Can you blame 'em? It projects an air of grandiosity by virtue of its big ol' physical footprint, and it's pretty well loaded with modern tech, to boot. It's a solid all-arounder for folks not interested in performance. Then again, they have the Raptor for that.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is capable when it needs to be, comfortable when it needs to be, and it's packing Fiat Chrysler's excellent Uconnect infotainment system. And even the cushy models won't break the bank.
There's no better way to project a rough-and-tumble image than by constantly piloting a vehicle that looks like it's ready to tackle rocks, even if it never leaves the office parking lot. Hey, there might be some potholes around, you never know...
That said, its new look might cause a few of the more boring buyers to look elsewhere, but the RX is still quite good at blending in, even though it looks like something out of "Mobile Suit Gundam" now.
The automaker's first foray into utility vehicles remains a top contender thanks to its good looks, decent capability and the utter silliness of its X5 M variant. Having a BMW badge on the back certainly makes it more appealing to well-heeled buyers, too.
Honda's august Accord has been long praised for its reliability, driving dynamics and affordability. It seems that folks with a tight budget aren't the only people interested in maximizing bang for your buck.