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
20 July 2019

Audi Q7 2019 Awards front right tracking

1. Audi Q7

Like the rival Volvo XC90, the Audi Q7 has four-wheel drive as standard but is geared towards surefooted on-road use, rather than traversing muddy fields. It’s also an extremely practical car, thanks to a generously proportioned interior and a huge boot. But what really sets the Q7 apart is its stunning interior, sensational refinement and pillowy ride.

Our pick: 45 TDI quattro S line Tiptronic

Read our full Audi Q7 review or find a great Q7 deal


The seven-seat SUV to avoid:

Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi Outlander diesel

Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV has been a staggering success in the UK, because its plug-in hybrid powertrain means it qualifies for low tax and, until recently, a grant from the Government. Unfortunately, if you want a seven-seat Outlander, you have to go for the 2.2-litre diesel model, which keeps the PHEV's numb steering and unsettled ride but is much less frugal.

Read our full Mitsubishi Outlander review or find a great Outlander deal

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