What's the best petrol and automatic SUV?

In your review of the SEAT Ateca you refer to possible lag with the petrol/auto combination. I've driven a manual Ateca which is good in all respects. Should I be concerned about ordering an auto. What other options might there be with other manufacturers?

Asked on 23 December 2016 by Robert Stranks

Answered by Honest John
The Ateca gets the new 7-speed dual wet clutch DSG, whether petrol or diesel, and that's a lot better than the disastrous 7-speed dry clutch DSG and the old 6-speed wet clutch DSG. But you can go torque converter with the Suzuki Vitara S or the Peugeot 3008 with Grip Control.
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