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My 2014 Ford Focus already has about 61,000 miles and I'm considering whether I should sell and buy a used or new car, or run the Focus into the ground instead. Fuel efficiency hasn't been great as it's...
I have been looking at a 2011 Peugeot Expert. It's being sold at £2500 and has 130,000 miles on the clock. Is that high? Also, how long would that last me? I have a business transporting dogs back and...
I do around 25,000 miles per year and am looking for a new vehicle. Much of my mileage is long distance (four trips each weekend of 90 miles) but travel during the week is often short commutes to work...
I'm changing jobs and want to take the car allowance option. The role will mean driving 30k miles per year and I had planned on running the next car for 12-18 months until better electric options come...
I'm considering buying a used hybrid Lexus (mainly CT and IS). I saw some with very high mileage (+150k) for sale. Is it safe to buy one like that? What kind of problems will a hybrid have with that kind...
I'm looking to buy a Mitsubishi L200 for work including towing a fairly heavy trailer. My is budget £7000. Obviously each vehicle is different but in principle, would you opt for a 2008 model with 50,000...
I'm starting a new job and will travel 120 miles round trip each day, about half motorway and half A/B roads. I don't know if it'd be better to buy new, take out a finance deal or buy a high mileage secondhand...
I do 22,000 miles per year, mostly motorway. I’m a 40 per cent tax payer, who’s current lease of a 2016 Skoda superb 1.6 TDI is coming to an end. A hybrid Kia Niro has been suggested by my leasing company...
My 2007 Vectra has now covered 245,000 miles with problems confined to the dual flywheel. The clutch can't last forever and the engine, which has only had a new battery (this autumn) must have a finite...
I am about to buy a Honda Jazz 1.4 VTEC with 88000 miles for £3500. I am slightly concerned about the high mileage for a relatively young car and from the car check I carried out it seems to have done...
 

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