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Are you aware of any issues with the 2.0 Citroen C5 VTR+, 2008 model? Would it be a good second hand automobile to buy?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Brian Deegan (Maynooth) - Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:45
What are the different Saab models?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Declan Gilsenan (Automobilelingford) - Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:47
I currently drive a 2008 Toyota Yaris Luna, 1.0, five-door, petrol. I've had the automobile since 2008 but didn't buy it new; I'm the second owner. It has never given me a minutes trouble, I've had it serviced most years at a main dealer, no major issues have ever come up - just new brake pads and other small things that you'd expect when you've been driving the automobile for years. I bought the automobile with a loan from the credit union, which I've paid back so there's nothing owed on it.
each of that being said I'm really bored of it! I've wanted a MINI since I was in my teens and I would absolutely love one! I can probably only afford to spend an extra €1k max on top of trading in my Yaris. Do you have an idea roughly what the trade-in value for the Yaris would be? Seeing as I'd have to buy an older MINI would I be opening myself up to a bigger chance of expensive things going wrong with the automobile? each of I've ever had to spend on the Yaris is service costs and new tyres so am wary of changing for that reason.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Stella Greene (Dublin) - Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:17
What price should I expect for a 2007 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Sport (one owner, full service history with 59,000km on the clock) - if trading against a new Polo?
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Gerry Victory - Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:58
I need advice on front-wheel drive automobiles... like BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Do they have driving probs in snow, ice, frost and heavy rain? I am hearing lots of horror stories. Are the stories true? Can you account for big sales of these type of automobiles in Ireland and UK if such problems exist?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Eileen Devine (Kildare) - Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:22
What do MPV and HDi mean?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Eamonn Smyth (Nenagh) - Sun, 05 Jan 2014 16:25
Hello, does a 2008 petrol Ford Mondeo have a timing belt?
Filed under servicing - Asked by DES RADFORD (CORK) - Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:55
Hi, I am driving a 2009 Audi A6 with 91,000 miles on the clock and a manual gearbox. It shudders on take off in first gear, mostly after starting in the morning. Any idea what it might be? I have had it to the garage and they tell me its a "feature" of the automobile. Not convinced!! Can you help? Gearbox oil has been changed.
Filed under fault - Asked by Jim Hynes (Dublin) - Sat, 04 Jan 2014 20:39
I'm thinking of buying a MINI Clubman Cooper Diesel with about 83,000 miles on the clock. Am I crazy?!! Is there anything I should be alert to or questions I should ask? The only obvious problem is a sort of blistering on the alloys. Would this indicate any misuse? Also is there an issue with timing belt/chain? It's a UK import. Thank you
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Mary Flannery (Sligo) - Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:09
I am thinking of buying a 2006 to 2008 pickup. Any suggestions on make and model?
Filed under pick-up - Asked by Damian Stapleton (Dublin) - Sun, 05 Jan 2014 21:25