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What mid-size vehicle will fit a mobility scooter in the boot?

We need an automatic car as my wife is disabled and can only drive automatic. We also need a big enough boot to fit a mobility scooter, although we slide it in instead of lifting it over the boot sill. I am 70 this year. We were going to buy the Ford B-Max automatic until we read on the forum about juddering problems. Can you suggest a nearly new alternative car similar size and price range? We don't want an Estate or SUV.

Asked on 19 August 2017 by John

Answered by Honest John
Your best bet is probably a Peugeot 2008 1.2 Puretech 110 EAT6: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/peugeot/peugeot-20.../ You can get a cheaper Fiat Qubo, Citroen Nemo Multispace and Peugeot Bipper Tepee with a fairly awful automated manual transmission. It worked well in this test, but feedback on reliability gives it the thumbs down: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/fiat/fiat-qubo-13-.../ I think Ford will start importing the Ford Courier Tourneo with RHD to replace the B-Max, but no word on that yet or whether it will come with a Powershift that would be the same as the B-Max's.
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