• After 12 years of resisting, I finally bought an SUV - and I can't believe I ever survived suburbia without it

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Small cars have advantages in cities, but in the suburbs, I've found that they aren't quite as common or useful as larger vehicles - SUVs , in particular.
    An ugly-colored SUV is now my suburban camouflage, allowing me to see eye-to-eye with other drivers while disappearing into the background.
    Here's why I finally decided to buy an SUV after 12 years of resisting it.
    I like small cars. There's a huge advantage to a small car in a city with tight parking. After living in San Francisco for years, and then in Brooklyn, I could squeeze my little hatchback into the tiniest of spaces.
    I was used...
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