Can you recommend a car for an elderly friend who has lower limb mobility problems?

I have an elderly friend who has lower limb mobility problems and is looking to leasing a car through the Motability scheme. At present, she has a 10-year-old Honda Jazz that she finds difficulty getting in and out of. As a passenger in my Ford C-MAX she has found access easy. However, I don’t think a diesel would be suitable for her low mileage short trip needs. Can you recommend a suitable ‘step in’ car?

Asked on 6 June 2019 by Lewis Wynne

Answered by Heidi Turner
You could recommend small crossovers SUVs like the SEAT Arona, Honda HR-V or Suzuki Vitara - all of these should be fairly easy to access. The Kia Venga is a small MPV that might be a good choice but unfortunately, it's been discontinued - some dealers might still have stock, however.

Heidi Turner is Communications & Campaigns Director of DMUK: www.disabledmotoring.org/
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