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New Kia Rio or used Toyota Yaris?

I am confused, whether to buy a used Toyota Yaris/Vitz or a new Kia Picanto. I want to know about the difference in price and which one is more economical. Thank you!

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jaunkeypersad Anousha (Mauritius) - Thu, 29 Dec 2011 18:23

How much should Revenue value a Nissan Skyline saloon at?

Hi, I've been looking into buying a Nissan Skyline recently and found one for sale in the North on offer for £4,995 (an offer of £4,150 was accepted almost straight away by the dealer through email correspondence). However the Revenue Online Service values the automobile at €2,468. I'd like to know what you consider to be the value of this automobile as I can't find any comparable Skylines to get a good guide of the price.


Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Ciaran Mc Cashin (Drogheda) - Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:46

I'm looking at nearly new Nissan Qashqais. Any other ideas?

Hi lads, I'm looking at a second-hand Nissan Qashqai. Couple of questions: are there any other options in similar price range? Diesel or petrol version? Is there any difference in 2010/2011 models vs. '08/'09?


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Damien Heary (Dublin) - Tue, 03 Jan 2012 15:40

Is having a Dublin reg an advantage?

I'm getting a new automobile shortly. Does having a D (Dublin) registration over other county regs make any difference?

Filed under registration - Asked by Noel Freeman (Navan Co. Meath) - Sat, 14 Jan 2012 16:56

What should I look out for when buying a Renault Laguna?

I am thinking of buying a 2004 Renault Laguna Estate 1.8 petrol, with 125,000 miles on the clock. What are the main things I should look for, considering the Laguna has such a bad reputation for reliability?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Dave Clarke (Automobilerigaline, Co. Cork.) - Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:51

Should Renault dealer have told us about new Mégane?

My father-in-law is getting a new Renault Mégane the end of January. Should the dealer have told him about the revised model due in April?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Noel Freeman (Navan Co. Meath) - Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:45

How do I fix my Mégane's key automobiled?

I have a 2004 Renault Mégane. The key automobiled is inserted, but the automobile will not detect key. The insert area is very loose. Any suggestions on how to start automobile?

Filed under fault - Asked by Hugh Gillespie (Donegal) - Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:32

How much is a petrol Volvo S40 worth?

What would a 2000 Volvo S40 1.8 petrol be worth?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Magdalena Zaprzalka (Dublin) - Sun, 25 Dec 2011 15:02

Why is my Passat's fuel consumption worsening?

I have a Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion with just 4,000 miles on the clock. The fuel consumption is increasing and has gone from 53mpg average in October to 48mpg now. Dealer says he can find no fault on electronic test rig. Any ideas please? Previously got over 60mpg on same journey now getting 48-49mpg and seeming to be dropping. Variables like fuel etc. all same as is possible and driving style not changed. Best regards and Happy New Year to all.

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Richard Paterson (Solihull) - Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:12

What's wrong with my Santa Fe's heater?

Hi, the blower on my 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe works fine when on face/floor mode, but when I turn it on to window no air or very little air blows out. I have replaced the cabin filter thinking that would work, but no joy. Any help would be appreciated.

Filed under fault - Asked by James Brady (Clonsilla) - Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:33


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