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Should I sell my 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 320 CDI?

I have a 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 320 CDI which has done 105,000 miles. So far it's only had routine maintenance and has been trouble free. I've been offered £4000 as a trade price. The car tax is quite high and the insurance group is 42 so generally it's quite expensive to run even without any faults. However, the car suits my needs and is good to drive. Should I change the car now or wait for an expensive repair?

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As we get closer to autumn 2019 and the proposed prohibition of non-EU6 diesels from city centres your car's value will fall, but the offer of £4000 is low anyway so I don't think you've got much to lose by keeping it.

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