Most common faults for UK’s most popular cars revealed


Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
Audi TTS - Car Clinic: Does my car need its scheduled service if I've not put many miles on it?

Car Clinic: Service needed if I've not driven far?


"I’ve driven my Audi TTS only 1,800 miles in 18 months but the service light has appeared. Do I need an oil service or can I go on a bit longer?"
Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice and not seeing the light

Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice


Roger Blackman is unsympathetic towards diesel owners and says a little research would have revealed why the diesel engine should be confined...
Reader Letters: Cabin smells, brake fluid changes, peanut power, clean diesel and Italian points

Reader Letters: Cabin smells and peanut power


Years ago I used to get a lift from a man with a Rolls-Royce of the same period as James May’s. It too had an unusual scent inside...
Reader Letters: Ateca wine, boiling brake fluid, auto headlights and NSX

Reader Letters: Ateca wine and boiling brake fluid


“Nobody wants an Ateca in their life,” says Jeremy Clarkson in his review of the new Seat. He should try a bottle of Bodegas Ateca’s old vines...
Reader Letters: Bright headlights, priorité à droite, annual servicing and quattro power

Reader Letters: Bright lights and quattro power


In the 1950s drivers seemed to take pride in delaying switching on their headlights until absolutely necessary...
Reader Letters: Aston corrections, speed limiters, Citroën brake wear and motorcycle filtering

Reader Letters: Speed limiters and motorbike wars


Your correspondence this week covers Clarkson's "insults" to Aston Martin's "fine engineers", Citroën brake wear query and erratic driving.
Land Rover Defender - Sunday Times Driving reader letters

Reader Letters: Brexit cars, HGV manners and more


The Land Rover Defender, reviewed by you last month...
Volkswagen emissions

Reader Letters: VW fumes, a YouTube repair wheeze...


Nick Tyndall seems to be under the impression that Volkswagen has found a way of tuning the thermodynamics of the internal combustion engine...
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One Audi owner's tale of oil misery


After 10 years, two continents and tens of thousands of miles, the time had come to part with my trusty Renault Scénic
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I want to remap my car's electronic control unit —...


Q. I am considering tuning my Audi by remapping the electronic control unit (ECU), but several people have told me that when the vehicle goes in for...
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What is the best tyre pressure for a 2005 Rover 75...


Q. I have a 2005 Rover 75 TD with Goodyear 215/50 R17 91W tyres. I have kept the tyre pressure at 36 pounds per square inch (psi) front and 34psi...
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Driving Green: Nine tips for eco-driving


You don’t have to have a new car or one with green tech to cut your fuel bills. Whatever you drive, a few simple steps will help cut fuel use –...