I need a car with a high seating position and large boot. What should I consider?

I'm looking for a two or three year old lowish mileage car with boot space equivalent to or greater than my Focus estate. I'm considering a Mondeo estate or possibly something more exciting like an Audi A4 estate. Manual and probably petrol as I have heard that newer diesels are prone to problems unless they are doing plenty of longer journeys. I also wonder if I should consider an SUV, which might be easier for an older person to get in and out of and I like a higher driving position. What do you think I should consider? Thank you.

Asked on 8 June 2020 by Brian McDowell

Answered by Dan Powell
A crossover or SUV will be easier for access. The raised driving position will make it easier to get in and out, while the tall roof will provide a lot more practicality than your Focus Estate. I would recommend a two-year-old Honda CR-V or similar aged Mazda CX-5. Both are good to drive with decent sized boots. They also have excellent reputations for reliability.
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