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Can I retrofit Bluetooth to a 2011 VW Passat?

Hi guys, do you know of any companies that can retrofit the Bluetooth phone set up on a 2011 VW Passat? This wasn't installed from factory but the automobile has the necessary controls on the steering wheel.


Filed under Bluetooth - Asked by Brendan Cullen (Dublin) - Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:47

How much is my Audi A4 Cabriolet worth?

How much is my Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8T petrol worth? It has covered 112k miles, a full-service history and is in immaculate condition.

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Lisa Kavanagh (Wicklow) - Mon, 17 Oct 2011 22:50

How do I work out the depreciation on my automobile?

How do you work out the depreciation on a automobile?

Filed under resale value - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:23

Is this a fair trade-in price for my Golf BlueMotion?

I am thinking of replacing my 2010 VW Golf BlueMotion with 41,000km for a 2012 BlueMotion. Is €16,500 to €17,000 a fair trade-in value? 

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Noel Freeman (Navan Co. Meath) - Wed, 19 Oct 2011 22:57

How much is a 2008 Volkswagen Golf worth on trade-in?

Hi, can you tell me how much a 2008 1.4-litre VW Golf Comfortline with 11,800km on the clock is worth on a trade-in?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Alan Brennan (Dublin ) - Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:12

How much is my Land Rover Freelander worth?

I need to know what a 2001 Land Rover Freelander ES TD4 Estate is worth. It has a TD4 BMW diesel engine and has done 113,500 miles. It is in good condition, has leather with heated seats, six-disc CD changer, premium alloy wheels, side steps, manual transmission and five doors.


Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Aaron Tiernan (Frenchpark) - Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:27

How much will I get for my Renault Grand Scenic?

Hi, I'm just wondering how much I should get for a 2010 Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique: 24,000km, excellent condition. Trade-in value that is.


Filed under used automobile values - Asked by John Power (Waterford) - Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:33

Is the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics just like the regular model?

Hello, I would like to know if the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics is much different to drive than the regular 520d please. I prefer manual transmission and 17-inch wheels are fine but I have read that they are different to drive and would like to know your advice thanks.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Sarah Cotter (Galway) - Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:39

How do you work out depreciation on a automobile bought from new?

How do you work out depreciation on a automobile bought from new?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:50

How can I charge an electric vehicle without a driveway?

How would I charge an electric automobile when I don't have a driveway ? I like the idea of having an electric automobile as my commute is approx 12 miles per day, but I don't have a driveway to charge it from. What are my options ?

Filed under electric automobiles - Asked by Paul Campbell (Irishtown) - Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:01