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How much to tax a 2006 BMW 2.0?

How much to tax a 2006 BMW with a 1,995cc engine?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Tina Duffy (Dublin) - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:57

Thinking of buying a classic American automobile...

Thinking of buying a classic American automobile, but don't know what I'm doing or where to have it looked after. I'm in North London.

Filed under importing - Asked by John Stock (London) - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:37

Is it cheaper to import a automobile from NI?

Is it cheaper to import a new or second hand automobile from Northern Ireland?

Filed under importing - Asked by David Fitzgerald (Cork) - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:14

Which new automobile on PCP for around €25k?

Hi, I am looking to buy a new automobile on PCP. Budget is around €25k. I have looked at family options like the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Golf and Mazda3. Also on my shortlist is the Audi A1. Can you please advise which of these is the best bet?

Please suggest any other automobile that I can look at.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Rahul Nair (Dublin) - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:18

Thinking of importing a MINI Cooper.

Thinking of importing a MINI Cooper from the UK. What are the main things to look out for, known MINI problems etc? The automobile will be in the region of 2005 to 2008 in age. Will there be much difference in the spec of an English automobile compaired to the Irish automobile?

Thanking you

Filed under importing - Asked by Noel Eaves (Co Laois) - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:46

I'm looking for a high-up diesel auto...

Currently driving a Peugeot 2008 diesel automatic. Love it, but need a slightly higher automobile again - still diesel automatic. My passenger has a disability and needs easier access. Don't need larger automobile just higher automobile. I like the Ford EcoSport, but the diesel version is not automatic. It appears slightly higher than the 2008. Something along that line and price bracket would suit me if it were available. Otherwise I will have to return to a Peugeot 3008 diesel automatic, which I had some years ago, but felt it was too large. Did not have to take disabled passenger at that stage.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Yvonne O'Dwyer (Kilkenny) - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:57

What is a 'VAT-qualifiying vehicle'?

What is a 'VAT-qualifiying vehicle'?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Paul Holmes (Hillside Greystones) - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:42

Which SUV for up to €40,000?

Can you recommend a reliable economical SUV type automobile? I have a budget of €30-40 thousand, looking at an Audi Q5 or Q3. Is there any other automobile in that class and price bracket similar?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by William Neale (Dublin) - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:33

Can you help with a 2012 Audi A4?

Hi, would like to thank you for your advice in the past. Would like your opinion on a 2012 Audi A4. Reliability issues, 120hp vs 143hp, space vs. Passat etc.

Thanking you in advance

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Cyril Cleere (Kilkenny) - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:19

Can the Volvo V70 fit three child seats?


We would appreciate your help regarding our doubts. We are parents of two children aging four and six, and expecting number three in July. We are considering buying a 2016 Volvo V70 with integrated booster seets. Do you have experience in installing infant and other size child seet in between the boosters? each of other aspects of this automobile are great for big families and we hope that it would fit.

Thank you in advance.

Sincerely, Jakov

Filed under child or baby seats - Asked by Jakov Ivankovic (Zagreb) - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:42