The Rover Streetwise is based on the Rover 25 and was in the period 2003 to 2005 as a small car in the SUV - sold look. In addition to higher ground clearance of the car, the Rover Streetwise with a Rundumbeplankung plastic and modified front and rear ends compared to the 25 was fitted. Despite the appearance of an SUV, there is the Rover Streetwise only as a front-wheel drive, which could be ordered with three petrol engines and one diesel engine. Especially the variant of the Rover Streetwise, which developed from a 2.0-liter turbocharged 101 hp can aggregate, the small car with good performance and fuel consumption average of 6.4 liters per 100 kilometers are very fair. Designed the Rover Streetwise for the competition with the VW CrossPolo, the Daihatsu Terios or the Fiat Sedici, but could never come close to the sales figures of these models. In addition to ABS as standard, driver and passenger airbags in the base model, a higher SE version was built by the Rover Streetwise, which included a leather interior, air conditioning and a navigation system. At the present time the Rover Streetwise for young drivers is a cheap alternative to the SUV.