What's the best car for legroom?

We are a very tall family and we need a new car. My husband and I are both over six foot and our kids are very tall, too. My teenage son is six foot four inches!

We are going to showrooms at the moment but are struggling to find a car that has enough legroom. We really didn't want a massive car, maybe up to Volvo XC60 size.

We loved the Volvo but my son's knees were up against the front seat so it was a no go. Any recommendations of good cars to go and see?

Asked on 6 September 2021 by rachel joseph

Answered by Russell Campbell
Have you considered the Skoda Superb? You won't find a car with more rear legroom at the Skoda's starting price of £26,500. Its boot is also massive, especially if you go for the estate model, and it is a very comfortable car to drive, with a decent choice of petrol, diesel and petrol-electric plug-in hybrid engines. It's two centimetres longer than the XC60 but feels less bulky to drive.

If you fancy a car that's more of a direct rival to the XC60, take a look at the Audi Q5. It is available with a sliding back seat that means you can prioritise knee room over boot space. Although it doesn't have the endless knee room you get in the Skoda, it's generally very spacious and has a posh cabin, with slick infotainment.
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