Fur-Friendly Fun: Top 5 Cars Perfect for Dog Owners

As a proud dog parent, you know that life is just better with a furry friend by your side. Whether it's trips to the park, scenic drives through the countryside, or just cruising around town with your four-legged companion, having a car that accommodates your canine pal is essential. Luckily, car manufacturers have caught onto the fact that our furry friends are part of the family too. So, to celebrate national pet day we share our top 5 cars perfect for dog owners!

1. Subaru Outback

The first vehicle in our list for perfect cars for dog owners is the Subaru Outback.

Subaru has long been known for its practicality and reliability, and the Outback is no exception. With its spacious interior, ample cargo space, and standard all-wheel drive, the Outback is a great choice for all dog owners as this car is perfect for any kind of terrain.

The Subaru offers plenty of pet-friendly accessories like cargo liners, pet barriers, and rear seat protectors to keep your furry friend comfortable and your car clean.

In addition to this, this vehicle comes equipped with the advanced EyeSight Driver Assist Technology as a standard feature, offering a range of helpful functionalities to enhance safety and instill confidence on every journey.

With features like Adaptive Cruise Control, which helps in maintaining a safe speed on the road, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, which provides assistance while reversing, the Outback ensures comprehensive coverage for your entire ride.

2. Volvo XC60

Safety for your pets is crucial when it comes to transportation and that is why the Volvo XC60 features in our top 5.

This luxury SUV comes equipped with a host of innovative safety features, including Volvo's City Safety system, which can help prevent collisions. And with its upscale interior and spacious cargo area, your furry friend will ride in style and comfort no matter if they are on the smaller or larger size.

The 2023-24 Volvo XC60 model-years have also been honored with a Top Safety Pick accolade by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which enhances the reason why people with pets are selecting this car over other cars in the same market.

Overall this vehicle boasts about its incredible features but with safety being the upmost important part of people's thinking when it comes to a car this one ranked highly, and does for pet owners.

3. Land Rover Discovery 

The Land Rover Discovery has been a favourite among dog owners for years, and it's easy to see why. With its practical design, reliable performance, and impressive fuel efficiency, the Discovery is perfect for all types of drives short and long. 

The iconic vehicle offers ample space for your pets, furthermore, Land Rover has outfitted the Discovery with top-notch safety features across all models.

The standard Discovery includes eight airbags, including curtain airbags for both front and rear passengers, as well as essential features like stability control and tyre pressure monitoring.

While not limited to the Discovery model, Land Rover offers three optional packs for the SUV that can enhance your dog's comfort.

The Pet Load, Pet Transportation, Pet Care and Access packs all come with premium accessories to make traveling with your dog more enjoyable.

4. Jeep Wrangler

For dog owners who love off-roading and outdoor adventures, the Jeep Wrangler is the ultimate choice. With its rugged design, four-wheel drive capability, and removable doors and roof, the Wrangler is perfect for exploring the great outdoors with your furry friend by your side.

Plus, Jeep offers plenty of pet-friendly accessories like a pet restraint system, pet carrier, and cargo mat to keep your canine companion safe and comfortable on all your adventures.

The Wrangler provides an extensive range of more than 75 Safety and Security features, both standard and available, to ensure your safety and peace of mind during every journey on all different types of conditions on the road.

The Wrangler is a great option for your pets and in addition to the above it offers a lot more features which doesn't just suit your pet needs but also features that will suit you!

5. Volkswagen Tiguan

This SUV is a great car but is it really suited for people with pets? 

Absolutely! If you're looking for VW cars that are pet-friendly, the Volkswagen Tiguan is definitely worth considering. This SUV offers ample cargo space, convenient fold-flat seats, and an impressive four-wheel drive system. With the Tiguan, your furry friend can enjoy a comfortable ride while you effortlessly conquer various terrains.

In addition to this, there is lots of space available to accommodate dog crates, dog beds, and any other essential equipment. Moreover, the Tiguan has garnered commendable safety ratings from numerous reputable organisations, a crucial aspect for pet owners who prioritise the well-being and security of their beloved pets during travel.

Overall this Tiguan boasts a wide range of features both suitable for you and your pets, you can check out our lease offerings for this vehicle here.

Two dogs sitting in a car.

So there you have it, – the top 5 new cars perfect for dog owners! Whether you're hitting the trails with your adventurous furry friend or just running errands around town, these vehicles have everything you need to keep your furry friend safe, comfortable, and happy on the road. Happy driving!

Everyone at DreamLease wishes everyone a happy national pet day!