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My daily commute is a 180-mile round trip on a variety of motorway sections, roundabout filled dual carriage ways and B roads. I currently drive a 2009 Citroen C5 diesel automatic. Tax is a whacking £350...
I’m in a quandary. I'm planning to retire in the next four years and the intention was to replace my 2008 diesel Ford Mondeo with a two-year-old vehicle to tow my touring van (1400kg). What should I buy?...
I'm looking at changing my diesel car for a plug-in hybrid or a self-charging hybrid. Could you explain the difference between the two systems and whether one is better than the other? I'm looking at a...
I own a Skoda Yeti diesel, which I have used for towing a caravan for the past six years. Due to our advancing years, we have decided to give up caravanning and no longer need a diesel car. We will probably...
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...
I drive a 2012 Volkswagen Golf diesel (Euro5). For work, I drive 65-miles-a-day. What with the rising price of diesel, I'm thinking of getting a hybrid. What would you recommend?
I currently drive a diesel Toyota Verso as a tax. Would I be better off with with a hybrid Toyota Auris Estate? I do lots of short runs and about three or four motorway runs per week. I do roughly 25,000...
I have a Toyota Avensis 2.0 Diesel which is approaching 3 years old and 60,000 miles. I drive approximately 22,000 miles per year, including a daily commute of 36 miles each way mainly on single carriageway...
My current car is a four year old Citroen C4 Picasso 1.6 HDI with 33,000 miles on the clock. I tow a small caravan (700kg) several times per year on long journeys, but my regular usage is short trips of...
I'm looking at replacing my Honda FR-V with a Lexus NX or Land Rover Discovery Sport. My heart is with Land Rover, but build quality seems to be an issue and I worry at the potential lifespan of diesels...
 

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