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Is the 1.0-litre Yaris powerful enough?


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

Is the Hyundai i40 a reliable automobile?

Is the Hyundai i40 a reliable automobile?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Jana D (Celbridge) - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:24

Motor tax for BMW 520d SE?

Hi there,

I am looking to buy a BMW 520d SE; can you confirm what the annual automobile tax will be?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Mark Beed (Dublin) - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:53

Toyota Avensis parking brake problems?

Has there been any trouble with electronic parking brakes in the Toyota Avensis?

Filed under fault - Asked by Michael Nolan (Clonmel) - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:26

Hyundai i40 or Renault Fluence?


We are thinking of changing our automobile from a Nissan Juke (as there is limited space) to either a Renault Fluence or Hyundai i40. What do you think is best?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Nicola Walsh (Wexford ) - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:44

Should I worry about 2008 BMW diesels?

Is the engine issue with BMW diesel automobiles from 2008 a real concern?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Paul Dolan (Dublin) - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00

Timing belt or chain for my Kia Rio?

Does my 2007 Kia Rio 1.5 diesel have a cambelt or a timing chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Automobileol Goddard (West Cornforth) - Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:09

What's the BMW 218i Coupe like?

I don't see a review of the BMW 218i Coupe on your site and would like your opinion on this automobile. I don't see many of them for sale either.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:24

What's the best coupe for under €50k?

Best coupe available for under €50k in Ireland? Audi A5 2.0 TDI S line 190hp? BMW 4 Series? Other?


Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Brad W - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:46

Are there NCT notifications?

Do  automobile owners get notified by post when an NCT is due?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Mary Colbert (Kilmuckridge ) - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 23:48