Should I change or keep my current car?

I am looking to change cars because I want to drive more economically following a change in my income. I drive a Mercedes B180 CDI Auto on an 08 plate. While I love the comfort this car provides the Maintenance costs are now becoming too costly. Also my annual millage has now more than halved and I only do 6000 miles a year so wonder if this is good for the Diesel engine even though it doesn't have a DPF.

I would be interested to know if you consider a change to a similar age Skoda Fabia DSG. At Elegance spec a good alternative or even a Skoda Citygo Auto at Elegance spec, Both Skoda cars seem well equipped and good value. Would you change cars or should I keep the Mercedes? Baring in mind I would have to pay very little extra to get the Citygo. Or even pay next to nothing for the right Fabia after PX. My B-Class.

What other cars may fit the bill? I don't want a big car and anything under 4m long will be considered.

Asked on 16 January 2013 by 4matt

Answered by Honest John
Definitely not. Too many problems with DSGs and the Citigo automated manual is one of the worst automated manual transmissions. If you want a small auto: Hyundai i10 1;2 auto, Suzuki Splash 1.2 auto, Vauxhall Agila 1.2 auto.
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