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I am looking for a four-wheel-drive hatchback. It must have a manual gearbox, a petrol engine, 04/5 seats, max 5 to 8 years old. I have around £10,000 have looked at the Focus RS. It's a bit small so...
My 2.0-litre TDI 170 6sp A4 has been perfect so far whilst commuting 20 miles each way. Now at three and a half years old and 41,000 miles my new commute will be only 3 miles each way. I would like to...
I have a 1995 Lexus LS400 done 80000 miles. I only do about 2000 miles per annum. I am getting less mpg than I used to. An item in Sunday Times motoring section advised a reader with similar problem to...
I own a 1997 W202 Mercedes-Benz C180 Elegance Automatic, which has covered 115,085 miles since new, and has a Full MBSH, and is shortly due in 3,000 miles to have the large ‘B’ Service carried out by Mercedes-Benz...
Could you advise me as to the best car to buy for use as a mini cab? I need an automatic to save on my clutch leg; however, I've been getting conflicting advise as to whether to go for a diesel or petrol...
The clutch went on our Ford Mondeo today and we were towed back to our local garage. The quote for replacement was more than the car is worth, so we have decided not to proceed. The problem is, we had...
Arriving in the small village of Wheaton Aston by narrowboat, I was shocked to find that the garage there had stopped selling petrol at the turn of the year. His reasoning and that of several other small...
I would appreciate some advice regarding the annual running costs of diesel versus petrol. We have been running two diesel cars. My Audi A4 is 08 registered diesel - currently just under 42,000 miles on...
Which is worse: petrol in a diesel car or diesel in a petrol car and why?
 

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