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Hello I would like to know what you think of the variable dampner option on the new BMW 5 Series please. Do you think it would be better than the standard suspension and would there be a big difference between the two bearing in mind that it would cost me almost €1,500?
Filed under optional extras - Asked by Susan Kelly (Dublin) - Sat, 04 Jun 2011 20:14
I have a 2007 Toyota Auris Terra diesel that I am trading in. It has 87,000km on the clock and is in excellent condition. What it is worth? I was thinking of getting an Audi A3 Sportback 1.6 TDI S line or the Lexus CT 200h S Design. I found the suspension hard in the Lexus. Which would you recommend?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Martina Kerins (Cork) - Sun, 05 Jun 2011 11:14
I am interested in buying a small four-wheel drive for the occasional light trailer work. I do about 12,000 kilometres per year. What would you recommend please?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Alfie Barrett (Ballinasloe) - Fri, 03 Jun 2011 15:39
I have roughly €10k to spend on a used automobile and I was hoping you might help with my choice. My requirements are: I drive 50,000 kilometers annually (work mainly) so a diesel would be essential; I have two children so a saloon sized automobile or bigger would be needed; and I really like a automobile with generous extras. Have you any ideas what might fit my need?
Thanks so much.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John Woods (Clonmel) - Sun, 08 May 2011 23:10
Why do automobile dealers make a farce of automobile advertising by continuing to advertise automobiles that have long been sold? I sent two emails to a Ford dealer in Cork expressing interest in a automobile. I got no answer. I telephoned and was told that the automobile was well gone and they muttered something about a problem with their emails as an excuse for not replying.
This particular ad is still on serveral sites including the dealer's own site. What is the point of following up and wasting time with chasing these automobiles?!
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Mon, 30 May 2011 12:20
Is an 06 Subaru Impreza 1.5 AWD estate any good? Nice looking automobile, good size, but is it cheaper than its rivals for a reason?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Rob Davis (Dublin) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 22:40
What is my 2005 Mazda3 saloon (1.6-litre DOHC 16v with 80,000km on the clock) worth?
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Rob Davis (Dublin) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 16:34
For a couple in their 60s trading under scrappage, which of the following would you recommend: Ford Focus Style, Peugeot 308 or Hyundai i30? We eliminated the VW Golf on the basis of price.
Filed under scrappage - Asked by Sean Farrell (Manorhamilton) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 19:53
Gentlemen - a 2007 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 1.8-litre petrol or an Audi A6 2.0-litre diesel? Thank you
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Eamonn McAndrew (Mayo) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:17
I am trying to decide what small automobile is best for me to buy. I currently own a 2007 Nissan Micra and I like the look of the new model. It has more rear passenger room and boot space as well as Bluetooth. I have also read a review stating that the Hyundai i10 is better overall. I think the i10 is bit small space wise and think the i20 would be better. However I heard Hyundais are not reliable. I disliked driving the new Opel Corsa. The Volkswagen Golf/Polo and Toyota Auris are also too expensive for me.
What do you recommend?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jacqueline Lynch (Dublin) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 21:27