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I am a 60-year-old male with a clean driving licence and full no claims discount. Can anyone give me a rough estimate what insurance will cost? The automobile is a 2007 Jaguar XKR 4.2 with 37,000 miles on the clock and a value of €30,000.
Filed under insurance - Asked by Steve Sredojevic (Automobilenew) - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:17
Could you tell me if a Ford B-Max 1.6 TDCi has a cambelt or chain and if it's a cambelt when it needs to be changed?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Leanne Bennett (Hertfordshire ) - Sat, 01 Apr 2017 14:43
I'm thinking of trading in a 142 Hyundai i40 Tourer for a new Peugeot 3008, but would like your opinion on what model would best suit me. I like my comfort, have no children, just my wife and myself, but will sometimes have my 5, 6, and 2 other young grand-kids to bring somewhere, but not all together. Appreciate your opinion. Val
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Val Glynn (Claremorris) - Sat, 01 Apr 2017 21:13
I have €20,000 to spend on a manual five-seat SUV. I have narrowed my choice down to a used 141 Volkswagen Tiguan Sport & Style with 95,000km (2.0 diesel manual), which I really like or a brand new Dacia Duster Signature. I have also considered the Mercedes-Benz B-Class. I live in a town and only do about 10,000km a year and I don't want to go below 141.
Also bear in mind my 17-year-old son is going to start to drive in October and he will be driving this automobile. And that I will occasionally need to transport large items, which both the Tiguan and Duster would be able to handle. I would greatly appreciate if you could recommend which of the two to go for and if you could recommend other alternatives that may be better.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Liam Fagan (Navan, Co.Meath. ) - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:50
Hi, I bought an Audi six months ago from a non-Audi dealership and I brought the automobile to an Audi dealer to find out about service cost and I was told that the alloys on my automobile were not the real Audi wheels and that would knock about five thousand euro off the trade in price if I want to in the future. I phoned the dealer I bought the automobile from and he told me that it is just a ploy by Audi to lower my trade-in price.
Could you please let me know what I can do as I paid a lot of money for that automobile?
Filed under aftermarket - Asked by Tom Corrigan (Dublin ) - Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:00
I’m interested in buying a second hand automobile from a SIMI registered and reputable garage. I’m happy with everything except they don’t have a log book from the customer that traded it in. They did service the automobile themselves so I’m sure they’ll provide verification of that, but should I be worried about the lack of previous history?
Filed under logbook - Asked by Eimear Coughlan (Dublin) - Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:54
What would you recommend as a reliable sporty diesel automobile for a young driver and easy to insure?
Filed under insurance - Asked by Eoin Treacy (Cork) - Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:59
Nissan Note 1.5 petrol with automatic transmission: this vehicle is a Japanese import. Would the transmission make a difference to the automobile's economy?
Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by John Delaney (Mountmellick) - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:46
Chevrolet Spark 1.2: is this vehicle on a par with the Opel Corsa?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by John Delaney (Mountmellick) - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:42
I am considering a 2017 Toyota Yaris 1.0 to replace my 2004 Polo 1.2 65hp. Is the 1.0 sufficient or would I be better getting the 1.33? I don't expect it to be quick, but like the Polo.
Thanks very much!
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Tim Singleton (Mallow) - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:20