I have a bad back - what car with a higher driving position should I get to replace my Jaguar XKR?

A dodgy back is forcing the sale of my Jaguar XKR and I need something with a higher driving position. I can do without 500-odd horses and would like something with a more natural driving experience. Any ideas for a budget of up to £20,000? Any age would do as the car will be used solely for pleasure. I quite fancy the original Lexus IS 200 for its six cylinders and overall quality but am not convinced that the driving position is quite high enough.

Asked on 17 September 2019 by John Morley

Answered by Andrew Brady
How about a Mazda CX-3 or CX-5? They're both crossover SUVs with the high seating position you're after. They also have premium interiors and are surprisingly good to drive - with naturally-aspirated petrol engines and slick manual gearboxes.
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