6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles

December 1, 2011

Three Notable 6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles

Car makers are embroiled in competition to produce the ideal family and commercial cars for a more discerning populace. This has led to a rise in the number of multi-passenger vehicles in the market. They include a fair share of 6 passenger crossover vehicles in different designs, which range from full-size sedans to mini-vans and SUVs.

In the past, station wagons were the ultimate 6 passenger vehicles in the market. Minivans and SUVs took center stage in the eighties and nineties as the ultimate vehicles for large families. The release of the Chrysler PT Cruiser during the Detroit Motor Show of 1999, and its eventual success, saw the emergence of crossovers. Today, almost every car maker has released some form of this type of vehicle. The target market is either family or commercial buyers. Below are three vehicles in this category which were released in 2011 and are arousing great interest from the public.

Here Is A List Of 3 Six Passenger Crossover Vehicles

The Chevrolet Impala

6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles - Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala is a tried and tested model in the US. Since the late fifties, the car has taken different forms that include the coupe, sedan, hardtop, convertible and station wagon. Chevrolet has always been an ideal car model in times of financial constraints. The car maker has cut a niche for well-grounded and conservative family vehicles.

Some of the appealing features of the Chevrolet Impala include:

• Roomy five-seat interior with an optional front seat and sufficient legroom.

• Large trunk with 18 cubic feet capacity.

• Standard antilock brakes, traction control, stability control, front side-impact airbags and even side curtain airbags. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Chevrolet Impala has five-star rating in terms of safety.

Lincoln Town Car Sedan

6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles - Lincoln Town Car

The car is perfect for big families in terms of space, design and features. It is also ideal for commercial Taxi services and other courier services from airports or other stations. The signature L shape design adds significant legroom to the rear seats of the car. Other features of the Lincoln Town Car include:

• Heated rear seats.

• Folding armrests and storage bin.

• Anti-lock brakes, Traction control and front seat airbags.

• 21 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk.

The Lexus RX 330

6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles - Lexus RX 330

The Lexus RX 330 is a luxury six-passenger crossover vehicle with features and specifications that will leave any driver smiling. An aggressive looking exterior with angled grilles and roof pillar differs from the plush and serene character inside. However, the car is not your typical SUV for hitting the rough roads but is ideal for long distance commuting with the wife and kids. The list of safety and convenience features include:

• Leather seats.

• Navigation system with backup camera.

• 3,500 Pounds towing capacity.

• Front and side curtain airbags.

• Drivers Knee airbags and tire pressure monitor.

The three 6 passenger crossover vehicles discussed above are just a representative sample of what is available in the market. While these cars would not be able to give you the adrenaline rising speed associated with the more exotic super cars or the stunning looks of a Lamborghini, they do offer enough room to fit six fully grown adults whilst leaving plenty more room for luggage.

6 Passenger Crossover Vehicles – Lexus RX 330 Test Drive Video

Image Source Chevrolet Impala By U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (safercar.gov) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Image Source Lincoln Town Car By IFCAR (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Image Source Lexus RX 330 By IFCAR (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


He has been an automotive enthusiast for all of his life. Now that regular SUVs are more and more replaced by crossovers he is focusing his love on these. He loves to research on specific makes and models or to compare models. That is why this website was created, so others could profit from this knowledge and passion.

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