Transportation Decision for Families
Done by : Tamara Ghezzo & Hiba Ramadan
1- Transportation today is much different from the way that it was 50 years ago. At that time, people who wanted to buy an automobile had a small variety to choose from. Nowadays, there are so many choices that it could take months to look at all the cars on the market. For those buyers who are looking for a vehicle for their families, one of the first questions is, “should I buy a sports utility vehicle (SUV) or a four-door sedan?” To reach a decision, a buyer can compare these two car types in term of their overall cost, convenience, and style.
2- SUVs and sedans are often differ in their costs. Despite they are expensive cars, but SUVs are more expensive than Sedans. For example, if you want to buy a well-equipped Sedan car, you will pay the same price for a basic SUV car. Not only the prices of SUVs are more expensive, but also their maintenance costs are higher than Sedans. Because SUVs are large and heavy, SUVs consume more gas than four-door Sedans. In contrast, a four-door Sedan has better gas mileage.Compared to these cars; Sedans for most of the time consume less fuel to drive whatever in the city or on freeway than SUVs. Therefore, Sedans are more economical.
3- Another thing to consider is the convenience factor. Generally, SUV has a larger carrying capacity, so it can accommodate more people and luggage which is convenient for a large family. However, Sedans are limited to five...
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