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I have had a life-changing operation and require a comfortable car with an automatic gearbox. I want soft suspension and soft seats. I want something similar in size between a Vauxhall Corsa and a Ford...
I have a new Peugeot 2008 1.2 PureTech Allure Premium and love it. My son and daughter have the latest GT models. I must admit I like the seats in their 2008 GTs but could not warrant the extra cost of...
My wife drives a Volvo V60 and covers approximately 20,000 miles a year with her work. Following a back injury, she is looking for a replacement economical car, but with orthopaedic supporting seats as...
I have recently bought a new Mercedes C-Class Estate after a two-hour test drive in which I drove the car for three 20 minute sessions. The day after delivery I did two 90 minute journeys and was left...
Joint problems mean I have incredible difficulty getting in and out of any seating. I love my 1995 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, it has only done 60,000 miles and runs like a rocket. But as I approach my 70th...
I've just got a 2015 Hyundai i10 and find the driver's seat really uncomfortable on the bottom of my spine (it actually feels bruised and is painful every time I drive). The problem seems to be with a...
I'm tall and have a bad back. I need an automatic vehicle that has easy access and is comfortable. My annual mileage is approximately 3000. What do you advise?
Our 6 year old Jaguar XF Portfolio, which we like, is due for a change. Annual mileage is around 8000 - mostly short journeys, but 4/5 times a year 700 mile return trips. Main requirement is comfort on...
I have a 2015 Land Rover Discovery and wish to change to a petrol equivalent vehicle. It needs to be an automatic with comfortable seats and a raised seating position. What vehicles would you suggest I...
Can you suggest some models that are petrol automatics and have room for a folded wheelchair, walking frame, etc in the boot? It needs a front passenger seat that a disabled person can get into without...
 

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