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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

When is the Chevrolet Cruze coming to Ireland?

When will the Chevrolet Cruze be available in Ireland?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Noel Oconnell (Dunmanway) - Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:39

What do you think of the Skoda Octavia 1.6 diesel?

What is your opinion of the new Skoda Octavia 1.6 diesel?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by P Bruton (Killarney) - Mon, 14 Jun 2010 18:02

VW Passat or Volvo S40 on the scrappage scheme?

Hi guys,

Going for scrappage deal, buying 1.6 diesel. Which automobile is the one to buy: VW Passat Comfortline 1.6 diesel BlueMotion or Volvo S40 SE 1.6 diesel? I am scrapping a Passat 1.9 diesel.


Filed under scrappage - Asked by Jimmy Dillon (Swords, Dublin) - Sun, 13 Jun 2010 12:13

Should I downsize from the Nissan Qashqai to the Note?

What are the most reliable mid-range diesel automobiles on the market and cheapest to run? I hope to buy in the UK and import.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Jane Berry (Dublin) - Thu, 27 May 2010 11:03


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