The VW Touran is roomy, practical, extremely well built and good to drive. It's expensive, but well worth the extraread the full model review
This gets navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirrorlink as standard, but otherwise it’s mostly style upgrades. SE Family is much better value given that it’s slightly less expensive than SEL but gets the panoramic roof that SEL doesn’t.
The 2.0 TDI 150 is more refined than the 1.6-litre diesel, and offers a great balance between performance and economy. It picks up smartly from low revs and has plenty of mid-range shove, meaning you can make good progress without having to thrash the engine hard, even on the motorway. This also helps the economy, which it’s claimed is up to 64.2mpg.