Replacing a well loved Xsara Picasso

I’m 66 and 6’10” tall and have run a Xsara Picasso Exclusive 2.0 HDi from 2004, which I love.

Everything about it is right for me; however, it is approaching eight years and 100,000 miles so probably time to change to another MPV before it gets expensive.

I think I shall avoid another diesel (10p a litre more + potentially troublesome DPF and DMF). The C3 Picasso has a good spec, but I can’t get my head round its boxy looks.

Do I ignore looks and get a C3 Picasso or can you suggest something else that is as practical, economical and reliable? I have £13,000 available plus the old car.

Asked on 8 February 2012 by Big Clive

Answered by Honest John
C3 Picasso, Hyundai ix20, KIA Venga, Honda Jazz.

Dear Honest John,

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