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I'm looking for a new petrol 4x4 with decent performance and reasonable load space. I've just about settled on a Porsche Macan S, but is there anything else I should consider? I don't want a Range Rover...
I'm searching for a replacement for my seven year old Nissan Qashqai. It must have electric folding mirrors, heated seats, four-wheel drive and a petrol engine. Any suggestions please?
I am looking for some advice. My 1.4 TSI petrol Scirocco has an engine issue. The issue is with low compression in cylinder one, a further check has identified that the engine may have been running too...
I have a 2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI. It has always been serviced at the main dealer (who I also bought it from) and covered 64,000 miles. A coolant leak developed a few months ago but the dealer couldn't...
I'm thinking of trading in my Volkswagen Scirocco soon and am considering what to get next. The shortlist is another Scirocco, Toyota GT86, BMW 2 Series coupe, or Audi TT. The budget is £30k or so. Which...
My 65 reg Ford Fiesta EcoBoost has just had its first service at 11,000 miles. The invoice states that gas treatment and motor flush have been used at a cost of just over £20. Is there any real benefit...
The timing chain on my 2002 BMW 318i has begun to make a rattling noise. It has 146,000 miles on the clock and I rely on it for my daily travel. Should I replace the chain?
My wife is selling her Hyundai ix35 and is looking to buy a new, similar-sized petrol automatic SUV with four-wheel drive. Which ones would you suggest? Her annual mileage is about 8000 miles per year,...
I am looking to buy a Vauxhall Corsa that is 10 years old. It has a full service history, two owners and only 27,000 on the clock. A friend has advised that I should avoid the car if it hasn't had a cam...
I am thinking of buying a used Skoda Fabia Estate. It's a 1.4TSI 180PS, (2012 or 2013 model) with 22,000 miles on the clock. The dealer wants £8495. It has a bit of go about it and should be large enough...
 

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