Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
The Subaru XV can manage more than many of its competitors off-road, but it's let down by its engine and gearbox
More an SUV than a soft-roader. Patchy dynamics but well finished and has good off-road ability
The Eclipse Cross is a striking and mostly successful Qashqai rival
It’s not that the ASX is truly bad by any stretch of the imagination, it’s just that its competition is newer. And better.