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Honda played a key role in creating the hugely-successful SUV sector with the popular CR-V and the latest model is something of a radical revamp, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Mazda’s given its CX-3 a mild update. Tom Wiltshire finds out what’s new and whether this compact is still fun to drive.

The Sportage, now Kia’s most popular UK model, marks its 25th anniversary with a facelift and fresh appeal. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out what makes it so popular.

Fiat’s 500X crossover has been updated – Rebecca Chaplin finds out what difference those changes have made.

Suzuki is now launching the fourth generation of its iconic, lightweight Jimny 4x4 which packs a heavyweight punch off-road. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out how good it is with an early drive.

Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV is the UK’s best-selling plug-in hybrid – Ryan Hirons drives the new, improved version of the popular, electrified SUV.

Doctor Who has the Tardis, Peugeot the roomy, practical seven-seat 5008 SUV – both deceptively roomy and ideal for space travel, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

The Skinner family are great brand ambassadors for Kia and NMG in Norwich with Colin and Brenda Skinner taking delivery of cars number 13 and 14.

Volkswagen’s third-generation Touareg flagship SUV benefits from a big injection of style, technology and prestige which has done wonders for its image, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

DS Automobiles is making a fashion statement with its DS 7 Crossback to stand out from the SUV crowd and help establish its standalone brand identity, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

SEAT has had a significant impact in a short time on the SUV market, following the Ateca with the compact Arona that’s big on space and talent, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

The Sportage is a solid, well-priced SUV from Kia. It’s now been updated and gains more technology. Tristan Shale-Hester drives the new mild hybrid version.

The new RX L is first seven-seater Lexus has launched in Europe – Ryan Hirons finds out if this hybrid, luxury SUV makes a big impression too.

The Jeep Renegade has been given a new look for 2018, but is it enough to bring a rare machine to the forefront of its segment? Ryan Hirons finds out.

Vauxhall certainly offers buyers SUV and crossovers plenty to choose and has now launched a more rugged Rocks version of its Viva city car. Motoring editor Andy Russell says you pay the price for those chunkier looks.

Volkswagen’s third-generation Touareg may be the ‘budget buy’ of the upmarket Volkswagen Group SUVs but it has a premium feel, inviting interior and a host of hi-tech kit says Tom Wiltshire.

As SUVs become more and more luxurious, Toyota’s Land Cruiser is one of the few unashamedly old-fashioned off-roaders around. Tom Wiltshire finds out how it copes in the urban jungle.

Small SUVs are all the rage but why not simply add SUV design cues on to an existing hatchback? That’s the route Dacia has taken with the Sandero Stepway, says Tom Wiltshire.

SsangYong’s second-generation Musso pick-up offers loads of value for customers and loads of promise for the up-and-coming Korean brand in its drive to boost its UK image and sales, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

In what is becoming an increasingly-competitive market, Ford has given its EcoSport compact-SUV a makeover. Can this new model win over the masses? Will Rimell gets behind the wheel to find out.

Kia has risen to the challenge of the city car crossover craze with a more rugged-looking, SUV-styling Picanto X-Line. Motoring editor Andy Russell climbs aboard.

Known for its heavy-duty 4x4 hardware, Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross heralds a bold new era for the brand. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it is as good as it looks.

Motoring editor Andy Russell is pleasantly surprised by the all-round abilities of Subaru’s new XV, now much better placed to get to grips with compact crossover rivals and rough terrain.

Vauxhall’s large Grandland X has a new Ultimate flagship. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s loaded with kit but comes at a hefty price.

Hyundai has expanded its SUV range with the compact Kona. Fun and funky, it certainly gets noticed and lives up to the promise in the way it drives, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Skoda’s new Yeti-replacing Karoq SUV has loads going for it when it comes to practical, spacious and affordable family transport, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Everyone’s doing compact SUVs these days and now Mitsubishi has launched the Eclipse Cross to sit between its existing ASX and Outlander, says Tom Wiltshire.

Volkswagen’s expanding SUV range has been boosted by the Golf-sized T-Roc with eye-catching styling, personalisation and room for all the family. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s going to another big hit for Volkswagen.

Lexus is looking to make the most of the growing interest in hybrids by refreshing its NX 300h. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if this crossover ticks the boxes.

Volvo can do no wrong, reinventing its image with desirable models such as the award-winning XC60 mid-range SUV, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

“Comfort is the new cool”, according to Citroen, as it moves its latest C4 Cactus upmarket and away from SUV-like soft-roaders to compete with mainstream family motors. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s just so Citroen.

NMG has taken on two iconic, heritage automotive marques in MG and Isuzu and is looking forward to building the brands in Norfolk. Managing director Grant Long tells motoring editor Andy Russell why they are a good fit with the NMG business.

DS Automobiles breaks out from Citroen’s shadow with its eye-catching DS 7 Crossback designed to stand out in the premium SUV sector. Motoring editor Andy Russell samples its quirky Gallic charm.

