“Sal,” Dean tells the narrator, “we gotta go and never stop going ’till we get there.”
“Where we going, man?”
“I don’t know,” Dean says, “but we gotta go.”
An emblematic subspecies of American men had read Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ and hankered to chase out ‘that mad Ahab’ (Dean Moriarty) onto the highway. They hit the road foraging some answers and come back with questions. That’s the thing – motorists never farouche from hitting the road and when it comes to road trips, folks of United States of America are way ahead of the pack.
Drivers taking to the road for a relaxing journey or hopscotching for an adrenaline rush, their narration of a perfect car always divaricates from others. Many of them want fuel-efficient, roomy cars that are capable of handling a variety of traffic and road conditions while some look out for an ample cargo space to accommodate beach and sporting gear. From a compact SUV to a powertrain sedan, from fuel-sipping diesels to a souped-up truck with big rear wheels, whatever sort of wheels you are looking for your next road trip, we’ve got you covered with our list of top 5 cars –
2015 Subaru Outback
It may not have the most adventure-worthy name but it is more adventure-ready than any other SUV of its class. In other words, this car is exactly what we Americans like – more rugged and butch sports wagon. With a robust 2.5-liter boxer 4-cylinder under the hood and Subaru’s famed all-wheel drive (AWD), this jacked-up station wagon can take you any place – roads or no roads.
2015 Ram 1500 Eco-Diesel
Competent in off-road adventures, Ram is a perfect compadre for city and sub-urban drives. 1500 Eco diesel and powered by 3.0 liter Turbodiesel V-6, this tough-as-nails truck can return 28 highway mpg and still fork out 9,2000 –lbs. of towing capacity.
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
450-horsepower on the thump from its honking V-8, this world class sports car will do 0-60 mph in less than 4 secs. The seventh generation Chevrolet reifies the American open roads in a superior way.
2015 Honda Fit
Do not go by the ‘may be feeble’ outer looks of this mighty-mite. With 1.5 liter 4-cylinder that returns almost 40 –mpg on the highway, the Honda Fit comes with space – efficient interiors. Travel as many miles you want with this terrific car.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Lickety-split roadster and yet most comfortable, 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is more fuel efficient then its previous version. This two seater roadster is more impressive than third generation car. With 129 horsepower and 1.5 liter engine, the 0-60 mph run takes merely 7 seconds.
Take a look at this cool infographic, before you hit the road in our top picks.