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What does '24MY' stand for on a car?
I ordered my car in July 2022 with a manufacturer list price of £39,000 so I wouldn't suffer the £40k plus loading for 5yrs. However it took the manufacturer 8months to supply the car by which time the...
I’ve recently bought a nearly new Mercedes GLC 300e in red. The car will be kept on our driveway and in order to look after the paintwork I am considering buying a car cover. Would this be a wise investment...
Are Audi A4 TFSI 35 and A4 TFSI 40 running cost the same (mpg, tax, emissions, insurance ) ? Apart from HP 150 and 200, all data i see varies. Some suggest 35 is cheaper to run, others suggest there is...
My wife and I are both in our early 70’s and are now slowly reaching the conclusion that it is hard to justify our running two cars now that we are both retired. My wife currently drives a 2020 Fiat 500...
I have a 2013 Ford Fiesta automatic with cruise control heated front seats and front and rear sensors. My wife drives this as well and we both like the size of the Fiesta. As they no longer make them what...
My Hyundai i20 has a FSH & just 35,000 miles but is coming up for 9 years old. It has been reliable but the build is not up to our Toyota CH-R. I prefer high up position of SUVs plus I'm now a dog owner. Do...
If you order a new 74 plate car how do you know that it was not sat in the forecourt for many months?
I am currently considering buying a Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid, new or near-new. Are you aware of any significant reliability issues that might influence my choice?
It is almost impossible to buy an EV with a near 300 mile range for less than the magic £40k. Do you think there are grounds for raising the limit to £45k? I don’t believe the £40k band has ever changed.
 

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