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Nissan Qashqai

4.4 out of 5 4.4

The original Nissan Qashqai has become a sales phenomenon for the car maker in the same way the iPhone is for Apple. As the first mass-market family crossover, it sparked a generation of imitators, from the Renault Kadjar and Volkswagen Tiguan, to the Kia Sportage and Ford Kuga. It’s easy to see why buyers are hooked:... read more

PROS

  • Roomy, easy-to-use interior
    Sharp looks, well built
    Loaded with kit
    Low emissions
    Roomy, easy-to-use interior
  • Sharp looks, well built
  • Loaded with kit
  • Low emissions

CONS

  • Boot not that big
    Lacks exclusivity
    Boot not that big
  • Lacks exclusivity
  • Interior feels off the pace
  • Five seats only

Renault Kadjar

4.2 out of 5 4.2

Strip away the curvaceous bodywork of the Renault Kadjar SUV and what’s underneath is very similar to the Nissan Qashqai. In fact, it’s a product of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which means the best from both firms in terms of chassis design, engine line-up and gearboxes. The styling, technology, interior fixtures and fittings are all pure... read more

PROS

  • Comfortable seats
  • Cheap to run
  • Well-equipped
  • Practical design

CONS

  • Some scratchy plastics
  • Disappointing manual gear change
  • Looks won’t suit all tastes
  • No high-powered diesel

Peugeot 3008 SUV

4 out of 5 4.0

The first Peugeot 3008 was a mish-mash between a people carrier and an SUV, with questionable styling but a spacious, family-friendly interior. The new model is much more definite. This is a 4x4-wannabe with bold looks, raised ride height and plenty of ground clearance. Don’t think that this is an actual off-roader, though. Four-wheel drive is not... read more

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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