Ford Bronco SUV

A Sport utility vehicle (SUV) is a car classification that combine elements of road-going passenger cars with features from off-road vehicles, such as raised ground clearance and four-wheel drive. There is no commonly agreed definition of an SUV, and usage varies between countries.

There is no universally accepted definition of the sport utility vehicle.

Dictionary definitions for SUVs include:

  • “rugged automotive vehicle similar to a station wagon but built on a light-truck chassis”
  • “automobile similar to a station wagon but built on a light truck frame”
  • “large vehicle that is designed to be used on rough surfaces but that is often used on city roads or highways”
  • “passenger vehicle similar to a station wagon but with the chassis of a small truck and, usually, four-wheel drive”

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