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Best Used 7 Seater Cars

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If you have a large family or just need some extra space in the back of your car, a 7-seater is the most practical option. Nowadays 7-seaters come in a range of shapes and sizes, from traditional family buses to extended premium SUVs. 

We’ve put together a list of the best used 7 seater cars in London, as chosen by Cargiant experts. Take a look.

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Number one on our list of best 7 seater cars is the C4 Picasso. The model was first introduced in 2006 in 2 forms, the standard 5-seater and 7-seater Grand C4 Picasso. Both were a huge success for the French brand, and in 2013, they went through radical re-design, making them really stand out from all their rivals. 

On top of the unique styling, the Grand C4 Picasso offers the sublime comfort level and generous equipment levels you’d expect from a premium brand. Interior space is plentiful, especially for the middle 3 seats and thanks to its range of frugal petrol and diesel engines, running costs are low. In fact, the 1.6 BlueHDi diesel engine can generate over 70mpg with a maximum of only £20 road tax.

Take a look at our current stock of used Citroen C4 Grand Picasso for sale in London.

Ford S-Max

The Ford S-Max is slightly smaller than its Galaxy's bigger brother but still seats 7 with space and comfort. Behind the wheel, the S-Max is as good to drive as any of its rivals. Its handling is sharp and precise, its ride is smooth and its variety of petrol and diesel engines are all punchy and efficient.

The S-Max has always been an attractive car, even from its initial launch back in 2006, which makes it one of the most desirable used 7 seater cars, although there have been a few slight makeovers through the years. The second-generation model came along 3 years ago and kept the positives that made the first car such a success. Basic Zetec S-Max starts from as little as £9,000 and features parking sensors, Bluetooth, voice control and alloy wheels all as standard.      

Take a look at the current stock of used Ford S-Max at Cargiant.

Vauxhall Zafira

The Vauxhall Zafira is an excellent value for money family 7-seater. Starting from as little as £6,300, the Zafira offers the same level of space and comfort to rival any of its competitors as well as a similar range of economical petrol and diesel engines. On offer is a 2.0-litre diesel unit capable of over 46mpg and a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which can generate over 44mpg. The usual array of features is available throughout the range, including sat-nav, leather seats, cruise control, Bluetooth and alloy wheels.

Looking for 7-seater cars London? Then check out our current stock of used Vauxhall Zafira.

Nissan X-Trail


The Nissan X-Trial took over as the brand’s only 7-seat option in 2014, replacing the extremely popular Qashqai+2. The X-Trial is clearly based on its 5-seater sibling, with similar exterior looks, an identical interior and the same range of generous spec levels. Sat nav, parking sensors, 19” alloy wheels, Bluetooth, and climate control are standard on all models except entry Visia specs. Add reverse camera, leather, heated seats and panoramic roof to higher spec versions.

One of the best used 7 seater cars you can get, under the bonnet there is a choice of 1.6-litre petrol engine and 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre diesel units. The smaller diesel is the most economical, producing over 55mpg when attached to a manual gearbox.  

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Toyota Prius+

The Toyota Prius+ is the only 7-seater on our list which is available with only one engine and an automatic gearbox. The engine is an exceptional 1.8-litre petrol-electric hybrid unit which can produce over 68mpg and £0 road tax. Being a petrol hybrid also means the Prius+ can travel through the new ULEZ free.

Just as the case with its smaller 5-seater sibling, the Prius+ is very generously equipped. Toyota’s Touch multimedia system, Bluetooth, reverse camera, alloy wheels and climate control are all standard. Sat Nav, leather seats and panoramic roofs are available in the range-topping models.

Take a look at our current stock of used Toyota cars for sale.

Land Rover Discovery

2019 marked the 30th birthday of the Great British icon that is the Land Rover Discovery. The Discovery remains the perfect choice for anyone needing size, space and comfort both on and off-road. When you’re on the hunt for the best 7 seater cars London, you won’t go wrong with this iconic Land Rover.

4th and 5th generation Discovery’s are available with a choice of powerful and efficient diesel engines. The Discovery 4 comes with a 3.0-litre SDV6 producing 255bhp and the Discovery 5 is available with 2.0-litre or 2.2-litre units generating 53mpg and 44mpg respectively. Sat nav, heated front seats, parking sensors, alloy wheels and Bluetooth are standard features in the majority of both generation Discovery’s.

Take a look at the current used Land Rover cars for sale in London.


We first saw the BMW X5 over 20 years ago as BMW’s first SUV. It was promoted as a Sport Activity Vehicle (SAV) as a way to promote the vehicle’s on-road capabilities as well as off-road. The 3rd generation X5 was launched in 2013 with a range of petrol and diesel engines as well as a petrol/hybrid unit which can generate over 80mpg with £0 road tax although this is only available as a 5 seater. 

The BMW X5 remains one of the best 7 seater cars: it comes very generously equipped with sat-nav, leather seats, parking sensors, xenon headlights, Bluetooth, climate and cruise control standard on most models. Heated seats, sunroofs, DVD player, memory seats and many more features are available throughout the range.

Take a look at our current stock of used BMW X5 for sale.

Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 is large five-door, 7 seater SUV with a premium feel. The XC90 has a huge amount of space and fantastic visibility.  With a few different options on offer, including a Momentum and R-Design, the XC90 guarantees a smooth drive with great comforts, no matter which one you choose. 

The Volvo XC90 is a great option for 7 seater. This SUV is packed with driver's aids including lane departure and adaptive cruise control and Park Assist, making driving and parking this large SUV a dream. 

Take a look at our range of used Volvo XC90s for sale.

Audi Q7

If you are looking for a premium SUV with a lot to offer, the Audi Q7 is for you! This king-sized SUV is great for both long and short journeys with its soft suspension and comfortable seats. The Q7 is also a great choice for towing. With Trailer Assist and a towing capacity of 3500KG, towing a caravan is simple. 

This 7 seater is spacious and fantastic for families. With a large amount of leg and head room, the Audi Q7 has three rows of seats and three available spaces for ISOFIX child seats. The Q7 also has a 865L boot capacity, enough space to fit four large suite cases. 

Check out our range of used Audi Q7s at Cargiant, London. 

Peugeot 5008

The Peugeot 5008 is a mid-size SUV with a distinct look. This light and agile SUV is great for both long and short journeys. Match your driving style to the Peugeot 5008 with a range of petrol and diesel engine with an automatic or manual gearbox. 

This five door, 7 seater SUV is a similar size to the Nissan X-Trail. With three rows of seats, the 5008 has ISOFIX spaces on the second row and each seat folds down individually. If you are looking to create more space, the third row is also removable, great for fitting in suitcases. 

If you are looking for an SUV with a sportier look, check out the Peugeot 5008 GT and GT-Line. These two models have different styling details, adding a sportier look. 

Check out our range of used Peugeot 5008s at Cargiant, London! 

There you have it, our list of top 10 used 7 seater cars you can get at Cargiant today. Need to sell your car before you upgrade? No worries, use our value my car service and start your 7 day no obligation valuation.