Which small cars have the best seats?

Are there any small cars in which the seats are actually comfortable? I mean 'squashy' comfortable as in the Mazda CX cars? Reviews tend to focus on ride comfort and seats are usually described as supportive.

That doesn't help if they are firm, which most seem to be, as in my 2013 (outgoing model) Nissan Note. I had no trouble with Triumphs and Rovers, but at age 70, am finding lack of seat comfort a real issue. Is it too much to expect a small car to be economical, well-equipped and comfortable?

Asked on 2 May 2016 by bbigtoe

Answered by Honest John
Yes. Surprisingly, the FIAT 500 has by far the most comfortable seats in a small car. The reasons are that the squabs are relatively flat and long, giving good thigh support, and the driver's squab can be tilted to the ideal level of thigh support. I could drive 1000 miles a day in these seats. They are also tall with wide opening doors, so pretty much ideal for the elderly.
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