What Car? Personal Shopper: best city car for a wheelchair user

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Honda Jazz front

Our recommendation: buy used

This is very much a question of budget. The Kia Picanto Darren suggests would suit you very well. It's a peppy and classy little car that's also spacious and is our reigning champion in the city car class. It's hard to ignore that car's price tag, though, especially when Mark has found the even more spacious Honda Jazz for significantly less money.

And what a car the Jazz is. Its big boot and magic seats will make loading a wheelchair and zimmer frame, as well as shopping or luggage, easier than in the Picanto, while its 1.3-litre petrol engine is happy enough around town. The good news is that if you want to upgrade to the more powerful 1.5-litre engine, costs only rise to around £12,000.

Our recommendation this time, then, is to buy used. 

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