The Best Vehicles for Dog Owners in 2021

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Different vehicle types exist to fulfill the varying needs of car buyers everywhere. If you have a family, minivans are probably more appropriate than sports cars. But what if it’s just you and your dog? Pet owners should consider the size of their dog, ease of clean-up, and safety when shopping for a vehicle. Here are some of the best vehicles on the market for your dog.

2021 Kia Soul: The Jack of All Trades

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If you are looking for the ultimate all-arounder, the 2021 Kia Soul just might be the choice for you. This versatile hatchback has enough room for just about any breed. Kia achieves this feat due to the vehicle’s boxy design, low cargo floor, and split-folding rear seats. For easier cleanup, seats can also be upgraded to a synthetic leather option. The Kia Soul mixes in a little bit of sportiness while staying a budget-friendly option, starting at under $20,000.

2021 Subaru Outback: The Adventure Mobile

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The 2021 Subaru Outback provides an awesome ride for dog owners with a sense of adventure. No matter the size of your dog, this vehicle will have no problem accommodating your adventure buddy. Massive cargo space with cargo hooks can be used to secure a dog crate when needed. With standard all-wheel drive, the Outback is a safe, capable vehicle that’ll take you just about anywhere you and your pooch want to go.

2021 Honda Odyssey: The Spacious Ride

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Do you have multiple dogs or a big dog like a Great Dane? The 2021 Honda Odyssey has you covered in terms of space The Odyssey also scores well in safety and comfortability, making long road trips a breeze. As an added bonus, this minivan comes with a built-in vacuum cleaner and the ability to communicate with passengers while seeing them on the touchscreen.

2021 Jeep Wrangler: The Outdoorsy Option

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For dog owners who love exploring the outdoors with their pets, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler might be the perfect option. With interior materials that are water-resistant and durable, you can enjoy your outdoor journeys stress-free. One of the key features of the Wrangler is that the top, windshield, and doors are removable meaning you and your friend can indulge in the open air (Just make sure they’re buckled into a harness or crate!). As with all things Jeep, you’ll be happy to find a large selection of accessories available to make your Wrangler even more dog friendly.

2021 Volvo V60: The Luxurious and Smooth Wagon

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You and your pup can ride in luxury with the 2021 Volvo V60. It offers a smooth and quiet ride for any dog that might get anxious on the road. The Volvo V60 also has ample space for small to medium pets and any other supplies that you might be bringing with you. In short, the V60 is an excellent choice for those who prefer to spoil their dogs (and themselves).

Owning a dog is a big responsibility. It’s important to have a vehicle that suits both you and your dog’s needs. These are some of the best new vehicles out there for dog owners. No matter what option you choose, we wish you and your dog safe and happy travels!

Adrien Perucho

Adrien Perucho

Born in the Philippines and moving to Massachusetts at the young age of 8 years old, Adrien has gathered a multitude of life experiences from which to draw inspiration. In 2020, he graduated from Arizona State University’s Digital Culture program and found work in automotive marketing later that year. One day his talents will afford him the luxury of driving a new Porsche 911.

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