I don’t want a German or French car, so what should I buy?

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I am trying to find a new car to replace my 2005 Volvo V70 diesel estate. I need a more or less exact replacement (manual or automatic), possibly a hybrid but not a diesel due to our low mileage. I would be very happy with another Volvo, but the V90 looks a bit bigger and quite expensive. I do not like SUVs much due to the bulk and height. I do not to buy anything French or German, but a Japanese or South Korean car would be fine. A Mazda6 looks suitable, but I think it is a bit bigger than my V70. Any ideas? BC

A new Mazda6 SW measures 4,805mm, so it is only about 100mm longer than your V70. It is available with either a 2.0- or

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