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Different people may give different meanings when it comes to define off-road driving. For some, it is all about the life-changing challenge and adventure of driving a powerful four wheel drive vehicle through wild country-side terrain, while for some others, it gives an opportunity to drive away from the bustle and hustle of everyday schedules and unwind in nature’s tranquility.


Whichever category you belong to, be downright sure for one thing that the best off-road vehicles are those that can take you the place where most automobile would stop on their tracks. With these vehicles, you no longer need to worry for whether there are any roads between you and your destination.


In off-road driving, wrong vehicles and poor driving, however, can really cause serious damage to both the vehicle’s rolling ability as well as the driver’s confidence. And there can be a real chance of being stranded with bad results.


Most off-road vehicles come in the form of SUVs and trucks which are also used by daily drivers. With cutting-edge engineering and technological innovations, these modern off-roaders are powered by unstoppable four-wheel drive systems supported by various safety aides and extra electronic guides.


Off-roaders with four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive are often involved with costly mistaken, though; you don’t have to break your bank to one of the best modern off-road vehicles. But yes, you definitely can also find the high-price models, mated luxury and a go-anywhere attitude.


Here are 10 best off road cars that you can buy for your powerful driving experience



2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee


The Jeep Grand Cherokee is an American-built mid-size SUV that has always used a unibody chassis. It has been in production since 1992 spanning over four generations. Powered by 3.0L CRD V6 engine that produces 240hp, the latest Grand Cherokee offers a wide range of off-road features such three different four-wheel drive systems with the Selec-Terrain that boosts the performance of the vehicle while dealing with various surfaces types. It also features the Quadra-Lift air suspension system for adjustable ride height. Hill assist and hill descent options bring amazing driving experience for any trekking expeditions.



2015 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition


Marketed internationally, the Toyota 4Runner is Japanese built mid-size sport utility vehicle that has been in production since 1984. Powered by 4.0 L 1GR-FE V6 that produces 270 hp, this SUV comes with low-range four-wheel drive system supported by a strong full-frame design. The Trail Edition brings a healthy list of off-road oriented features to the table such as Multi-Terrain Select to best handle different terrains; adaptive suspension system; a locking rear differential; hill start assist and downhill assist control, etc. This mid-size SUV has kept Toyota’s tradition in producing affordable sport-utility vehicle with innovations.



2015 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X


The Nissan Xterra PRO-4X is mid-size 4 wheel drive sport-utility vehicle, produced by Japanese automaker – Nisssan Motors. Built on the Nissan F-Alpha platform with 4.0 L VQ40DE V6 that produces 265 hp, this SUV comes with a strong body-on-frame, especially designed for off-road adventures. In the combat for Japanese off-roaders supremacy, Nissan PXterra PRO-4X and Toyota 4Runner Trail are the closest competitors. The off-road options brought by the Xterra PRO-4X are a tough suspension system, Bilstein shock absorbers, hill accent and hill descent control, off-road lights, skid plates for underside protection, etc.



2015 Ford F-150


The Ford F-150 is the thirteenth-generation Ford F-Series, launched in 2014 for 2015 model year. Although the F-150 retains the use of body-on-frame construction, it has brought many upgrades, including an aluminum-intensive body structure design over a high-strength steel frame. This effort has reduced the overall weight of the vehicle by upto 750 pounds, while increasing fuel efficiency on the other hand. This full-size pickup truck comes with four powerstrains, all with six-speed automatic transmissions. To heighten the off-road capability, the F-150 upgraded an electronically locking rear axle, skid plates, shocks, etc, in its FX4 off-road package.



2015 Chevrolet Silverado Z71


Manufactured by General Motors and introduced in 1999, the Chevrolet Silverado Z71 is a full-size and heavy-duty pickup truck. The Silverado Z71 is especially designed for all-terrain movements, including uneven ground, muddy trails, rock-strewn ranges accent, etc. This full-size truck is perfectly equipped with various off-road stuffs such as hill accent and descent control, low-range four-wheel drive, skid plates, a locking rear differential, shock absorbers, etc.



2015 Land Rover LR2


The Land Rover LR2 is a compact sport utility vehicle available in both versions two-wheel and four-wheel drive versions. It was produced by the British manufacturer named Land Rover and was first sold in the U.S. in 2007. The 2015 Land Rover LR2, a modified version of Terrain Response off- road driving system is incorporated with high ground clearance and off-road capabilities. It comes with 2.0 L four-cylinder engine with horse power of 240 HP. This compact SUV offers huge luggage space of 26.7FT3 with 18.5 gal fuel capacity. 68.5 inches in height, its MSRP starts from $36,600.



2015 Porsche Cayenne


Manufactured by Porche, a German manufacturer, 2015 Porsche Cayenne is a high end mid-size luxury crossover SUV. The Cayenne offers the selection of 4 petrol powerstrains and 2 diesel powerstrains that come with either 6-Speed ZF Manual transmission and 8-Speed Aisin Tiptronic S Automatic transmission. The latest Cayenne brings with exclusive off-road features like adjustable ride height, an active suspension system, an anti-roll system called Dynamic Chassis Control, skid plates, a torque-vectoring rear differential, and hill descent control.



2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road


2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road, a mid – size pickup truck is manufactured by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota in the U.S. With macho look, larger grill and new projector beam headlamps, the Toyota assured that this mid-size truck will “once again set the benchmark for midsize pickup performance”. This off-roader will be available in both automatic and manual transmissions. You can choose from a 2.7 Liter 14 paired with a 6 speed automatic transmission and a 3.5 Liter V6 with 5- speed manual. The features like good touchscreen display, uprated suspension system, skid plates, nicer seats, a locking rear differential will make Toyota’s 2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road a luxurious one.



2015 Lexus LX


The Lexus LX is a full size luxury crossover sport utility vehicle which is sold by Lexus. It offers a four – wheel electro-hydraulic suspension with six -setting AHC system that can raise the height of a vehicle. The 2015 Lexus LX gets you 383 hp from its 5.7L 90° V8 engine and fuel tank capacity of 24.6 gal. While talking about dimensions, the 2015 Lexus LX comes with 197.0 IN length, 77.6 IN width and 75.6 IN height the comfortably accommodates eight passengers. The innovative 2015 Lexus LX comprises of superb off-road oriented features like welded-steel body on box-section ladder frame with new grille, bumpers, headlamps and a wheelbase of 112IN.



2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon


The compact and mid-size Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is a four-wheel drive off-road SUV, manufactured by Jeep. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, a dedicated off-road package offers 32in BF Goodrich Mud-Terrain KM off-road tires with polished mineral gray wheels of 17-inch. This four-wheel drive off-road SUV comes with embroidered cloth seats and also available embroidered leather trims that comes with 3.6-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT engine. The MSRP of this mid-size SUV starts at $26,795. As far as transmission is concerned, this compact mid-size SUV is available in both 6 -speed manual transmission and 5- speed automatic transmission with hill descent control which allows you to have a safe drive while descending hills during off-roading.


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