I want to replace my SUV with a smaller crossover. What do you advise?

I have a 2017 Nissan X-Trail with 35k miles. I love it but I'm finding it just too big. However, I want to retain the high driving position, heated seats and power tailgate. I'd only be able to add a couple grand to whatever I get for the X-Trail in part-exchange. Any suggestions? I'm appreciative of any advice offered. Thank you.

Asked on 24 March 2021 by Helen P Currie

Answered by Andrew Brady
We'd recommend a Skoda Karoq. It's a great crossover SUV that represents excellent value for money. A powered tailgate is standard on high-spec SportLine and Edition models, but is offered as an option on the rest of the range. Alternatively, look at a Peugeot 3008. It comes with an electric tailgate on the top-spec GT Premium, but it's available as an option on the Allure Premium and GT.
Similar questions
I own a Kia Ceed Sportswagon. My concern with this car is the rear legroom, due to the fact that my little one feet are now touching the back of the drivers seat, and not only is this uncomfortable but...
Which EVs have a high driving position?
What would you suggest for my next car or SUV on a budget of £12,000? It needs to be easy to drive, cheap to tax, fuel efficient, high spec, high seating position, reliable and comfortable. I do 17,000...
Related models
Good quality, practical interior. Efficient diesel engine with plenty of torque. Much improved CVT automatic transmission. Comfortable ride.
Well-finished, stylish cabin. Well-equipped as standard. Full-colour digital instruments on all models.
High quality interior with a premium feel. Very practical with a large boot. Quiet and comfortable on the move. One of the best crossovers around.

 

Value my car