Top 5 Cars for Dog Owners
The latest figures by Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association estimate that 25% of the UK population own dogs. With the UK dog population being estimated at 9 million, a large number of customers are looking for a dog-friendly car.
Is your four-legged friend a frequent passenger in your car? Well, whether it’s for a long or short journey, it’s essential to ensure your dog is safe and comfortable in the car. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of ideal cars for dog owners.
Skoda Superb Estate
This is an excellent dog-friendly car which features a spacious boot space of 660 litres. The Skoda Superb is not only cavernous and comfortable inside, it also has a low load bay meaning your dog can easily get in and out of it. If your dog likes to stretch out in the car and makes the most of the space, then this could be the ideal car for you.
The Volvo V60 offers plenty of space for one or two dogs, with 529 litres of boot space. Also, this car features excellent safety technology and rear climate control to ensure your beloved pooch has a safe and comfortable journey. In 2018, the Volvo V60 gained a 5 out of 5 stars safety rating by Euro NCAP. A versatile family estate offering luxury at an affordable price.
Land Rover Range Rover
If you’re looking for a prestige car to drive around in style, then the Range Rover might be ideal for you. With a whopping 909 litres of boot space, this car is an excellent choice especially if you have multiple dogs. As well, you can even select a ‘pet pack’ as an optional extra for your car to provide extra comfort and safety for your dog during journeys.
Mercedes E-Class Estate
This luxurious estate car features a large boot with 670 litres of space. The optional folding sill protective mat might be a bonus for dog owners to protect their car from dog claws. Also, this car offers automatic boot closing which is ideal. It’s a well-designed car with fantastic interior quality and extreme comfort for both long and short journeys. Could this large prestige family car be ideal for you?
This versatile SUV is fantastic to drive off road and provides a high driving position. This makes the Jeep Renegade ideal if you enjoy taking your dog on walks in off road areas. With a boot space of 351 litres, this car is ideally suitable for owners with one large dog or two small dogs. In 2014, this SUV gained a 5 out of 5 stars safety rating by Euro NCAP. The main reason for choosing this car is it's outstanding off road abilities.