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I am a disabled driver and would like a change.

I am a disabled driver and I bought a 1.6 Nissan Juke auto and I am due to change next June; my question is what would you recommend? It must have ample boot space for mobility scooter or wheelchair and the seating position must be high up. Hand controls on steering column must be possible. I had a Citroen Picasso five-seater, which was ideal and fitted all criteria, but I would like to change to something different.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Stephen Folan (Galway) - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:17

How can I tell if the Passat's flywheel is on the way out?

I am looking at a 2006 Volkswagen Passat Estate, 1.9 diesel; do they give any trouble mechanically and how do I know if the flywheel needs attention?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Alan Maloney (Tullamore) - Wed, 11 Sep 2013 22:24

Is this Mondeo worth considering?

Is the mileage too high on this automobile? It is an imported 2012 (registered 21/5/12) 2.0 136hp Ford Mondeo Zetec hatchback with nearly 53,000 kilometres on the clock. Is it worth considering?

Filed under mileage - Asked by Joan O'Loughlin (Wexford) - Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:36

I need a automobile that's easy to get in and out of...

Can you advise me on a automobile that's easy to get in and out of? Presently driving a Skoda Octavia. How about something like a Peugeot 208?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Christpoher Reid (Navan) - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:25

Which French MPV should I go for?

Which is the better automobile, a Renault Grand Scenic 3 or a Citroen Grand Picasso? I have a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe petrol and looking for one of these automobiles. I have €10,000 cash to add!

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by James Brady (Clonsilla) - Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:06

What long-lasting automobile will I buy for €10,000?

I'm looking for best value automobile new or second hand as additional automobile for college students. This is a 10-year plan and budget is €10,000.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Emer O Reilly (Dublin) - Sat, 14 Sep 2013 18:24

What's the best starter automobile for €3,000?

I'm looking to buy my first automobile and have around €3,000 to spend. I would estimate that I would travel about 12,000 miles a year. Would you be able to give me any advice on what automobile to buy, taking into account things like insurance (I'm 22), running costs etc? Any advice would be great!


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Andrew Quigley (Dundalk) - Sun, 15 Sep 2013 22:31

How much will I get for my BMW 3 Series?

How much is my automobile really worth? It's a 2006 BMW 318 SE with beige leather, sunroof and usual spec. including 18-inch alloys, mileage - 71,000.

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by DIARMUID O'LOUGHLIN (DUBLIN) - Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:14

Which MPV would you recommend for us?

Hi, we're looking for a family automobile that will fit three child seats, not necessarily in the one row. We're considering a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe. How would you rate this in comparison to other family MPVs? Other options we've considered are a Mazda5 or Ford S-Max. Motor tax costs are fairly important to us. We had a loan of a Toyota Corolla Verso and preferred our current Ford C-Max, so it's out of the running for us.

Thanks for your help, Susan, Dublin

Filed under family automobile - Asked by Susan Kirwan (Co Dublin) - Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:54

What is my Volvo S80 worth?

Hi lads, what could I expect to get in a private sale for a 2007 Volvo S80 D5 Geartronic model with full service history? I'm the second owner, it has 221,000km on the clock, a new NCT until June 2015 and it's immaculate.

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Justin Patrick McElwee (Sligo) - Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:23



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