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My 21 year old daughter has applied for her provisional licence and is keen to learn on an automatic. We will need to buy a small auto and have up to £3500 budget. First question, if we get an auto box...
What type of gearbox is the EAT8?
I have narrowed down my choice of new car to either a Kia Picanto automatic or a Dacia Sandero automatic. I currently have a 1.2 Picanto automatic, which I'm very pleased with. The new model only comes...
Just wondering if you can answer a question I'm getting conflicting views on - even from different people at my Honda main dealer! My new Jazz Hybrid has a CVT gearbox, but the auto selector includes two...
I have a 2018 MINI Countryman auto. I've read that the gearbox allows for stopping at lights while still in Drive. But I've also read that it's best to slip into Neutral to save wear on the dual clutches....
In an auto, is it best to select neutral and apply the handbrake at traffic lights or keep it in drive?
What are the dos and don'ts of driving an automatic car?
I remember reading one of your columns about the Toyota Yaris. I am looking for a second-hand automatic car and would like to know which are the models to look out for and avoid. Also, I’m considering...
I am downsizing from a Hyundai ix35 and am considering one of the smaller Fords - the Fiesta or Focus. I want an automatic transmission but I understand that there have been some reported issues with...
My daughter is wanting to buy a petrol Audi Q2 with the S-Tronic gearbox. You often advise against particular types of automatic or semi-automatic gearboxes. Is this one likely to be reliable? I also understand...
 

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