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  • Hyundai Nexo SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    High-tech hydrogen Hyundai pushes premium at a price

    Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • There isn’t a cleaner, more environmentally friendly type of car
    • It’s comfortable, quiet and packed with high-tech kit
    • Can effectively drive itself if local laws will allow
    • Doesn’t look as divisive as Toyota Mirai

    CONS

    • List price likely to be prohibitively high
    • Infrastructure must grow significantly
    • Driver-assistance kit ahead of curve
    • Too early to judge price and spec against rivals
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  • Volkswagen Touareg SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Impressively luxurious full-size SUV majors on comfort and tech

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £51,595 - £58,195

    PROS

    • Impressive luxury-car refinement
    • Clever new multimedia system
    • Adaptable handling characteristics
    • 3.5-tonne towing capacity

    CONS

    • No seven-seat option
    • No hybrid yet, one diesel offered
    • There's no disguising its bulk on the road
    • Another entry in a crowded market sector
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  • Porsche Cayenne SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Third-generation Porsche Cayenne SUV moves the game on

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £57,260 - £101,416

    PROS

    • Performance in spades
    • Fantastic steering
    • Modern, techy interior
    • Lots of space inside

    CONS

    • Harsh, sporty ride
    • Feels big on the road
    • Still not a looker
    • Not cheap to run
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  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    No other 4x4 can offer this mix of grit and glamour

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £143,305 - £143,305

    PROS

    • Go-anywhere off-road ability
    • Good to drive on road too
    • Indestructible quality
    • Generous equipment spec

    CONS

    • Very expensive
    • Only 585hp AMG for now
    • Profligate running costs
    • A little ostentatious!
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  • Lexus RX L (2018 onwards) Review

    Beautifully built and refined SUV; now capable of seating seven

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Very nicely finished cabin
    • Quiet, refined drive
    • Should prove reliable

    CONS

    • Woeful infotainment media system
    • Not much here for keen drivers
    • Adults will struggle in third row
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  • BMW X2 SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Slinky SUV blurs the line between 1 Series and X1

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £30,040 - £38,380

    PROS

    • Distinctive looks
    • Fun to drive
    • Good standard spec
    • Easy to personalise

    CONS

    • Smaller boot than X1
    • Less rear seat space too
    • Pricey from the off
    • Limited engine range
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  • Audi Q8 SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    A Q7 for those who don’t need seven seats

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Smooth, punchy engines
    • Excellent comfort levels
    • Lots of standard kit
    • Superb cabin
    • Lots of rear legroom

    CONS

    • Pricier than the Q7
    • Looks won’t be for everyone
    • Only one engine on offer from launch
    • Options will be expensive
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  • Dacia Duster SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Incredibly affordable small SUV offers style and substance

    Parkers rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Fantastic value – both cash and PCP finance
    • Practical, nicely designed interior
    • Pleasant to drive with slick gearbox
    • Well-equipped for the price
    • Small but offers appealingly boxy SUV stance

    CONS

    • More road noise than pricier rivals
    • Ride could be more settled
    • Rear seats don’t fold flat
    • Diesel models comparatively pricey
    • Uncertainty over petrol automatic option
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  • SsangYong Rexton SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Genuinely capable 4x4 can seat seven and tow big loads

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    New price: £28,495 - £38,495

    PROS

    • Tough, rugged and reliable workhorse
    • Long seven-year warranty
    • Huge boot in five-seat mode
    • Seven-seat version available

    CONS

    • Ride can be choppy
    • Not much engine/gearbox choice
    • Relatively unknown brand
    • Low fuel economy and high tax
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  • Mitsubishi Shogun Sport SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Excellent off-roader fails to convince on-road

    Parkers rating: 2.9 out of 5 2.9
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Excellent off-road ability
    • Good standard kit levels
    • Should be reliable

    CONS

    • Poor ride and overall comfort
    • Slow, thirsty diesel engine
    • Lacklustre interior quality
    • Vague handling
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