Chevrolet Traverse can tow up to 5,000 pounds behind them. Minivans top out at around 3,600 pounds, making them poor choices for adventurous families.

Schedule a test drive at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet in Eustis, Florida, today to check out our lineup of family-friendly SUVs.

The 2019 Blazer Design Promises to Impress

The Chevy Blazer is a classic SUV that’s coming back for the 2019 model year. The 2019 Blazer design promises to be bold and modern, including a number of features you won’t find elsewhere. Designed to fill demand between the Equinox and Traverse, the Blazer is a surprisingly contemporary midsize SUV.

According to Chevy, the Blazer design will feature dramatic sculpting to accent the athletic stance, and it will also have a high beltline to accentuate contours. The grille is complemented by LED lighting, and dual-element taillamps are situated above the dual exhaust outlets. There’s also an integrated spoiler and standard 18-inch alloy wheels.

“Chevrolet has been at the forefront of each of the major automotive industry trends by anticipating consumer demand and delivering innovative products like Bolt EV, Colorado and Trax,” said Alan Batey, president of GM North America and head of Global Chevrolet. “The introduction of the all-new Blazer builds on that momentum and further strengthens the most comprehensive lineup of crossovers and SUVs on the market today.”

The interior design will emphasize personalization, as you’ll be able to customize several features thanks to an array of color and trim options. There will also be padded trim, rounded vents, and grab handles on the doors. In short, the driver-centric interior is comfortable, yet it also carries over the sportiness from the exterior styling.

For more information about the 2019 Chevy Blazer, contact us at Vann Gannaway Chevy.