I have a 4WD, which is 10 years old. It is a good people-carrier, enjoyed as much by the grandchildren on the school run as more sedate folk on long luggage-laden journeys. It accommodates up to seven people, with easy access for a semi-cripple, and has the most comfortable driving position I have ever found. The view of the road makes for safer driving and passengers can enjoy looking over hedges and fences. As for being a gas-guzzler, our vehicle's fuel consumption compares favourably with most large family cars.
Living as we do in the depths of rural Dorset we are evidently already off Mr Schoon's planet.
JOSEPH M RUTTER
Shaftesbury, DorsetReuse content