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These are 20 of the best large SUV and family cars you can buy right now

Want an SUV? Take your pick from the sublime, silly and sensible... and everything in-between...

Ford Bronco fording water
  1. Aston Martin DBX

    Driving shot of the Aston Martin DBX

    "It’s a polarising thing – yet another bawdy V8 petrol SUV in a world increasingly turned on by efficiency. But saying that, it’s a very decent translation of Aston Martin into the cash-generating sector that is the SUV market."

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  2. Audi Q8

    Driving shot of the Audi Q8

    "It’s a complex car, the Q8. What feels initially like yet another thinly sliced niche actually resolves into a very capable SUV that’s a good deal more practical than the looks would suggest."

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  3. Bentley Bentayga

    Driving shot of Bentley Bentayga

    "It’s a force of nature, but an annoyingly irresistible one, helped by just how long, wide and heavy Bentleys are in the first place."

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  4. BMW iX

    Driving shot of BMW iX

    "The iX is a big comfy home-on-wheels, and a vast amount of technology has been poured into making sure the driver is soothed while the passengers kick back."

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  5. Cadillac Lyriq

    Static shot of Cadillac Lyriq

    "There’s no hiding the fact that we were surprised just how good the Lyriq is to behold and drive. The bold, new styling works in the metal and on the road. It manages to be both functional and special. This is Cadillac at its unique best again."

    Read more about the Cadillac Lyriq

  6. Porsche Cayenne

    Porsche Cayenne

    "The Cayenne’s always been a very good car, but it's now more desirable than ever, especially seeing as all the other sporting SUVs that have flooded the market after it have depended on increasingly obnoxious styling."

    Read more about the Porsche Cayenne

  7. Dacia Jogger

    Driving shot of Dacia Jogger

    "The Jogger certainly doesn't feel like a premium car – there's lots of hard plastic and exposed bits of metal about the place, but you don't feel like you're missing out here, the Jogger isn't pretending to be more than it is. What you end up with is a bargain family car that doesn't mind the abuse of everyday life."

    Read more about the Dacia Jogger

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  8. Ferrari Purosangue

    Driving shot of Ferrari Purosangue

    "Ferrari’s first attempt at a more practical, higher-riding vehicle has produced a four-door, four-seat, four-wheel drive SUV with a 6.5-litre V12 stuffed under the bonnet."

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  9. Ford Bronco

    Driving shot of a Ford Bronco fording water

    "Ford’s strap line is that the Bronco offers the ‘toughness of an F-Series, with the attitude of a Mustang’. And it emphatically achieves that."

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  10. Hyundai Santa Fe

    Driving shot of Hyundai Santa Fe

    "For some the Hyundai badge still won’t have the cachet of rivals, but if you can look past that the Santa Fe has a lot to offer."

    Read more about the Hyundai Santa Fe

  11. Kia EV6

    Static exterior shot of Kia EV6

    "Kia proving that forward-thinking doesn't need to be entirely wacky. An extremely attractive package that makes a lot of more premium manufacturers look at least two steps behind."

    Read more about the Kia EV6

  12. Land Rover Defender

    Land Rover Defender

    "The new Defender – particularly the 110 – also exceeds as a family car with a deep and wide backstory. It just makes you feel adventurous."

    Read more about the Land Rover Defender  

  13. Maserati Levante

    Driving shot of the Maserati Levante

    "The Levante is a much better all-rounder than many people give it credit for and deserves a wider audience."

    Read more about the Maserati Levante

  14. Mercedes Benz G-Class

    Static exterior shot of Mercedes Benz G-Class

    "The G-Class is a stalwart of the Mercedes range. That’s why it still looks the same. But don’t be deceived – underneath it’s been transformed."

    Read more about the Mercedes G-Class

  15. Nissan X-Trail

    Driving shot of the Nissan X-Trail

    "The X-Trail’s main sell is that it comes with seven seats, and now in a more fuel-sipping form thanks to Nissan’s quirky petrol hybrid powertrain."

    Read more on the Nissan X-Trail

  16. Peugeot 5008

    Driving shot of Peugeot 5008

    "It’s nothing special to drive, but it is comfortable, quiet, and possessing of one of the most interesting interiors available in a mainstream production car."

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  17. Range Rover

    Range Rover

    "This is a hugely confident car and a mighty achievement. Cleverly conceived, intelligently engineered and breathtakingly well designed, more than ever the Range Rover can legitimately claim to be the definitive luxury car."

    Read more about Land Rover Range Rover

  18. Rolls-Royce Cullinan

    Static studio shot of Rolls Royce Cullinan

    "Nothing symbolises human contrariness more than the rise of the vehicle designed to do things 95 per cent of its end users will never engage with and, depending on where you stand, the Cullinan is either the pinnacle of automotive achievement or a near-£300k white elephant."

    Read more on the Rolls-Royce Cullinan

  19. Skoda Kodiaq

    Static shot of Skoda Kodiaq

    "A former Top Gear award winner, the Skoda Kodiaq is among the most complete family cars you can buy for sensible money."

    Read more about Skoda Kodiaq

  20. Volvo XC90

    Volvo XC90

    "Clarity of thought is what sets the XC90 apart. It knows precisely what sort of car it’s trying to be and sticks to its game plan religiously."

    Read more about the Volvo XC90

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