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We moved to the North East of England from the South and would like to replace my wife’s 2016 Ford Fiesta (6500 miles, Titanium Ecoboost) with a small 4x4 SUV. She likes the look of a used BMW X1, Kia...
I love buttons, comfort and gizmos more than power and driving. I don't need 4 Wheel Drive but want seven seats. I hate depreciation so I don't need a new car. What do you suggest I get?
I currently have a Volkswagen Tiguan that has been okay on a mixture of short trips and towing a caravan. We've never experienced any DPF issues, but since the emissions fix we have noticed the car regenerating...
I’m thinking of buying a Skoda Kodiaq. Not sure whether to go for the 150PS petrol or diesel variant, particularly with the current anti-diesel campaign. I prefer diesels but then I only do approx 7500...
I currently own a 2009 Range Rover Sport diesel and I'm looking to acquire a new Land Rover Discovery Sport. I'm not sure whether to go for diesel or petrol. Diesel has much more to offer in relation to...
My daughter and son-in-law require a nearly new vehicle to accommodate a medium-size dog and a baby. They are badge conscious and have about £20,000 - £30,000 to spend. What would you recommend?
I'm looking to buy an automatic mid-sized used SUV, with a budget of approximately £17,000. I've narrowed the choice down to an older BMW X3, Mazda CX-5 or a year old Hyundai Tucson. I'm very tall, so...
My father goes shooting about 10 times a year and he's after a 4x4 or SUV, possibly an Audi Q5. What would your recommendations be?
I need to buy something with a few more seats but worry about all the negative coverage of diesels. What do you recommend?
Any idea when the petrol Ingenium engine (252PS already in Jaguar F-Pace) will be launched for Land Rover Discovery Sport?