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I’ve just taken delivery of a 2012 Honda Civic, which was advertised as having a full service history. The ad online had a picture of the stamped book, but the garage now cannot find the books in question....
I'm planning on selling my 2006 Renault Clio. It has roof bars attached, which I don't plan to remove. Would they add value?
I had a Focus and am now seeking a used petrol vehicle, preferably £8k to £12k but could go more if need be. I do 8000 miles a year that includes the daily city commute and monthly 200 mile motorway trips....
How much should I pay for a 2008 Kia Picanto automatic with 17,000 miles? I am being told that these are like gold dust and I fear people are willing to pay over the odds. One has just been sold by a garage...
I'm after a £1000 car for family and dog with space and that's cheap to repair. Where do you sit on a Volvo V50 or V70 for this sort of cash?
I bought a car advertised as 'drives great'. On my way home from buying it I found it a death trap at higher speeds and a mechanic checked it and said it is unfit to drive due to recalls not being addressed...
I'm thinking of buying a one-year-old BMW 118i from a car supermarket with 10k miles on the clock. The car supermarket says the car was bought at auction. I was surprised that such a new car would have...
I bought a used car privately and it developed a fault when I drove it home, can I do anything about it?
I'm looking to replace our ageing Vauxhall Zafira and a local garage is selling Volkswagen models imported from Japan. Most have very low mileages but all seem to have DSG gearboxes. As they are models...
I am considering buying a BMW Z4 and my budget is £12000 - which models would you recommend keeping in mind running costs? And what age of vehicle could I expect for the money? Also should I be overly...
 

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