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I purchased a second-hand Volvo S90 in January 2021 from a dealership under the Volvo Selekt scheme and am very happy with the car. However, I examined the service handbook today and realised that the...
I find it difficult to understand why so many car manufacturers only offer black/dark grey interiors, increasingly with black headlining. I think these are dreary and depressing when compared with models...
I've test-driven a hard-top Mazda MX-5 and really liked it. The plan was to buy a soft-top but the dealer only had a hardtop to test drive. On the basis that this is only being driven for fun, mainly with...
I've owned a Volvo XC90 from new. It's now nearly six years old and is due its next service. It has so far been serviced by Volvo but if I have it serviced by a non-Volvo garage, will this affect the resale...
I was charged £600 for body repairs to a vehicle I returned at the end of a 42 month lease (22,000 miles) recently. I have now received a final demand from the leasing company. I spoke to a lawyer through...
I currently have an Audi A6 TDI 190 and I'm nearly halfway through my PCP. I'm considering swapping for an A4 Avant, but is the TFSI petrol (252 Quattro) a good choice over the 190 diesel? I do 12,000...
I'm looking at getting a used car, no older than 2015, to use for about 25,000 miles of mostly motorway driving per year. Due to my mileage, I was looking at diesels but every day seems to bring more bad...
I'm about to take delivery of a brand new Ford Focus RS with the warranty approved Mountune upgrade. When I come to eventually sell, it do I need to remove the kit to achieve be the best residual value?...
I purchased a BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 12 months ago. I want to sell it but there is a lack of interest in the trade for this model. The best trade price I have obtained is £20,699 for a car that has...
I have been wondering for some time how residual values are set? Obviously there are used car price guides (for the consumer and the trade) but who establishes the prices in the first place, and how? I'm...
 

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