A car with lots of leg room

I am looking to spend £6000 - £7000 on a 2007/2008 plate car. I am 6 foot 4 tall and have two children (ages 2 and 5) so interior legroom space a main consideration.

I want a car that is also fairly cheap to run, preferably maximum 1.6 engine size which I guess would limit me to a medium size car?

I would also prefer a hatchback (not keen on estates or MPVs). Also, I have been considering a diesel but note that they can be expensive for certain replacement parts?

I have driven a diesel Seat Leon on holiday which seemed spaciuos inside and have also been considering a Focus or Astra but not sure if these would offer the required interior space?

Very unsure what to do for the best...hope you can help!

Asked on 23 February 2012 by bobbychef

Answered by Honest John
Why not a Ford C-Max?
Dear Honest John,

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