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I would like to buy a new Skoda Kodiaq. You have given it a great review and also elsewhere it comes at the top of review lists. I intend driving less than 10,000 miles a year. A lot around town and when...
I need a 4x4 with a high seating position but only cover about 8000 miles a year. I have been offered a good deal on a BMW X1 20d. Do BMWs have the same DPF probs as others as I intend keeping it for three...
In Malaysia recently I tested the Great Wall Haval M4. It was exactly what I would be looking for in my next car - a torque converter auto, proper hand brake, higher driving seat, good ride and performance....
I'm in a position where I need to replace my Suzuki Grand Vitara with a similar SUV or 4x4. I need something which can seat five adults, has 4x4 or AWD capability for towing and which will enable me to...
In your review of the SEAT Ateca you refer to possible lag with the petrol/auto combination. I've driven a manual Ateca which is good in all respects. Should I be concerned about ordering an auto. What...
I have owned and loved a Land Rover Discovery 4 for the last 6 years and the mileage is 59,500. Two weeks ago catastrophic engine failure occurred. This was due to movement of crankshaft bearing shells,...
My Mercedes-Benz ML270 CDI (2004) is a bit sluggish when starting up from cold in the morning - it's only just started happening. I have to press harder on the accelerator to get the car going which is...
What do you advise before I buy a Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0 litre manual diesel with 56 plate that has done 11,3000 miles?
I'm now ready to change my car and have been fancying a 4x4 for quite some time now. I really like the high driving position and, as I am sometimes out in the country I often find myself parking on rough...
I want to buy a new SUV and quite like the Peugeot 2008 with an auto 'box and petrol engine. I've seen a few nearly new models for sale, but am wondering if it would be better to wait for the new model....
 

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