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Why are some of my car's previous owners missing from...


The original logbook of my 3.4-litre Jaguar Mk 2 shows three previous owners
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How accurate are fuel economy figures?


Q. My wife has bought a 61-plate petrol Nissan Qashqai+2. Its fuel economy is typically 20-24mpg. Our trips are short so we’re not expecting the...
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My car was scratched at Gatwick valet parking but I...


I left my new Land Rover with Gatwick’s valet parking and later found a large scratch on the rear passenger door and scraped alloys and trim ...
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What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect...


What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect to ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs)? I drive a 5.7-litre V8 Jeep Grand Cherokee converted...
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What are the benefits of 'normal' tyres over low-profile...


Q. I drive a Peugeot 207 fitted with low-profile tyres. I’m considering replacing them with “normal” tyres. Will this give me quieter running...
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I have an unusual private registration plate - how...


Q. I recently transferred an unusual private registration to my car: 1386 R. How can I find out what cars this number has been registered to? The...
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Does Dacia offer automatic gearboxes?


Does Dacia offer automatic gearboxes? I have emailed its headquarters, which did not reply, and asked two franchise garages, which shrugged off the...
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Which should I trust - my speedometer or my sat nav?


Q. My sat nav generally indicates a road speed lower than that displayed on my car’s speedometer. At 70mph the difference between the two can be...
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Are fuel companies trying to shore up their profits...


Q. Fuel costs may have gone down but so has the efficiency of my Hyundai Santa Fe V6. I used to expect to get about 500 miles out of a tank of petrol;...
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Why does the Jaguar I want to buy not meet Euro 6 standards...


Q. I thought all new diesel cars had to have emissions low enough to meet the Euro 6 standard, but a Jaguar I was thinking of buying does not. Why...
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Do pollen/intake vehicle filters remove harmful exhaust...


Q. I am worried about exhaust fumes from other vehicles entering the cabin of my BMW 3-series and Jaguar S-type. Will the pollen/intake filter remove...
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My Honda Jazz has a driver's blind spot — have any...


Q. My two-year-old Honda Jazz has a driver’s blind spot between the windscreen and a small triangular side window. It is particularly noticeable...