Best and worst small SUVs 2018

We've rounded up the very best small SUVs on sale in the UK right now, and pointed out the ones you should avoid...

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Darren Moss
6 Jun 2017 9:7 | Last updated: 14 Jun 2018 0:3

Best and worst small SUVs 2018

Toppling class titans such as the Nissan Qashqai is no easy feat, but such is the breadth of the Seat Ateca's talents. It has a spacious interior, class-leading handling and tempting pricing – and for those reasons it deserves its place at the top of our list. If you're looking for the best small SUV out there you've found it.

See what happened when the Seat Ateca took on the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Sportage in our group test.

Our pick 1.4 TSI 150 SE

Read our full Seat Ateca review

Find a great Seat Ateca deal


The small SUVs to avoid:

Subaru XV

Best and worst small SUVs 2018

The Subaru XV handles well and come with a strong diesel engine, but the ride and refinement are poor and it feels cheap inside, despite being expensive to buy.

Read our full Subaru XV review


Jeep Wrangler

Best and worst small SUVs 2018

The Wrangler is excellent off-road but unsophisticated on it, with roly-poly handling and a jittery ride. Vague steering and uncomfortable seats also add to the disappointment.

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