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How reliable is the Opel Meriva?
Filed under reliability - Asked by M McDermott (Dublin) - Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:06
I have a 2008 BMW 520d Touring Auto with just 70k miles on it, which is in near perfect condition. I now really need a vehicle that has a higher seating position, making it easier to get in and out of (dodgy knees are the culprit I fear!). The space on offer in the BMW is probably more than I really need now. I'm thinking of a good spec used manual Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi or a Skoda Yeti 2.0 TDI. I really do not want to spend more than I can get for my BMW so 2009 or 2010 is probably as recent as I can go? Any thoughts on my choice and advice on asking price for the BMW?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Martin Smith (Galway) - Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:30
My wife and I are expecting our first baby in Jan 2014. She currently drives a '99 three-door 1.0L Toyota Vitz/Yaris (Jap import purchased five years ago - in pink). The Yaris has never given her an ounce of trouble but it's a three-door so getting a baby seat in and out will be a pain. So what I'm looking to know is what we could get for the Yaris (has less than 30,000km the clock) and what is the best five-door that's not too big that we could get from the proceeds of the sale and putting an additional €3,000 towards it?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Ian Bennett (Dublin) - Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:16
Anything in particular to look out for if buying a 2006 Toyota Corolla?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Samantha Shannon (Dublin) - Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:46
Considering buying a 2006 Audi A6 Avant 2.0 TFSI. Are there any known issues with this automobile and engine or anything in particular to watch out for? How reliable have they proven to be?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Conor Long (Dublin) - Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:44
What's a good value, reliable, cheap to maintain automobile to buy in around the €6,000 mark?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Samantha Shannon (Dublin) - Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:47
Which model and brand of automatic automobiles recommanded for new learner?
Filed under automatic - Asked by Gary Zheng (Dublin) - Mon, 05 Aug 2013 22:46
What trade-in price could I expect on a 2009 Suzuki SX4 saloon with 44,000km on the clock against a 2011 Renault Fluence? I expect to be driving a lot more mileage in the next few years.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by David Loughran (Co Dublin) - Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:03
Iwant to change to a diesel estate automobile, but am not sure which type to get. I do drive a lot and need a automobile that is very fuel efficient with low mileage and low maintaining costs. Automobiles within my budget are either 2006 Ford Focus 1.8, Opel Astra 1.3/1.7 CDTi or Skoda Octavia 1.4 (with Volkswagen diesel engine) or Skoda Octavia 1.9. Which of these are the most fuel efficient/most efficient automobiles to maintain?
Thank you so much for your help and advice!
Best wishes, Cindy
Filed under diesel - Asked by Cindy Wagner (Waterford) - Sun, 04 Aug 2013 18:11
Will I expect lots of problems if I buy a 2003-06 Range Rover?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Sophie Dee (Kildare) - Sat, 03 Aug 2013 15:02