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Parkers overall rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
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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

Large seven-seat off-roaders typically come with equally large price tags. However, the Skoda Kodiaq is available for substantially less than 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... read more

PROS

  • Comfortable, practical interior
  • Seven-seat versions available
  • Very competitive list prices
  • Good roadholding and smooth ride

CONS

  • Entry model lacks desirable kit
  • Petrols could do with more power
  • Manual gearbox not the slickest
  • Upmarket interior is functional rather than special

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