Best and worst MPVs and people carriers 2018
Which people carrier is the best buy? There's a variety of great seven-seaters, as well as smaller MPVs to choose from. Here are our favourite MPVs and the ones to steer clear of...
There was a time when all a good MPV needed to do was to provide space for all the family and their luggage, and have a big enough fuel tank to cope with long motorway journeys.
Things are a little different now, though. Outright space is still important, but how that space is packaged is even more critical. A new people carrier should offer a versatile interior that can adapt to a raft of scenarios. If it seats seven, the rear pair of seats should be able to fold flat into the floor, and the seats should be able to be moved and folded independently of each other.
Our favourite MPVs also provide a comfortable, relaxing environment, plus plenty of safety kit to protect passengers from harm. We expect them to have a generous standard specification, combined with running costs that won’t break the bank, too.
Read on for our pick of the very best people carriers and MPVs, as well as the ones to avoid.