Subaru XV: £8k-£11k - Best cheap 4x4s

2.0D S (2013/13 reg, 38k miles)

Best cheap 4x4s and SUVs - Subaru XV

 

While many crossovers have the looks of an off-roader but none of the ability, the Subaru XV is the opposite. It’s more like a high-riding hatchback with extra plastic cladding than a full-on crossover, but under the skin is a rugged permanent four-wheel-drive system.

That gives the XV the kind of off-road talent that most owners are unlikely to ever come close to maximising, and is great for winter. Even the most basic cars are fitted with air-con, heated seats and a four-wheel-drive lock for additional off-road ability.

Price new: £24,300Now: £10,250 Engine: 2.0-litre flat-four, 145bhpEconomy: 50.4mpgEuro NCAP: 5 stars (2012)

 

Best cheap 4x4s

Most Popular

15 Tesla Supercharger sites open to non-Tesla vehicles in the UK
Tesla Supercharger
Tesla

15 Tesla Supercharger sites open to non-Tesla vehicles in the UK

Pilot scheme to open up Tesla-only charging network to all electric cars lands at selected UK locations
18 May 2022
Shell and ABB team up to deliver world’s fastest electric car charger
Shell charger
News

Shell and ABB team up to deliver world’s fastest electric car charger

New Shell and ABB-developed Terra 360 EV charger can add 62 miles of range in less than three minutes
16 May 2022
New 2022 BMW 3 Series facelift revealed with updated look inside and out
BMW 3 Series - front
BMW 3 Series

New 2022 BMW 3 Series facelift revealed with updated look inside and out

The BMW 3 Series' mid-life update features a revised design and improved technology, but we’ll have to wait until the next generation for a full EV
18 May 2022