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DP 3-4 Cheap gasoline and the urge for a dependable and roomy vehicle, contributed to the creation of SUVs (Sport-Utility Vehicles), some of the most popular vehicles on wheels in the 1990s and current 2000s. Now with oil prices high, the gas-guzzling SUVs are popular targets for critics. SUVs much like in the Naked Economics book example effect many other people. Many people who drive SUVs say they’re sturdy and dependable all-weather vehicles. Critics however, note several problems with SUVs, and say that they have a large effect on the people of The United States. With the increase in SUV popularity throughout the United States, there have been several more negative effects laid upon SUVs than positive ones. Changes in America’s culture can be credited as one of the main causes, which have helped increase SUVs in the United States. Marketed as fashionable, sporty and safe vehicles, the SUV's popularity has skyrocketed. This being said, it is much more socially acceptable to have a large and powerful GMC Suburban in our society, than a
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course ECON 110 taught by Professor Vernon during the Summer '07 term at BYU.

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