Best and worst luxury SUVs
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 ones to avoid...
1. Audi Q7
Audi's flagship 4x4 is the best luxury SUV you can buy. It's relaxing to drive, comfortable to sit in and pleasantly efficient to run, while its interior is plush enough to compete with models that cost twice as much.
As if all that weren't enough, the Q7 is very practical, offering more than enough space for families and their luggage and seven seats as standard.
Our pick: 45 TDI Sport
The luxury SUVs to avoid
Jeep Grand Cherokee
If you'll regularly be going off road, then the Grand Cherokee is certainly a capable mud-plugger. Trouble is, it's not especially impressive on the road, and there's no seven-seat option either.
The Maserati Levante is spacious and well equipped, but the driving experience doesn’t live up to the badge’s promise. The diesel engine is noisy, the handling stodgy and the ride bumpy.