Best and worst 7-seat cars 2020
Whether you're looking for a part-time seven-seater or a car to carry that many people on a regular basis, check out which ones to go for – and which to avoid...
1. Audi Q7
The Q7 is a luxury SUV that goes head to head with the BMW X5 and Volvo XC90. And, like those rivals, it has four-wheel drive to gain some off-road ability, but it’s geared towards sure-footed on-road use rather than traversing muddy fields. It’s also an extremely practical car, thanks to a generously proportioned interior and huge boot. But what really sets the Q7 apart is its stunning interior, sensational refinement and pillowy ride.
And the 7-seater to avoid...
Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV has been a staggering success in the UK, especially for company car drivers who value its low CO2 emissions. Unfortunately, if you want a seven-seat Outlander, you'd have to go for the 2.2-litre diesel model, which loses these advantages while keeping the PHEV's numb steering and unsettled ride.
Best luxury SUVs 2021
The best luxury SUVs are as practical as they are classy and as desirable as they are relaxing to drive. Here we count down the top 10 – and reveal the one to avoid
BMW X7 long-term test review
The BMW X7 is one of the largest and most luxurious SUVs you can buy, but does owning a car with such overtly American proportions really make sense in the UK? We’re living with one to find out