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Can I do PCP on a second-hand automobile?

Is it possible to do a PCP on a second-hand automobile from a garage or does it have to be new? I was considering doing this with a F10 BMW 5 Series and taking the worry out of depreciation etc. I would have a sizeable deposit.

Filed under finance - Asked by Paul Byrne (Drogheda) - Wed, 29 Jun 2011 22:16

When is the seven-speed auto Mercedes E-Class coming?

Any idea when the new revised Mercedes-Benz E-Class with the seven-speed automatic and lower emissions will be released and if prices will be reduced in line with lower VRT rates?



Filed under new automobile ordering - Asked by Andrew Kelly - Wed, 29 Jun 2011 19:30

Where do I get a new key fob for my Saab?

Where can I get a key fob for a Saab 9-3 1.9 TD without having to take out a bank loan? Is there some place on the Long Mile Road in Dublin?


Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Mike Mc Donald (Dublin) - Mon, 23 May 2011 15:48

What estate automobile should I pick?

i have a choice bewteen an Opel Insignia Estate, BMW 320d Estate, a Skoda Superb Estate or a Volkswagen Passat Estate. each of of these are diesel. What would you think is the best automobile?

Thanks for your help.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Larry Murphy (Navan) - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:07

Some handbrake queries


I would like to know if the footbrake on Mercedes with manual gearbox is hard to manage also how reliable is the electric handbrake on BMW. Thanks.

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Jim Murry (Dublin) - Wed, 22 Jun 2011 16:44

Which automobile should I trade in?

I have a 2000 Micra with only 40,000 miles, its our second automobile. We also have an 2004 VW Passat 2.0-litre Diesel. Would I do better in the Scrapage Scheme with the Micra or trading in the Passat. We would like something similar to the Passat  or even a little smaller.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Donal Mc Menamin (Dublin) - Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:43

What used automobile will suit towing a small boat?

I am looking for a secondhand automobile that would be good for occasional towing of boats/trailers (up to 1,030kg), but not horrible on fuel for driving to work. I have a fairly low budget of about €8,000, but I also have a 2002 Opel Corsa for a possible trade in.

Any recommendations?

Filed under towing - Asked by Laura Mulhair (Dublin) - Thu, 26 May 2011 19:09

I need another estate automobile

Great site. I have one myself so know the amount of work it takes to keep it running so well done.
I have a 2001 Audi A6 and want to replace it with an estate as I have a dog. I have about €20k to spend and am not worried about getting a automobile that is a few years old, as I do not do much mileage.


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Mark S (Dublin) - Tue, 21 Jun 2011 11:04

What automobile for family of four under scrappage?

What automobile should we get on scrappage that's cheap, economical and spacious for family of four?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Mary Tully - Tue, 21 Jun 2011 15:42

Can I trade-in two automobiles for scrappage?

Can I trade in two automobiles for one on the Government Scrappage Scheme? One of the automobiles, a 2000 Fiat Punto is eligable for scrappage; the other, a 2007 Nissan Note, is not. Do you think any garage would give government scrappage on the Punto and trade-in on the Note in return for one new automobile?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Mary Brown - Sun, 19 Jun 2011 17:45


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