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  • Aston Martin DBX SUV (2020 onwards) Review

    Aston Martin’s most family-friendly model to date

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £160,230 - £160,230

    PROS

    • Four-door SUV body emphasises practicality
    • Arguably classier than a Bentley Bentayga
    • 4.0-litre V8 is well-proven in other applications

    CONS

    • Proportions are a little strange
    • Won't please purists
    • Is it ever likely to go off-road?
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  • Cupra Formentor SUV (2020 onwards) Review

    Hot new SUV blurs the lines between sports and utility

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • The first bespoke car from new brand Cupra
    • Available as a 245hp PHEV or 310hp AWD version
    • Launch edition available to pre-order now

    CONS

    • Will buyers understand Cupra?
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  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense SUV (2020 onwards) Review

    Elegant and chic in accomplished EV form

    Parkers rating: 3.7 out of 5 3.7
    New price: £33,990 - £39,490

    PROS

    • Striking styling inside and out
    • Comfortable, quiet drive
    • Plenty of tech on offer
    • Reasonable pricing

    CONS

    • Inferior range to competitors
    • Doesn’t handle as well, either
    • Sat-nav isn’t standard
    • Some controls could be easier to use
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  • Ford Kuga SUV (2020 onwards) Review

    Focus-based SUV is good, but lacks the Puma’s sparkle

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £24,615 - £38,455

    PROS

    • Packed to the rafters with kit
    • Flexible, practical interior
    • Fine handling still a hallmark

    CONS

    • Doesn’t feel much different from a Focus
    • Styling could prove divisive; lacks visual toughness
    • Ride firm on sportier trim levels
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  • Kia Sorento SUV (2020 onwards) Review

    Full-sized SUV brings tech and smart interior over its predecessor

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Flexible cabin space for up to seven passengers
    • Reasonable running costs
    • Well-equipped on all models

    CONS

    • Top models remain pricey
    • Hybrid models can struggle out of town
    • Two-wheel drive option could lower running costs further
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  • Land Rover Defender 90 (2020 onwards) Review

    Land Rover claims this is the best off-roader it's ever made - enough said?

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £43,625 - £78,215

    PROS

    • Promises brilliant off-road ability
    • Should be excellent on-road too
    • Looks purposeful and desirable

    CONS

    • Will be cramped for six adults
    • Rear-seat access requires agility
    • Not a cheap vehicle, but not poor value either
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  • Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class (2020 onwards) Review

    Smallest SUV from Mercedes-Benz is an impressive performer

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £31,460 - £64,775

    PROS

    • High-tech but highly usable interior
    • Sleek, modernistic styling
    • Efficient engines

    CONS

    • Entry-level models lack the flashy dashboard
    • There's a wait for the plug-in hybrid model
    • Not as good to drive as the BMW X2
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  • Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe (2020 onwards) Review

    Excellent execution of a fashion-led idea. E-Class makes more sense.

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £73,100 - £81,185

    PROS

    • Sophisticated and well equipped
    • Fast and engaging to drive
    • Lots of presence
    • Rugged and practical

    CONS

    • Heavy
    • Compromised rear headroom
    • Not cheap
    • Awkward styling, divisive image
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  • Audi E-Tron SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    Audi’s first electric model sets an interesting benchmark

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £60,600 - £93,500

    PROS

    • Up to a claimed range of 234 miles
    • Performance, four-wheel drive traction
    • Spacious cabin for five people
    • High quality interior, refinement

    CONS

    • Can get expensive with top-spec models over £80k
    • Not as fast as Tesla Model X or Jaguar I-Pace
    • Less range than Hyundai or Kia EVs
    • UK fast-charging network needs to play catch-up
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  • Audi Q3 Sportback (2019 onwards) Review

    Sportier looks – but not performance – for this popular SUV

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £33,035 - £62,335

    PROS

    • Slinkier looks broaden small SUV's appeal further
    • Sophisticated interior remains practical
    • Heralds the introduction of mild-hybrid tech to Q3 range

    CONS

    • More expensive than the regular Q3
    • Doesn’t look that different either from most angles
    • Somewhat ordinary driving experience remains
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