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MPV / People Carrier car reviews

If you need to fit lots of people in your car, have a lot of luggage to transport, and like a high driving position, then a people carrier is the car for you. 

People carriers, also known as MPVs, are ideal if you need a lot of space, and have up to six passengers. Luckily, if you’re looking for a new people carrier to buy, we have loads of MPV reviews. 

Our expert advice will help you choose the right people carrier for you and your family. 

Read our people carrier reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners’ reviews.

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MPV / People Carrier car reviews

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  • Mercedes-Benz EQV MPV (2020 onwards) Review

    The best van-based MPV gains a whole new appeal

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

    PROS

    • Concept EQV previews a full production model
    • Order book likely to open before the end of 2019
    • Claimed 248-mile range, 204hp electric motor

    CONS

    • Barely any different to the V-Class to look at
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  • Mercedes-Benz B-Class MPV (2019 onwards) Review

    Practical version of the popular A-Class hatchback

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    New price: £27,565 - £37,670

    PROS

    • Eye-catching and tech-heavy interior
    • Comfortable drive on most models
    • Wide range of petrol and diesel engines
    • Reasonable practicality

    CONS

    • Infotainment controls are fiddly
    • Some interior plastics disappointing
    • Boot isn’t as big as you’d expect
    • No hybrid or pure-electric version
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  • Citroën Berlingo MPV (2018 onwards) Review

    Masses of space in this flexible van-derived car

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £20,415 - £28,630

    PROS

    • Even more practical than before
    • Comfortable, relaxed to drive
    • Efficient range of engines
    • Decent build quality

    CONS

    • Good value, but not a bargain
    • No disguising it’s a van with windows
    • Front-end styling not to all tastes
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  • Peugeot Rifter MPV (2018 onwards) Review

    Practical MPV is a sensible and refreshing SUV alternative

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £21,080 - £28,795

    PROS

    • Versatile interior set-up
    • Seven-seat version available from 2019
    • Vast interior
    • Very comfortable

    CONS

    • Manual gearboxes are weak
    • Limited petrol engine range
    • Some cheap interior plastics
    • Not as interesting as Citroen equivalent
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  • Vauxhall Combo Life (2018 onwards) Review

    Every realistic requirement for a family car in one box - literally

    Parkers rating: 3.6 out of 5 3.6
    New price: £21,190 - £29,250

    PROS

    • Impressive safety equipment
    • Spacious and comfortable
    • Room for three child seats

    CONS

    • A little uninspiring to look at
    • Even high-end models quite basic
    • In-house rivals have braver design
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  • Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo (2017 onwards) Review

    Mercedes has upped the ante with its glampervan

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £50,160 - £59,500

    PROS

    • Glitziest luxury camper van yet
    • Beautifully crafted camping gear
    • Undaunting to drive day-to-day
    • Double bed very comfortable

    CONS

    • Up to five seats but only four beds
    • Much pricier than VW California
    • Sliding door on wrong side for RHD
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  • Vauxhall Viva Rocks (2017 onwards) Review

    Little reason to buy one over a regular Viva

    Parkers rating: 3.6 out of 5 3.6
    New price: £11,695 - £12,105

    PROS

    • Funky styling
    • Surprisingly good to drive
    • Comparatively spacious cabin
    • Cheap to run

    CONS

    • Small boot
    • Just one engine on offer
    • Lack of advanced safety kit
    • Poor value compared with regular Viva
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  • Peugeot 3008 SUV (2016 onwards) Review

    Crossover maxes out on style, practicality and economy

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £25,725 - £46,735

    PROS

    • Sharp and striking exterior styling
    • Slick, distinctive interior design
    • Punchy 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel

    CONS

    • Automatic gearboxes disappointing
    • Suspension could be more comfortable
    • Range-topping engines underwhelming
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  • Peugeot Traveller MPV (2016 onwards) Review

    Obviously van based and none the worse for it

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £34,930 - £46,200

    PROS

    • High driving position, nicely appointed dashboard and interior
    • Efficient and punchy engine range – even at entry-level
    • It takes eight people – rare at any price

    CONS

    • Not exciting to drive – but should you expect it to be?
    • With all the seats in place, the boot is cramped in standard version
    • Lower-spec version's front seats are rather unsupportive
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  • Renault Grand Scenic (2016 onwards) Review

    Stylish improvement over its predecessor but usability compromised

    Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    New price: £23,830 - £28,410

    PROS

    • Unconventional yet elegant design
    • Higher quality interior fittings
    • One-touch rear seat folding
    • Generous equipment levels
    • Hybrid addition to engine range

    CONS

    • Rear seating very cramped and not as flexible
    • Complex touchscreen multimedia slow to react
    • Excessive door mirror wind noise
    • Lumpy low speed ride quality
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