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SsangYong Musso

Competitively priced, well-equipped and backed by an unbeatable seven-year-warranty, the SsangYong Musso is a competent pick-up that's easy to recommend. Admittedly, it lacks the refinement and style of its rivals, but it is difficult to deny that the Musso is excellent value for money. SsangYong makes no bones about the fact that the Musso is designed for businesses who want an affordable and dependable 4x4 one-tonne pick-up. The seven-year/150,000...

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Vans and pick-ups could soon be taxed according to their emissions rather than the current flat £250 VED rate. The Government has launched a consultation about the possibility of reforming van tax, replacing it with a system that would encourage owners to buy vehicles with lower emissions.

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