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Belt or chain for SsangYong Korando?

Does the SsangYong Korando 2.0 diesel (2013) have a timing chain or belt?

Filed under servicing - Asked by David Brown (Melbourne. Vic.) - Sat, 13 May 2017 05:58

How much to tax a Jaguar F-Type?

How much to tax a 2013 Jaguar F-Type?

Filed under taxation - Asked by James Bateman (Limerick) - Sat, 13 May 2017 07:39

Would you recommend the Opel Insignia?

Would you recommend the Opel Insignia automobile? Interested in buying one 2012+, but understand they have a bad reputation and would be likely to cost me money on repairs.

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Tony Bourke (Dublin) - Mon, 08 May 2017 13:23

Trade-in value of a 2010 VW Polo?

Hi ,

Can you please give me the trade in value of a 2010 Volkswagen Polo CL: 100k km, two owners, in good condition with a full service history.


Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Peter Simpson (Dublin) - Wed, 10 May 2017 12:28

Does climate alter my Ford's value?

I have a 2009 Ford Fusion  and the build data describes it as a 1.4 petrol manual Zetec with air conditioning. When I bought it the dealership described it as a Zetec Climate. What are the essential build differences between the two versions? And the valuation differences?

Filed under optional extras - Asked by Peter WALTERS (Emerson Valley, Milton Keynes) - Thu, 11 May 2017 11:21

How to calculate this SEAT's VRT?

I'm thinking of buying a 2016 1.4 petrol SEAT Alhambra up north, but I cannot find out the cost of the VRT. I have been told that I need to bring it in first so they can calculate the cost, which I cannot take a chance on. It is not on the VRT calculator and I have made phone calls only to be told they cannot give me estimate...

Filed under VRT - Asked by Pamela Keane (Roscommon ) - Sat, 06 May 2017 12:55

Hyundai i10 or i20 to buy new?

I want to buy a automobile, though which to buy? The top Hyundai i10 petrol model or Elite i20 petrol 1.2?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Akshan Jain (Jmmu) - Sun, 07 May 2017 08:29

Anything to look for on 09 BMW 5 Series?

Thinking of buying an 09 BMW 5 Series M Sport (2.0 diesel), the E60 model. Any advice or things to look out for? Mileage is circa 75k.


Filed under reliability - Asked by Paul O'Neill (Dublin) - Sun, 07 May 2017 09:44

Trade in value of a 2009 BMW 118i?

Trade in value of a 2009 BMW 118i?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Marco Ceritelli (Hollywood Fla 33004) - Fri, 05 May 2017 16:50

Petrol or diesel Ford for an M50 commute?


My workplace is in Blackrock and I live in Lucan, so it takes around 25 to 30 minutes to get to the work and I work only three days a week, which makes my annual mileage around 10,000km. I am getting a good deal on a Ford diesel automobile. Should I go for diesel  or not? Cost of diesel engine is not the concern; I am worried about DPF and servicing costs as my annual mileage is not much, but whatever km I am going to drive would be M50.

Kind regards,


Filed under petrol vs. diesel - Asked by Naseem Mian (Lucan) - Mon, 08 May 2017 08:33

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