- For the Rhino SUV, see here.
A SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) is a large station wagon with a high vehicle height. SUVs have appeared in the Need for Speed series with different body styles. They are not drivable in any game.
- SUVs made their first appearance in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. They resemble the 1995–2001 Ford Explorer.
- Need for Speed: Underground and Need for Speed: Underground 2 share the same SUV model which has a similar appearance to the 2002–2005 Ford Explorer. It also has eight different liveries in game files, but only one of them is used in both games.
- SUVs in Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Need for Speed: Carbon and the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover appear to be based on the 1997–2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport and 2002–2005 Ford Explorer. In Need for Speed: Most Wanted, they are seen in yellow and are set to appear only in drag events. In Need for Speed: Carbon, they are depicted with advertisements for Progressive Insurance on their sides and are only seen in gray.
- In Need for Speed: Undercover SUVs are depicted to be based on the 2003–2009 Dodge Durango. They are only seen in silver.
- The player can purchase licensed SUVs in Need for Speed: Underground 2 and race them.
Development - Some content may have altered during development.
- The SUV can be found in the game files of Need for Speed: World, but it is not utilised as a traffic vehicle.
|Need for Speed: Underground - Vehicles|
|Vehicles||Acura Integra Type R (Honda Integra Type R) · Acura RSX · Dodge Neon · Ford Focus · Honda Civic Si · Honda S2000 · Hyundai Tiburon GT (Hyundai Coupe) · Mazda Miata (Mazda MX-5 · Mazda RoadsterJP) · Mazda RX-7 · Mitsubishi Eclipse · Mitsubishi Lancer · Nissan 240SX · Nissan 350Z (Nissan Fairlady ZJP) · Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V · Nissan Skyline GT-R · Peugeot 206 · Subaru Impreza · Toyota Celica · Toyota Supra · Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|Traffic||Civil Car · Pickup Truck · SUV · Taxi · Van|
|Parentheses () denote vehicle names in European and Asian releases, JP denotes vehicle names in Japanese releases|