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I recently bought a 2007 Nissan Note with a very low guaranteed mileage. Please can you tell me why the overdrive is on as standard and has to be turned off for slow speeds when driving away?
I need to buy a used, reliable, automatic family car for under £10,000 as soon as possible. What would you recommend and where is best to purchase from?
I want to replace my 2010 Volkswagen Passat DSG with a similar sized petrol automatic. I have a budget of up to £25,000. Contenders at present include Mazda 6 and Ford Mondeo. Are there any other cars...
My wife, 72, has an excellent driving record over almost 50 years, but on an automatic only licence. As well as our cars, obviously automatic, she has been a named driver on our daughter's automatic car,...
I've just passed my test and would like to buy a cheap, reliable, mid-size automatic (about the same size as a new design Vauxhall Corsa as it's what I passed in). As long as the automatic gearbox is known...
I'm thinking of buying a new Ford Kuga with the Powershift auto box, but have heard various adverse reports about reliability and performance of these boxes. I would be very grateful for your opinion.
I put my license plate numbers into a car insurance website and the reg came up as a manual transmission, but the car is an automatic. I only have an automatic licence.
I'm tall and have a bad back. I need an automatic vehicle that has easy access and is comfortable. My annual mileage is approximately 3000. What do you advise?
I have recently bought a 2014 Skoda Yeti 2.0 TDI with a DSG gearbox and wish to tow a caravan (21ft overall). I have heard that the DSG system can be a little 'fragile' and towing with an automatic can...
I've just changed my Porsche Boxster 981 for a 718. I've only had one automatic in 44 years, but the PDK is fantastic. Anyway, I know the sport button gives you sharper responses but does it affect fuel...
 

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