The Skoda Karoq is a top-drawer family SUV, offering comfort and superb practicality for a competitive priceread the full model review
The next rung up gets a decent blend of useful equipment and some luxuries. The big news is the addition of VarioFlex seats that add a large dose of extra versatility. You also get Alcantara upholstery, heated front seats, an 8.0in touchscreen with sat-nav, keyless entry and go, front parking sensors, a rear-view camera, LED headlights and bigger 18in alloy wheels. Well worth considering if you can stretch to it.
This 2.0-litre diesel combines strong performance with decent economy, especially if you avoid four-wheel drive. Just remember it’s a fair bit more expensive than our favourite 1.5-litre petrol engine, so you’ll have to do plenty of miles to recoup the cost. Available as a manual or automatic.