I am contemplating buying a used XV, a 2 litre Premium, less than 2 years old, from a local dealer. I will be trading in a 4 year old Mazda CX3, which is a lovely driver with a superb auto box and has been completely trouble free, but it is time for a change.
The other choices on my list are the Mazda CX30 and the Ford Puma.
But I really like the Subaru, I like the look of it, I like the interior and I like the no nonsense practicality of the brand. I would like to keep the car for 7 or 8 years.
My main requirement is reliability.
I would be interested in the views of othe