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    • first78
    • By first78 16th Oct 16, 10:29 AM
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    What secondhand car to buy?
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    • 16th Oct 16, 10:29 AM
    What secondhand car to buy? 16th Oct 16 at 10:29 AM
    I've currently got a 56 reg Honda's done over 140,000 miles now and I'm wondering I find it's time for a change.

    I want something slightly bigger with more boot space...considering something like a Vauxhall Zafira. I've also wondered about a Kia of some kind. I want something that's economical and low to tax. Any recommendations? Looking to spend around 9k.
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 16th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
    1972 V8 Range Rover. Free Tax, its fairly economical, 18mpg on a good day.
    Run it on gas = equivalent of 30+mpg.

    But its free tax and under £150 a year insurance with zero no claims required.
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    • gabitzul
    • By gabitzul 17th Oct 16, 12:21 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:21 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:21 PM
    1972 V8 Range Rover.
    Originally posted by forgotmyname

    Coming from a Jazz and going to a '72 Rangie, I think it's fair to say the reliability will take a nosedive...

    Get a Ce'ed estate petrol or something, Focus, whatever.
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