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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Seat Alhambra

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 May 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Seat Alhambra comes with a massive space in the fold-away 3rd row with a smidgen of boot space left or folded flat a boot of 955-litres.

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Why your next big option choice should be pedestrian detection.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 26 April 2016 in New Cars, Road Safety | No comments

Cars can be deadly to those around us – Pedestrian Detection Systems shave vital microseconds off reaction times or a driver’s distraction.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Nissan Leaf

Posted by Michael Rochford on 19 April 2016 in Electric Cars, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The performance of the Nissan Leaf is roughly equivalent to a 1.6 diesel, is silent & acceleration only starts to tail off above 80kmh.

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Car profit – How to make your car make money.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 12 April 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The notion of a car profit centre is not too far fetched – we do live in the era of personal rentals and the sharing society!

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New Car Sales up 28% in Q1 2016 but are we creating a “Car Finance Bubble”

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 April 2016 in New Cars, News, Used Cars | No comments

With one third of all new car sales sold availing of finance. the market must be prudent or run the risk of creating a “Car Finance Bubble”.

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Cars and water: safety reminders for all of us

Posted by Michael Rochford on 31 March 2016 in Featured, Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Cars | No comments

It would be wise of us to learn from accurate safety advice for cars and water and to hope that we never need deploy them in our own need.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Opel Insignia

Posted by Michael Rochford on 28 March 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The 2009 arrival of the Opel Insignia brought a four-door saloon that was better looking and better to drive than most of the opposition.

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Fuel consumption figures are good news but there’s a Co2 sting in the tail.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 22 March 2016 in Featured, New Cars, News, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Official fuel consumption figures & “real life” test has not been ‘fit for purpose’ for some time – test companies picked by the car makers.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Mazda 5

Posted by Michael Rochford on 16 March 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Mazda 5 is a noticeably more involving and enjoyable to steering experience if you’re an enthusiastic driver to many of its class rivals.

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Driving on holiday

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 March 2016 in How we've helped, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Cars | No comments

When driving on holiday there’s no worse idea than trying to keep up with swift-driving locals. They know the road and they know their cars.

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