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I am retired and want to buy my last car. I do not want to pay for extras that I will hardly ever use such as air conditioning or electric wing mirrors. Is there such a thing as a basic motor without the...
I am deciding on a Company Car and have narrowed the choices down to a Toyota Prius and a Golf Bluemotion. The Golf costs slightly more in relation to BIK, but both fit my budget. I feel that the Golf's...
We are looking to change our 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe for a cheap to run quality family car. We have narrowed it down to a Volvo V50 DrivE (SE LUX), Golf Bluemotion (1.6 S/Line) or Nissan Qashqai 1.6D Tekna....
I need a large capacity, very economical car/estate to replace my Vectra lpg conversion. I do 30-35K miles a year with a lot of motorway driving, and need space to carry equipment. I've been looking at...
I have £5-6k to spend on a car predominantly for work. I would like 4WD and it needs to have a high wheel base. Although 'tough' is preferred, more importantly it needs to be economical (min 35mpg consistently),...
For medical reasons I have to drive my wife to hospital three times a week, each time a round trip of about 45 miles. I need a vehicle, preferably used, that is comfortable, dependable and safe in all...
I live in rural North Yorkshire and travel to York every day on B-roads, a return journey of about 50 miles. Additionally I travel about 150 miles each weekend. The last two winters have been very severe...
My current car is an August 2004 1.8 Astra automatic purchased a year later, which I am now considering replacing. My two previous cars were also Astra automatics and I have been well pleased with them....
I'm a 23-year-old female, just about to graduate from university. I passed my driving test in 2010, and am looking for my first car. I need one that's as cheap as possible to insure and reliable. I will...
We are thinking of replacing my wife's car, which is a 2003 Peugeot 206 Verve, 1,124cc. We would welcome your recommendation to meet the following requirements:- 1. 4 door with hatchback. 2. Slightly larger...
 

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