This is a excellent car for the money. It has the look, and to be fair, the feel of a 4x4 and handles very well, without being too bulky. Ive had Kia's in the past, and have always been impressed with how much car you get for the money. If you were to compare a similair spec car, but with a percived better, make, you would certainly end up paying 50% more. The thing I like about this car is that it is very spacious inside, without feeling like a monster to drive. Travelling wiht my family, its very easy to just throw things in the spacious boot, which can either be opened fully, or the boot can be split into two, so you can transport longer items without having the boot fully open as you travel. The driving itself is nice and comforatble, with the seats having numerous adjustable features. It doesnt feel too heavy on the road, but feels man enough for what most people would need. Im impressed with all the little features, and thoughfullness, like the cup holder, and glasses holder. The comfort of the seats is a big winner for me, as I make a lot of longer journeys and its nice to get out the other end without back ache!