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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Decline Of Conventional Car Shapes

Is the conventional car shape in decline? It seems that the more  traditional, well-loved cars such...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

7:18 PM - 7 Feb 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Decline Of Conventional Car Shapes

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

7:18 PM - 7 Feb 2019

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Is the conventional car shape in decline?

It seems that the more  traditional, well-loved cars such as hatchbacks and saloons are being outsold by SUVs and crossovers.

The fact that SUVs are often compromised on space doesn't seem to be a drawback for buyers, given their increase in popularity. Although the idea that they are safer than regular cars is a myth, they do have a higher driving position, which gives drivers a better sense of what is around them.

Michael Sheridan joined us for our weekly motoring slot to explain more about the rise of the SUV.

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