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I have a choice between an auto or manual gearbox on the Isuzu D-MAX, both 2.5-litre engines. Is there a preference? Not working the truck hard, just bit of logging, no real pulling.
I am thinking of buying a Mercedes-Benz C-Class and have a bit of a problem as to what to buy. I have always preferred to change gears myself and would therefore like to buy a manual car. I am aware that...
I have decided to take your advice and buy a Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI. However could you recommend which variant would be the best buy ie: 140PS,or 160PS, and whether the PowerShift gearbox is preferable....
I like to sit up high in a new car following hip problems, comfort and fuel consumption is important to me. Does one get better fuel consumption from manual versus automatic?

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