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We sold our car after the buyer had a test drive, but the buyer is suggesting there is something wrong with the car, contrary to any issues in the past. They are now asking to be compensated for more than...
I've a 2014 Alfa Guiletta on 107k miles, which has had replacement front and rear suspension arms in last 18 months, new battery two years ago. It's reliable and I've not had any breakdowns. In a year...
I am trying to sell my Category N Audi A3 saloon 1.8 S Line, a 2015 car with 55,000 miles on the clock. I am struggling to sell it, could I please get an estimation on what it's worth and best ways to...
My wife's late 2008 Ford Focus 1.6 Titanium has just 31k on the clock. It has a full service history but has not had the cambelt (and the associated pumps etc) replaced. It's a hi-spec model with satnav...
I will be changing my 19 plate Toyota Corolla for a brand new one in early March 2024. My current car is due for an annual service and MoT on the 10th. Would it be prudent of me to have it serviced and...
My daughter has an 11 year old diesel Mercedes M class that is current valued at approx £11K but is non ULEZ compliant. She lives within the boundary of the scheme. Given that it is too good to go to...
How much can I get for my 1972 Triumph Stag?
I was offered a deal with my local Toyota dealer to p/ex my Toyota Auris 2017 (67) Hybrid Estate for a 2018 Yaris Design £13,800 (ticks all the boxes) but it has not worked out for me. Two months ago...
I have a 1995 Rover Metro GTA 1.4L 5dr hatchback which I want to sell. Mileage 37,284. I have full ownership and service history. The car belonged to my mother-in law from 1996 until 2015 when she gave...
I have had a 2018 Ford Tourneo Custom for the past 2 and half years. It is a lovely van and we have looked after it (regularly serviced and cleaned). The only issue is, it was a taxi for the first 2 and...