The 5008 is stylish, practical and good to drive. It's also relatively affordable to run, especially if you go for the peppy, but still efficient and frugal, 1.2 Puretech 130 petrol. If you're not bothered about seven seats and fancy something a little better equipped then the Mazda CX-5 is well worth considering, but otherwise, for our money the 5008 is one of the best seven-seat SUVs you can buy.read the full model review
Adds over Allure a plumbed-in interior air freshener, wireless phone charging, part-leather-effect seat trim and LED headlights. You also get nicer trims inside, but it’s not really worth the extra outlay in our book.
You might think that the entry-level 129bhp 1.2-litre engine would be too small to power a seven-seat SUV, but it’s actually surprisingly peppy, eager to rev, and plenty good enough to meet most people's performance aspirations. It’s frugal, managing 36mpg in our True MPG real-world economy test, quiet and available with a choice of a six-speed manual or automatic gearboxes.