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I am going to be commuting to work by car, which is 377 miles a week. My work will pay 45p for the first 6000 miles then down to 25p. It's all motorway and one hour's drive, which car would you recommend...
My wife and I drive a diesel Volvo XC70 (first registered in 2006) and a Volvo XC60 (2013 model). Both have very low emissions readings on their MOTs and we have a property just within the South Circular...
I have a 2014 Mercedes SLK diesel roadster. Will making multiple short journeys of 5-10 miles cause a problem with the exhaust system? If so, would some longer or faster journeys prevent the problem? If...
I own an 8-year-old Kia Sportage that I bought from my local Kia dealer 7.5 years ago with 2500 miles on the clock. Since then, the car has been serviced and MOT'd at that garage. At its recent service,...
I've just had my Hyundai Tuscan serviced and, after 3000 miles checked, the oil level - which was about 2cm above the max line. I took it back to the garage and they said it was because the DPF had been...
I have a 2011 Volkswagen Golf Plus diesel with approx 54,000 miles on the clock. It has a problem with the DPF (diesel particulate filter) light which comes on and then forces the car into limp mode. It...
My son has changed his job and has a new appointment some 60 miles from his home. This could involve him in mainly motorway travel for some months until he gets himself sorted out. He currently has a very...
We have a BMW X3 diesel, which we have had for five years. It's a 2012 model with 65,000 miles on the clock. Understandably, we have only done 3000 miles this year, mostly short trips and are quite obviously...
My son is starting his first job and needs something to use to commute 35 miles each way via the M25. His budget is £2000. I expect him to drive about 15k miles per year as we expect him to work from home...
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...
 

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