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Is it worth paying more for the 110hp Renault Fluence?

Which Renault Fluence to buy - 90- or 110hp?

There is a 700 Euro difference in price, just wondering if it's worth it or not. On the face of it the vast bulk of Fluences are 90hp, just wondering is the 110hp model a better buy, even for resale later, as it will be a lot rarer. Also, two unconnected Renault dealers are pushing much harder on the 90hp version, which says to me that the 110hp is like a special order for them. They are almost dismissing it as an option, which is odd, or maybe they are looking after me!

Is there any servicing/maintenance differences between the two different engine types? One last thing, problems with DPF, apparently it's a problem if you only drive a diesel automobile on solely short journeys. Is it a major issue or storm in a teacup?

Thanks

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Donal Murphy (Cork) - Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:55


What tyre pressure shuold I inflate my Citroen's tyres to?

What tyre pressure should I inflate to on my 1999 Citroen Xsara VTR 1999, engine size 1,800cc?

Cheers

Filed under tyres - Asked by Alison Hurley (Kilnaboy) - Thu, 03 Nov 2011 12:25


How much of a discount should I ask for on a Focus?

I'm thinking of buying a 2008 Ford Focus Zetec 1.6 and don't have a automobile to trade in. How much of a discount do you think I should ask for?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Kevin Reilly (Dublin) - Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:31


How much to replace a tyre on my BMW X5?

Hello, I would like to know how much it would cost to replace one standard size tyre on 2010 BMW X5 please.

Filed under tyres - Asked by Mary Murphy (Cork) - Sat, 21 Jan 2012 02:11


Hyundai i40 or Kia Optima? Help!

I am thinking of buying a Hyundai i40. I was advised to wait until March and have a look at the Kia Optima. Which automobile would you opt for?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Damien Dunne (Dublin) - Mon, 30 Jan 2012 20:19


Where will I get a replacement engine for my Audi A4?

Where might I get an engine for my 2005 Audi A4 TDI?

Filed under fault - Asked by Denis Moynihan (Warrenpoint Co Down) - Tue, 20 Dec 2011 22:34


Does the 2007 Ford Mondeo have a timing belt?

Hi, first may I congratulate you all on a great website, I only found it recently. I have a 2007 new type Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI Zetec six-speed. It has covered 156,000km. My question is, does this automobile have a cam/timing belt? If yes when would it need replacing and what would be the approximate cost be?

Thank you

Filed under servicing - Asked by Rory Roden (Cork) - Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:17


Can you help me find an automatic automobile for my mother?

Guys,

Can you recommend a good used (1-2 year0old) small/medium automobile for my mother? Must be automatic transmission. Currently has an 08 Opel Corsa with an auto box so jerky it'd introduce your forehead to the steering wheel at every change-up. She's in the 60+ age group, but good competent driver. Low tax a priority, performance not an important criteria. Comfortable entry/exit a must and seating not too low due to arthritis - comfort a big factor too.

Any recommendations?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Barry Delaney (Dublin) - Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:57


What automobile will I replace my Hyundai Tucson with?

I have a Hyundai Tucson diesel worth about €3,000. My daily commute is 130km, seven days a week, mostly away from the motorway. I have another €12,000 to add to the trade-in value.

I am a single person, but I need to pull a trailer for very small stuff and need to fit in the golf clubs. I typically hold onto a vehicle for five to seven years.

What is the right second-hand vehicle for me ?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Rory Donohue (Galway) - Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:09


What do you think of the 2001 Honda Accord?

What's your opinion of a 2001 Honda Accord 1.8 SE? Mileage around 70,000.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by James Mulcahy (Cork) - Fri, 27 Jan 2012 22:14






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