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Having driven diesel cars for the last 30 years, I am about to buy a Kia Niro Hybrid. Are there any differences in driving technique? Do I need to change the oil every six months as you advocate for a...
I am 83 and have a Ford C-Max 1.6 diesel automatic, registered in 2006. I am very concerned about the many reports of gearbox trouble and I am beginning to listen for problems when I am driving now. However,...
People appear to think they have the right to join a trunk road or motorway from a slip road by just putting on their indicator and pulling out into the stream of traffic regardless of a vehicle being...
While in Austria earlier this year I was told that on roundabouts, the rule is that one only gives a signal just before exiting. This strikes me as quite sensible, as one assumes the motorist is carrying...
I was the passenger in a car and we were approaching a roundabout, with the choice of three lanes. An extra-long lorry and trailer chose the middle lane and we then went into the third (right) lane. As...
I recently purchased an ex-demo 2012 Audi Q5 with 2-litre diesel engine and S Tronic gearbox from a main dealer. I'm finding the gear changes are very noticeable at low speeds, and that the car feels unresponsive...
Four month ago I bought a new Citroen C3 Picasso Exclusive and I must admit that it is an excellent car for my needs. I have a disability so appreciate the automatic box and cruise control. However, the...
I have a new model Range Rover Sport 3.0d HSE Dynamic. I have to say I love it. I traded a Discovery 4 (amazing residual after three years) and recently sold my Cayman S. It fits perfectly between the...
I purchased a Volkswagen Touareg 3.0TDI new six months ago and am delighted with it, but on a steep hill in Argyll the vehicle runs away with me over the pre-set speed on 55mph. It was in the dealer’s...
My Fiesta with EcoBoost 100 averaged 48.5mpg on one long journey, while the on-board computer shows 37.4mpg overall, mostly on short local trips along fairly congested roads in suburban London. May I suggest...
 

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