Ask Honest John

Most recently answered city cars questions
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.
I'm looking for a first car - which needs to be economical, compact, reliable and automatic. I've found a 2007 Toyota Aygo 1.0-litre with 46,000 miles for £3000. What is your experience of this model,...
My wife's current car is a 2003 Renault Clio from new (probably the most reliable car we've had). She normally does about four short journeys a week and an occasional 35-mile return journey. Sometime,...
My wife, who is aged 73, needs to change her aged Peugeot 207 CC and has seen a 2016 Citroen C1 at a local dealership - priced at £6690. The car appears well looked after and has covered 16,700 miles....
I'm thinking of buying either a Toyota Aygo or a Kia Picanto. The Aygo is small and cheaper than the Picanto 1.2 that I fancy. Which would be best please? I only do 4500 miles a year. Am I right to go...
What's the best small electric car for driving around town?
The Hyundai i10 and Kia Picanto both come with automated manual transmissions. Why do they not get torque converter gearboxes?
 

Value my car