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What is the NCAP score for the pre-2006 Ford Galaxy?

I am looking for information regarding the safety rating of the old model (pre-2006) Ford Galaxy. I know the new model got five stars in the NCAP tests, but I cannot find an NCAP rating for the old Galaxy. I believe it is almost the same as the VW Sharan, which only got three stars for the 1999 model, so is it safe to assume the pre-2006 Galaxy is about the same? Many thanks.


Filed under safety - Asked by Patricia McGuire (Dublin) - Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:34

What are the costs of importing a used automobile from the UK?

Other than the automobile itself and the transportation costs, what are the costs involved in importing a used automobile from the UK?

Filed under importing - Asked by Paul Kieran (Dublin) - Wed, 28 Apr 2010 20:47

VW Golf trade-in value?

What should the trade-in value of a 2007 VW Golf 1.4 Sport with 50,000km be in return for a new 1.6 Highline Golf?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Martin Walsh (Automobilerick On Suir) - Tue, 25 May 2010 09:48

Should I go for manual or automatic Mondeo 2.0-litre diesel?

Just how good is the diesel Ford Mondeo 2.0-litre? Would you recommend manual or automatic?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Fergal Reidy (Celbridge) - Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:06

2009 BMW 535d or 2011 520d?

Would you buy a 2008-09 BMW 535d or a new 2011 520d? As you can see my budget is about €45k. I have been used to plenty of power in the past!


Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Paul Byrne (Drogheda) - Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:37

What problems to look for on 2006 Mercedes E 200K?

What should I watch out in a 2006 Mercedes-Benz E 200K with 77,000 miles on the clock for €16,950? The automobile has just one owner, has a full NCT and come with full service history.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Marc Sutton (Dublin) - Tue, 22 Jun 2010 22:54

New BMW 520d or Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

Tell me all about Mercedes-Benz E-Class saloon and new BMW 520d. Which would you buy next January?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Fergal Reidy (Celbridge) - Sun, 20 Jun 2010 01:19

What costs are likely for a 1998 Toyota Corolla?

I am considering buying a used 1998 Toyota Corolla 1.3 with 163,000 miles on the clock. I expect to do 15,000 miles per year. Over next five years what wear and tear repairs might i expect?

Filed under running costs - Asked by Fiona Milne (Wexford) - Mon, 21 Jun 2010 21:21

What diesel automobile should I go for if I scrap my Toyota Corolla?

I am scrapping my 2000 Toyota Corolla and want to buy a similarly sized new diesel automobile. The new Corolla is too large. Which is best for comfort, economy and reliability?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Donal O'Shea (Midleton) - Thu, 17 Jun 2010 22:26

What do you think of the 2005 BMW X5?

I am thinking of a 2005 BMW X5 3.0d Sport Auto. I don't like the ride of the new version and think this one is better. What do you think of this automobile? Have you any review on it or can you direct me to one please? I'm not concerned about economy, tax or insurance, as I do only 15,000 miles per annum.


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Justin Mc Elwee (Sligo) - Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:31