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I am considering buying a 2015 Honda Civic DTEC Sport 1.6 or another VW Golf; which would you advise?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Jon Muldoon - Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:13
Out of Hyundai ix35, Tucson, Kia Sportage or Qashqai, all 2015, which to go for? Drove ix35 today with impressive kit, heated seats, windscreen, dual-zone climate etc. Will be going to UK to buy as will save at least €2,000. Which would you choose considering two small kids and about 20,000km per year?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Gerry Coen (Galway) - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:03
Thinking of buying a Nissan Qashqai 1.6 SV 4×4 Premium; would you have any advice?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John Haverry - Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:46
I have to change my old 2002 Renault Scenic and I'm just wondering which would you recommend I go for: the Renault Kadjar or the Kia Sportage? I would probably be looking at a 2017 model.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Camillus Mulcahy (Castlefinn) - Wed, 02 Jan 2019 14:37
Can you recommend the best automobile for infrequent use? I currently own a 2010 1.6 SEAT Leon, but as I now bus it to work I don't need a diesel engine and it's gathering dust in the driveway weekdays. I just need something for pottering around at the weekend and any holidays. I'm thinking Nissan Micra, Hyundai i10/i20, Ford Fiesta. Don't need a huge automobile as there's only two of us. Not looking for something massively pricey, but with trade-in perhaps a 151 or 161 model.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Stephen Ridgeway (Dublin) - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:40
I currently drive a BMW 318d automatic. Got it the first day of the 162 reg. It has 82,000km (60/40 motorway/good regional roads) and I'm feeling the itch to change. However, I don't want to buy a new automobile again with the mileage that I do. Sore lesson learned. So maybe a 171 reg would work. I plan on keeping the next automobile I get for three years. Hoping that changing will only cost €10-12k. I like the idea of an Audi A5 or a 4 Series. But I think they might be a bit of a stretch unless I look to the UK. What else could I look at?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Anthony T (Automobilelow) - Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:15
I'm looking for a small diesel automobile like a Corsa or Fiesta with a budget of about €3,000 and between 2000 and 2005 - any suggestions?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by David Murphy (Dublin) - Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:43
What's the most reliable family automobile from 2009-2012 considering running costs, taxes and maintenance costs?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Gustavo Scalet (Dublin) - Sun, 30 Sep 2018 01:33
Is there any difference other that number of doors between a Honda Civic Type-S and the normal one? I'm talking about 2008 model. If looking for one of those, what should I be aware of? I'm interested in the 2.2 diesel.
Another question is, what is your view on a fuel and air energiser (activator)?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Martin Semeniuk - Sun, 18 Nov 2012 15:55
I am about to purchase a 2008 Toyota RAV4 1.8 petrol. What should I be aware of?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Paulina Ogarek - Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:02