What small yet comfortable car would you recommend?

I have driven a Mercedes S-Class for years, but now that I am in my late 80s I want a smaller car, but with comfort as near the S as possible. Of course it cannot be the same, but what small car, ideally about Polo sized, would you recommend, please?

Asked on 22 June 2018 by Rudi Plaut

Answered by Honest John
Probably a Citroen C4 Picasso 1.2 Puretech 130 EAT6 with 'Advanced Comfort Suspension' and 205/55 R16 tyres. Soft suspension and an excellent new type of seat. But bigger wheels with lower profile tyres spoil the effect. A DS5 or a DS7 take this two stages further but are of course progressively bigger.
Similar questions
I am thinking of buying a new SUV. Can you tell me which model is the best for comfort?
What's the most comfortable riding car for rough roads and potholes?
A member of my family suffers from chronic pain and we need a very comfortable car with very soft springing. We currently have a C5 with Hydractive 3 suspension, which has been brilliant but it's reaching...
Related models
Five individual seats. Much improved over predecessor. Impressive handling. Better finished inside. Large boot. Remarkable 1.2 130PS engine and 6-speed torque converter auto.

 

Value my car