1 April 2019 · Buyer Tips & Advice

The Best Cars for Long Drives | Phil Gilbert Kia

The Best Cars for Long Drives

When you’re on the road a lot, you need a capable, reliable car. In this article, we explore what makes a car suitable for long drives, because it’s important to know before you invest.

The Purpose of the Drive

Before investing in a car, consider the following points what you will be using the car for. Will it be used for road-trips, getting from A to B, or another long-distance drive? This will impact the type of car best suited for you.

What Makes a Car Good for Long Drives?

Not every car is suited for long drives, however, the ones that are have the following features in common. If you’re driving long distances, you need a car that is reliable and durable. You don’t want your car to suddenly break down in the middle of nowhere. A car with a strong, durable engine will help you get to where you need to go.

Whether that be space for your friends, your legs or your backpacks, a great car needs adequate space for your needs. The interior depends on your needs, but a high-quality interior fit-out will be appreciated on the long drives. Technological fittings, Bluetooth connection and GPS help are nice additions, however, on the long Australian road, a working air-conditioner and comfortable seats are vital.

Recommended Models

With those tips in mind, consider the following Kia cars when looking for a vehicle for your long drives on the road.

Kia Carnival

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and the Kia Carnival is here for the larger families. With eight seats, plenty of luggage space and air-conditioning vents in the third row, your drive will be spacious and comfortable. The Carnival is also equipped with a strong diesel engine and ranks highly when it comes to safety and durability, so you won’t have to worry about horsepower.

Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a popular 4x4 Sudan that is perfect for long drives of all sorts. It is spacious and elegant, maintaining the attractive Kia design without compromising on strength and endurance.

Kia Sorento

A mid-sized SUV, the Kia Sorento is a comfortable, city-friendly family car. The seats are comfortable, the V7 engine is smooth, and the safety gear is significantly advanced. It is reliable, ensuring a smooth and elegant drive.

Kia Dealers - Sydney

If you are interested in finding the right car for your needs, come along to Phil Gilbert Kia and speak to our team. Browse a wide range of new and used Kia models. You can even ask about our Kia deals or test drive one of our demo cars before you make the final decision.

Contact us and call (02) 9735 8400. Alternatively, drop by our Kia showroom in Croydon today for more information or to discuss your unique needs.