The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is spacious, well finished and good to drive, if a little expensiveread the full model review
Luxury cars add plusher trim pieces, 17in wheels, a sliding rear bench and electric folding rear seats over SE. You also get leather seats, which are nice but do push the price up over similarly specced Sport models.
We haven’t driven this entry-level three-cylinder diesel, but the performance figures suggest it’ll struggle with a heavy load on board. On the plus side, it’s the most efficient engine in the range.