The SUV, or Sports Utility Vehicle, combines the tall, high-riding design of a 4x4 with the fuel efficiency and driving style of a modern family car. British families love SUVs for their spacious interior, feeling of safety, and commanding view of the road.
But while SUVs are generally larger - or at least taller - than hatchbacks, saloons and estates, you can still find relatively small SUVs. A small SUV is generally based on the design of a hatchback, but with added height, which enhances the appearance of the car without making it feel too large to drive. Here’s our pick of the seven best small SUVs.