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What trade-in price would I get for my 2006 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Sport Comfortline with 155k miles on the clock?
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Michelle Masterson (Dublin) - Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:20
I want to buy a 2005 Toyota RAV4 4x4 2.0 D-4D (for lower tax). Are they underpowered with this engine? I need it to tow a large automobileavan. What do you thunk of these automobiles? I was also thinking of a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe, but I have heard they can give terrible expensive clutch/flywheel trouble.
With regard to the RAV4, because they are permanent four-wheel drive (as opposed to part-time in the Santa Fe) would they be more expensive on tyres, tracking, suspension, etc?
Filed under towing - Asked by Patrick Ryan (Tipperary) - Sun, 12 Feb 2012 18:03
Hi, we just had our second kid so in the market for a seven-seater. The Ford S-MAX comes highly recommended from friends. We've been offered a 2.0-litre S-MAX Zetec TDCi with 140hp, registered in March 10, with 28k miles on the clock, privacy glass and rear parking sensors for €24,500 in a straight deal (i.e. no trade-in). It has dual-zone climate control and electric windows so is a decent spec and is a UK import. I'd like your opinion on the S-MAX as a family automobile and on the price?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Brian Keane (Dublin 16) - Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:51
How do I drift in a Jaguar XF with the traction control turned off?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Abdullah Al-barakat (Oman, Muscat) - Wed, 08 Feb 2012 19:30
Question for you: 2009 Skoda Superb 1.9 TDI, 2008 Saab 9-5 1.9 Tid or 2008 Volvo S80 2.0 D: all similar price. Safety, reliability and economy are what's important and in that order!
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Justin Patrick McElwee (Sligo) - Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:41
Looking closely at a 2010 Volkswagen Passat, powered by the 1.6 diesel engine. It's the Highline model with great spec. My only concern is with the 1.6 engine: is it big enough for this automobile? Will I be dropping the gears to overtake etc?
Filed under performance - Asked by Michael Mulvey (Ashbourne) - Tue, 07 Feb 2012 09:00
I'm intending to buy the new BMW 3 Series (F30), but I don’t know if I should go for a 318d 136hp or a 316d 116hp with a better pack of options. I’m a calm driver, but I’m afraid that this difference of power could make a huge difference concerning the comfort. Could you please advise me?
Kind regards, Fernando.
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Fernando Tenorio (Brussels) - Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:34
Which would you buy? 2012 Kia Rio 2012 or Toyota Yaris?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Ashlene Prasad (Fiji) - Tue, 07 Feb 2012 03:06
How much is my 2002 Opel Zafira worth as a trade in against another automobile? It's petrol and has 135,000 miles on the clock.
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Denis Horgan (Limerick) - Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:21
Hi, I'm looking to buy a commercial vehicle with four-wheel drive. Would you recomend the best to buy? I have around €15,000 to spend.
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Oliver O Donnell (Ennis) - Wed, 25 Jan 2012 03:10