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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

I'm thinking of buying a Mazda MX-5...

1998 Mazda MX-5 mk2: are they a good automobile? Thinking of buying one.

Filed under reliability - Asked by Denis Delaney (Wexford) - Sat, 07 Sep 2013 11:08

Can you advise me on buying a Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Can you advise me on buying a Mercedes-Benz C 180 petrol, manual , 2005?

Filed under - Asked by Joseph O'Leary (Cork) - Sat, 07 Sep 2013 14:57

I'd like an SUV with loads of space and low emissions please!

Hi, is there such thing as a spacious SUV with low CO2 emmissions from 2010/2011? I have been looking at the Lexus RX 450h - any advice?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Automobileoline O' Farrell (Galway) - Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:19

What's the Ford S-Max like?

Which Ford S-Max is the best value for money and has the best features when it comes to comparing tax,insurance and year?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Ian Ridpath (Dublin) - Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:31

Is the Dacia Duster suitable for LPG conversion?

Hi, is the Dacia Duster petrol 1.6 suitable for LPG gas conversion?


Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Sylvester Califf (Dublin) - Sat, 07 Sep 2013 15:38

What engine in the Ford Focus would suit me best?

I'm looking to buy a 2008 Ford Focus for my 100-mile round trip to work. Which would be the best engine taking road tax and fuel economy into account?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Myles Mckenna (Automobilerickmacross) - Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:34

What causes suspension clunks in the Renault Laguna?

Our 2005 Renault Laguna recently passed the NCT (first time surpisingly enough for a Renault!). About a month after the NCT the suspension on the rear passenger side started making clunk/rattle noises going over potholes and bumpy roads - what is the main cause of rear suspension noise in Lagunas?

Filed under fault - Asked by Don Farrell (Cork) - Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:03

Volkswagen Passat or Ford Mondeo?

Volkswagen Passat or Ford Mondeo? I am trying to decide whether to buy a 2011 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.6 CL or a 2010 Ford Mondeo Titanium 2.0 TDCi. Both have similar mileage in the region of 35,000. I am looking for a familiy automobile with reliability, fuel efficency and good resale.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Martina Phelan (Kilkenny) - Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:00

Can you advise me on buying a Toyota Corolla?

Hi, would you mind giving me some advice/warning re purchasing a 2007 Toyota Corolla 1.4 diesel saloon? It's a new model with 170,000km on the clock and it's advertised for sale at €8,000.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John O'connell (Corofin) - Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:12


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