Check out the 8 hottest trucks and SUVs of 2016, gearing up to hit the road soon.
Cars and bikes are some of a guy’s foremost obsessions, and they continue till the last day of his life! Adding some muscular SUVs and trucks to the list makes it even more worthy of admiration and there is a big suv range if that if the sort of car you are into. So don’t worry you’ll have plenty to pick from. Those chrome laden railings and linings bring glow to every guy’s eyes. Not only these; the wide sassy alloy rims can also make anyone drool. Need I say more?
SUVs are definitely masculine, but they stand nowhere when the mightier trucks throttle their engines. They offer huge trunk space? Oh, come on! Look at the engines, they are huge! The roar from these engines is sure to give you goose bumps. And you might even be able to fit more people in your car if you get a 7 seater suv! To get you more of these bumps, here is a list of some of the hottest trucks and SUVs that are yet to be launched in 2016.
1 Audi Q7
A sense of luxury is felt when we come across the name of this German automaker. Audi’s new mid-sized crossover – Q7 is much improved over its predecessor with a redesign that was long overdue. The wheel arches have been upgraded to be even more muscular, besides providing a more aggressive exterior with strong character lines.
As per the company, the new machine is about 700 pounds lighter as compared to its previous iteration, by making use of ample amount of aluminium. This should result in a better handling and fuel economy. Talking about the engines, the SUV will carry a 3.0-litre gasoline engine and a V6 diesel engine will also be available. Already drooling, eh?
2 Fiat 500X
The Italian carmaker, Fiat, is known for long and successful history in the automobile segment, and it also has some modest plans for 2016. Among the list of hottest trucks and SUVs of 2016 is the new subcompact crossover SUV – 500X. The stunner shares its platform and components with the Jeep Renegade, which is another masterpiece from the company’s factories.
The company offers two options for the engine configuration. The first being a 1.4-litre 160-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine, fitted with six-speed automatic transmission. Second option offers a 2.4-litre 180-horsepower four-cylinder engine fitted with nine-speed automatic transmission. The 500X will come loaded with all latest accident avoidance features. Sounds cool!
3 Honda HR-V
Honda is planning to enter the booming segment of subcompact crossover SUVs in the year 2016, and the vehicle they have chosen for the debut is HR-V. The car is based on Honda Fit hatchback, but more stylish and offers additional interior and trunk space. The second row seats can even fold flat into the floor.
The SUV will be armed with a 1.8-litre 141-horsepower four-cylinder engine that can touch the numbers of 28/35-mpg in city/highway driving. The front-drive version can be easily fitted with a six-speed transmission, while there is an option for gearless CVT automatic version. Ready for a smooth ride, are you?
4 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
The GLE-Class is not just a renamed, but an updated version of the upscale SUV that was earlier known as the M-Class. The SUV now comes with updated styling and some new variants also include a plug-in hybrid and four-door coupe versions. The new design, somewhat limits the trunk space and will hinder entry into the back seat.
The coupe will come with a standard V6 turbocharged motor, while the rest of the line will offer a non-turbo V6 gasoline engine and a four-cylinder turbo diesel version. The highest version of all – AMG GLE63 – will get a 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that can generate 577 horsepower! Power and style will romance the roads!
5 Volvo XC90
Volvo has been a very versatile company with its huge product portfolio. The redesigned Volvo seven-passenger crossover SUV comes with attractive features and a new stylish exterior. Not just the exterior, the company has paid equal attention to the interior too. The luxurious touch in the interior includes a gearshift lever that is fabricated out of Swedish crystal glass.
An impressive 316 horsepower is churned out from a standard turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine. It comes along with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel-drive standard. The SUV offers quite a good number of safety features, including multiple auto-braking accident-avoidance systems. Give a high-five to that!
6 Toyota Tacoma
Here comes the mighty truck among our list of hottest trucks and SUVs set to reign in 2016! Toyota Tacoma is a compact pickup truck that comes with some muscular exteriors and styling. The instrument panel inside the truck is themed like “handlebar” that is said to offer a more driver-focused experience.
As in the section of amenities, the truck has many things to offer, such as push button entry & start, a blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, and leather seats.
The truck is powered by either a 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine or the newer 3.5-litre direct fuel-injected V6 engine. A six-speed manual gearbox comes with V6 motor, and the six-speed automatic transmission is offered across the line. Mighty and smooth is the word!
7 Ram 1500 Rebel
Ram, a brand under Fiat Chrysler’s, is all set to take its competitors by a storm in 2016 with the new 1500 Rebel. The bold brand’s nameplate is one of the most striking things on its exterior. The blacked-out billet grille attracts attention, besides the beefier and much improved exterior styling.
Similar to rest of the Ram line, this monster can be fitted with either a V6 or V8 motor, which is accompanied by an eight-speed automatic transmission. Some can be fitted with a UTE liners in Sydney to increase durability of the bed of the truck.
The air suspension system’s height has been increased by an inch for better road clearance. The system can also lower the vehicle on highways for better aerodynamics and fuel economy. If you see a storm coming, you know it is this power packed machine heading your way.
8 Nissan Titan
This chrome laden truck is surely the most muscular truck you would have ever seen! Titan is a full sized pickup truck by Nissan for 2016. The truck has received a more imposing exterior treatment with better styling and a lot of chrome.
The truck will come in different styles – standard, extended King Cab, and four-door Crew Cab body styles, with long and short cargo beds.
The Titan comes with an option of new V6 and V8 engines, alongside 5.0-litre turbo diesel V8 engine that can pump out estimated 555 pound-feet torque. As per Nissan, the truck can tow a maximum of 12,000 pounds of boat or trailer when it is properly equipped.
It will also offer dual in-bed storage compartments that can be used as either tool storage or beverage coolers. Wow, spacious and muscular, this one is sure to be standing a lil taller in the much awaited hottest trucks and SUVs of 2016 list.