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I'm looking to buy a new Volvo XC40 hybrid and there's one advertised with only 11 miles only, registered in 2020. Should I worry about it standing around for many months? Do I need to ask the garage to...
My 2010 Saab 9-3 Sportwagon has died and we have parted company. I’m struggling to decide what I should buy to replace it. I need a hatch or estate to easily carry family stuff and don’t really want anything...
What would be the downside of buying a six-month old car from a main dealer with only 100 miles on it? It would still be covered by the bulk of its warranty but just wondered if there would be potential...
I'm looking to purchase a car for £7000 - £8000 and was wondering what models you think would be best to look at in terms of reliability? I'm looking for something with around 30,000 to 40,000 miles on...
What's the difference between a new and a pre-registered car?
I’ve been offered a pre-registered Lexus NX Premium + Leather for £33,992. It seems like a good deal, is it?
My son wants to buy a new Fiat 500; however, our local dealer says they cannot order a car to his spec as Fiat UK is not importing them any longer. Is this true?
I have about £20,000 to spend on a new crossover/SUV. What do you suggest I buy?
Is the simple act of merely retaining the V5C committing a criminal offence? I know about the pre-registered car and keeping the log book for three or six months by dealers. My dealer has a very good name...
I have been offered Vauxhall Viva SE that was registered in July 2018 and has been in the dealer's compound ever since. Should I worry about rust and deterioration as well as the loss of six month's warranty...
 

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