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I will be looking and buying a used car soon. With all the emissions laws around, what will be best to go for, a petrol or diesel?
I'm considering getting a secondhand BMW 3 or 5 Series but the vast majority of my driving is in the city and I rarely do over 20 miles per day. There are some great deals on diesel cars but should I avoid...
Following your advice five years ago, I purchased an old Range Rover Sport - which I loved and was very practical with a reasonable amount of off road use. Rather rashly, but sensing some expensive repairs...
I live in London, is it better to buy a new petrol or diesel car at the present time?
In the main, I only drive twice a day for 1.3 miles each way. Should I keep the Lexus IS 2.5 V6 petrol or swap to a small petrol car, or even a hybrid like the Toyota Yaris?
I'm told that certain French cities now require cars to display a sticker stating their official emission values. Apparently lots of Brits are being fined by the French cops for failure to comply. Is this...
I've found a route to work that is quicker, quieter and less miles. On the motorway it's 18 miles, through the town and stop/start at lights (although very quiet at that time of the morning) its only 10.5...
I'm 75 and I need a car for both short journeys around London and long journeys in France. What would you recommend: the Honda Jazz hybrid which looks reliable and easy to get into, the Toyota Yaris Hybrid...
I've been monitoring the mpg of my 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML250 since purchase. I would say 95 per cent of my driving is done around London. According to http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/realmpg/mercedes-benz/ml-class-w166-2012/ml250-bluetec...
 

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