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Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
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Rivals

Hyundai Santa Fe (06-12)

4 out of 5 4.0

The Santa Fe is one of the best cars in the Hyundai line-up and a great 4x4. It has a versatile seven-seat option, a good quality interior, comfortable ride and a cracking diesel engine. It stacks up well alongside the competition too and there are few cars that can match it on space, equipment and value for money. Alternatives like the Toyota RAV4... read more

PROS

Attractive styling, great diesel engine, available with seven seats, generous equipment levels, five year warranty

CONS

Weak V6 auto combination, vague steering, some body roll in bends

Kia Sorento (03-09)

3 out of 5 3.0

Kia's large 4x4 is big on looks, big on value and big on ability. It's a great all-round package and well worth considering, even compared to more established and upmarket models. Along with a spacious cabin, the Sorento comes generously equipped, so it's great value for money while the diesel engine provides strong performance and plenty of... read more

PROS

Capable off-road, neat styling, well equipped, strong diesel engine, spacious cabin

CONS

Firm ride, steering lacks feel, drab interior design

The second-generation Mitsubishi Outlander is the best car the Japanese company has produced in years. Nearly all models come with seven seats, making it a good choice for larger families, while the interior is well built and durable.There's plenty of cabin space, it's very good to drive and comes well equipped - even in entry-level trim. read more

PROS

Available with seven seats, comfortable, good to drive, Volkswagen-sourced diesel

CONS

Cramped rearmost seats, narrow boot space