Six best SUVs to lease for under £400
SUVs are fast becoming one of the most popular vehicle types on UK roads. A high driving position, added space and excellent practicality make them suitable for almost any driver. At one time, the SUV lifestyle came with a big price tag. But that’s no longer the case. More and more affordable SUVs are popping up on the market nowadays, making getting behind the wheel of one more accessible than ever. So, to help you in your search, we’ve listed six best SUVs to lease for under £400 a month – all of which come with £0 deposit.
The Suzuki Vitara is a stylish, sensible SUV that targets those who aren’t looking for glitz or glamour. It’s for those drivers who want reliability, comfort and practicality.
A generous boot, low running costs and plenty of equipment make the Vitara an easy car to live with on a daily basis.
Its 1.4-litre petrol engine with mild hybrid technology – which is the only powertrain available in the range – produces between 45 and 49 mpg. This is depending on which model you choose.
And there’s also plenty of handy tech to hand, including sat-nav, adaptive cruise control and smartphone integration.
The Kia Sportage is a firm favourite among SUV drivers. Since its launch in the early 2000s, it’s come a long way. From a lethargic uninspiring runabout, to now, a sleek, feature-full showstopper.
The drive can still sometimes leave a little to be desired. But for the most part, it’s smooth and comfortable, thanks to its well-engineered range of petrol and diesel engines.
Inside, the Sportage is spacious and unoffensive. An eight-inch touchscreen with sat-nav and smartphone integration is joined by a 4.2-inch colour driver’s display. This makes the Kia one of the tidiest cabins in its price range.
But of course, a huge selling point for the South Korean SUV is its monstrous seven-year warranty. This covers both parts and labour and gives you total peace of mind behind the wheel.
The Jeep Renegade is the American company’s first attempt at a small SUV. And considering they were the founders of the class, as you’d expect, they’ve done it well.
A bulky exterior helps give the Renegade a rugged off-road look. While a plush interior provides contrast and refinement, even on longer journeys.
Inside, you have access to a smart 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment display with sat-nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This is alongside a plethora of other helpful driver aids.
And under the bonnet also impresses, with a range of hybrid-petrols and diesels offering both good choice and economy.
The Ford Kuga is a stylish and slender SUV that’s seen by many as one of the best vehicles in its class.
An excellent drive – as we’ve come to expect from Ford – is helped by an array of hybrid and petrol engine options, which provide as much as 200mpg, depending on how much rely on electricity.
Inside is also awash with high-quality finishes and features, including Ford’s brilliant SYNC 3 which is displayed through a crystal-clear 8-inch touchscreen display and houses sat-nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Kuga is also immensely practical, with front and rear parking sensors as standard, lane keep assist and a rearview camera, making it easy to manoeuvre alongside its light and responsive steering.
It’s actually quite hard to imagine why Ford has allowed such a vehicle to sit at under £300 a month, but it does, and no matter which option you choose, you’re guaranteed excellent value for money.
Dacia has made a name for itself by offering no-nonsense, reliable and affordable cars. And it’s a recipe they’ve stuck with. Even if the Dacia Duster now rivals a lot of its more expensive competitors in drive and technology.
A robust look and chunky alloys give this vehicle an imposing silhouette on the road. While chrome detailing and simplistic styling offer a modern, minimalist feel.
But the Duster is far from lacking. Inside you’re greeted by a comfortable, simplistic interior that features easy-to-use tech. You’ll find sat-nav and cruise control, as well as other practical elements, for example, a rearview camera and parking sensors.
At one time, the Duster was seen as basic motoring at its best. And while it hasn’t strayed too far from that mantra, it’s now a feature-full vehicle that’s easy to live with every day.
And most importantly, it’s excellent value for money.
The Toyota RAV4 has become a staple in the world of SUVs thanks to its sensational driving performance, reliability and practicality.
It’s a robust utilitarian that’s just as at home on bustling city streets as it is in the Lake District or Scottish Highlands.
To look at, the RAV4 cuts a striking image, with modern, boxy styling and high ground clearance. It continues to impress inside, with a plush cabin space and plenty of eye-catching features and tech. There’s adaptive cruise control, nighttime pedestrian detection and smartphone compatibility.
But where the RAV4 truly stands out is its economy. Thanks to Toyota’s excellent hybrid powertrain, it pumps out less CO2. It also gives you more miles to the gallon than most small city cars.
It just goes to show that the future of motoring can still be stylish, practical and environmentally aware.
Other SUVs to lease under £400 a month
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