I have £5000 to buy a 4x4. It needs to be able to carry two dogs and do decent mileage - what's your advice?

What 4x4 with a decent MPG, which can carry two large dogs in the boot space, for a budget of £5000 would you suggest? I travel roughly 7000 miles per year, mostly on B roads and occasional dual carriageways.

Asked on 2 March 2020 by Ben

Answered by Andrew Brady
I'd recommend a Honda CR-V with the petrol engine. It won't be the most frugal car but our data suggests you'll get very close to its official 34.4mpg figure (www.honestjohn.co.uk/realmpg/honda/cr-v-2007). Also, consider a Toyota RAV4. Both ought to be very reliable, practical choices.
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