Off-road SUVs allow drivers and passengers to enjoy unique experiences in the great outdoors. Not every vehicle is equipped for adventure. Fortunately, there are plenty of affordable 2022 off-road SUVs that can get the job done from brands like Ford and Subaru.
The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness is ready for adventure
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Some SUVs have some off-road prowess, and then there are SUVs like the Outback Wilderness. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness is built specifically for enjoying the dirtiest of roads. Subaru has been producing some of the best off-road vehicles on the market for years.
The Japanese automaker understands what it takes to create a great off-road driving experience. It has isolated the qualities of skilled off-road drivers and created Outback’s Wilderness trim with those qualities in mind. SUVs start at $37,195. It uses a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine to produce 260 horsepower. SUVs reach 22 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway.
The Outback Wilderness has a whopping 9.5 inches of ground clearance. This is much more ground clearance than the average SUV. It comes standard with Yokohama Geolandar all-terrain tires as well as a front skid plate. The Outback Wilderness features standard all-wheel drive, dual-function X-Mode terrain settings, and waterproof StarTex upholstery.
Subaru Forester Wilderness is ready to go
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The 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness is smaller than the Outback and more affordable. This model looks more like a small SUV than a wagon. Starts at $33,020. The compact SUV uses a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine to produce 182 horsepower. It achieves 25 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.
Forester Wilderness is great for off-roaders who don’t need as much space as the Outback Wilderness. The small off-road SUV shares many traits with the Outback Wilderness including 9.5 inches of ground clearance and all-terrain tires. The Forester Wilderness is ready for adventure. Best of all, it won’t break the bank.
The 2022 Ford Bronco is a new version of the classic off-road SUV
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The Ford Bronco is back after a long hiatus. The painting rose from the dead just as popular as it was before. Unfortunately, the high demand for Broncos makes it very difficult to buy. However, its accessibility does not make it anything less than a great off-road SUV. The car and driver gave the Bronco a 9.5/10 overall.
Ford Bronco 2022 price starts at $30,800. They come in several different trim levels that offer different degrees of off-road capability. This small off-road SUV comes with removable doors and a removable top deck. It comes standard with remote keyless access with push-button start, two 12V powerpoints, and a Terrain Management System.
The 2022 Ford Bronco features a whopping 11.6 inches of ground clearance. It captures the spirit of older Bronco models while bringing their strengths to the table.
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