Vauxhall Antara SE
The Vauxhall Antara SE is a hugely positive SUV that’s ideal for families due to its practical, versatile and value for money nature. Great to look at and excellent to drive too, it’s loaded with equipment and doesn’t shy away from going off road either. What you get is something that just works and ticks all the right boxes, and features impressive safety and reliability scores. Under the bonnet you’ll note 2.0 and 2.2 litre diesel engines that are nicely sprightly as well as economical.
There’s no question the Vauxhall Antara SE is a good looking motor, and it boasts modern and stylish designs both inside and out. Indeed the cabin is comfortable, spacious, nicely finished and assembled in a robust kind of way. Boot space is 370 litres, which means everyday tasks are straightforward as well. On the equipment side of things, expect to see alloy wheels, automatic wipers, sat nav, air conditioning, cruise control, airbags, electric windows, heated leather seats, airbags, driver aids and remote locking. It’s easy to control on the road and always behaves itself, especially in the corners. Pay £17,000 used.