What should I replace my Suzuki SX4 S-Cross with?

I currently own a 2016 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross manual petrol. After 59000 miles of good service I am wondering whether to update. It was purchased to deal with rough rural roads and occasional snow, although the 4x4 ability has been used only rarely. Would all season tyres be as good as 4x4 with my kind of usage? If I don't stay with Suzuki, what alternatives should I consider?

I would need something with a good reliability record and my budget would be about £10k plus the part ex value.

Asked on 17 April 2023 by Mark Jessop

Answered by Andrew Brady
For rough rural roads and only occasional snow, a two-wheel-drive SUV with all-season tyres will be more economical and should be more than capable.

A Skoda Karoq with the 1.5 TSI petrol engine could be a good replacement for your Suzuki. It's a very versatile SUV that represents excellent value for money on the used market. Alternatively, the slightly sportier SEAT Ateca would be worth a look, as would the excellent Kia Sportage.
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