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I am looking to buy an estate car and am considering the Toyota Avensis and Ford Mondeo. I have discounted the Honda Accord and Mazda 6 as I think they will be too expensive. I do not want to spend more...
I retire in October and I'm considering buying my company car, a 57-reg Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI 90ps which has done 45,000 miles (I'm currently getting 64.8 mpg). Does it have a diesel particulate filter?...
Which of the Avensis D-4D diesel engines does not have a timing belt? I fancy one, but I've had enough of worrying about the belt change on other cars I've owned.
I am debating buying a Peugeot 207 as a replacement for our second car in the family. I had narrowed it down to the 1.6 diesel 90, however these tend to be sought after and hence prices hold up. I have...
I note you recommend an oil change every 6000 miles for four-pot Saab 9-5 petrol engines. Does this apply to engines after Saab introduced a 'fix' circa 2004 for the sludge problem? As a Saab fan I half...
I'm going to buy a Vauxhall or Opel Astra 1.4 Life soon. It is a 2004 model with 81,000 miles on it. I just wanted to know whether these models come with timing belts or chains? Also, are these cars generally...
We need a cheap small secondhand runabout with low insurance, road tax and running costs and for teenagers to learn to drive in. The Aygo, C1 and 107 are essentially the same car, but I'm concerned that...
My wife and I drive a 1997 Mercedes-Benz C240 Elegance. We plan to keep the C240 and buy a more modern car with more luggage space for grandchildren. With no VAT, the Skoda Octavia Elegance Estate looks...
I'm thinking of buying a 52-reg Vauxhall Vectra 2.0 DTI diesel. It's in excellent condition and has done 97,000 miles. Everything works as it should and it's £1500, with a 12-month MOT and tax until December....
I frequently see you recommend the Ford S-Max, but always the reference to the 1.8 TDCi 2006-09 is negative. This week it was "avoid at all costs". Can you point me to somewhere on your site where you've...
 

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