Top 3 best luxury SUVs

Popular premium SUVs

If you are looking for the best used luxury SUV, there are some great examples to pick from without breaking the bank. We take a look at the most desirable models available on the market, which will ensure you benefit from the style and convenience of these popular premium vehicles.

Mazda CX-5

If you are looking for an agile car which will handle effortlessly on busy city streets and winding country roads, this mid-priced car could be considered the best SUV. The interior benefits from a luxurious yet sporty feel and provides plenty of room for a large family. The seats are comfortable and provide great head room, with the Sport Nav models offering fully electric seats. All models feature some useful kit as standard such as sat-nav, USB ports and touch screen capabilities.

The various engines all provide great value and excellent efficiency figures, but the best pick of the range is the 148bhp 2.2-litre diesel which provides enough power for a relaxing and easy drive with an average 47.4mpg. Mazda offer a three-year or 60,000 mile warranty, which can be extended for a fee, so if you are looking for that extra peace of mind it may be possible on some vehicles.

Nissan Qashqai

The Qashqai has set the trend for small SUVs, providing a comfortable raised seating position and a muscular appearance without feeling too large. The is a great SUV if you are looking for a car which is well made without vast amounts of unneeded space. Even the most basic models are adequately equipped, although the higher specification options come with some brilliant safety equipment, larger alloys and various styling upgrades.

There are great examples available within the used car market which will fit into most budgets, depending on the spec and mileage you are looking for. If you are searching for a model which combines the best of fuel economy and performance, the 1.5-litre dCi engine is the perfect option and achieves an average of 52.3mpg.

Volvo XC60

This is a popular option for families looking for a great value used car, thanks to its premium feel and spacious seats. This versatile vehicle could be the best luxury SUV available for a wallet-friendly price and has even picked up awards. It is comfortable with both small journeys around town and long-haul driving, thanks to its luxurious and spacious interior styling. On all trims the vehicles benefit from seat height and lumbar adjustment, an infotainment system, sat-nav, DAB radio and Bluetooth.

The most economical is the D4 2.0-litre diesel engine which offers 188bhp, an ideal amount of power for all types of driving. It is also one of the safest vehicles in its class and scored the maximum of five stars on Euro NCAP’s safety test.

To take a look at some of the best used SUVs under £15,000 available in the area, please visit our Carwise dealerships in Harlow and Maidstone, where you will be able to view a range of high-quality used vehicles at a competitive price.