Ford Kuga Titanium $45,190
Smaller, with similar safety kit. A sweet drive, especially the 178kW 2.0 turbo.
Mazda CX-5 Akera $47,410
Also smaller, with a frugal 2.5-litre, tidy handling and premium quality interior.
Subaru Forester XT Premium $47,990
The class leader overall, similar in size, with a punchy 177kW 2.0-litre turbo.