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    Small narrow SUV, AWD, nippy performance, lazy bones CVT box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluetoaster View Post
    I didn't say it was cheap, just very nice. How about the Kia Sportage?
    See earlier comments on the CX-5, it's a far better car overall.

    Don't get carried away with the apparent ruggedness of most 4x4s. If they haven't got a separate chassis, or are very heavy anyway (such as later Rangies and the big VAG ones like Q7 and Tuareg, they are just cars with a height complex. They will be equally good (or bad) at handing bad roads and off-road situations.
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    Yep. I'd still buy a car over an SUV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluetoaster View Post
    Yep. I'd still buy a car over an SUV.
    Depend why you bought an SUV. in my case a semi disabled other half and a big dog and the ability to ignore the weather when going tho work

    YMMV
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    Mazda CX-5 2.2 TD Sport AWD

    175bhp diesel, not too big, gutsy performance, leather and toys.
    you're into Mazdas now?. Soon you'll become a Remainer too.
    Remember the time you took the piss because Iliked the Mazda 6 MPS. One of the best Q cars ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by malvolio View Post
    Depend why you bought an SUV. in my case a semi disabled other half and a big dog and the ability to ignore the weather when going tho work

    YMMV
    Fair enough. I wasn't considering circumstances as a factor beyond preference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    you're into Mazdas now?. Soon you'll become a Remainer too.
    Remember the time you took the piss because Iliked the Mazda 6 MPS. One of the best Q cars ever.

    Mazda is by the far the best Jap manufacturer.
    I'm not into tulipty Mazda cars, I thought it fitted the OP spec that's all.

    I will stick with my 911 Turbo S thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malvolio View Post
    See earlier comments on the CX-5, it's a far better car overall.

    Don't get carried away with the apparent ruggedness of most 4x4s. If they haven't got a separate chassis, or are very heavy anyway (such as later Rangies and the big VAG ones like Q7 and Tuareg, they are just cars with a height complex. They will be equally good (or bad) at handing bad roads and off-road situations.
    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    I'm not into tulipty Mazda cars, I thought it fitted the OP spec that's all.

    I will stick with my 911 Turbo S thanks.
    Will definitely look into the Mazda. Ta.

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