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You recently advised to keep air con on at all times to avoid damage to seals and gas escape etc. I have a Kia XCeed plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and there is widespread advice on PHEVs not...
I'm looking to replace my 2016 1.6 diesel Honda H-RV and I am considering hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). I am retired and mostly do short journeys (up to 40 miles) but I also do long...
I decided to buy the very impressive, but expensive, Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid. I will take delivery on September 1st. The Toyota dealer doesn’t seem to know as much about this car as he should. Firstly,...
My nephew, his wife and two children (aged 8 and 6) are moving from London to a leafy village in Sussex. They have £16000 to spend on a hybrid, plus a 2009 Qashqai. They want something no smaller than...
I'm considering purchasing a self-charging hybrid car but I'm not keen on the thought of having to install an outside electric charging point at my house. Do you deem it a necessary requirement (to install...
I'm looking to replace my Mistubishi Outlander PHEV. I need an estate car with hybrid/plug-in, large boot (I've got dogs) and, ideally, occasional 4WD. I do sometimes use the car to pull a caravan, and...
I'm looking for a new premium hatchback that I can keep for a few years and do a mixture of short journeys and long motorway trips - about 15,000-18,000 miles per year. I also want a fairly decent performance....
I don’t do many long journeys and I'm in late 70’s - which would be most suitable for me, a hybrid or plug-in hybrid?
I have a 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. I have been happy with it, with the exception of the battery mileage - which dropped from 30 to 24miles within 2 years. I would like another hybrid. What would...
I have a Toyota Prius, which is approaching 3 years old and 53,000 miles. In normal circumstances, which I hope we can return to soon, I drive approximately 21,000 miles per annum, including a daily commute...
 

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