THE BEST 4x4's
From low budget to top of the range.

4x4 REVIEWS

We believe that all 4x4’s are superior to any other vehicle. Here is our list of some of the best 4x4’s available today:

Land Rover Discovery

"The consummate big family SUV. Spectacular off-road, now better on it…Incredible off-road ability, great motorway cruiser. Spacious and properly luxurious inside."
Top Gear

"Think of the Land Rover Discovery as the Swiss Army knife of the car world: it can do almost any job you ask of it, and more."
What Car

"Land Rover Discovery isn't cheap, but it's one of the best all-round family cars money can buy."
Auto Express

"This is such a comfortable, calming and assured car on the road – a proper Land Rover whose real talent is to put you at ease, despite its considerable size, and to be ready to do almost anything you might ask of it. Terrific, laid-back driveability… Off-road prowess… Genuine seven-seat usability."
Auto Car

Land Rover Defender

"Drives amazingly well, and very refined. Insanely good off-road. Brilliant design."
Top Gear

"The Land Rover Defender is a rugged SUV that fuses fantastic off-road ability, especially with the optional locking rear differential, with accomplished on-road manners."
What Car

"The Land Rover Defender is superbly designed, exceptionally well-engineered and still retains its famous go-anywhere ability."
Auto Express

"Makes serious off-roading an easy business…Spacious and well-finished cabin with loads of storage space…Great road ride and engaging handling."
Auto Car

"The new Defender is a bloody good machine on the black stuff. The Defender has SUV levels of comfort and grip."
The Sunday Times, Driving

Land Rover Range Rover

"One of the best luxury cars money can buy: this really is a bit of an all-round superstar. It’s basically a Bentley crossed with the offroad ability of a tractor."
Top Gear

"Its designers have moved mountains to ensure that it can still move up mountains. This all-terrain agility comes despite serious efforts to make it more car-like than ever on the open road. If you're after maximum comfort from your luxury SUV, the luxurious Range Rover will prove a quiet and spacious way to transport up to five people and 'tonnes' of luggage…Superbly comfortable and refined…Prodigious off-road ability."
What Car

"Excellent off-road ability, big power and unprecedented luxury make the Range Rover a worthy rival to any luxury saloon. Incredible refinement, high-quality interior, go-anywhere ability."
Auto Express

"The modern Range Rover continues to define the luxury SUV just as its ancestors did, and despite strong rivals is still something special…Still has that intangible air of invincibility; still has unmatched off-road ability; now has a greater spread of capability…But if you had to choose just one car to do everything forever then the Range Rover would be impossible to argue against. It’s extraordinarily capable, its breadth of ability unsurpassed, even by more expensive and opulent machinery. Inside it’s sumptuously appointed, outside mercifully restrained and, as always, unimpeachably British with a capital B."
Evo

"The Range Rover is an SUV icon, built to be one of the most upmarket and comfortable ways to travel, whatever terrain you need to cross…Very comfortable ride, luxurious interior, spacious boot… one thing that has never changed is Land Rover’s commitment to the Range Rover being the most capable off-roader you can buy."
Car Buyer

"As Land Rover's pinnacle product, the Range Rover represents its most opulent expression of travel - equally at home serenely wafting around Kensington as it is scaling the foothills of Snowdon… Luxury in a versatile package, broad engine range, impressive off-road agility. "
Parkers

Mercedes- Benz G-Class

"First-class mechanical refinement and genuinely luxurious-feeling ride… Customary capability, charm and ego, now with 21st-century luxury."
Autocar

"It exudes typical Mercedes luxury, with swathes of leather, a high-quality infotainment system and all the driving tech Mercedes can throw at it. Impressively quick, Interior looks great and is pretty spacious, Excellent off-road ability."
What Car

"Huge road presence. Very exclusive and hand built to exacting standards. Bomb-proof reliability. Unstoppable off road but with a luxurious interior."
Honest John

"Solid as a rock, tougher than granite and impervious to the sands of time, there's nothing quite like a Mercedes G-Class."
RAC

"Ride, steering and cabin hugely improved, fast (as a G63), and tough as teak."
Top Gear

Toyota Land Cruiser

"The Land Cruiser has a reputation for wilderness-taming robustness, unstoppable reliability and 4x4 capability that exceeds even that of Land Rover and Jeep."
Autocar

"The Toyota comes into its own when you venture off the tarmac. It’s a genuinely hardcore off-roader …The Toyota Land Cruiser is the ideal car for when the going gets tough, and offers surprisingly good value."
Auto Express

"The Toyota Land Cruiser is mighty off-road and boasts bulletproof reliability."
Car Buyer

"Few SUVs can keep up with the Toyota Land Cruiser on a tricky off-road trail."
Car Wow

"Amazingly capable in difficult terrain, very well equipped as standard, robust and reliable, seven seat option."
Parker

BEST 4WD

4x4 cars are the ideal choice for drivers that want to travel safely, comfortably and enjoy some off road adventures. Built for any situation 4x4's are spacious, versatile, reliable and practical.

