Maintenance & Servicing

Best Oil for a First-Gen VW Touareg (2002 – 2010)?

The first-generation Volkswagen Touareg (2002-2010) came with a variety of engine options, from the 3.2-litre VR6 at launch to a 5.0-litre V10 diesel, and even a ludicrous 6.0-litre 444 bhp W12 that was available in some markets. Ensuring the best possible reliability for your Touareg means staying on top of servicing requirements. These are complex …

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VW Touareg (1st Generation): What Goes Wrong?

The first-generation Volkswagen Touareg was a commendable effort by Volkswagen to venture into the luxury SUV market. With its handsome design, luxurious interiors, and advanced features, it made quite an impression. However, as with many first attempts, it was not without its issues. In fact, if you’d like a first-hand account of what can go …

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Nissan 370Z: What Goes Wrong?

The Nissan 370Z, tracing its lineage back to the iconic Datsun 240Z of the 1970s, represents the epitome of Japanese sports car evolution. As the successor to the 350Z, the 370Z hit the market in 2009 and quickly garnered attention for its perfect blend of raw power, poised handling, and distinctive design. Its V6 engine’s …

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Best Oil For Nissan 350Z

The 350Z is one of Nissan’s “greatest hits” of the last couple of decades. Loved by many for its blend of excellent driving characteristics, raw ‘old school’ performance and generally good reliability (learn more here in our 350Z buying guide) the 350Z is one of the best choices you can make if you’re after an …

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Nissan 350Z – What Goes Wrong?

The Nissan 350Z, introduced in 2002 and produced until 2009, has been a popular sports car known for its spirited performance and sharp looks. However, like all vehicles, it has had some reported reliability concerns. While the 350Z is generally well-regarded as being a dependable used performance buy, there are still some issues to look …

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