Best and worst seven-seat SUVs and 4x4s 2019

Whether you're planning to carry seven people on a regular basis, or just need an occasional third row of seats, there’s an SUV to suit your needs...

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Claire Evans
22 November 2018

New Mazda CX-5 & Ford Kuga vs Skoda Kodiaq

7. Skoda Kodiaq

New Mazda CX-5 & Ford Kuga vs Skoda Kodiaq

This is the first seven-seater car in Skoda's history, but you'd never guess it because it's full of clever touches that make it perfect for growing families. The cheapest trim you can have with seven seats is the SE, which gets you plenty of kit including dual-zone climate control and rear parking sensors.

Our pick: 2.0 TDI SE DSG

Read our full Skoda Karroq review or find a great deal

6. Kia Sorento

New Kia Sorento & Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace vs Peugeot 5008

The Sorento is closely related to the Hyundai Santa Fe, but it's a more practical option because its third row is spacious enough for adults, not just children. It also has a punchy engine, heavy towing capacity and a comfortable ride, although the very best rivals are more refined.

Our pick: 2.2 CRDi KX-2 auto

Read our full Kia Sorento review or find a great deal here

5. Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace