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Hi, would you consider a 2007 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 diesel to be as reliable as a 2007 Toyota Corolla 1.4 diesel of similar mileage and condition? I will be buying one or the other in the next week or so and my heart is saying Qashqai, but my head is saying Corolla - can you provide an independent insight please? I do 20,000 miles per year.
Filed under reliability - Asked by Cathal Tiernan (Dunmore, Co.Galway) - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 23:04
Hi, could you please let me know how much it is to tax a 2006 BMW 318i M Sport?
From Lo in Dublin
Filed under taxation - Asked by Lorraine Lyons (Dublin) - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:38
Can you tell me when the updated 2017 Skoda Octavia will be offered for sale in Ireland?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Gerry Cummins (Limerick) - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:21
I have a 2006 Opel Astra 1.4 petrol. The management light is on and a mechanic said he thinks it's just an oxygen sensor, but recently my automobile has not been able to blow out hot air. The coolant seems to be gone, but it was only topped up recently and the engine is very hot after I drove it today and it sounded really loud when I turned on my air conditioning. Also, it is slightly vibrating and there is a whistling noise coming from the automobile.
Any help is welcome
Filed under fault - Asked by Amy Taylor (Dublin) - Thu, 09 Jan 2014 23:49
What does the Ford B-Max look like?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Ron Waller (Torrance) - Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:30
My 2006 Skoda Octavia will not start. The key is not going to the ignition position and there are no initial start lights on dashboard. What's wrong?
Filed under electrics - Asked by Angela Nunez (Tunapuna) - Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:44
I have heard that low mileage on a diesel automobile can be bad for it. I have heard this can damage the DPF and other things. Many people think about the maximum mileage they consider to be ok when they purchase a used automobile. My question is this: take the popular BMW 520d for example. What is the minimum mileage I can consider as being ok on a 2010/2011 automobile?
Filed under DPF issues - Asked by Bill Hughes (Dublin) - Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:59
I have at 2008 Ford Mondeo 1.6 petrol with 110,000km on the clock. When do I need to change the timing belt?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Thomas Brady (Dublin) - Sun, 12 Jan 2014 13:14
I would like to know which you think is better to buy of these two: a BMW X3 or an Audi Q5. I would also like to know if you think the BMW X3 18d is a better buy than the 20d version or do you think it's underpowered
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jenny Cullen (Cork) - Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:50
What are the problems associated with a 2003 Jaguar XJ8 with 200,000km on the clock? Is it worth buying four four grand?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Noel Tobin (Dublin) - Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:54