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Can you turn off the four wheel drive on the Suzuki Swift?
We have a 2015 Audi A4 quattro estate and have moved to a hilly elevated area that often suffers from winter snows. What would be a good choice of winter/offroad tyre to allow us to still drive around...
I'm looking for a four-wheel-drive car similar to the Toyota Yaris Cross - what are the best options for a car of similar size?
Currently I drive a 2005 Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2.5 TD with 120,000 miles on the clock and my wife a 2002 2.0 Suzuki Grand Vitara which has done nearly 200,000 miles. We are both in our late 60s and soon...
My daughter's four year lease on a Range Rover Evoque ends in March 2024. She is looking to replace it with a four-seater convertible and doesn't want an EV. Her annual mileage is about 12,000 miles. As...
is it really true that if you get a puncture on one tyre on a 4x4 you have to replace the other three tyres otherwise the 4x4 differential will be damaged due to the different tyre depths?
How do I test an AWD system on a test drive?
We have a BMW 18d. The dealer says although it is an X drive, in normal driving 100% of the power is sent to the front and the rear is only used when extra traction is required. The two front tyres are...
I would like to buy a budget used petrol family SUV with 4WD and with good mpg but only have about £4000- 5000 to spend. My ideal would be a Honda CR-V petrol but it has poor mpg (34mpg). A big ask I know...
What's the best Land Rover Freelander 2 model for reliability?

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