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new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:12 pm

Looking at replacing the Hyundai I30 estate but wondering what to replace it with

We are a one car family, so it would have to do both local stuff and holidays.

Kids are 10 and 11 (so we need more room), need a roof rack for 4 x bike racks and want decent price, mpg etc etc

Any ideas and experience more than welcome!

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Re: new car advice

Postby theroyaldyche » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:14 pm

How about a nissan sunny?

Seems every1 has one when i go out at lunch in nelson. Must be in..
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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:21 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:Looking at replacing the Hyundai I30 estate but wondering what to replace it with

We are a one car family, so it would have to do both local stuff and holidays.

Kids are 10 and 11 (so we need more room), need a roof rack for 4 x bike racks and want decent price, mpg etc etc

Any ideas and experience more than welcome!

Nissan Squishsqash (Quashqai) my Step Daughter and husband have one for a family runabout ... her kids are now 18, 16 and 14... bike rack on Roof etc .... Prices ? But Motorpoint and others certainly have late models 12 months old etc pretty good prices
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Re: new car advice

Postby CnBtruntru » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:18 pm

Bosscat wrote:Nissan Squishsqash (Quashqai) my Step Daughter and husband have one for a family runabout ... her kids are now 18, 16 and 14... bike rack on Roof etc .... Prices ? But Motorpoint and others certainly have late models 12 months old etc pretty good prices


I always thought they were CashCows :D
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Re: new car advice

Postby Barry_Chuckle » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:21 pm

Vauxhall grandland x td model.

Love it
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Re: new car advice

Postby claretdj » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:29 pm

If your happy stick with the Hyundai Lancaster? Just get a new 1.
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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:31 pm

Not enough room in the back for the kids claretdj (though we have considered it!)

Absolutely love it, but I'm a tall bloke and the youngest has no leg room behind me. He's only going to get bigger!

Plus we are an outdoory family, so we tend to take a lot of stuff. Can get quite tight with all that stuff.
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Re: new car advice

Postby CnBtruntru » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:31 pm

I like the Tucson , don't have one but believe they are a decent motor. Mind you would flip with that and the CashCow to use for family and hols.

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Re: new car advice

Postby dushanbe » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:34 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:Not enough room in the back for the kids claretdj (though we have considered it!)

Absolutely love it, but I'm a tall bloke and the youngest has no leg room behind me. He's only going to get bigger!

Plus we are an outdoory family, so we tend to take a lot of stuff. Can get quite tight with all that stuff.


Last two I've had for similar reasons to yours were an Outlander and a Honda CRV.
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Re: new car advice

Postby claret2018 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:42 pm

I was in a similar position a few months ago, and narrowed it down to an Outlander PHEV, Merc GLC, Afla Stelvio and RR Velar.

Test drove them all and the only one I really liked was the Range Rover, which is a cracking car for the money. Decent size too.
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Re: new car advice

Postby BurningBeard » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:43 pm

New Peugeot 5008?
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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:48 pm

Seat Ateca looks nice, as does the Tuscon.

And the Quashqai

Tempted to wait for the inevitable diesel scrappage scheme but we've had it about seven years and its starting to sound and look a little tired.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Longsider » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:12 pm

Toyota Avensis Estate.
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Re: new car advice

Postby Clarets4me » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:34 pm

I've a Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI SE ( Nav ), which I've since March, very pleased with it, Lancs. My wife and I are " Shared Lives " Carers for LCC, and we have 2 brothers ( who live with learning disabilities ) in the 30's who live with us full time and it's ideal. I'm 6ft 4ins, and there's decent room in the back. It's built on the same platform as the Kia Sportage, which very similar and may be worth a look, although I think it's a tad pricier ...

Didn't know you were an outdoorsy type, are you familiar with the Keswick Mountain Festival ? We went last year and it was fantastic ...

https://www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk/
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Re: new car advice

Postby wilks_bfc » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:41 pm

Peugeot 3008?

We had the older model and loved it got loads in the boot and had an adjustable floor so cold make it level when seats dropped for anything big that needed shifting.

Wish we hadn’t changed it now but thinking of getting newer version when we next change
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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:57 pm

Yeah, do lots of cycling and walking. Love Keswick! Only an hour from us as well.

