Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are quickly gaining popularity in the UK because of their many outstanding features. The SUVs are spacious thus giving you a comfortable ride while driving. These luxurious and stylish vehicles are taller and bigger than other cars and are popular with families who live in the countryside. But SUVs are not popular because of their robust nature and boot size. They are fuel efficient and can be driven on all roads. We have handpicked 10 most exciting 7 seat SUVs that are not only stylish but affordable.
Starting Price: £33,425
It is not by chance that the Hyundai Santa Fe features on top of this list of most exciting SUVs. This vehicle won the Best Seven-Seater in the prestigious Parkers New Car Awards 2019. The Santa Fe is a spacious 3-row SUV that comfortably seats a family of seven and has a powerful V6 engine. The interior is well designed with the third-row seats accessible via the press of a button. In addition, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a high-tech SUV as it features an 8-inch touchscreen on the dashboard.
Starting Price: £28,335
The SEAT Tarraco is a well-equipped and practical 7 seats SUV that features a durable cabin. It is SEAT’s biggest ever SUV that was built to rival vehicles such as the Skoda Kodiaq and the Hyundai Santa Fe. This car has a stunning look considering that large SUVs such as this one look cumbersome. The Tarraco is quite enjoyable to ride and comes with a good range of engines which are inexpensive to run. This SUV is quite a high tech as it comes equipped with a huge 10.2-inch touch screen display which is available on the dashboard.
Starting Price: £26,755
Skoda Kodiaq is an affordable and one of the best-equipped SUVs that you can buy in the UK today. This large and stylish SUV is quite affordable compared to its rivals and is the first 7 seats car produced by the Czech company. The Kodiaq offers a comfortable ride and is by far less bouncy than the popular Nissan X-Trail. It is powered by the 148bhp 2.0 diesel engine which is less noisy than diesel engines used in the X-Trail and the Sorento. The passenger seats are quite spacious while there are many storage spaces, including large door pockets.
Starting Price: £31,575
The Land Rover Discovery Sport is one of the best off-road SUVs that we have handpicked for you. Discovery Sport is a great SUV if you are looking for a vehicle that is compact and has a lot of storage space. Its interior is quite sporty and features high-end elements such as leather upholstery and high-tech features. The front seats are quite enjoyable for mum and dad, but the second-row seats are where all the praise comes in. These seats have more leg room and can recline and decline as you wish.
Starting Price: £29,935
The Nissan X-Trail is a wonderful contribution to the competitive mid-size SUVs. This vehicle competes with the likes of Peugeot 5008, Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe Skoda Kodiaq and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, which are all on this list. However, what makes the X-Trail stand out from the rest of the pack is its good off-road capability as well as striking interior design. This makes it a viable option than the more expensive Land Rover Discovery Sport. The X-Trail is quite an improvement from its predecessors when it comes to comfort and quality interior design.
Starting Price: £52,235
If you are looking for a luxurious mid-size SUV then look no further than the Volvo XC90. This stylish SUV features an upscale cabin and has enough space to fit cargo and passengers. It features 3 rows of seats which makes it possible to accommodate a family of seven. What makes the XC90 stand out from the rest of its rival is that it is safe, comfortable and extremely enjoyable to ride. In addition, this SUV is fuel efficient meaning that you will not spend a lot of money to drive this vehicle.
Starting Price: £26,259
If you were to buy a big car based on looks only then you would want to get this incredible SUV. The Peugeot 5008 is an improvement of the older model 3008 as it is more spacious and features a third row of seat. Just like its predecessor, the 5008 has a luxurious and excellent interior which makes its rivals look rather dull. This 7-seat SUV runs on a diesel engine and is decent and comfortable to drive. When it comes to noise and vibration, the 5008 is much quieter than the likes of Nissan X-Trail and Skoda Kodiaq.
Starting Price: £30,295
The previous five-seat Volkswagen Tiguan was a huge success when it first came out and now Volkswagen is offering a bigger SUV model. As the name suggests, the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is quite spacious and can accommodate up to seven passengers. Tiguan Allspace stretches by 109 mm and is longer by 215 mm compared to a normal car. The benefit of this is that it provides extra legroom and a larger boot. This SUV rides very well and is quite smooth on speed bumps.
Starting Price: £28,245
Mitsubishi Outlander ranks lowly here because it is not a compact SUV. Other than being fuel efficient and offering third-row seating, the Outlander displays few merits than other SUVs on this list. On the merits side, the Mitsubishi Outlander is big shiny chrome and is black grille and has 7 seats perfect for the whole family. This SUV has a 148bhp diesel engine and can accelerate from 0 to 60 seconds in 10.2 seconds.
Starting Price: £30,250
KIA has made a name for itself thanks to the impressive SUVs they have produced in recent years. One of their recent models is the Sorento which is not only stylish to look at but is also comfortable on the road. This SUV is perfect for your family as it has 7 seats and is spacious inside. The interior of the vehicle features a cabin which is thoughtfully designed and is powered by a V6 engine. The KIA Sorento is the best equipped and luxurious SUV that is produced by this Korean company.