Hi I am thinking of buying a new Dacia Stepway or Duster as it is the only thing in my price range with no deposit. I do about 10-15000km a year and have no kids just 2 dogs. I want something reliable but have heard some bad things about the Dacia's not being so. Can you advice
Dacias are actually mechanically simple and while the Sandero Stepway and Duster are not exactly plush inside, we’ve not heard horror stories about their reliability. If you’re talking about a new car, which it sounds like with mention of a deposit, then the Duster is definitely the one to go for – try and get a turbocharged petrol model, like the TCe 130, if you can. This is the engine used in the latest Mercedes A-Class, among more, so it’s hardly likely to be woefully unreliable.
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