Reasons why MPV Cars are Popular
Before 1980, estate or saloon cars dominated the car sales but after 1980, people started looking for MPV (multi-purpose vehicles) cars as a better alternative. The change did not come overnight, but when big brands like Mitsubishi, to name one, started selling MPVs, people started heading towards the showrooms. Seeing the response, many companies started manufacturing cheap MPV cars which were affordable for the middle class and performed in the same way as the expensive ones.
MPVs did not become popular without reason. Raised rooftop, huge windows, higher seating, and enough space made these cars practical and comfortable. Along with being stylish, these cars are more functional. The cabins compared to the saloon cars are more spacious, allow more light, and air in the car. The big windscreens of these cars provide bigger view to outdoor enthusiasts and help in passing the journey more quickly.
Flexible Seating Arrangement
Slowly in the 1990s many companies started manufacturing seven seated MPVs with flexible and more functional seating arrangements. The clever idea that the third row of the car can be folded when required went well with the public and soon it became a selling point of the car. Five to seven people can sit comfortably in an MPV car. The flexible third row can accommodate more luggage as it becomes spacious when folded.
Strong and Comfortable
One may think that cheap MPV cars lack some of the qualities that big brands offer, but that is not the case. These manufacturers cannot spoil their market just for a few dollars. You may drive any car but the main thing to look for in a car is its performance, flexibility, comfort, and functionality. Even some of the MPVs are modeled like sedans and drive similarly as well. They are no less than any trendy vehicle models and offer equivalent performance.
Since MPVs have become the masses’ cars, dealers have to keep the prices of these cars low so that a big number of people, that cannot afford SUVs or sports car, can reach them. The cheap prices, does not mean they lack in quality, either. Many MPVs have powerful engines and offer all the benefits of expensive cars.
MPVs, multi–purpose vehicles, indeed offer a wide range of advantages making them extremely popular among people throughout the world. The recent years have seen a sky-rocketing sale of these vehicles. Designing of these cars serves the purpose strongly – to move maximum persons comfortably in one go.