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Stewart's Automotive Group facilitates the crossover in safety & style

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Express yourself with the ultra sleek design of the new Suzuki Vitara.
The Vitara is comfortable enough to drive forever. You will indulge in the spacious yet cosy interior that gently surrounds you.
No matter where you're headed, the ASX lets you carry whatever you want for when you get there, with up to 358 litres of available cargo capacity with five passengers.
For more urban adventures, the Mitsubishi ASX is a compact SUV built for powerful driving pleasure.
The attractively designed colour liquid crystal multi-information display provides a useful readout of vehicle, trip and outside temperature.
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The car enthusiast will know men and women have very different tastes when it comes to choosing the perfect car. While men pay close attention to speed, power, and fuel efficiency; women are keen on design, safety features, storage, and reliability.

Based on reviews and customer feedback, the experts at Stewart's Automotive Group have carefully selected the top-two vehicles that incorporate everything a woman would want for her dream car. Their top-two picks are; The Mitsubishi ASX and the Suzuki Vitara.

The key features women should focus on when selecting a car are:

- Airbags: Airbags help to mitigate collision forces. Most vehicles come with, on average, two to six airbags. Always ensure that your vehicle has at least two front airbags.

- Traction control: Traction control automatically detects wheel slippage and effects control over the vehicle to assist the driver in staying in proper directional control.

- Side-impact beams: Strengthened zones designed to absorb energy from impact and prevent the area from being crumpled.

- Keyless entry: In this day and age, getting into the car should be quick and easy. Simply press the button to unlock the car.

According to Sales Consultant Jessica Mendez, the most popular vehicle purchased by women is now the Suzuki Vitara. The newly redesigned Vitara brings a sleek design which packages multiple safety features from multiple angles.

These features include traction control, keyless entry, a lightweight shock-absorbing body and an impact-mitigating body for improved safety for pedestrians in case of accidental contact with a pedestrian. It also has ESP which detects wheel slip and controls skidding.

The torquey 1.6 litre VVT (variable valve timing) engine boasts exceptional fuel efficiency for any vehicle in its class. Comfort, safety, and reliability are all number-one components of the new Suzuki Vitara.

The Mitsubishi ASX boasts similar features to the Vitara, however, with a slight price increase, one gets added features as well as a larger 2-litre engine. The ASX has inner volume metric motion sensor, anti locking brake system and an increased tyre size 17" for good traction. Its reliability is proven and safe for the family.

Both the Suzuki Vitara and Mitsubishi ASX were modified from their predecessors to be compact, yet comfortable. They both have increased cargo capacity and a spacious interior for maximum storage capabilities. The crossovers are small enough to make parking easier while still maintaining the feel of an SUV.

The ASX comes with a panoramic glass roof with interior LED illumination that adds a new dimension to the drive. It has a max speed of 194 and can go from 0-100km/h in 9.6 seconds. The Suzuki Vitara comes in an array of colours whether two-tone or solid to match your style. Its maximum speed is 180 km/h and goes from 0-100 in 11.5 seconds.

Stewart's Automotive Group after sales service offers five years/100,000km warranty, five years roadside assistance and a flexible service package and more. "Our staff are always willing to help from you walk through the doors, and don't hesitate to go the extra mile," said Mendez

The going price for the ASX is 4.9m and the Vitara is 3.9m Allow the road to become your playground and let Stewarts Automotive Group be your one -top shop for fashionably functional crossovers.

latara.boodie@gleanerjm.com