Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose
The consummate big family SUV. Spectacular off-road, now better on it, but is it just too Range Rover for its own good?
A safe way to move a family around in style.
If you ‘get’ the Wrangler, this one’s easier to live with than ever before and just as easy to love. If you don’t, there’s always the Skoda Kodiaq
Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
A giant, kitted out seven-seat 4x4 for the price of a top-spec Qashqai. Only apply if you like your driving rufty-tufty
It’s brilliant. But only up to a point. Pity. It could be so much better...
If you don't get excited by driving, perfectly acceptable. But there should be something more to it than that, no?
The Subaru XV can manage more than many of its competitors off-road, but it's let down by its engine and gearbox
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality
A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families.
More grown up and all the better for it. Priced very keenly too - it's a smart shout.
Volvo has made something nicely distinctive here. It'd be impressive even if they'd been practicing for years
We've had to wait for it, but the new Mondeo has been well worth it.
Been around for a few years, but still among the best of its ilk
The Karoq might have lost its predecessor’s personality, but on every other front it’s a better car than the one it replaces
Renault’s Qashqai rival is conveniently a rebodied… Qashqai. A fine appliance for family transport
Easy to own but there's not a lot of flair compared to its myriad rivals
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.