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Parkers overall rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3

Rivals

MINI Countryman SUV

4.1 out of 5 4.1

Given that the first Countryman wasn’t that good and had delusions of grandeur, MINI would be hard-pushed not to significantly improve on it with this second generation outing. Happily, it has succeeded. Rivalling the likes of Audi's Q2, the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the BMW X1 and, perhaps, the Mazda CX-3 or Jeep Renegade, the new Countryman has swollen... read more

PROS

  • Fit-for-purpose exterior design
  • Good interior quality
  • Impressive amount of space
  • Intuitive multimedia and connectivity
  • Plug-in hybrid available

CONS

  • Big for a MINI
  • Cockpit ergonomics
  • Fidgety ride quality
  • Expensive optional extras
  • Road noise on larger wheels

Volkswagen T-Roc SUV

4.4 out of 5 4.4

If you travel regularly, it won't surprise you that Volkswagen's sub-Tiguan SUV/crossover has been a substantial success. It's struck a chord with buyers who are looking for a smaller, funkier high-riding family car. It arrived at the end of 2017 with distinctive styling, a user-friendly and spacious interior, as well as a raft of bright colours... read more

PROS

  • Unusual, customisable looks
  • Low running costs
  • Large boot for class
  • Fun to drive in town and country

CONS

  • Too many options can hike price
  • Sub-par interior material quality
  • Top-spec models are pricey
  • Cheaper rivals cost less money

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

3.7 out of 5 3.7

Closely-related to the A-Class hatch it’s based on is the Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV. It’s a small crossover that’s the brand’s first foray into the compact end of the market, and rivals cars such as the Audi Q3, the BMW X1 and the Infiniti QX30 with which it shares its underpinnings. Pricier versions of the MINI Countryman and less expensive... read more

PROS

  • Chunky off-roader appearance
  • Diesel offers low running costs
  • AMG offers high performance
  • Three-pointed star badge appeal

CONS

  • Few real advantages over A-Class
  • Poor ride quality
  • Not that capable off-road
  • Lacks rivals’ practicality

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