Last Updated on April 14, 2024 by Ali Hamza

Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are among the most popular new and used cars for sale in UAE auto industry thanks to their outstanding abilities, advanced driving assistance technologies, and contemporary look. Modern SUVs are considered safer than their predecessors because they are equipped with the latest safety features.

The top automakers have taken the safety scope and comfort in an SUV to a new level with the accessibility of safety technologies based on (AI) artificial intelligence. Following the launch of the updated models of new and used cars for sale in UAE, the leading car brands have introduced models designed to ensure stress-free and safe travel, even on adventure trips.

Leading automakers such as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Mazda, and Volvo have introduced their modern SUVs in the United Arab Emirates. Safety technologies, including lane departure warning systems, head-up displays, forward collision avoidance systems, and adaptive cruise control, have been made attainable in modern SUVs to provide uncompromised occupant safety. In addition, these newly introduced SUVs offer improved performance, advanced technologies, and enhanced aerodynamics to provide an unmatched driving experience.

Here is a review of the top five SUVs in the United Arab Emirates.

Volvo XC90

Volvo is known for making some of the safest sedans in the world. The Volvo XC90 is at the top of the Volvo’s SUV range and has many modern safety features to protect occupants. We’re not going to talk about the primary safety features like airbags and whatnot. The XC90 is so much more than that.

First, the SUV’s structure is made of extremely strong boron steel – one of the strongest grades available. Then we have Volvo’s City Safety feature, which uses camera and radar technology to detect potential hazards like other pedestrians, vehicles, cyclists, and large animals in front of you. We also receive Run-off road Mitigation, which can detect if your vehicle is about to leave the road unintentionally. It operates between 65 and 140 km/h and utilizes steering and, if required, brake assistance to get the car back on the right track.

These are some of the modern safety features of the Volvo XC90. There are several variants of this SUV on the market. The starting price of the Volvo is AED 257,250.

Audi Q7

The Audi Q7 is the most sought-after SUV in the Middle East. It has also been one of Audi’s top-selling models for many years. There are many reasons behind this. One of the main reasons is the high safety features of this SUV. Audi is constantly developing and improving new safety standards and implementing them in its sedans. The latest Audi Q7 has them all.

Audi Side Assist helps the driver change lanes at speeds of 15 km/h and above. It utilizes radar technology. The intersection assistant also uses the rear radar sensors to warn the driver of critically detected cars when reversing slowly. Audi’s Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) keeps the distance between the Audi Q7 and the car in front to make motorway driving easier. The driver can set the dynamics and distance of regulations in various stages.

Various high-tech security features would surprise you with their capabilities and how they work. The price of the Audi Q7 starts at AED 268,000 and goes up to AED 345,000.

Mercedes Benz GLS Class

If it is a Mercedes, it has to be luxurious. Mercedes cars are also known for their safety features. Mercedes-Benz is constantly developing new safety standards among the best in the car industry. The ultimate GLS-Class is an ideal blend of supreme luxury and modern safety features. This huge SUV can load seven individuals on board, ensuring each is wrapped in luxury and safety.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class comes with an ATTENTION ASSIST. Based on the driver’s steering behavior, these recognize drowsiness signs and give an acoustic and visual alert of impending microsleep, which increases safety, especially on long trips and at night. Then we have the occupant protection system PRE-SAFE, which recognizes critical driving situations beforehand and initiates safety precautions to protect the vehicle occupants if there is a risk of an accident. Another amazing safety feature is COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS. It warns the driver visually if the vehicle’s distance ahead or to a stationary obstacle is too small.

Mercedes-Benz GLS Class price starts from AED 425,000.

 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is the safest new and used car for sale in UAE on the market thanks to its state-of-the-art safety features such as High Beam Assist, Smart Cruise Control, Traction Control System, Parking Assist, and Electronic Stability Control.

The modern SUV is designed to be a real eye-catcher. The vehicle’s bold exterior features are cascading chrome grille, accents, signature wide, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The Hyundai Santa Fe 2020 premium cabin offers a smooth and comfortable travel experience. The vehicle’s cabin is equipped with modern technologies, including a 12-speaker Infinity Premium audio system and 8-inch touchscreen navigation.

The Hyundai Santa Fe is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. This engine delivers 280 hp and 363 Nm of torque. With it, the SUV accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 200 kmph.

The initial price of a Hyundai Santa Fe in Dubai is AED 128,000.

Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 is one of the safest new and used cars for sale in UAE on the market and is equipped with the latest safety technologies. The modern vehicle has the latest safety features and driving assistance systems, including blind spot monitoring, traction control system, lane departure warning system, and dynamic stability control.

The Mazda CX-5 impresses with its aggressive charisma thanks to its design elements such as 19-inch wheels, distinctive grille, and advanced lighting system. The vehicle’s interior has luxurious facilities and modern technologies to make traveling comfortable.

The modern vehicle is equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine can produce 188 hp and 251 Nm of torque. With it, the SUV accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 210 kmph.

The initial price of the all-new Mazda CX-5 in the United Arab Emirates is AED 89,900.

Final Words

The above SUVs are equipped with cutting-edge driver assistance technologies and the latest safety features. These new used cars for sale in UAE offer an excellent driving experience without compromising occupant safety. 

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