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I'm looking for a comfortable, reliable, economical commuter car to cover 25,000 miles per year. I currently own a 2009 Citroen C5 2.0-litre auto diesel. This gives me 35-40mpg so not great! But I'm 6'4''...
I am moving to a new location, which means my commute will now be 50 miles each way, so I'm looking for a used car to cover this high mileage (mostly motorway). Although they are out of favour now, diesel...
I commute around 40 miles each day from South London to Surrey on a mixture of roads. I have a 2009 Audi Q5 2.0-litre diesel auto. It has served me well and now has 120,000 miles on the odometer. Unfortunately,...
I have a short commute to work, however, once a month I drive to Devon (about 250 miles) and also to Scarborough (about 300 miles). I'd like some comfort and to be higher than an average car. It would...
My daughter commutes from South Wales to Bristol every day. She has a 10 year old, high mileage Peugeot 207 and is thinking of buying a new MG - either 3 or ZS as there seems to be good deals available....
I'm looking at buying a stop gap car for under £1500 for my commute to work - which is a 30-mile round trip with the occasional 100 mile journey. It has to be capable of carrying two large mountain bikes...
I'm opting out of the company car scheme so need to buy my own, secondhand preferably. I'm going to do lots of miles - over 25,000 a year - so need something big, like an SUV or Estate. My budget is up...
My daily commute is a 180-mile round trip on a variety of motorway sections, roundabout filled dual carriage ways and B roads. I currently drive a 2009 Citroen C5 diesel automatic. Tax is a whacking £350...
Would you recommend a scooter or a Honda CB125 and, if the latter, which variant would you suggest? I'd use the bike for a daily 60-mile commute which includes both motorway and central London.
I’m changing jobs shortly and that will require me to commute to Birmingham from my home in Kent (approx 150 miles each way) at least once occasionally twice a week. I’m looking for an economical hatchback...
 

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