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I am looking to buy a new car but am struggling to find the 'right' car My average mileage is 5-6,000 a year, would prefer a manual transmission. I am partially disabled and currently drive a Ford Escort, so was looking for a car which would be easier to get in and out of and had ample boot space with a straight in approach. I have so far looked at the Vauxhall small MPVs, Ford C-Max (not comfortable for me to drive) and the Peugeot 207 SW. Are there any you would particularly recommend and which should be avoided?

Asked on 3 October 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
Avoid Merivas until Vauxhall has recalled them and fixed the steering
problem. 207 SW quite nice. Check out a Suzuki Splash and, for more room, a Nissan Note. Ease of entry demonstrated on video in the road tests at www.honestjohn.co.uk
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