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Parkers overall rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
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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

The Range Rover Evoque - first launched in 2011 - has been a roaring success for Land Rover, quickly becoming its bestselling car in the range. It's easy to see why it's such a success - it offers buyers Range Rover looks and luxury for a fraction of the price, while remaining one of the most practical SUVs of its size thanks to a spacious interior... read more

PROS

  • Stylish and desirable image
  • Interior is refined and classy
  • Capable on- and off-road
  • Holds its value very well

CONS

  • Media system really lags behind rivals
  • High cash prices and PCP finance costs
  • Feels quite wide for a compact SUV
  • Rear visibility is a little limited

MINI Countryman (10-17)

4 out of 5 4.0

The MINI Countryman is a new entrant to the lucrative crossover market. When rival Nissan launched its Qashqai crossover the strange name masked the genius behind its conception. With more than 250,000 worldwide sales now that name doesn't seem quite so strange. All-new Model MINI’s biggest model to date is has jumped on to the crossover bandwagon... read more

PROS

  • Fun handling
  • Bargain entry level price
  • Stylish looks
  • Excellent residuals
  • Low servicing costs
  • Economical

CONS

  • Noisy engines
  • Interior prone to rattles and buzzing
  • Feels a little tinny
  • Rear seats don't fold completely flat
  • Counter-intuitive switchgear and controls

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