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We are in our early eighties and want to buy a reliable 2-3 year old small 5 door hatchback. All we require is power steering, a chain cam, a heater, a radio and parking sensors. We mainly drive locally,...
An 80 year old friend is looking for a new car and has difficulty getting into cars which are too low down. She previously owned van like cars when her husband was alive to accommodate his wheelchair,...
Having been a Honda Jazz owner for 12 years, I recently travelled in an eight year old SUV and realised that I have been missing out on comfort. I hope to have about £20K to spend in the new year and could...
We are a retired couple in need of a vehicle with raised front seats so we can get in and out easily. Can you recommend some cars we should consider?
I am planning to change my car soon. I'm currently driving a Honda Civic 2.2 diesel. I've had it eight years and love it. Sadly it is no longer suitable for my elderly mother of 86 and small neurotic terrier....
My father-in-law owns a Nissan Qashqai. The car is three years old and approaching the end of the PCP plan. Being 70 and suffering from Parkinson's disease, he needs another automatic car with a raised...
My 87 year old father-in-law drives a Nissan Micra, he usually travels under 3000 miles a year and this is what the insurer covers him for. This year he has exceeded 3000 miles by about 200 (3200 in total),...
I am a pensioner. I drive 7000 miles a year, which is mostly short trips, with occasional long motorway trips. I want a comfortable car with high seats in leather with a sunroof. It must be compact and...
My mother would like to buy a replacement for her aged, but much loved, convertible Volkswagen Golf. She would like an automatic with a petrol engine and space for grandchildren in the rear seats. Her...
My wife and I are in our late 70s. We need to replace our Nissan Almera. We are looking for a two-year old used car. Reliability is paramount and we want a car that is suitable for short runs with good...
 

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