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Economy of a 2016 Toyota Corolla 1.4?

Economy of a 2016 Toyota Corolla 1.4?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Mick Cox (Ballina) - Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:53

How much for a 2002 BMW 316?

What money should I get for a 2002 BMW 316 in a trade in for a 2008 Toyota Yaris 1.0-litre?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Noel Mc Donnell (Cork) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 06:28

Talk me through the Passat trim lines...

What is the difference between the VW Passat Comfortline/Trendline etc? The one that I am currently considering is a Volkswagen Passat 1.6 FSI four-door B6 115hp. Also are Audi/BMW generally expensive to service and maintain in comparison to a VW?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Bryan Molloy (Dublin ) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:54

Looking for frugal, comfy, automatic automobile...

Hi, could you advise me? I am looking for a economical automatic automobile that is comfortable for long driving.



Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Eileen McAutomobilethy (Tipperary) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:12

How much for my Daewoo Kalos?

How much should I expect for my 2003 Daewoo Kalos? It as 72,000 miles on the clock. Would be doing trade in.

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Karen Phillips (Navan) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:59

Audi A5 or BMW 3 Series Coupe?


I am looking at buying a used automobile at the moment. Trying to decide between an Audi A5 and BMW 3 Series Coupe. The 2.0-litre diesels look like the sensible option. I would like low mileage, but don't want anything newer than 2008 really. I would get M Sport if I end up going for BMW, but S line not so important for the A5. Max budget is €25k.

I'm interested in your general opinion of both automobiles. Would you have a preference? Is there anything in particular that I need to watch out for? Better engine options keeping in mind the tax, resale etc? I only do about 10k miles per year...

Thanks in advance, John

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John O'Connor (Celbridge) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:32

Best used and affordable diesel automobile?

Which is the best used diesel automobile to buy within a reasonable budget?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Louanne Littley (Waterford) - Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:04

Should we chop in our costly Volvo?

I own a 2009 Volvo V70 flexifuel. We love the automobile. We have two children and it is perfect for us. It is roomy, reliable and safe. We plan to buy a automobileavan so it will be suitable for towing. The only downsides are it costs €1,200 per year to tax, it is relatively heavy on fuel, it has a low service interval (10,000km) and the timing belt is due.

Should we cut our losses and trade it in for a diesel? We previously owned a diesel Mazda5 that gave us a lot of problems with the DPF, thus our aversion to diesel. We will be doing small mileage with long runs during the summer holidays (maybe towing a automobileavan). Am I being irrational in avoiding diesels because of the DPF issue? Currently I am spending €100 a month on road tax so I would be prepared to spend €200 a month on a vehicle if I was to change.

Your advice would be appreciated


Filed under running costs - Asked by Ray Mehigan (Limerick) - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:54

How much VRT to import this 2015 Mondeo?

2015 Ford Mondeo 2.0-litre 150 Titianium, registered in Feb 2015, now 98,000k miles on the clock and emissions rating of 115g/km: how much is VRT importing it from the UK?



Filed under VRT - Asked by Hugh Ohanlon (Sligo) - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:30

Can I get leather on a new Toyota C-HR?

I have asked my Toyota dealer if I can order the leather seats for my 2018  C-HR 1.2 Luna Sports and he said it doesn't come with them, ut another garage said yes I can order them no problem, for €1,000. Can l or can't I?

Filed under seating - Asked by Mark O Shea (Cork) - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:51


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