Jeep Wrangler

"Fantastic off-road ability…Put simply, there are few off-road cars that are quite as capable straight out of the showroom."
What Car

"Awesome off-road ability, even in mid-range form …it is surprisingly smooth and well-mannered on the road, and contributes to the Wrangler’s appeal as an everyday vehicle."
Auto Car

"It’s the number one choice for off-road enthusiasts around the globe for a reason, with an uncanny ability to haul itself up slopes, over rocks and through mud and water… It’s simply brilliant at traversing, climbing and wading through rivers."
Car Buyer

"Off-road driving is an exercise in incredible ease and uncanny comfort, without ever feeling like you’re anywhere near the Wrangler’s limits."
Top Gear

Suzuki Jimny

"The Jimny’s ultra-honest unpretentiousness is the antidote to every beige crossover. Don’t expect sophistication, and you’ll adore it."
Top Gear

"On our test drive, the new Jimny felt solidly built and designed to withstand truly tough off-roading."
Auto Express

"Exceedingly capable off road …In fact, the Jimny can outperform cars costing far more on a challenging off-road course."
What Car

"There simply isn’t anything out there quite like it – cheap, practical to a point, extremely capable off-road and not too bad on it."
Car Magazine

"While some will choose the Jimny for its off-road capabilities, many will buy one for its charm and character."
Car Buyer

Volvo XC90

"Superb family all-rounder will politely give rivals a bloody nose."
Top Gear

"The Volvo XC90 is a fine luxury SUV, combining a high quality, spacious and versatile interior with plenty of kit and top-notch safety credentials."
What Car

"The XC90 spearheads Volvo's latest technological, efficiency and style innovations. Quality interior, Safety and luxury kit, Comfortable ride."
Auto Express

"The Volvo XC90 is a smart-looking, spacious and safe SUV with a gorgeous interior…."
Car Wow

"Bringing safety and practicality for all seven members of the family. Extremely comfy and luxurious interior, versatile boot, plus space for seven, loaded with advanced technology, plug-in hybrid available."
Parkers

Dacia Duster

"A far better car than it needs to be at the price, and we love it for that."
Top Gear

"Dacia Duster has won our lowest-price-point family SUV gong at the What Car? Car of the Year awards…You get a huge amount of car for the money, with plenty of passenger space and a large boot."
What Car

"The Dacia Duster is an exceptionally affordable SUV that’s more spacious than most alternatives."
Car Wow

"In terms of sheer value, the second-generation Duster is very much in a class of its own."
Autocar

"The Dacia Duster achieved one of the highest scores in our survey this year to claim the coveted Auto Trader Best Value New Car Award. The Duster still offers so much car, for so little money!"
Auto Trader New Car Awards 2020

4x4 REVIEWS

Our technicians keep up to date with common known faults for even the best 4x4's and are experienced in diagnosing the not so common issues. We are constantly reviewing the latest makes and models to ensure we have the most up to date knowledge and equipment.

Mitsubishi Shogun

"Rugged, reliable and with a high towing capacity…should you find yourself off road or dealing with slippery conditions, the Shogun comes good."
What Car

"The Mitsubishi Shogun 4x4 is a rugged cross-country tool - Roomy five-door, Good value, Great off-road."
Auto Express

"The Shogun is one of the most capable off-road cars on sale today…If you need a capable 4x4 with excellent off-road credentials, it’s worth a look."
Car Buyer

"Very good at towing stuff and going off road."
Top Gear

BMW X5

"The X5 is a smooth, classy and luxurious SUV… Classy, well-designed interior… Great to drive."
What Car

"Good to drive for such a big car, now with long-range PHEV hybrid, practical and spacious, the best large SUV for drivers."
Parkers

"The X5 is more of a tech tour de force than ever."
Top Gear

"Strong, free-revving engine, refined and dynamic handling, richer, more luxurious cabin ambience."
Autocar

Audi Q7

"Strong Key to its appeal is its versatility, because it can seat seven people in lavish comfort, yet it has the driving manners of something much smaller and lighter. It’s a great tow car, too, and can even manage a bit of off-roading."
What Car

"Strong Practical luxury for up to seven. Three words: big, posh, box."
Top Gear

"Strong Audi builds beautiful interiors. This one is executed almost perfectly."
Autocar

Skoda Kodiaq

"The Skoda Kodiaq is one of life's great all rounders. It offers good amounts of space for up to seven people, a plush interior, strong engines, decent comfort and it's not too pricey. The Skoda Kodiaq offers good value for large families."
What Car

"A Top Gear award winner in 2016, and rightly so – Skoda’s big crossover is all things to all families…Versatile cabin, aggressive pricing, quality cockpit and tech."
Top Gear

"The Kodiaq does almost all of the important things well: practicality, economy, driveability and convenience. Efficient seven-seat packaging, value for money, efficient, flexible diesel engine."
Autocar

"The Skoda Kodiaq is like a Swiss army knife. It’s got all the tools to suit any situation, and once you’ve driven one, you’ll wonder what you did without it. It’s best aspect is its practicality, though, as it’s massive inside."
Carwow

Fiat Panda

"The four-wheel-drive supermini is a rare thing, but we’re glad that the Fiat Panda 4x4 exists. Excellent ride, genuine off-road ability, character."
Auto Express

"In 4x4 form it's even more engaging and, more importantly, one of the few cars of its size and class that's so equipped. It has a unique mix of city car and small SUV traits… We love the Fiat Panda 4x4. It’s no secret… "
Autocar

"The Fiat Panda 4×4 is a city car with chunky, off-road-inspired looks and a grippy four-wheel-drive system to match. It’s cheap to buy and easy to drive."
Carwow

"Brilliant off-road, loaded with kit, competitive pricing, only 4x4 city car in its sector."
Parkers

"Despite its tiny size, the Fiat Panda 4x4 is more capable off-road than many larger SUVs."
Car Buyer

4x4 Specialist
Alton

We provide excellent value repairs and servicing  for customers in Alton, Hampshire and the surrounding areas. We specialise in  all makes and model of 4x4 cars. As an independent specialist we are able to offer considerable savings over main dealers’ servicing prices.

Please call us on: 01420 259015 so we can discuss how we can help you.

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Alton 4x4

Unit 5B Blacknest Industrial Estate,
Blacknest, GU34 4PX

01420 259015

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