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I have seen a 2018 Hyundai i10 1.2-litre Premium five-door with 9522 miles on the clock at a price of £9,000. I do mostly short journeys, six miles each way going up to about twenty miles each way with...
I want to buy a small used car for about £10,000. Could you make a few suggestions please. I've been looking at a Fiat 500.
I am thinking about buying a Skoda Citigo but I can hear a clicking noise when changing up through the gears, is this a sign of a gearbox problem? The garage says it is normal because the car has very...
Is the Volkswagen Up Beats a good car?
What's the most comfortable city car?
My 18-year-old granddaughter will be getting her first car. She'll have about £5K to spend. Any recommendations, taking into account the expense of insurance and she'll have a Black Box fitted? Thanks.
Which car do you recommend for short journeys? I now only drive about 3 miles per day to work. Also, would it be better to go for a brand new one or one a couple of years old? Need it to be reliable and...
My daughter will hopefully pass her driving test soon, and we are helping her to buy a small automatic car. Budget is roughly £5000. Is this doable? I want her to be safe at all times (like any other parent)....
Which is the cheapest and most reliable electric city car for driving in London?
I want to buy a 2018 or 2019 automatic city car. What are your thoughts on the Hyundai i10 and Kia Picanto? I like these because of the warranty. What are your recommendations? Thanks.
 

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