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Parkers overall rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2

Rivals

Honda CR-V (07-12)

4 out of 5 4.0

Honda's CR-V is one of the UK's favourite 4x4s at a time when they seem to be coming under ever closer scrutiny by legislators and pressure groups. Far from being a polluting, inefficient monster truck, the CR-V is whiter than white. It takes up no more road space than a family saloon (it's shorter than the Honda Accord), returns fuel consumption... read more

PROS

Great in corners, unique styling, superb build quality, excellent diesel engine, refined

CONS

Not really an off-road vehicle, firm ride, no seven seat option

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

4.2 out of 5 4.2

Volkswagen has built on the success of the five-seat Tiguan with this larger, seven-seat brother called the Tiguan Allspace. In doing so, the German brand has moved into the seven-seat SUV market, rivalling established contenders such as the Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan X-Trail and Skoda Kodiaq. Compared to the five-seat Tiguan, the Allspace gets a... read more

PROS

  • Good practicality
  • Wide range of engines
  • Doesn’t look like a seven-seat car
  • Nice to drive
  • Excellent standard kit

CONS

  • Cramped third row of seats
  • Some cheap interior plastics
  • Noisy diesel engines
  • Pricey compared to the Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda Kodiaq SUV

4.6 out of 5 4.6

The Skoda Kodiaq is a full-sized seven-seat off-roader without the full-sized price tag - available for substantially less than its Kia, Hyundai, Nissan and Land Rover rivals. Despite the attention-grabbing prices, the Kodiaq is anything but a budget car, feeling a rung or two above the Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe and Nissan X-Trail when it comes... read more

PROS

  • Comfortable, practical interior
  • Very competitive list prices
  • Good roadholding and smooth ride
  • Up-to date kit and tech

CONS

  • Entry-level model is lacking desirable kit
  • Petrol models could do with more power
  • Manual gearbox is not the slickest
  • Interior is functional rather than special

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