What automatic Motability car would you recommend?

A family member has been awarded enhanced motability and would like some advice. They have chosen 4 automatic cars based on what they like (Ford Focus, Mazda 2, Renault Megane and Volkswagen Golf), what do you recommend?

Asked on 20 January 2017 by Aaren Portillo

Answered by Honest John
The Mazda 2 1.5 6-speed torque converter auto is the smallest and the nicest of all of these. Mazda also does a CX-3 which is a bit higher off the ground and might suit them better.
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