Originally Posted by footie
Are you forgetting that a lot of people buy into these cars simply for the increased driving position and better vantage point to see around.
I agree. And SUVs also have the advantage of not giving you a guilty feeling when you have to drive down an old dirt road with big water puddles, etc. They are also handy when you have to do light work on rental property and need to pack a shovel and a sapling in the cargo area and need to fold down the seats. Or when you need to jump a curb