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We are looking for a five-door hatchback. Petrol, manual or automatic, medium size with higher profile tyres. Mechanical/electronic reliability and rust resistance are important. Probably two to four years...
A female relative with arthritis and a mildly disabled son needs a car which will be reliable and have low running costs. As it is only used locally, diesel is out of the question. Must be a hatch or estate...
I'm looking at buying a Nissan Qashqai for my father. He wants petrol, as he only does short journeys now. Are Nissan's petrol engines reliable?
Can you tell me which Toyota cars are very reliable at three-years-old?
I am looking to buy a reliable 4x4 as our Volvo XC90 keeps getting stuck in our field. I'm considering either a Land Cruiser or a Nissan Pathfinder - which do you recommend?
We are thinking of replacing our 2013 Ford Fiesta, which uses the 1.25 Ford Duratec engine. We are looking at the C-MAX, but can't decide between the 1.6 Duratec or 1.0 EcoBoost. Having talked to a few...
I currently have a 2011 Mercedes E250 CDI Estate, which has nearly done 100,000 miles. I do around 24,000 miles a year, mainly commuting on B roads to my business. I use it to carry stock between two shops...
We are looking to buy a used family SUV that is economical and reliable. We’d want to avoid the small SUVs (Qashqai) and need a but more space. Can you recommend something below £12,000?.
What is the best small car for an elderly lady? It needs to be secondhand, low mileage, reliable, petrol, automatic and good size boot.
My daughter wants an automatic Volkswagen Golf about six years old. Which models have the wet clutch gearbox?
 

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