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Is this Audi A4 Cabriolet worth the money?

Do you think this Audi A4 Cabriolet is worth the price tag on it with such a high mileage on the clock?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Brian Kearney (Dublin) - Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:10

How reliable is the Renault Laguna?

Thinking about buying a 2003 Renault Laguna. Are they reliable automobiles?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Catherine Ahern (Limerick) - Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:12

Ford Focus Estate or Renault Grand Mégane?

I need to replace my 2001 Ford Focus Estate and have a couple of options to choose from: an 09 Focus Estate (Style) 1.6 with 87,000 kilometres (UK import) or a 2010 Renault Grand Mégane (Royle) with 58,000 kilometres. Both are around the same price (Mégane is only €650 dearer). Which of these would be the most reliable and of better value?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Conal Automobiler (Dublin) - Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:35

Any known problems in the Ford Fusion?

What problems does the Ford Fusion 1.4 have?

Filed under fault - Asked by Akai Yao (Dublin) - Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:28

Which manual, diesel 4x4s are good?

What is the best type of 4x4 with a manual transmission and diesel engine?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Aidan Kelly (Kildare) - Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:22

What automobiles are good for first time buyers and drivers?

Which used automobile is the best to buy for a first time buyer who has a learner licence?

Filed under learner - Asked by Viji Punneghade (Dublin) - Mon, 25 Jun 2012 19:43

Which if these two Renault Clios would suit me better?

Hi, I'm looking at buying a Renault Clio and I'm split between two options: a 2008 1.2 petrol with 70,000 kilometres (€6,495) or a 2003 1.5 diesel with 170,000 kilometres (€2,750). I'm going to be doing around 90 kilometres a day on the M50 so I'm looking for something fuel efficient and cheap to run but obviously I want reliability too.

Would there be a big difference between the cost of running these two automobiles? I know the 1.5 diesel engine is more efficient but would the automobile's age mean that its performance (and economy mainly) would have dropped off significantly over the years? Also, do you think the 2003 Clio might be likely to start costing money from an upkeep and maintenance point of view?

I understand that you don't know this specific automobile's history but in general would a Renault Clio of this age have a good or bad reputation when it comes to upkeep and mechanical issues etc?


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Eamon Coughlan (Portmarnock) - Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:58

How does this Alfa Romeo 147 look to you?

I am looking at buying a 2004 Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 with 110,000 kilometres on the clock. It just had a new timing belt, tensioners, water pump and variator fitted. What do you think?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Peter Hennessy (Dublin) - Wed, 04 Jul 2012 21:39

How expensive is a 3.0-litre BMW 3 Series Touring to run?

I'm looking at a 3.0-litre 2006 BMW 3 Series Touring with 48,000 kilometres on the clock. What are the running costs like on such a automobile?

Thank you

Filed under running costs - Asked by Simon Deane - Thu, 05 Jul 2012 19:29

Any known issues with the first Land Rover Freelander?

I'm looking at this automobile on Automobilezone.ie: Land Rover Freelander 2.0 Td4 GS Commercial. What are the common issues with this automobile? It's a 2001 model, 1.9 diesel with 110,000km.

Also how much is this to tax ?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by John Shannon - Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:02



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