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What's wrong with my BMW 5 Series Touring?

My 2009 BMW 5 Series 2009 estate (68,000 miles) gives a little shunt when stopping at lights or slowing down in traffic. Also when taking off, though not all the time. What could it be?

Filed under fault - Asked by Peter Kelly (Dublin) - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 17:18


Ford S-max or Citroen C4 Grand Picasso?

Ford S-max or Citroen C4 Grand Picasso? I have three children under three.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Tom O'Shea (Kilkenny) - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:14


Is my BMW worth anything as scrap?

Hi, I have 2000 BMW 316 that passed the NCT two weeks ago, has new tyres and is in great condition, but ran out of oil on the motorway to Dublin last week and the engine seized. Now it's not really worth repairing I don't think so wondering what options I would have. Is it worth anything for scrappage? I got quoted €150 max.

Thanks, Scott

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Scott Kitteringham (COrk) - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:55


Ford Focus or Toyota Avensis?

Which would be a better buy, a 2001 Ford Focus diesel 1.8 with 177,000 miles on the clock or a Toyota Avensis 2.0 diesel with 155,000 miles?

Thanks

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Andy Burnett (Roscommon) - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:26


What are 'pre-reg' automobiles and are they good value?

Hi, I was in a Volkswagen dealership recently looking to buy a new automobile. The salesman said I should come back at the end of the month when they will have new "pre reg" vehicles and I will get a much better deal then. Can you explain what this is and will I really get a better deal, it sounds too good to be true!

Thanks

Sinead, Dublin

Filed under registration - Asked by Sinead Murphy (Dublin) - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:41


Is the Mazda RX-8 suitable for a learner driver?

Hi, I am about to buy my first automobile and I have my eye on a Mazda RX-8 that my neighbour is selling, but I'm not sure if I should make an offer because I hear insurance is going to be an issue and I'm not sure if they're suitable for learner drivers.

What do you think?

Filed under learner - Asked by Matthew Okpo (Dublin) - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 20:15


Nissan X-Trail 2006: are they a reliable automobile?

2006 Nissan X-Trail 2006: are they a reliable automobile?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Eric Automobileberry (Dublin) - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:11


How would you rate the Jaguar XF estate?

How would you rate the Jaguar XF estate?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Peter Kelly (Naas) - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:22


Is the Chevrolet Aveo economical?

What miles per gallon should I get from a Chevrolet Aveo?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Noel Long (Maynooth) - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:01


Is the Ford Focus Zetec a good automobile?

Is the Ford Focus Zetec a good automobile?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jim Power (Athlone) - Thu, 01 May 2014 14:36