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It is now time to change from my nine-year old BMW 525 diesel. I am retired and do about 4000 miles per year. I do lots of short journeys of around seven miles, with very occasional longer trips. The dealer...
My postman tells me that Royal Mail recently took delivery of new Fiat vans fitted with diesel particulate filters. Now postal workers on suburban stop-start 'walks' are sitting revving the engines to...
A few days ago the BBC R4 ‘You & Yours’ programme had a feature on DPF problems. It said that the Salvation Army, which apparently runs 700 company cars, had stopped buying diesel models because of DPF...
I drive a BMW 320d and was interested in your response to the email from EJ, Market Rasen concerning the burning off of diesel particulates. What do you consider to be a short journey? I travel seven miles...
Despite planning to buy a new petrol car because of our average annual mileage of 8500, we have chosen the Nissan Qashqai 360 1.6 dCi 130PS + with 'stop-start' system. The most regular journey will be...
I have a budget of £10,000 to £12,000 and am looking for a hatchback with room for two sets of golf clubs plus trolleys. I am single and travel to work three days a week, comprising a round trip of 50...
I am thinking of replacing my Peugeot 206 with a Citroen DS3 and had been intending to purchase a petrol model. However, the salesman is recommending a diesel on the basis that fuel consumption is more...
We've recently moved to the Isle of Wight and need a car to replace our 11-year-old Zafira. It will be used mostly for short runs of a couple of miles with occasional longer trips to the mainland maybe...
Could you suggest a suitable car for my daughter and her husband? They have a three-year old son with another due any minute. Their annual mileage is about 11,000 miles, mainly short journeys with 400...
We currently have a Toyota Verso 2.0 D-4D T-Spirit as a company car. It has 33,000 miles and will be four years old in November. We have been given a price of £10,550 to buy it. Would this be a good move,...
 

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