Which small family car would you recommend?

My son is looking for a family car and is just entering parenthood. What make and model would you recommend we look at? We are seeking a car from around 2006 to 2008 with under 30,000 miles.

Asked on 28 April 2012 by BR, via email

Answered by Honest John
Something upright so he and his wife don't wreck their backs lifting the sprogs in and out, so a Renault Modus is preferable to a Clio.
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