MPV / People Carrier car reviews

If you need to fit lots of people in your car, have a lot of luggage to transport, and like a high driving position, then a people carrier is the car for you. 

People carriers, also known as MPVs, are ideal if you need a lot of space, and have up to six passengers. Luckily, if you’re looking for a new people carrier to buy, we have loads of MPV reviews. 

Our expert advice will help you choose the right people carrier for you and your family. 

Read our people carrier reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners’ reviews.

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MPV / People Carrier car reviews

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  • Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo (2017 onwards) Review

    Glamping doesn’t come much smarter than this

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £53,180 - £57,195

    PROS

    • Glitziest luxury camper van yet
    • Beautifully crafted camping gear
    • Undaunting to drive day-to-day
    • Double bed very comfortable

    CONS

    • Up to five seats but only four beds
    • Much pricier than VW California
    • Sliding door on wrong side for RHD
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  • Renault Scenic (2016 onwards) Review

    Renault’s top-selling MPV more practical than ever

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £21,605 - £30,805

    PROS

    • Sharp-suited elegant design
    • Much improved interior styling
    • One-touch rear-seat folding
    • Generous equipment levels
    • Hybrid addition to engine range

    CONS

    • Rear seating not as flexible
    • Complex touchscreen multimedia slow to react
    • Excessive door mirror wind noise
    • Lumpy low-speed ride quality
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  • Renault Grand Scenic (2016 onwards) Review

    Stylish improvement over its predecessor but usability compromised

    Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    New price: £23,445 - £32,605

    PROS

    • Unconventional yet elegant design
    • Higher quality interior fittings
    • One-touch rear seat folding
    • Generous equipment levels
    • Hybrid addition to engine range

    CONS

    • Rear seating very cramped and not as flexible
    • Complex touchscreen multimedia slow to react
    • Excessive door mirror wind noise
    • Lumpy low speed ride quality
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  • Peugeot Traveller MPV (2016 onwards) Review

    Obviously van based and none the worse for it

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £28,605 - £42,460

    PROS

    • High driving position, nicely appointed dashboard and interior
    • Efficient and punchy engine range – even at entry-level
    • It takes eight people – rare at any price

    CONS

    • Not exciting to drive – but should you expect it to be?
    • With all the seats in place, the boot is cramped in standard version
    • Lower-spec version's front seats are rather unsupportive
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  • Peugeot 3008 SUV (2016 onwards) Review

    Crossover maxes out on style, practicality and economy

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £22,495 - £33,695

    PROS

    • Sharp, striking exterior styling
    • Slick, distinctive interior design
    • Punchy 1.2-litre petrol and 1.6 diesel
    • Large, usable boot space
    • More luxurious than old 3008

    CONS

    • Below-par automatic gearboxes
    • Suspension could be smoother
    • Range-topping engines underwhelming
    • Diesel versions a little noisy
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  • Tesla Model X SUV (2016 onwards) Review

    Capable, roomy and fast – a pioneering left-field electric SUV

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £80,335 - £140,535

    PROS

    • Zero exhaust emissions, silent running
    • Sports car acceleration, all-wheel drive
    • Quick charge times, growing network
    • Optionally available with seven seats

    CONS

    • Pronounced wind and tyre noise
    • Real-world range sub-200 miles
    • Lumpy ride quality
    • Average fit and finish
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  • Volkswagen Caravelle (2015 onwards) Review

    Loads of space and surprising amount of grace

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £39,049 - £55,677

    PROS

    • Hugely spacious, practical and versatile
    • Surprisingly good to drive
    • Van-based underpinnings should last well
    • Choice of powerful petrol and diesel engines
    • Short- and long-wheelbase options

    CONS

    • Not cheap (but worth it)
    • Finding suitable parking can be tricky
    • Not the most composed ride
    • Less refined than conventional MPVs
    • Limited active safety options
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  • Volkswagen California (2015 onwards) Review

    The only factory-built camper van – pricey but brilliant

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £40,455 - £60,099

    PROS

    • Stunning piece of product design
    • Sleeps four people in style
    • Diesel engines range from 102-204hp
    • Comfortable and easy to drive
    • Lots of clever packaging and storage

    CONS

    • Not cheap – but still good value
    • Entry-level engine rather slow
    • Kitchen facilities limited to Ocean model
    • Feels top-heavy when cornering
    • Sat-nav and parking sensors optional
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