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What is your opinion of a 2016 Volkswagen Golf VII 1.4 as a long term buy (7/10 years) with less than 10,000 miles per year being driven? Probably starting with about 9-12,000 miles already on the clock?
We're looking at changing our 2006 1.8 i-VTEC Honda Civic for a new crossover and would appreciate your view. Most journeys are 5 miles or less, with longer motorway runs several times a year, so we're...
In February 2000 I bought a 1999T BMW 528i Auto with 29,000 miles for £25,000. It has now done 141,000 miles and is still a pleasure to drive. The only obvious problem is the LED matrix on the dashboard...
Our neighbours are moving abroad and are offering us their 2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S (4.5-litre V8) with 104,000 miles plus their 1997 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor with 78,000 miles for £8000 (for...
My 2.0-litre petrol auto Honda Accord is over 13 years old, has 76,000 miles on the clock and still goes really well. I do less than 3000 miles a year, a local mechanic does all the required servicing,...
My wife’s Chinese-built Honda Jazz 1.2 is now five and a half years old and is approaching 50,000 miles. She drives around 8000 miles a year, including a fortnightly motorway round trip of 180 miles. We...
I am thinking of choosing the diesel Hyundai i40 Bluedrive SW for my next car. It has good economy, low emissions, a favourable insurance group and, to my eyes, looks good. I am, however, concerned that...
My Avensis is now nearly seven years old but has done only 40,700 miles, completely trouble-free. I therefore plan to continue running it until it starts giving problems. One pair of tyres will soon need...
I own a BMW 528i first registered in January 2000. It has done nearly 230,000 miles and has never let me down. For the past two or three years I have been considering buying a younger model (in fact possibly...
I am thinking of buying a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer 1.6 Equipe. Can you give me your view on build quality, dependability and durability please? I am paying £4000 and it has done 24,000 miles.
 

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