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I have a choice of Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Volvo and Mercedes models from my work lease list. I'm looking for maximum space and boot space, minimum fuel cost, lowest income tax and £15k to £38k list prices....
How long is it before diesel cars are banned from towns and cities? I am 75 and need an automatic estate for my next car.
Will using Adblue that's over 18 months old damage the catalytic converter or any other of the car's components?
I do a lot of short journeys so is buying a new diesel a no no with having a DPF?
What type of funnel should I use to refill the Adblue liquid?
We have a Toyota Avensis Estate diesel which was bought new in May 2014. We followed the then-Government's advice to buy a diesel car. We assume the car has no resale value so would you advise us to change...
After repeated short drives in a diesel does DPF regeneration make a noise and raise the engine rpm?
I generally buy a used car with around 20k miles and run it for 6/7 years before replacing. At the moment I'm looking at buying a Mercedes E220d estate for around £20k. Is this a really bad idea? The general...
I owned an Evoque that had issues with the DPF. But when a diesel flags up that the DPF needs a regen, how long time or distance wise do you have to get it on a motorway/dual carriageway before the fuel...
I have recently bought a BMW X2 20d which has an AdBlue system. Can you tell me the average consumption rate I might expect to get for this AdBlue (the main dealer I bought the car from says it depends...
 

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