Which car to replace our Citroen C4?

We are considering changing our family car, which is a Citroen C4 1.6. My wife requires a car no longer than the C4 with similar driver's headroom, rear seat legroom and boot space. As we make very frequent journeys on dual carriageways and motorways I would like similar power, economy and cruise control. Our mileage is on the cusp of whether diesel is more economical than petrol overall. Any suggestions at what to look at?

Asked on 15 September 2012 by PD, Bury St Edmunds

Answered by Honest John
Consider a Renault Megane 1.2TCe 115 very seriously. A Golf 1.4TSI 122 or 1.2TSI 105 could also be in the picture. The latest Focus 1.0 Ecoboost hatchbacks don’t fit the brief because they’re lower and the boot has shrunk, but the Focus 1.0 Ecoboost estate might.
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