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Rivals

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

Jeep Renegade

3.5 out of 5 3.5

This is the all-new Jeep Renegade, a small 4x4 from the American brand more famous in recent years for large, thirsty off-roaders. Its main rivals are probably the Skoda Yeti and MINI's Countryman, and sure enough we're expecting pricing (when released towards the start of 2015) to be around the same. We're impressed with this new Jeep. It drives... read more

PROS

  • Rugged, spacious and good to drive
  • Fairly cheap to run
  • Trailhawk great off-road
  • Excellent nine-speed gearbox

CONS

  • Non-Trailhawks not as good to drive
  • Diesel engines noisy
  • Styling may not appeal

Nissan Juke

3.5 out of 5 3.5

When it arrived in 2010, the Nissan Juke was one of the earlier supermini-sized crossovers. Nissan capitalised on the success of the larger Qashqai by launching this quirky-looking compact crossover, and it's been a popular choice for buyers ever since.  Despite being nearly 10 years old, the Juke still looks fresh among countless rivals that... read more

PROS

  • Quirky styling still looks eye-catching
  • Feels compact and useful around town
  • Generous standard equipment list 
  • Frugal 1.5-litre diesel engine

CONS

  • Firm ride on models with larger wheels
  • Some interior quality issues
  • Cramped and claustrophobic in the back
  • Underwhelming petrol engine