What Car? Personal Shopper: best 4x4 for less than £25,000

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What Car? team
23 November 2018

What Car? Personal Shopper
What Car? Personal Shopper

The reader

Dear What Car?,

I’d appreciate your advice on which car I should buy next. I’m 69 and a pensioner and want to replace my 15-plate Kia Sportage with an SUV with four-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox. I love everything about the Sportage, except the driver’s seat. I am six feet tall, with long legs, and the seat base doesn’t extend to behind my knees, making it very uncomfortable. Before the Sportage, I had an Audi A6 with the extending seat base, which was brilliant. Could you recommend an SUV with a tall driving position for around £25,000?


Drives: Kia Sportage

The brief

  • Small or family-sized SUV with a high seating position
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Less than £25,000

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