What is the best seven seater for under £8000?

I'm looking for the best used 7 seater under £8000? I'm looking at Mazda 5, Ford S-MAX and the Toyota Verso.

Asked on 3 June 2024 by Peter Seed

Answered by David Ross
The Ford S-MAX is your best bet - it's roomy and as there are plenty about you'll have no problem getting spare parts, just check the service history and if it's an automatic, make sure the gearbox has been regularly serviced. The Toyota Verso is very reliable but quite small for a seven-seater. We like the Mazda 5 but there aren't as many on the used market, so you may have to travel to find a good one. You could also look at the Ford Grand C-MAX and the SEAT Alhambra/VW Sharan.
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