What car has a lot of boot space and does good mpg?

I tour for a living and my Golf Plus 2.0 TDI is about to die. I need something with more boot space than the Volkswagen Golf, but don't know whether to go German again or do what everyone is telling me to do and go Japanese. I want to spend a maximum of £5000, whilst still wanting to get 55+mpg. However, I don't know whether to buy petrol now with the rumours of the government imposing taxes on diesels in built up areas. Any advice would be very much appreciated.

Asked on 23 January 2017 by Sam

Answered by Honest John
Japanese and hybrid. You might find a Mk II Prius that hasn't already been snapped up by a taxi driver, but it will have done a fair few miles and the one thing that goes wrong is that the waterpump fails. I wouldn't go for a Japanese diesel import such as a Bongo.
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