Buying a seven-seater - what would you recommend?

My daughter has four children, a dog and a husband. What do you suggest she buys to replace her Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life? Priority is reliability, low running and maintenance costs. Value for money is also important. What do you suggest she buys?

Asked on 2 December 2016 by Michael Vernon

Answered by Honest John
I like the order. You did a good job picking the Caddy Maxi Life in the first place. Worth considering the new one. Another possibility is the Ssangyong Turismo: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/ssangyong/ssangyon.../ The new Citroen Space Tourer is excellent as well, but more expensive: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/citroen/citroen-sp.../ (There are equivalent Peugeots and Toyotas; same thing with different badges.)
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