Which car would you recommend as a workhorse and for towing a boat?

I currently drive a Toyota RAV4 and have been extremely happy with its versatility, reliability and comfort. I need good legroom being 6-feet 3-inches. It has been a great workhorse, helping to move flat several times for my daughters and also tow and launch my Drascombe Dabber. It is now time to change and I am faced with a myriad choices of similar type. What would you recommend from those available? Honda, Ford, Kia, Vauxhall, Hyundai, Toyota etc all produce models that are very alike. With a £15,000 to £18,000 budget for secondhand, where should I go next?

Asked on 17 August 2013 by AT, Aberdeen

Answered by Honest John
You could buy new, because the Peugeot 2008 with Grip Control and Goodyear Vector 4 Season tyres can do anything most 4WDs can do and can climb a 1-in-3 snow covered ski slope better than almost any of them. This video proves it: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/peugeot/peugeot-20...o
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