Though at the moment work and kids weekend football is really getting in the way of it.

Anyone got any experience with a Dacia Duster - price looks astonishing for what it claims to be

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Re: new car advice

Postby Rick_Muller » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:01 pm

Dacia Duster. Test drive one a couple of years back - feels really cheap I’m afraid, probably because it is. To get anything like a nice spec costs more money and then you’re in the realms of a better car anyway. Some good suggestions on here - Honda CRV is a fantastic car with the same Diesel engine in as in my Civic which is a great engine.

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Re: new car advice

Postby mkmel » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:04 pm

I am almost certainly getting a Peugeot 3008 but for your requirement may I suggest the bigger Peugeot 5008

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:06 pm

its got good write ups, but you do get what you pay for!

It is looking like an SUV though, seem to tick all the boxes with what we need
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Re: new car advice

Postby ksrclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:35 pm

We’ve just got back from a holiday in France and they seem to have gone mad for the new Peugeot 3008. Not seen as many in England but still a fair few.

I’ve had Peugeot’s before, all with Diesel engines, and they’ve been absolutely great. I would definitely recommend.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Clarets4me » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:19 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:its got good write ups, but you do get what you pay for!
It is looking like an SUV though, seem to tick all the boxes with what we need


Dacia Duster's are what they are, cheap and the overall feel of it inside reflects that ... I suspect residual sales values will be low, but that may make a 2 year old low mileage example a real bargain ...

As you'll know, Hyundai's come with a 5 year warranty, so an 9 month old example from Motorpoint will have over 4 years warranty left. I believe they've a dealership in Morecambe, which should be convenient for you ..
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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:29 pm

Yeah, we do like our Hyundai. Mrs LC is well keen on the price of the Duster but I'm liking the look of the pretty much all the others.

Some test driving and looking around is the next step I reckon.

Done 85,000 miles in just under eight years (working from home helps!)

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Re: new car advice

Postby Clarets4me » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:09 pm

Easy fix there, Lancs .... Dacia Dusters score 3* out of 5 on the NCAP safety ratings ( poor in this day and age ) ....

Therefore you go out, find the car you want, Tucsons, Sportages, Peugeot 3008's, are all 5* ... When she raises the Duster again, you praise her on her thriftiness & common sense, take her by the hand, look into her eyes and show her the NCAP ratings for the Duster compared to your choice. You gently squeeze her hand, and explain that " I'd never sacrifice the potential safety of you and the children just to save a few pounds " ....

She will then gaze up at you admiringly, with tears in her eyes, and agree. You will get your favorite tea, and the promise of an " early night " when the kids are next staying over at friends !! Job done !! ;) ;)
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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:27 pm

Clarets4me wrote:Easy fix there, Lancs .... Dacia Dusters score 3* out of 5 on the NCAP safety ratings ( poor in this day and age ) ....

Therefore you go out, find the car you want, Tucsons, Sportages, Peugeot 3008's, are all 5* ... When she raises the Duster again, you praise her on her thriftiness & common sense, take her by the hand, look into her eyes and show her the NCAP ratings for the Duster compared to your choice. You gently squeeze her hand, and explain that " I'd never sacrifice the potential safety of you and the children just to save a few pounds " ....

She will then gaze up at you admiringly, with tears in her eyes, and agree. You will get your favorite tea, and the promise of an " early night " when the kids are next staying over at friends !! Job done !! ;) ;)

Never play poker with Clarets4me :lol: :lol:

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Re: new car advice

Postby Stockbrokerbelt » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:27 pm

I have a new VWTuigan R design & very pleased with it, had a c class merc estate & an A6 before it & its as good in every way.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:28 pm

Safety rating is defo the bit I'll be mentioning but I think we might have to have a look first.

We were a bit nervous of the Hyundia when we got it but its a superb car.

Nothing is imminent though as the I30 isn't going anywhere just yet!

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Re: new car advice

Postby BurnleyFC » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:32 pm

BMW 535d Touring.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Clarets4me » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:34 pm

Bosscat wrote:Never play poker with Clarets4me :lol: :lol:


Only after I've been on the Carling .... sorry, Carlsberg, eh, " Bosscat " ?? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: new car advice

Postby basil6345789 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:01 am

Clarets4me wrote:Easy fix there, Lancs .... Dacia Dusters score 3* out of 5 on the NCAP safety ratings ( poor in this day and age ) ....

