Seventh Heaven? Seven Of The Best 7 Seater Cars

Updated March 28, 2014

Sometimes a normal 4 or 5 seater car is simply not enough, that’s where the mighty 7 seater cars come in!

For a big family, a 7 seater has many advantages; this blog looks at seven of the best of the big MPVs available at the moment.

Seat Alhambra

If you are looking for a car to transport a team of lanky basketball players in, then the Seat Alhambra is a good choice – OK that might be a stretch too far, but the Seat is good for seating a number of larger folks in, thanks to its ample leg and head room.

This MPV looks nice and features a great looking interior too, so if you are a tall family, this could be the vehicle for you.



Volkswagen Touran

It may no longer be the new kid on the block, but the VW Touran is a good solid 7 seater MPV for those looking for a reliable ride to transport their family around in.

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Its curious design certainly helps the Mazda5 stand out from other 7 seater cars.

The wave design has been implemented to improve the MPV’S aerodynamics and help improve the cars fuel efficiency whilst also cutting down its CO2 emissions.

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Ford Grand C- Max

Putting le grand – that’s big in French – into C-Max, the Grand C-Max is in essence a larger version of the C-Max.

However, that is not a bad thing as the C-Max is regarded by some as the best handling MPV.

If you are looking for a good all-rounder, then you could do a lot worse than to opt for this 7 seat vehicle.

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Vauxhall Zafira

Revamped in 2011 to provide a leaner meaner and more frugal ride, the Vauxhall Zafira is one of the most popular 7 seater cars available.

It is very practical in regards to seating, and provides a relatively quiet and comfortable ride for its passengers.

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Peugeot 5008

The spacious Peugeot 5008 is an efficient 7 seater car for anyone looking for a good solid car.

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Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

If you are looking for the most space for your cash, the Picasso is one of the best to have on your list. Offering plenty of room for passengers and their luggage, this car is one of the

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Some other 7 seater MPVs of note include the Chevrolet Orlando, Toyota Verso and Fiat Multipla.

So the next time you find yourself looking through a number of catalogues featuring 7 seater cars, arm yourself with this guide and you’ll surely be on to a winner.

Louisa Jenkins is a car expert who enjoys offering advice on 7 seater cars to people with big families looking for a new vehicle



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