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I have owned a 2007 SEAT Altea 2.0TDI from new and I think that it's time to change. Ideally I'd like something with a little more luggage carrying capacity and, as I am now in my seventies, comfort and...
My wife and I are looking for a smallish four-door car. Could you recommend one please? We do only about 6000 miles a year and, being pensioners, are looking for an economical and reliable car.
I am trying to decide on the most economical car I can get for under £8500. At the moment Fabia Greenline vs Ibiza ecomotive vs Fiesta Econetic. I do 86 miles a day and am trying to take account of fuel...
My wife has driven an A Class Merc for several years, rising service costs and more shorter journeys means she would now like to change. What would you recommend of a similar size, comfort and build quality,...
I am looking to replace my 2002 diesel Mazda 323 which I have had for 3 years and has been excellent in terms of reliabilty. I would like a similar sized car that is economical and reliable. I travel about...
I have always owned Nissan Micras but have just had my latest car written off. I need to replace this with something of a similar size. I commute each day - 40 miles each way, so need something comfortable...
Can you help. We want to buy a car that meets the following specification - A small town car Extremely economical Highly reliable 5 doors An exceptional quality interior 3 - 5 years old
We are about to downsize from our Volvo V70 and the V50 seems a logical answer but we would appreciate your advice as to what else to consider. It must be automatic, petrol due to a relatively low mileage...
I wonder if you could advise me on the best 4x4 to tow a horse trailer and two ponies? Whatever we buy will have to be used for my work and as our family car, so it needs to be as economical as possible....
My husband (aged 86) is finding it increasingly difficult to get in and out of our rather low-slung Vauxhall Vectra Club, so we are looking for a used car that offers easy ingress/egress for the not so...
 

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