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Please advise on the Lexus IS 220d

Hi, looking to buy a 2008 Lexus IS 220d with 98K km, but many people are advising against this. Varying views. Please advise?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Nikki Farrell (Kildare) - Mon, 19 Aug 2013 17:31

Any problems with the early Volkswagen Touareg?

Hi, I want to buy a 2005 Volkswagen Touareg with 95000 miles on the clock. Are there any problems with these 4x4s?


Filed under reliability - Asked by Noreen Sheehy (Limerick) - Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:57

Is the Fiat Punto a reliable automobile?

Is the Fiat Punto a reliable automobile?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Gary Hughes (Malihide,co Dublin) - Sat, 17 Aug 2013 22:25

Should I worry about a automobile having six owners?

Could there be a reason why a Nissan Almera 1.5 SX five-door (2005 with 60,000 miles on the counter) had six owners? It is selling at €3,950 and I'm concerned there might be a fault in it.

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Emilie Rewers (Loughrea) - Sat, 17 Aug 2013 13:00

Which of these MPVs will give the best economy?

Hi, I asked you a question before, I was planning to buy a Nissan Qashqai, and just double checked the mpg with you. I'm so glad I did, just over 40mpg is a little low for my budget. So now I am looking at the following automobiles, and am hoping you could give me an idea again of the economy I can expect to get:

Citroen C4 Picasso 2007 1.6 HDi

Citroen Xsara Picasso 2008 1.6 HDi

Ford C-Max 2008 1.6 diesel

Renault Scenic 2008 1.5 diesel

Thanks in advance!

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Dawn Higgins (Edenderry) - Sat, 17 Aug 2013 04:21

Should I consider a new Nissan Qashqai?

I'm going to change into a Nissan Qashqai. Is there a new model on way or is there a better crossover?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Joe Malone (Dublin) - Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:20

Could I have damaged my engine by leaving oil cap off?

I recently topped the oil in my automobile; however I got distracted and did not replace the cap! I drove approx 150 miles before realising my error. I topped up the oil and the automobile seems to be driving fine. Am I likely to have caused any long term damage to the engine?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Sean Moylan (Galway) - Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:22

How economical is the Nissan Qashqai?

Can you give me a rough idea of the mpg I can expect from a 2007 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 diesel? Thanks.

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Dawn Higgins (Edenderry) - Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:15

What's a 2006 BMW 318 M Sport worth?

Looking to buy a 2006 BMW 318 M Sport with about 50k miles on the clock. What's the market value on this type of automobile if it's in immaculate condition?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Jonathan Mchale (Dublin) - Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:00

Should I swap my Golf for a Toyota Aygo or Auris?

I'm driving a 2004 Volkswagen Golf Comfortline 1.4 petrol. I want to either get a new smaller automobile (e.g. Toyota Aygo petrol 1.0-litre) or a diesel Auris (e.g. 2008). Which would be cheaper to run as everything has got more expensive and my journeys not as long and frequent, plus I travel alone mostly. Which would be cheaper to run?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Breda Whelton (Leap) - Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:36

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