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What's the best first car for an 18 year old driver? I need something older and cheap. My budget is about £1500 - £2500. Also, how do I check if the car has any issues, i.e. outstanding finance, been involved...
Your scrappage scheme guide quotes a total discount of £4250 off a new Renault Clio, irrespective of whether cash, HP or PCP is used. However, I can get nothing better than an offer of £3500 - which includes...
In the main, I only drive twice a day for 1.3 miles each way. Should I keep the Lexus IS 2.5 V6 petrol or swap to a small petrol car, or even a hybrid like the Toyota Yaris?
I'm currently working overseas, but upon my return to the UK next year I plan to buy myself a nice 2008/2009 diesel Jaguar X Type. I owned one of these when I was last back in the UK and it was fantastic....
I currently own a 2015 Renault Kadjar 1.5 diesel. We bought the car due to its ability to carry large loads, comfort on long journeys and fuel economy. It's been brilliant. I'm now considering changing...
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...
Honda are offering me their cars at cost price. How much less is that than list price?
I would like a new car. It needs to be cheap, small, reliable and economical as I drive less than 4000 miles a year. Which cars would fit my requirements?
I bought a vehicle and paid in full for it, only to find on the trip home there was a gearbox problem. I then found out that only the seller singed the logbook. I have the vehicle and one half of the logbook...
What do you think is the best way of selling a one year old car, other than trading it in?