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Hi, I asked you a question before, I was planning to buy a Nissan Qashqai, and just double checked the mpg with you. I'm so glad I did, just over 40mpg is a little low for my budget. So now I am looking at the following automobiles, and am hoping you could give me an idea again of the economy I can expect to get:
Citroen C4 Picasso 2007 1.6 HDi
Citroen Xsara Picasso 2008 1.6 HDi
Ford C-Max 2008 1.6 diesel
Renault Scenic 2008 1.5 diesel
Thanks in advance!
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Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Sean Moylan (Galway) - Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:22
Can you give me a rough idea of the mpg I can expect from a 2007 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 diesel? Thanks.
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I'm driving a 2004 Volkswagen Golf Comfortline 1.4 petrol. I want to either get a new smaller automobile (e.g. Toyota Aygo petrol 1.0-litre) or a diesel Auris (e.g. 2008). Which would be cheaper to run as everything has got more expensive and my journeys not as long and frequent, plus I travel alone mostly. Which would be cheaper to run?
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Are Toyota Aygos reliable automobiles?
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I am thinking of buying a 2012 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.4; how reliable is this automobile?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Imelda Doyle (Trim) - Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:29
I need advice on which automobile to buy. I have one child in a automobile seat, and am planning to have two more children pretty quickly, so I need a automobile that can accomodate two automobile seats and a booster seat, that also has plently of boot space for buggies and shopping. Fuel economy is really important for me, as is annual tax charges, as I don't have a lot of spare cash every month. So I have been looking at 1.5 diesels. I have about €9,000 to spend. I love the Nissan Qashqais, I think they are gorgeous, and am really considering buying a 2007 model. However I have been told that they are very hard on fuel, is that true? Do you have any idea what mpg I can expect? My second and third choices are Citroen Xsara Picasso or a Renault Mégane (2009 hatchback). Do you have any advice for me, or any suggestions of a automobile that would suit my needs?
Thanks in advance.
Filed under family automobile - Asked by Dawn Higgins (Edenderry) - Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:27