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.
The refined and punchy 2.0-litre diesel is a good engine, but it only comes with four-wheel drive. That’s great if you live down the end of a muddy farm track, but it does mean it's expensive to buy and fuel consumption isn’t as good as you’d think. Available as a manual or automatic.