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Advanced car search

Getting started

This advanced search feature allows you to narrow down our list of 1,457 cars to a shortlist of the ones most suitable for you. You start by choosing the search criteria (specific features or options) that are most important to you by applying 'filters' - these filter out any cars that wouldn't suit from the results.

Once you've done this, you'll see a list of the criteria you've chosen, and how many cars fit those criteria. If there are not enough results, you can remove some of the filters to get a wider range of cars. If there are too many cars to choose from, you can add more filters until you get a shortlist with a manageable number of cars.

Before you proceed, select your preferred units of measurement:

Choose a car feature

Select features to filter by

Choose the feature that matters most to you from the list below and then click Apply to set the filters. After you've done that, you can return to this step and choose the next most important feature, and so on until you're happy with your final selection.

General
Passenger
Driver
Boot
Wheelchair in boot

Set your values

Basic specs
Choose from one or more of the drop-down options.
Availability
Choose from one or more of the drop-down options.
Door opening
Low door sills make it easier to get your legs in and out. A wide door opening angle provides more room to get in and out. People with limited reach will need a smaller opening angle.

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Door sill height to ground
Door sill height to floor of car
Door opening angle
Getting in
If it’s difficult to bend your legs or neck, it’s important to have plenty of leg and headroom for getting in and out. Consider seat height; wheelchair users can match the seat height to their chair.

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Legroom getting in
Max seat edge to ground
Min seat edge to ground
Headroom when getting in
Door opening
Low door sills make it easier to get your legs in and out. A wide door opening angle provides more room to get in and out. People with limited reach will need a smaller opening angle.

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Door sill height to ground
Door sill height to floor of car
Door opening angle
Getting in
If it’s difficult to bend your legs or neck, it’s important to have plenty of leg and headroom for getting in and out. Consider seat height; wheelchair users can match the seat height to their chair.

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Legroom getting in
Max seat edge to ground
Min seat edge to ground
Headroom when getting in
Boot opening
Low boot sills make it easier to get loads in and out. Look for openings that are wide and high enough for your wheelchair or other equipment. If you’re a hoist user, add 10cm/4in above the height of the folded wheelchair.

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Boot sill height to ground
Boot sill height to floor of car
Width of boot opening at bottom
Height of boot opening measured from floor
Boot space
Look for a boot that fits your wheelchair. If you need rear passenger seats, search with back row of seats upright (5- or 7- seat cars) or folded down (7-seat cars).

Drag the sliders to change the value of a feature.
Length of boot floor with back seats up
Length of boot floor with back seats down
Length of boot floor with middle seats down
Width of boot floor at narrowest point
Folded wheelchair
If you need rear passenger seats, search with back row of seats upright (5- or 7- seat cars) or folded down (7-seat cars). All tests were carried out with standard folding wheelchairs.

Choose from one or more of the drop-down options.
Unfolded wheelchair
If you need rear passenger seats, search with back row of seats upright (5- or 7- seat cars) or folded down (7-seat cars). All tests were carried out with standard folding wheelchairs.

Choose from one or more of the drop-down options.
Criteria selected
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