Vehicle Guide Premium SUV Rentals

 A premium SUV rental will have 4 doors as a standard feature.


Some Examples

Some common makes and models offered in the premium SUV category will include:

Mercedes GLK350

Chevrolet Suburban LS 

Cadillac Escalade

Lincoln Navigator

Ford Expedition EL

Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Suburban 


Seating Capacity

The seating capacity of this size of SUV will either be 7 or 8 passengers.

When you see two options for seating capacity, it means that the car rental company has both options in that category. You are guaranteed 7 passenger seating. Whether or not you get 8 passenger seating would depend on what make/model you get at the rental counter.

If you have a reservation and wish to request an 8 passenger SUV, just call in to the rental company's toll free line and ask the reservation agent to mark a preference on your reservation. Note that it is a preference only... they won't guarantee the 8 passenger option.


Average Luggage Capacity

The average luggage capacity listed for a premium SUV is

4 Large 3 Medium 2 Small - pieces of luggage

Luggage capacity will vary depending on the number of passengers in the vehcile as well as the size and type of items you'll be carrying as luggage.


Usual Features

Some common standard features of a premium SUV rental include

AM/FM stereo/Cassette

CD Player

Air Conditioning

Power Brakes, Power Steering, Power Windows, Power Locks

Anti-Lock Brakes

Air Bags

Cruise Control

Intermittant Wipers

Tilt Steering Wheel


Average Fuel Economy

The average gas mileage of this SUV category is

17 mpg

In general categories, car rental companies can rarely guarantee a make or model. That’s why you’ll usually see a make/model example with a notation of …or similar. That means you will get either that vehicle or something of similar size and with similar features. 








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