Therefore you go out, find the car you want, Tucsons, Sportages, Peugeot 3008's, are all 5* ... When she raises the Duster again, you praise her on her thriftiness & common sense, take her by the hand, look into her eyes and show her the NCAP ratings for the Duster compared to your choice. You gently squeeze her hand, and explain that " I'd never sacrifice the potential safety of you and the children just to save a few pounds " ....

She will then gaze up at you admiringly, with tears in her eyes, and agree. You will get your favorite tea, and the promise of an " early night " when the kids are next staying over at friends !! Job done !! ;) ;)

The score is dragged down by the entry level model, which I would not recommend. The braking systems on the mid and high level models are fine.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Clarets4me » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:45 am

basil6345789 wrote:The score is dragged down by the entry level model, which I would not recommend. The braking systems on the mid and high level models are fine.


I'm sure Lancs got the element of humour that was intended in the post, even if you didn't ... ;)

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Re: new car advice

Postby basil6345789 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:09 am

I did actually but just trying to explain.
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Re: new car advice

Postby Mala591 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:17 am

Lancs, it is obvious that you are genuinely concerned about the UK economy post Brexit. Why not show your individual support for the UK by buying a UK made/assembled car?

Or, does 'buying British' not matter?

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:36 pm

I'll buy a Honda then....oh wait

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:39 pm

Cheers for all the advice btw

Appreciated.

Some choices ahead!

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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:40 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:I'll buy a Honda then....oh wait

The Qashqai has been built at Nissan's Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK (NMUK) Sunderland, Tyne and Wear plant since December 2006. ;)

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:51 pm

Its on the list, and I'll make sure its painted red, white and blue.
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Re: new car advice

Postby Flat Stanley » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:28 pm

I have a Hyundai Tucson and have been very impressed. It is roomy, has very good ratings for safety and is fairly efficient.
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Re: new car advice

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:37 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:Its on the list, and I'll make sure its painted red, white and blue.



Don't forget your yellow stars on the blue bit

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Re: new car advice

Postby Lancasterclaret » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:38 pm

Not sure Corbyn is in charge just yet!

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Re: new car advice

Postby mkmel » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:57 pm

Look up reviews on Peugeot 3008
You will see nearly all giving a very good review
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Re: new car advice

Postby bpgburn » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:36 pm

Skoda Superb Executive Estate, will tick all the boxes, huge amount of room, all the bells and whistles, economical, basically a larger VW Passat estate at a Skoda price. I drive the saloon as a company car, love it.

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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:47 pm

bpgburn wrote:Skoda Superb Executive Estate, will tick all the boxes, huge amount of room, all the bells and whistles, economical, basically a larger VW Passat estate at a Skoda price. I drive the saloon as a company car, love it.

My Brother traded his Q5 Audi in for the Kodiaq last year he said why pay Audi prices for basically the same car....

Skoda are definitely a good option if considering any of the VW/Audi options (as are the 'Seat' vehicle range)

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Re: new car advice

Postby Aclaret » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:56 pm

Bosscat wrote:My Brother traded his Q5 Audi in for the Kodiaq last year he said why pay Audi prices for basically the same car....

Skoda are definitely a good option if considering any of the VW/Audi options (as are the 'Seat' vehicle range)

Bosscat, could just see you " cruising" down the A65 in a Skoda ;)

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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:18 pm

Aclaret wrote:Bosscat, could just see you " cruising" down the A65 in a Skoda ;)

Not for me will stick to my chosen Bolide --- Jaguar
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Re: new car advice

Postby Herts Clarets » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:22 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Don't forget your yellow stars on the blue bit


A Pro Drive Subaru Impreza?

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Re: new car advice

Postby Millertime v1.7 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:27 pm

Mate listen, don't buy a new car, restore an old one to its former glory. thats what i did with my capri
Such a REWARDING passion project

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Re: new car advice

Postby Bosscat » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:06 pm

Millertime v1.7 wrote:Mate listen, don't buy a new car, restore an old one to its former glory. thats what i did with my capri
Such a REWARDING passion project

Thats OK if you are mechincally minded m8 not everyone is....


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