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First place: Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
The Grand C4 Picasso takes victory again. It's the most versatile MPV here, which makes it incredibly easy to live with. On top of this it has strong performance and fine ride comfort, while even the 1.6-litre diesel auto powertrain doesn't feel too stretched with seven on board. Add low running costs, competitive PCP deals and individual design, and the Citroen stretches its winning margin.
Second place: Volkswagen Touran
If you need a people carrier but still want to enjoy driving, the Touran balances the two superbly, thanks to its sharp chassis and sweet manual gearchange. However, it's not as fast as the C4 Picasso, or as comfortable. It will only be slightly more costly to own than the Citroen, so it should still be cheap to run, but it loses out when it comes to space and usability.
Third place: Peugeot 5008
Respectable pace and a big boot mean the 5008 can just about cut it as a modern MPV, but it's beaten by some margin due to its old design and cramped cabin. Its engine is punchy, but the chassis lacks comfort. And which it's efficient, heavy depreciation means it'll still be costly to run. Still, it's well equipped and top value, plus an imminent replacement should ensure good dealer discounts.