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.get the best price
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.
Engine:1.6 PureTech 180
This more powerful 179bhp 1.6-litre petrol comes with a six-speed automatic gearbox only. It adds a good slug of extra oomph over the1.2, but the additional costs to buy and run it tips us into recommending the 1.2 as the engine of choice.