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New Mondeo or something else for 2018?

Need help. Trying to decide between 2018 Ford Mondeo or Audi A4... or wait for the next Audi A6... or rob a bank for a BMW 520d. What do you think?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Fergal Reidy (Celbridge) - Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:20

Is the 2005 Volvo XC90 Euro 4 or 5?

Hi, what EU emission standard does the 2005 XC90 2.4 diesel comply with? Is it EU emission standard 4?

Thanks a mil


Filed under diesel - Asked by Brian Walsh (Dublin) - Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:33

Insurance-wise, ok to upgrade my BMW?

BMW performance related question: if I install the performance enhancement offered by BMW, which increases 2.0-litre engine output from 184hp to 197hp, does this invalidate my insurance? If I inform the insurance provider of the changes it may increase the premium or not provide cover if the automobile does not conform to homologation, etc. Thoughts?

Filed under aftermarket - Asked by DES IRWIN (LETTERKENNY) - Thu, 30 May 2013 13:32

Any info on the next Toyota Corolla?

Any information about the next-generation Toyota Corolla?

Filed under future automobiles - Asked by Barbara Smyth (Co Wicklow) - Sat, 01 Jun 2013 19:03

Is the Leon SC bigger than the Golf/A3?

Is the new Leon SC three-door longer/bigger thsn the Volkswagen Golf or Audi A3?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:27

Hold onto my Saab or change it?

I have a 2005 Saab 95 (2.0t) petrol automatic with about 136,000km on the clock. It just failed the NCT on emissions with "smoke". It is apparently a problem with the turbo (burning oil) and between that and a few other more routine issues it looks like about €1,200 to sort. The automobile seems to be running well otherwise, but I'm worried that there might be other issues around the corner.

That's the background - my question is, should I hold onto it and get it fixed or... bite the bullet and go for a change?

Filed under reliability - Asked by J B (Dublin) - Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:09

When does a new Ford Mondeo arrive?

When is the all-new Ford Mondeo due in Ireland? In the meantime, what changes are Ford making to the current model?

Filed under future automobiles - Asked by Martin Barrett (Ballina) - Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:08

Best new automobile finance deal around?

What's the best new automobile finance deal around at the moment?

Filed under finance - Asked by Dermot Kelly ([email protected]) - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:54

How economical is the petrol Opel Zafira?

I have been offered at a very good price a 2001 Opel Zafira: low mileage. very clean, engine looks and sounds good and very dry, i.e. no sign of oil. No NCT, thouhg assured that with two new back tyres and a back window wiper it will pass.

My question is, how are these automobiles on petrol?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Bill Heffernan (Gorey) - Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:26

How much to tax 2013 Freelander 2.2?

How much is it to tax a 2013 2.2-litre engined Land Rover Freelander?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Anthony Downes (Buncrana Co Donegal) - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:54