Which small automatic for my disabled sister?

My 58-year-old sister has MS, and her left leg has recently weakened. She is hoping to qualify for a Motability car, and would welcome your advice on the best for her needs. She is very anxious to have minimum fuel consumption. She has to fit a walking aid into the boot but would like the smallest four-seat car possible. She lives in a city and finds parking difficult. Because of her weakened left leg, she needs automatic transmission. What do you suggest?

Asked on 9 August 2012 by DP, via email

Answered by Honest John
I recommend the Hyundai i10 1.2 automatic, Suzuki Splash 1.2 automatic or Vauxhall Agila 1.2 Automatic. Test and video of i10 is here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/hyundai/hyundai-i1.../ and the test and Video of the Splash is here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/suzuki/suzuki-spla.../
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