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Sporty and stylish

October 9 - 15, 2019

Gulf Weekly Sporty and stylish

Motoring experts have spoken and have named some of the top small luxury SUVs that are both affordable to buy and stylish to drive. Compact SUVs basically cater to clients who want the practicality of a four-wheel drive along with roomy comfort and high-tech features.


1.The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class features a sophisticated cabin, abundance of features and of course an undoubtedly smooth ride. It also offers standard heated front seats and 115-volt power outlets with optional tri-zone climate control and an Off-Road Engineering package.

2.The 2020 is the Acura RDX offers drivers with sharp steering and boasts immediate acceleration with the help of its agile 2litre turbo-four with 272hp and 280lb-ft of torque. It also includes plenty of standard features and a huge cargo bay.

3.The 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is thrilling to take around corners, and even the base turbo-four engine is potent with 280hp and 306lb-ft of torque. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio also has a 2.9litre twin-turbo V-6.

4.The 2019 Porsche Macan features athletic and dynamic handling, a posh cabin and top-notch predicted reliability. The vehicle has an intuitive infotainment system, a refreshed exterior and interior as well as a new turbo V6.

5.The 2019 Audi SQ5 is quiet on the highway, allowing drivers to enjoy the interior. Its interior technology is impressive with an easy-to-operate screen and fully digital instrument cluster. The SQ5 provides sharper driving dynamics than the standard Q5 thanks to its 3litre, six-cylinder with 349hp and 369lb-ft of torque.

6.Mercedes is so hot it makes it on the list twice! The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA makes drivers question whether it is a hatchback or a crossover? Either way, it is fun to drive because of its nimble handling and standard 2litre turbo-four engine.

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