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I am looking for a replacement for my old Land Rover Freelander. Are there any smaller cars with a reasonably high driving position? Ideally a hybrid, but not fully electric as I need to be able to drive...
I am thinking of changing my diesel BMW X3 for a petrol hybrid, as I no longer cover very many miles since retiring. I would value your opinion on the BMW petrol hybrid X3. Or any alternatives?
I have had a Lexus for over 20 years and currently own a RX450h which I bought new in January 2021. It was to be our final indulgence. Sadly my wife died in June and now, aged 87, I have a car which is...
What high riding small hatchbacks or crossover/SUVs are available or recommended?
I want to buy a new automatic car and will consider electric or hybrid models. I often travel, for pleasure, 100 - 200 miles a day. I have increasing mobility problems with arthritis in the lower half...
I can't decide between the Toyota RAV4 petrol hybrid or the Mazda CX-5 diesel. Both appear to be great cars. Can you please give your opinion on which one should I go for?
I am an old school driver and want a car with the engine, gearbox, prop shaft and differential driving the rear wheels Are there any SUVs that match that configuration?
I currently drive a Mitsubishi Shogun, I would like to replace it with an all-electric or hybrid SUV but I have been told that I won't be able to pull as much weight as I pull now. The Shogun hauls 3250kg,...
I have contract leased through my company a Ford Transit Connect Double Cab - (I have two kids and quite often need to put them in as well as deliveries). I now need a larger van and am looking at the...
I want to buy a medium size SUV, can you tell me which model is best for handling?
 

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