Best cars for dogs - and dog owners

Wondering which car is best for you and your furry friend? Here we reveal the top 10 cars for dogs and their owners...

Best cars for dogs 2023

According to a survey by the aptly-named pet food supplier UK Pet Food, there are currently around 12 million dogs in the UK. So, it’s only natural that many car buyers want a model that suits both them and their four-legged companion(s).

Practicality is key here; any car which won’t allow your dog to stand up and lie down in comfort is best avoided, as are those with substantial boot lips which only a show jumping canine would be able to clear.

Best cars for dogs 2023

The best of the bunch offer not only great practicality and easy access, but also build quality fit to withstand as many claws as are thrown at it, and a whole host of accessories to keep you and your dog both comfy and safe.  

If any of the models below take your fancy – including the best all-rounder for dogs and their owners, the Skoda Superb Estate – simply click on the relevant links to find out more, or see how much you could save by using our free New Car Buying service. Or if you're looking for pet accessories, including the best dog guards, then we've rated those separately.