Ask Honest John

Most recently answered hatchbacks questions
I've got up to £25k to spend. I'm looking at the Volkswagen Golf Mk8 (either the Style or the R). It's a Golf-size car I want, with a diesel engine and automatic gearbox. Is the Golf a better option than...
We need to replace our 10-year-old Vauxhall Corsa. It needs to be a 5-door hatchback with a bit of zip. We do mostly local driving. Can you suggest anything, please? Best wishes.
I will be changing from an estate to a hatchback as the space is not used. Top choice at the moment is a Golf. My preferences are petrol (annual mileage 10k), automatic and a bit of grunt so around 150ps....
My daughter is selling her 2008 Ford Fiesta. She has £6000 to spend on a used vehicle of Fiesta-size. Suggestions, please?
I’m looking for a used car with low mileage for my son’s partner. It needs to be reliable, reasonably stylish and preferably one owner. Any thoughts? Thank you.
My son, 20, is learning to drive. When he passes, he wants a vehicle to take on climbing, walking and camping trips in the UK. He wants to fit a mattress and climbing gear into the back and sleep overnight....
I love just crusing around in a really quiet, comfortable car. I'm not too bothered about steering dynamics or a fun drive. I just want to glide along and almost not feel the road. I also like a bit of...
I currently have a 2004 Citroen C4 - which I'll part exchange when the new scrappage scheme is announced. I'm looking for a similar-sized car, automatic, and either petrol, PHEV or electric, depending...
The newest Ford Fiesta looks perfect for me. Not ST-line though. Have you driven the standard one on 15 and 16-inch wheels? If so, which is more fun?
After the lockdown is over, I am going to buy my final new car. I want a Ford Focus-sized hatchback, petrol, automatic with good reliability and a decent warranty. I know it's a crowded market, but do...
 

Value my car