SUVs and crossovers are all the rage, but most on the road are driven by their front or rear wheels, and are not proper 4x4s.

All-terrain versions in the ranges are generally more expensive and usually less economical, but they are a necessity for many people living out in the sticks, for instance.

We’ve selected the 22 most economical 4×4 SUVs to show that driving a car offering extra traction and capable of tackling mud, snow and flooding needn’t cost the earth to run. We’ve kept it simple by just listing conventional petrol and diesel options…

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