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Cost to change Verso to Qashqai 4x4?

Hi, what should I pay for a low-mileage 2012 Qashqai 4x4? Trading a 2007 Toyota Corolla Verso with 110,000km on the clock. Would really appreciate advice.


Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Pat Murphy (Dublin) - Sun, 10 Mar 2013 19:12

What's the Peugeot 207CC like?

Are there any  common problems with the Peugeot 207CC? Do they have a timing belt or chain? What is mileage like to be?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Dolores Lunders (Dublin 15) - Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:13

Is the 2004 Kia Automobileens a reliable MPV?

Hi there,

I'm planning to buy a automobile for our aupair. I saw a cheap Kia Automobileens (2004) I could buy from a dealer for €2,350. I'm wondering how economical and reliable this automobile is. I'm not sure Kia would have been as reliable then as it is now.

Filed under reliability - Asked by Alison Stone-Thompson (Wexford) - Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:56

What's the Fiesta's 1.1-litre engine like?

Please let me know is the Ford Fiesta 1.1-litre engine an EcoBoost unit, or how does it compare with the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by EAMON Mcevoy (Dublin) - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:08

Suzuki Swift or Hyundai i10?

Which automobile is better for easy and safey driving for a new learned driver: the Suzuki Swift or Hyundai i10?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Sai Ram (Srikakulam) - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:38

Tell me about the Toyota Auris 1.2...


My friend is considering buying a new Toyota Auris 1.2 Turbo petrol and was asking me for some advice. Is this engine the same as the Puretech one made by Peugeot, as I know Toyota and PSA share some engines, etc? Or is it made by Toyota themselves or is it a BMW engine? I would almost rather if it was much the same as the PSA Puretech one, but is this so?

Kieran, Waterford.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Ciarán Holohan (Waterford) - Mon, 18 Dec 2017 23:55

Can I turn off ESP in my VW Caddy?

How do I switch off the traction control in my 172 Volkswagen Caddy with no switch?


Filed under electrics - Asked by Kevin Mc Guinness (Drogheda Co Louth) - Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:43

Petrol or diesel Mazda CX-5 for 2018?

Hi there.

I have a 161 Mazda CX-5 diesel and I am hoping to change it next year. As I don't do much mileage, approx. 12,000km per year,  I was thinking of changing to the petrol model. Do you have any opinion on the CX-5 petrol model good or bad? Or should I stick to the diesel? Apart from anything the petrol is cheaper to buy. I would very much appreciate any advice you could give me.

Many thanks

Gerard. Dundalk, Co. Louth

Filed under petrol vs. diesel - Asked by Gerard O'Rourke (Dundalk) - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:45

Which premium estate for up to €14,000?


I'm in a top spec '07 BMW 3 Series 2.0 petrol auto with only 60k miles. I love the automobile but need more space. Any recommendations you have would be greatly appreciated. My overall budget is max €14k (€10k plus €4k that I hope to get by selling privately, as dealers are only offering me €3k). I would like to stick to a premium brand, and would buy a used estate version of my current automobile, except they're all diesel and I don't do enough mileage to warrant a diesel engine.

Many thanks and best regards

Tony, Dublin

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Tony H (Dublin) - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:32

Value of 2006 Toyota RAV4?

Value of a 2006 Toyota RAV4 auto with 23,000 miles on the clock please?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by John Peart ( Dublin) - Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:23


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