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Rivervale's Best Cars With a High Driving Position in 2019!

Rivervale's Best Cars With a High Driving Position in 2019!

Looking for a car with a high driving position? There are many reasons why cars with high driving positions are currently booming;

  • Improved visibility – a higher seating position massively improves the view of the road ahead and for some people it really makes all the difference and provides a feeling of safety and road presence when driving.
  • Accessibility – Due to their size and body style, they are easier to get in and out of, which is convenient when you’re transporting children or a lot of passengers.
  • Smooth ride – larger vehicles like SUVs are designed for driving off-road or on rough terrain. Given the condition of UK roads, these cars are also good for driving over potholes or any bumps on the road.
  • Spacious interior – a high driving position allows for more headroom and legroom, making your ride feel more relaxing and comfortable for both you and your passengers.

What are the best cars with a high driving position?

There are so many to choose from....So, to help you decide we’ve compiled a list of our favourite cars with a high driving position in 2019 – from compact SUVs and MPV's to luxury off-roaders with at-the-glance information for you to compare and decide which car could be right for you…

Leasing prices £150-£300 per month

Dacia Duster

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  • NCAP safety rating: 3*
  • MPG (combined): 45-64 mpg depending on engine
  • Insurance group: 15E
  • CO2 emissions: 145-155g/km depending on engine
  • Boot capacity: 411-1,623
  • length: 4341mm
  • Width: 1804mm height: 1693mm

Standard features; Driver seat lumbar adjustment, height adjustable driver seat, height adjustable steering wheel, cruise control, rear parking camera, 7” touchscreen

Our Dacia Duster leasing prices start from £150.41 exc. VAT per month

 

Volvo XC40

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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 29-24mpg depending on engine
  • Insurance group:23E-29E depending on model
  • CO2 emissions: 142g/km
  • Boot capacity: 577-1,336
  • length: 1,658mm
  • Width: 1,910mm Height: 1,658

Standard features: Passenger seat adjustable for lumbar support, driver seat/tilt/lumbar adjustment, height/reach adjustable steering column, 9” touchscreen, rear park assist

Our Volvo XC40 leasing prices start from £225.49 exc. VAT per month

 

Mini Countryman

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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 47.9mpg
  • Insurance group: 18E
  • CO2 emissions: 134g/km
  • Boot capacity: 450
  • length: 4,299mm
  • Width: 1,822mm
  • Height: 1,557mm

Standard features: FM tuner and DAB digital radio, 16” alloy wheels, Anti-lock braking system (ABS), Rear parking distance control, passenger seat height adjuster, driver seat height adjuster

Our Mini Countryman leasing prices start from £210.14 exc. VAT per month

Mitsubishi Outlander

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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 159.5mpg
  • Insurance group: 22E-27E depending on model
  • CO2 emissions: 142g/km
  • Boot capacity: 463
  • Length: 4,695mm
  • Width: 1,810mm
  • Height: 1,710mm

Standard features: 8 way electric adjustable driver seats, instrument display with digital meters, DAB digital radio, 18” alloys, 360 degree parking camera

Our Mitsubish Outlander leasing prices start from £219.75 exc. VAT per month

Skoda Kodiaq

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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 32-46mpg depending on model
  • Insurance group: 24E
  • CO2 emissions: 162g/km
  • Boot capacity: 630
  • Length: 4,697mm
  • Width:2,087mm
  • Height: 1,676mm

Standard features: Electrically adjustable front seats with lumbar support and memory function, manually adjustable steering column, DAB digital radio, cruise control, 19” alloy wheels

Our Skoda Kodiaq leasing prices start from £255.81 exc. VAT per month

Seat Alhambra

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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 43-56mpg depending on model
  • Insurance group: 20E-21E depending on model
  • CO2 emissions: 153g/km
  • Boot capacity: 267 litres
  • Length: 4,854mm
  • Width: 1,904
  • Height: 1,720

Standard features: 6.5” touchscreen, voice control system, 17” alloy wheels, driver seat height adjustment, driver’s electric adjustable lumbar support, height/reach adjust steering wheel

Our Seat Alhambra leasing prices start from £297.79 exc. VAT per month

Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate


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  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • #MPG (combined): 44.1mpg
  • Insurance group: 44E
  • CO2 emissions: 168g/km
  • Boot capacity: 640-1,820
  • Length: 4,947mm
  • Width: 2,065mm
  • Height: 1,497mm

Standard features: four way partially front electric seat adjustment, electric height/reach adjustable steering column, electric panoramic glass sunroof, Mercedes connect me, touchpad with control wheel

Our Mercedes-Benz E Class leasing prices start from £263.79 exc. VAT per month

Leasing prices £400-£500 per month

Land Rover Discovery

  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 29.4
  • Insurance group: 35E
  • CO2 emissions: 222g/km
  • Boot capacity: 258-2,406
  • Length: 4,970mm
  • Width: 2,220mm
  • Height: 1,888mm

Standard features: Manually adjustable steering column, front and rear parking aid, adaptive cruise control with steering assist, 19” alloy wheels, intelligent automatic front and rear windscreen

Our Land Rover Discovery leasing prices start from £407.99 exc. VAT per month

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Our Top Pick

Mercedes GLC

  • NCAP safety rating: 5*
  • MPG (combined): 53.3
  • Insurance group: 32E
  • CO2 emissions: 140g/km
  • Length: 4,669mm
  • Width: 2,096mm
  • Height: 1,644mm

Standard Features: A 5 door 5 seat SUV/Crossover vehicle with an excellent saftey rating. There are 3 models to choose from, and options including Sat Nav, bluetooth, alloy wheels, DAB, leather and cruise control.

Our Mercedes GLC Leasing Prices Start From £279.29 exc. VAT per month

If you would like help finding a lease car with a high driving position that suits your exact needs, then one of our Account Managers would love to help – give us a call on 01273433480 or request a callback today.

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