The Skoda Karoq enters the fray of a crowded and talented compact crossover market – Tom Wiltshire puts it to the test.

SsangYong’s biggest challenge is not its vehicles but getting its name know – the all-new Rexton SUV winning 4x4 of the year is a huge boost, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Subaru claims its new XV compact crossover’s all-wheel-drive system makes it as good on the road as it performs off-road. Will Rimell puts it to the test.

Want a load-lugging, lifestyle 4x4, but an SUV is not your style? Vauxhall’s rugged Insignia Country Tourer could be the answer, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

SEAT has grown its SUV family with the Arona compact crossover, smaller sibling to the Ateca, but also set to be a big player as motoring editor Andy Russell finds out at its launch.

Volvo’s new XC40 compact is here but can it stand out in a crowded SUV market? Tom Wiltshire finds out.

Gallery Velar driving Range Rover’s future

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Velar, the fourth member of the Range Rover family, reveals an exciting new era and direction for the luxury brand, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

The mid-range Ateca has capably heralded SEAT’s next two-pronged assault on the fast-growing SUV sector, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out how it measures up in this competitive sector.

Hyundai has added a new SUV to the ever-popular crossover market. Aidan Rennie-Jones finds out how the Kona stacks up.

Nissan’s large X-Trail SUV is never going to be as popular as the smaller Qashqai but this flagship soft-roader’s seven-seat option now gives it a clear identity, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Skoda has now shaken up the large sport utility vehicle market with its Kodiaq. It’s a big, roomy family wagon with loads of style, space and value. Motoring editor Andy Russell climbs aboard.

The SEAT Arona is one of many compact SUVs about to enter the market. Jack Evans finds out if it has what it takes to stand out from the pack.

Nissan pioneered the crossover market with its best-selling Qashqai – motoring editor Andy Russell checks out the changes aimed at keeping it top of its game.

As its first sport utility vehicle, the Stelvio is a hugely important car for Alfa Romeo. Simon Davis finds out if it has what it takes.

Citroen’s new C3 Aircross is a colourful character joining the compact SUV market. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if this ‘supermini on stilts’ lives up to its looks.

MG has raised its game with the ZS compact SUV – style, value, good to drive and a seven-year warranty. No wonder it aims to double sales, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Peugeot is set to become a key player in the seven-seat SUV sector after reinventing its 5008. It’s stylish, roomy and pleasing to drive, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Jack Evans drives Range Rover’s latest hi-tech, cutting edge luxury sport utility vehicle – the Velar.

Nissan’s facelifted X-Trail has landed in the UK. Ryan Hirons heads to Snowdonia to find out what it’s like.

The SQ5 is the hottest version of Audi’s Q5 currently on sale. Jack Evans finds out how hot it really is.

Vauxhall’s growing SUV family has welcomed a new arrival with the compact Crossland X crossover replacing the Meriva multi-purpose vehicle. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it’s family friendly.

Land Rover’s fifth-generation Discovery is hugely imposing and equally impressive to drive and live with motoring editor Andy Russell’s only (minor) niggle that offset rear numberplate!

Desira is launching the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, its debut sport utility vehicle, with an exclusive test-drive event on Saturday.

The new Nissan Qashqai has landed in the UK. Simon Davis drives the latest version of the original, pioneering crossover to see how it fares.

Renault is the latest car-maker to expand its SUV line-up to three models with the launch of the large Koleos. Motoring editor Andy Russell checks it out at the UK launch.

Upwardly-mobile Volvo has started the next phase of its regeneration with the all-new XC60, Europe’s most popular compact SUV. Motoring editor Andy Russell gets a launch drive.

Mazda is looking to build on the success of its best-selling CX-5 sport utility vehicle with the new model now also targeting more premium models. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it delivers on the promise.

Gallery First drive: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Stelvio, which shares many components with the Giulia, is Alfa Romeo’s first venture into the sport utility vehicle market. Jon Reay finds out what it’s like.

Gallery First drive: MINI Countryman

Thursday, May 4, 2017

It may not look new, but MINI has made some big changes to the Countryman which is now the largest ever and more family friendly, says Andrew Evans.

Gallery Test drive: Dacia Duster

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Motoring editor Andy Russell finds the simple charms of the cheap and cheerful Dacia Duster SUV curiously endearing.

Gallery New Range Rover

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A new fourth member of the Range Rover family was revealed today when Land Rover released a teaser picture of the Velar.

SUVs drive booming sales

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

One in four new cars sold in Europe last year was a sport utility vehicle as the car industry boomed with registrations totalling 15.14 million.

Gallery Revealed: Vauxhall Crossland X

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Vauxhall has revealed its new Crossland X, its new compact crossover which arrives in showrooms in summer.

Skoda prices up new Kodiaq SUV

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Skoda has revealed pricing for its all-new Kodiaq sport utility vehicle ahead of ordering starting next month.

Skoda reveals new Kodiaq large SUV

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The new Skoda Kodiaq sport utility vehicles has finally been unveiled after months of teaser shots ahead of it going on sale early next year.

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