What's a good comfortable large SUV?

I have been driving a Peugeot 607 for 18 years but need an SUV because of bad knees. It must be diesel, leather seats and ideally manual gearbox.

I am large so in cars with a high console I feel a bit boxed in and the sides of the seat and back rest seem to have this ridge that I find very uncomfortable. I have sat in a Peugeot 5008 and Citroen C5 Aircross but don't find them comfortable. The Nissan Qashqai is more comfortable but a little bit pressed for space.

Any suggestions? I am really struggling.

Asked on 19 April 2023 by Carol Beecher

Answered by David Ross
For maximum comfort and space we would suggest a larger SUV such as the Kia Sportage, which is available with a diesel engine and a manual gearbox. '4' models and above offer leather seats as standard too. The issue is that most SUVs at this size and above only come with automatic transmissions, which limits your choice slightly. You could also consider the similar Hyundai Santa Fe.
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