The interior layout, fit and finish
The Alhambra provides a comfortable place for the driver – especially so if you go for our preferred SE trim. That’s because the driver then benefits from seat height adjustment to go with the generous amount of steering wheel adjustment as standard.
Once comfortable, the driver gets a decent view forwards thanks to the Alhambra’s huge windscreen and thin front pillar, while a glance over the shoulder reveals more tall, wide glass and thin pillars to give plenty of confidence on the motorway.
Furthermore, the pedals on manual models line up nicely with the driver’s seat, so there are no awkward angles to sit at and none of the Alhambra’s dash buttons require a stretch in order to operate them.
A 6.5in touchscreen infotainment system comes as standard, flanked by menu shortcut buttons, and, for extra money, you can add sat-nav and a rear view camera, although the screen stays the same size. Overall, it’s a good system, with decent response times and logically thought-out menus, but some of the onscreen graphics look a little dated next to the newest systems on offer in rivals.