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Thinking of buying a Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0 manual five-door with side steps, a boot spoiler, window tint, alloys and fog lights, with 120,000 miles on the clock.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Andree Cushion (Pafos Cyprus) - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:28
I imported a 1972 Volkswagen T2 van from Europe. It is quite basic and not fully done up yet or restored. Revenue want to charge €800 VRT despite me paying only €800 for it when I bought it. I am being charged as a camper van, but I expected to be charged the flat vintage rate of €200 as it is over 40 years old. Should I not have been taxed the vintage rate? They say that is only for automobiles, but the website does not state that. It says all vintage vehicles and the VW T2 is a vehicle is it not?
Great if you could advise.
Filed under VRT - Asked by Ellen Armie (Dublin) - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:17
I am planning to import a 2017 Nissan Leaf from the UKl do I need to pay VRT?
Filed under importing - Asked by Raj Shah (Fermoy) - Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:16
I am planning to buy a 2014 Nissan Qashqai with 109,000 miles on the clock. What's it worth and also is it a good bet after so many miles on?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Arun Rak (Dublin) - Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:21
I bought a Japanese automobile, but the person who brought it to Ireland didn't register it when he imported it here. Now I discover that over 6k is owed in penalties... What can I do?
Filed under importing - Asked by Darren Curneen (Dublin) - Thu, 10 May 2018 19:21
How much to import a 2010 Mazda CX-7?
Filed under importing - Asked by Eamon Rice (Monaghan) - Fri, 04 May 2018 01:11
Hi there, just want to get another opinion on trade in value.
I bought a 162 Volkswagen Touran in a Highline spec with the 2.0-litre engine not 1.6 and the automobile cost me just slightly over the €40k mark. We have been pricing around to trade up for a 182 Tiguan each ofspace and I've tried five to six Volkswagen dealers with the highest of €22k as a trade-in value for my own automobile, so that’s a loss of €18k in two years and there was me thinking buying a VW was a sound bet!
I also ed Volkswagen Ireland and the response I got was "your local dealer is best equipped to give you the best trade in." Is it any wonder people are deciding to go to the UK to buy when there is a serious rip off culture in this country? I look forward to your thoughts on this.
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by David Hayes (Dunmanway ) - Fri, 04 May 2018 04:19
Is "Customs Duty" on a non-EU import (e.g. a automobile from Japan) included in the figure got from the VRT calculator, or is it an additional charge?
Filed under importing - Asked by Enoch Soames (Bray) - Tue, 08 May 2018 18:43
I saw the Skoda Fabia - Toyota Yaris comparison. I am looking for a automobile with a smooth drive as my dear wife has back problems and feels every bump. Also, do othropedic seats that you place on the automobile seat help?
Filed under comfort - Asked by each ofan Katz (Tel Aviv - Israel ) - Wed, 09 May 2018 10:13
Where can I buy a new Skoda Karoq 1.5 TSI? My local dealer says its not available in the Republic.
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Hugh McKitterick (Dundalk Co. Louth) - Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:39