Pity the poor MPV. In that dim and distant age before SUVs and crossovers ruled the roads these spacious, practical cars were the perfect family vehicle, with multiple rows of seating, big boots and endlessly adaptable interiors. Some of them even handled pretty well and, for all the ‘giving up on life’ stigma, many were actually better to drive, more efficient and genuinely useful than any aspirational SUV. A few die-hards remain and while fashion has moved on the actual demand for MPV versatility hasn’t gone away. Arguably they are indeed re-entering the motoring landscape, some under the cover of new and more fashionable branding.
The seven best MPVs on sale
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