Families come in all shapes and sizes, and a vehicle that can comfortably get you all from A to B is as important as a well-stocked household fridge! If you have more than a couple of little passengers and need plenty of space, you may find that a standard 5 seater car doesn’t quite do the job. We’re going to show you some of the best 7 seater cars on the market that will be ideal for you and your brood, and offer you the perfect family driving experience.
Let us introduce you to the following models:
- Audi Q7
- BMW X7
- Land Rover Discovery
- Lexus RX-L
- Mercedes-Benz GLE
- Toyota Land Cruiser
- Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace
Audi take their place in the 7 seater car market with the Q7; a bold SUV with a powerful presence. From the outside, it appears more compact and weighs in 325kg lighter than its predecessor, but the Q7 has never felt more spacious. Access a range of functions and advanced features on the 8.3” central retractable colour display, and enjoy tunes as your travel thanks to the 3D sound system. The Q7 is powerful, refined and undoubtedly offers all you could want from a 7 seater family car.
The BMW X7 finds the perfect balance of space, agility and power. Featuring the iconic kidney grille and eye-catching 3D L-shaped LED taillights, the X7 exudes an air of authority. Inside, you’ll find the latest tech including Digital Live Cockpit Professional, BMW ConnectedDrive and a large central display, making it an effortless and intuitive vehicle to drive. Of course, the X7 wouldn’t be a classic BMW without maximum power, and that’s exactly what you get with the TwinPower Turbo 6 cylinder inline engine which delivers up to 650Nm of torque.
The Land Rover Discovery is not only at home in the city, but also is masterful when taken off-road, so wherever your family adventure takes you, you’ll be in safe hands. It has unrivalled towing capabilities and provides a strong performance courtesy of refined and fuel-efficient petrol and diesel engines. It’s a fantastic 7 seater family car with its flexible, full seats spread over three rows, all with optional heating, cooling and massage functionality. However you decide to configure the clever use of space in Discovery, you’ll always have room to relax.
With the RX-L, Lexus deliver an ideal family SUV with a luxury edge. This efficient Hybrid model pairs a D4-S injection 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine with two high-torque electric drive motor-generators, which combined, produce a powerful 313hp. Inside the RX-L are three-rows, an enhanced cargo capability, and incredible comfort for you and your clan, while possessing the same elegance as the standard RX. Versatility and spaciousness are beautifully presented by its coupé-like concept, fluid silhouette and impeccable cabin craftsmanship; and the result is a stylish sporting family vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz bring capability, efficiency and grace with the GLE. Although the standard model seats 5, a 7 seater model is an available option. There are four engines, including an ultra-efficient 4-cylinder (300 d) diesel and the top of the range petrol V8 that produces an impressive 367hp and 500nm of torque. There is space aplenty with the GLE offering up to 2,055 litres of storage, and all models come equipped with two 12.3inch digital displays, an MBUX multimedia system and ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice technology as standard.
The iconic Toyota Land Cruiser is a 4x4 able to cope with all terrains thanks to its full-time 4WD and multi-terrain management system. This 7 seater car provides unparalleled control, comfort and stability making it a great choice for families – especially those who are fond of treks into nature. Intelligent controls on the steering wheel allow you to access rear, front and side camera views, your phone and Toyota Touch 2 with Go navigation system. Plenty of room and usability inside the cabin mean journeys are a joy.
With the Tiguan Allspace, Volkswagen present a strong and elegant design, low power consumption and space galore. Featuring a generously sized panoramic sunroof, an adjustable centre console and ambient lighting, the Tiguan Allspace interior has a unique and enjoyable atmosphere. As well as offering superior handling, and advanced safety systems, there is a whole host of cutting-edge technology for you to take advantage of. This is a 7 seater car that feels like it has been perfectly put together for you and your family.