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Can you recommend a 4WD vehicle that had a large boot?

I am looking to swap my 2011 Land Rover Freelander. For work reasons, I need $WD but I need a bigger boot space than the Freelander. I have looked at the Skoda Kodiaq, which has a sizeable boot butI'm not really sure the 4WD system will actually get me across muddy fields and through snow when needed (I'm an equine vet)? The older Land Rover Discovery would be okay, but it is a bit pricey. I'm looking to spend £20,000 - £25,000. Is a pick-up too big for day to day driving? Any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.

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When it comes to large and capable 4x4s, the prices are sadly quite high. However, if you’re willing to make a few sacrifices on refinement, you can still get a great and practical SUV for your business needs. The Dacia Duster, for example, is available with four-wheel drive and is handy off road. It’s affordable too and well within your budget: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/dacia/duster-2012/

The SsangYong Rexton is probably the largest proven 4x4 SUV that’s within your budget. It’s not the smoothest of cars to drive on the road, but the boot is huge and it’ll cope with everything a muddy field or harsh winter will throw your way: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/ssangyong/rexton-201.../

If your business is VAT registered, you can reclaimed the tax on a pick-up and there is lots of choice: For our top 10, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-top-10s/top-10-most-econ.../

For our guide on commercial vehicle tax, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-tax/van-tax-explained-wh.../
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