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I am looking for a used seven-seater with a petrol engine and automatic gearbox. I'm split between the Nissan Qashqai+2 2.0 and the Toyota Verso 1.8. Both up to year 2012 or older. Which would you choose?...
I want to replace my Honda Jazz with a similar-sized hatchback;however, I want a petrol automatic with decent performance. I don’t fancy a CVT gearbox and my preferences are: Mazda 2, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai...
Our car is a BMW 120i coupe "non-turbo". The latest 218 etc has twin turbos. In view of all the warnings you have issued over the years regarding turbo bearing failure doe to overheating, would we be storing...
I am looking at a nearly new Ford Focus 1.5-litre EcoBoost auto (either 150PS or 182PS) and am trying to establish which type of gearbox it has. I think it has always had a six-speed torque converter (unlike...
I am a first time driver looking to buy a used small car for my commute of about 20 miles. I have £3000 to spend and need a car with low maintenance costs. What should I buy?
Turbochargers on engines used not to operate in first gear or below 2000rpm. (diesel) or 3000rpm. (petrol). Is this still the case as I may in the future purchase a small capacity turbo engine ? ...
My Vauxhall Astra Estate (1.6 petrol with 200k on the clock) has developed a heavy rattle/knocking noise. It last for a second or two at the start up. Sounds like it's in the head/VVT area. Always flushed...
My wife is considering replacing her 2002 Toyota Corolla T sport, which has provided outstandingly reliable and fun motoring from new. She only does 5000 miles a year and prefers the style and flexibility...
I am looking for a new car. I do 4000 miles a year and want an SUV that's comfortable with an automatic gearbox. So far I have narrowed my choices to the petrol Suzuki Vitara, Kia Niro hybrid and Toyota...
I gather that you recommend Shell V Power Nitro Plus petrol, but as Shell garages are thin on the ground in my parts, are there any other suppliers' super unleaded brands of equivalent quality?
 

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