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Crossovers and smaller off roaders
Good: Unique styling. Solid build. Excellent petrol engines including frugal yet peppy 1.2 TSI. Good space in the back. Frugal 1.6 TDI Greenline can return 60mpg+.
Bad: Original 1.8 TSI 4WD is thirsty. Unusual looks not for everyone.
Good: Good value for money. Comfortable and refined interior. Available with two or four-wheel drive. Low CO2 emissions. Five-year warranty. Generous equipment. Full size spare wheel.
Bad: Steering could do with a little more weight and feel.
Good: Best handling crossover apart from Mazda CX-7. Comes with useful split tailgate. Economical 2.0 TDCI engine. Two-wheel drive version available which emits just 156g/km.
Bad: Rear seats not as versatile as other SUVs this size. Quite pricey new. PowerShift diesel automatics emit 179g/km.
Good: Stylish. compact SUV in a similar fashion to the Range Rover Evoque. Impressive fuel economy and low CO2. Two and four-wheel drive available.
Bad: Front passenger space tight. Limited range of engines initially. Disconcertingly light steering at low speeds.
Good: Compact off-roader available with two or four-wheel drive. Car-like to drive. Economical diesel engine with various power outputs. Usefully large boot.
Bad: M Sport models on bigger wheels have stiff ride.
Good: Stylish and upmarket looks. Good quality feel to the interior. Seven-year warranty as standard. Very low CO2 for an SUV. Well equipped.
Bad: Ride could be better. A little noisy at speed. Warranty is limited to 100,000 miles so the similar Hyundai ix35 may be better for higher mileage drivers.
Good: Radical looks turn heads. Appealing mix between a hatch and an SUV. Seats four in comfort. Impressive direct injected 190PS 1.6-litre turbo drives well.
Bad: Small Boot. Small rear windows make back seats feel gloomy. CVT not very reliable. Standard 1.6 petrol noisy on motorway. 4WD dropped in 2014 revamp.
Good: Very comfortable front seats with good ride. Feels well built. Strong dCi diesels. Elevated driving position and good visibility.
Bad: Rear seats not as spacious as you'd expect. Can be crashy over potholes on larger wheels. 2.0 diesel particulate filter problems. Some quality problems.
Good: Impressive fuel economy for an SUV. Plenty of room for five plus luggage. Five-star Euro NCAP rating. Decent value for money.
Bad: No standard spare wheel. 1.6-litre petrol a bit lacklustre.
Good: More luxurious but not as practical as the previous version. Excellent, car-like road manners. Available with petrol and diesel automatics. Facelifted 2010.
Bad: Fairly pricey. On most models, the tailgate doesn't open wide enough unless you fit a different checkstrap. Tailgate spare wheel abandoned in favour of tyre repair kit. Starting to feel dated now.
Good: More practical MINI has five seats and a 350-litre boot. Available with impressive chain cam 1.6 diesel engine. Option of diesel automatic with 4WD.
Bad: Styling isn't a universal success and divides opinion. Top models are expensive.