Engine, 123kw at 5600rpm and 229Nm at 4000rpm, Macpherson strut front and self-leveling independent rear suspension, ventilated disc front and solid disc brakes rear with ABS and stability control, tows 1500kg, fuel 8.9/8.3l/100km (manual/ auto).
4790mm, width 1820mm, height 1615mm, wheelbase 2745mm, kerb weight 1465kg, 490/1690-litre boot. From $46,990.
7. Subaru Forester, Skoda Octavia Scout.
Spacious, comfy and refined.
Lacks the performance punch its road presence suggests.