The previous generation Hyundai Santa Fe was a highly underrated machine. I remember testing a post-facelift model at the same time as its smaller brother, the hugely popular ix35, and struggling to figure out why Hyundai doesn’t sell more of it. It had more space, was more confident off the beaten track and with its then newly launched 2,2-litre turbodiesel engine, also powerful and economical. Of course, in this fashion-conscious segment, dashing good looks rate high on the wish-list, and it is perhaps here where the previous model came undone.
Which of the current Volkswagen R models would get your vote?
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