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My wife and I are in our late eighties and we are looking for a replacement for our 2015 Seat Leon 1.4 TSI FR. We want a petrol automatic that is easy to get in and out of, easy to park, has comfortable...
We are aged 80 and want a hatchback or small SUV with a flat boot that will take our heavy bowls equipment and/or carry our dog. We cover about 6000 miles a year, with a drive of 250 miles three times...
Can you help me identify the manufacturing years in which the Kia Picanto was fitted with a torque converter rather than a semi-automatic gearbox? I've had several different answers from dealers and Kia...
I have had a Lexus for over 20 years and currently own a RX450h which I bought new in January 2021. It was to be our final indulgence. Sadly my wife died in June and now, aged 87, I have a car which is...
We are both in our 70s with some knee and hip issues but generally quite mobile. My wife has a Suzuki Splash which she is happy with but I find it too low and I have an old Honda CR-V that I love but she...
My wife, who is aged 73, needs to change her aged Peugeot 207 CC and has seen a 2016 Citroen C1 at a local dealership - priced at £6690. The car appears well looked after and has covered 16,700 miles....
I am over 70 and in good health. Under the latest lockdown rules am I allowed to use my car for reasons other than shopping?
I am nearly 65 years old I have had one accident in 30 years, no one was injured. My children think I should give up driving, they are very ageist. Am I allowed to resit my test to prove to my children...
It appears that the Government will be 'forcing' the over-70's to stay indoors. Surely, I can take my car out for a drive (on my own, windows shut and full tank of fuel)? Not only will it keep the car...
What's the best electric/hybrid vehicle for the elderly (easy accessibility, good vision, easy charging etc).
 

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