well i think it is very comfortable compared to my merc on short journeys , going to be going on its first longish journey this weekend (hour and half) so will reserve judgement until then, but i honestly think its a very comfortable car and so does the wife.
Thanks guys, think I have confused myself, started with a right leg pain sorted that, then now got lower back pain when I get out!!!! The ironic thing is I bought this for comfort as I drive in the rush hour in London and thought my old gt86 was wasted, never had a problem with the gt seats, but having a nightmare with my ch r premium seat , have tried the lumbar support but think it makes it worse, no doubt I will sort it (I hope) but a little stressed I won't lol :shock: £28000 mistake? Lol
Give it some time, I know the feeling of "dissapointment" and thinking you have made a wrong decision.
My previous Auris had marvelous seats, no seating problems what so ever. But... my girlfriend reminded me of the fact that when I traded my Seat Leon for the Auris I also complained a few weeks about how "bad" the new seats where. :?
You're body is completely accustomed to your old car and it takes time to get used to it.
Make sure you sit quite upright, have slightly bend arms when your wrists lay on top of the steeringwheel. For me sitting lower is more comfortable in the C-HR. Don't sit to close to the paddles. Sit in such way you can press the brake to the floor without moving/stretching your leg. Make the motion with your foot. If nescecairy pull the steeringwheel towards you.
In my country they offered seats with fabric, or if u go with top version with partial leather. If u wanted full leather seats, it was an extra. Mine is partial leather with power-adjustable lumbar support on driver seat, and are very comfortable and supportive !!
One thought is to do what I did. When I test drove I found the seats really comfortable but not so much when I got the car so I simply asked the dealer if they could set my seat up to match the test drive car.
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I just have a BIG ISSUE, with the blooming Drivers Seat.
I cannot get this comfortable, at all & I am struggling to resolve the following:-
When I do seem to have this seat at the Correct Height & the Back is ok.
It keeps changing itself somehow, especially the Back Rest.
It appears to move itself forwards, then backwards, at its own whim.
With no apparent understanding why ?
No matter how patient I have been & used the Lumbar Control, as well.
I cannot continue living with this crazy situation. It does NOT EVER feel
correct Nor Comfortable, It's Driving me to distractions.
Anyone any idea PLEASE.
It's not that the seat is Electrically adjustable, apart from this Side Lumbar Control Switch.
My New Generation 2015 DS5 was not a problem, nor any of my other Brand New Vehicles EVER.
Never go by Looks alone, they take out Breath away, then Steal our Lives, with immense stress & concern.
I am thinking about changing ASAP. That makes me very sad to even be thinking this, so very soon.
well i guess if it is that much of an issue you will have to get rid of it, the only person who can set the seat up is you.i also dont think that the lumber support moves of its own accord ,does anyone else drive the car ?
the only other option is to give your back time to adjust to the new seat a live with it,
i think they a really comfortable so no problems here and i have back damage from a van accident many years ago meaning i get really bad sciatica.(foam cushion seat sometimes required in the merc).