Can you recommend a car to replace our Vauxhall Meriva?

Can you recommend a car to replace our Vauxhall Meriva? We need a petrol automatic with easy access for octogenarians. Our budget is only about £8000. Reliability is a must and a "proper" auto box plus cheap tax and insurance.

Asked on 29 November 2018 by Brian Robinson

Answered by Andrew Brady
It sounds like a Honda Jazz would be ideal, but your budget will get you one from around 2013 and that will have a CVT automatic gearbox. Instead look at a Kia Venga which is available with a four-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
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