Can you recommend a reliable car with soft suspension?

I'm a retired man looking for a reliable, automatic car under £10,000. I need something with soft suspension as I have a very bad back and vibration makes it worse. I would also like to be able to see the bonnet as well because these new invisible drop-down bonnets drive me mad. I'm not worried about fuel economy or tax, it's the ride that matters most. So if I have to buy a barge, so be it. I've tried a few cars to no avail and was wondering if you might have some suggestions. Many thanks and kind regards.

Asked on 24 February 2021 by simon

Answered by Andrew Brady
We'd recommend a Citroen C4 Cactus. It's a very comfortable choice with good visibility and a reliable automatic gearbox. Also, consider the slightly smaller Citroen C3 – both focus on comfort with excellent results. Alternatively, a larger SUV like a Honda CR-V could be a good choice. We'd recommend the 2.0-litre petrol engine.
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