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Does it make sense to swap my Nissan Note for a BMW or Merc?

Hi gents,

I have a 2010 Nissan Note 1.4 petrol Sport model with 21,000km, which I bought new and it's a grand automobile, but I recently had my head turned by two others that I LOVE!

A 2007 Mercedes-Benz C 180 1.8 petrol, auto, 19,000 miles and 2008 BMW 316i ES petrol, 33,000 miles. Both are immaculate with leather seats and loads extras and I'm being asked €4,500 to change. Is this reasonable? Am I mad?

Taking everything into consideration, that either of the new ones would set my heart on fire to own at versus the sensible brilliance of the one I have, what should I do please?

Thanks, Niamh

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Niamh O'Donnell (Dublin) - Mon, 14 May 2012 11:48


Should I swap my 5 Series for a BMW X3 or a Merc M-Class?

Hello I need some advice please.

At the moment I own a 2010 new model BMW 5 Series, which I bought new. It's a fantastic automobile, but my previous automobile was a Nissan X-Trail and I really miss the high driving position. We have recently had a baby, which means lots of bending with automobile seats and buggies. We also have a five-year old and elderly parents who sometimes travel with us.

We have decided to trade the 5 Series for a 2.0-litre diesel SUV and have narrowed the choice down to two. My husband likes the new BMW X3, but I am more drawn to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2.0, as I don't really like the looks of the X3.

My question is, which of these two do you think would suit us best?

Thanks.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jenny Moran (Cork) - Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:06


What small diesel automobile would you recommend from 2008?

What would be the best diesel automobiles to buy? I'm looking at 2008 and not a big automobile. We have a 2003 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI so it would ideally be 1.4 to 1.6 in diesel really.

Thanks

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Noel Mc Grath (Tralee) - Thu, 10 May 2012 16:49


Does my Mondeo have a timing belt?

Does my 2004 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX have a cam belt or a timing chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Ronald Simcock (Warrington) - Sat, 12 May 2012 14:32


Why no spare wheel in the Kia Rio?!

Why is there no spare wheel or jack in the new Kia Rio? It costs €115 to replace puncture sealant cannister that is supplied instead - that is crazy!

Filed under tyres - Asked by John Murphy (Dublin) - Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:33


How much is my Hyundai Santa Fe worth?

How much is a  2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS petrol with 75,000 kilometres on the clock worth on a trade-in against a 2008 Opel Zafira 1.6 petrol - or I should say cost to change!

Thanks!

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by James Brady (Clonsilla) - Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:27


Any problems with the Peugeot 3008?

Do you know of any problems with the Peugeot 3008?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Pierce Mcallorum (Dublin) - Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:01


Volvo XC90 or Land Rover Discovery?

Hi lads,

I need a seven-seat automobile and am looking at a 2005 Volvo XC90 D5 and a 2005 Range Rover Discovery 3 2.7D. Both are similar price and mileage. Which is best for safety, reliability and running costs? And it will never go off-road, just up on footpaths!

Thanks

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Justin Patrick McElwee (Sligo) - Thu, 22 Mar 2012 12:25


How much is my 2012 Toyota Avensis Tourer worth?

How much is my 2012 Toyota Avensis Aura Tourer diesel, with 12,000 kilometres on the clock, worth on a trade-in?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by THOMAS SHERIDAN (Dublin 7) - Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:28


New Beetle or used Porsche/Mercedes SLK?

I have a choice between the new Volkswagen Beetle or a 2007 Porsche Boxster or 2008 model Mercedes-Benz SLK. I live in Cork (no Porsche repairs) and am not thinking of resale value/fuel economy, but am thinking of repair/servicing/parts etc.

Any tips?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Kieran F (Cork) - Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:01





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