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My son now lives in Dublin and he is interested in buying a new or nearly new Ford Mondeo. However, we have been shocked by the high price of cars in Ireland, which are thousands of pounds more expensive...
I’m looking to buy a Rover 75 diesel 2000 - 2003. What's the most reliable gearbox, Auto or Manual? I slightly prefer a manual but not enough to worry about. I may well be using it to tow a caravan. Any...
I am 71 years old and drive a 2003 Golf 100TDI PD that has done 34,000 miles and pulls a 1,000kg caravan very well at 30 mpg, but struggles a bit on the A30 over Exmoor and Bodmin on the way to and from...
Like me, my T reg. Mazda 626 2.0i petrol Estate is getting a bit long in the tooth and will soon need replacing. I do about 10,000 miles a year and it delivers 40-42mpg. I'm looking for another estate...
I have £10,000 max to spend on a second hand car. I have a new baby and want something that is safe and reliable but not as boring as a Volvo. I was looking at BMW estates but they are too expensive. I...
Our faithful 1993M Nissan Primera 1.6 LX has been forcibly retired having done 161,000 miles and now requires a new engine (£2,000) as the timing mechanism is completely out of kilter. I believe that this...
I currently drive a new Mazda 6 estate auto (petrol). Nice car but limited mid-range torque. Mazda has recently introduced a new range of turbodiesel engines and I have been able to drive the 2.2 litre...
I was looking to buy a new Mazda6 estate and visited local dealer. On the windscreen was an "on the road price" which was about £1,000 less than list. However the moment I mentioned I wanted to avail myself...
I have a 2005 VW Passat Trendline TDi PD 130 saloon that has done 81,000 miles and I am thinking of changing it. My problem is to find a suitable replacement. I drive about 20,000 miles a year and, being...
I seem to recall you writing in one of your columns to watch out for being paid by bankers draft as they are not certain to be honoured even though it is a general perception that they are automatically...
 

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