It might be some time since the multitalented XC40 won our 2018 What Car? Car of the Year award, but we reckon it still cuts the mustard. It blends generous passenger space and a very practical boot with a quality interior and a top-notch safety rating. That means you are not only buying a stylish product, but one backed up with some substance. It's a better family SUV than a BMW X1 or X2, but check out the Range Rover Evoque as well, which is the XC40’s strongest rival.get the best price
Inscription trim pushes up the price, but not unbearably so. If you fancy some luxury, you might well be tempted. Leather seat trim, metallic paint, an electrically adjustable driver’s seat, front parking sensors, a powered tailgate, multicolour theatre ambient lighting, wood trim inlays and a crystal gearlever on automatic versions are all standard.
Engine: 1.5 T3 
The cheapest engine is the 161bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged T3 petrol, which is available exclusively with a manual gearbox and front-wheel drive. It's fine for anyone doing relatively low miles primarily around town, but it's certainly no ball of fire out on the open road.