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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

How good is the Kia Sportage?

How good is the Kia Sportage? My wife is thinking of buying one.


Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Joe Malone (Dublin) - Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:36

Are there different types of Subaru Justy?

What is the difference between a 'twin cam' and an ordinary Subaru Justy? I am thinking of buying a 2009 model in Waterford, but I think the private seller is asking way too much. I missed one from a SIMI dealer a few days ago - same year and mileage (only 18,000 miles) - which was sold for €5,950 - supposedly not a twin cam.

I would appreciate any information you can provide on this type of vehicle.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John Hurley (Waterford) - Fri, 13 Sep 2013 17:21

Is the Suzuki Ignis a good heavy duty automobile?

Is the Suzuki Ignis a good heavy duty automobile?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by May Qas (Waterford) - Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:18

Does Mitsubishi now sell a seven-seat automobile?

Hi, can you please tell me if there is a seven-seater Mitsubishi available to replace the Grandis?

Filed under - Asked by Helen Crowley (Cork) - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:57

Do I need to service my Opel this often?

Hi, I drive a 2012 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTi diesel and just wondering how often it has to be serviced. My local Opel dealer says every 10,000km and just wondering is this correct or is it just to get more money! It was serviced last February and now 10,000km later do I need to get it serviced again?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Ian Abbott (Longford) - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:38

How much is the Volvo V60 to tax?

How much is the road tax on the Volvo V60 D2 and D3?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Willy Boland (BALLINASLOE) - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:32

How can I tell if a Toyota RAV4 has four-wheel drive?

Hi. I'm looking at buying a 2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0-litre petrol. How would I know if it's a 2wd or a 4wd? Thanks!

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Mark Kelly (Cork City) - Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:22