Jeep and nasty

I have a 2000 Jeep Cherokee (the worst car I've ever had) that I need to change before anything else goes wrong. I need a reasonably spacious car that can deal with daily 9km of rough track. I have been looking at secondhand Freelanders, Volvos, SAAB estates and a Peugeot 307SW. My mechanic says that a normal estate car would not stand up to the rough road. Many thanks for any advice!

Asked on 15 May 2010 by S.C., via e-mail

Answered by Honest John
The best thing I've ever driven on dirt roads is the Hyundai Santa Fe Mk II 2.2 diesel auto. 70mph on rocks and dirt and felt like it was on a motorway. The latest version of it should be even better.
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