The safest new SUVs in the UK

Buying a car that will transport and protect your family is one of life's most important decisions, with SUVs at the top of many people's wish lists. But which of these stylish, high-riding vehic...

1. The safest new SUVs in the UK
Safest SUVs
Volkswagen Tiguan front
Volkswagen Tiguan crash test
Kia Niro front
Kia Niro crash test
Range Rover Velar front
Range Rover Velar crash test
Toyota C-HR front
Toyota C-HR crash test
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross front
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross crash test
DS 7 Crossback front
DS 7 Crossback crash test
 Jaguar F-Pace front
 Jaguar F-Pace crash test
Volkswagen T-Roc front
Volkswagen T-Roc crash test
 Subaru XV front
 Subaru XV crash test
Volvo XC60 front
Volvo XC60 crash test
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With their tough looks, 4x4s and SUVs have long been seen as some of the safest cars on the road. But in reality there are sizeable differences between the best and worst performers.

This is highlighted by the crash tests conducted by the independent safety assessors at Euro NCAP. So, if you're looking for a new SUV to keep you and your family safe, what should you choose?

Below we count down the 10 SUVs that have received the highest scores since the latest – and toughest – version of the Euro NCAP test was introduced at the start of 2016. Scores are out of 400.

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