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Which automobile for space behind the driver?

I am looking for a automobile that has enough room for a automobile seat behind the driver's side even when the driver seat is pushed way back. My partner is very tall and in our Peugeot 407 we cannot fit a second baby seat.

Please help.

Filed under child or baby seats - Asked by Natasha Doran (Arklow) - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:32

Tech specs for the 2012 Honda Fit Hybrid?

Technical specifications for 2012 Honda Fit 1.5 automatic hybrid?

Filed under hybrid - Asked by Zhivko Stoyanov (Laytown ) - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:06

What is the road tax on 2009 Toyota RAV4?

2009 Toyota RAV4 Luna diesel 4x4: what is the road tax?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Mark Rocks (TINAHELY CO. WICKLOW) - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:23

How much VRT on imported Dacia Duster?

Thinking of importing a Dacia Duster from the UK - 2015, cost Sterling £9,000. Any idea what tax/VRT would be liable?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Steve Royston (Listowel) - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:50

Used Peugeot 308, Renault Megane or Auris?

Hi, we want to buy a newish automobile this year with about €10,000. We have looked at a few models including a 2012 Peugeot 308 HDi, 2012 Renault Megane 1.5 dCi and a Toyota Auris 1.4 diesel all with 50k ish miles. Which would be your choice? We do about 20,000 miles a year.

Thank you

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Ruairi Mc Automobilethy (Mullagh Co Cavan) - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:02

VRT on imported Toyota Verso diesel?

How much VRT will I have to pay on a 2016 Toyota Verso 1.6 diesel D-4D if I import it from the UK?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Aine W Watts (Ennis County Clare) - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:18

What mpg will the Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI do?

What are the actual miles per gallon of the Skoda Octavia 1.0-litre?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Georgette D'Arcy - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:37

Any problems with the Hyundai Tucson auto?


I am wondering whether there is any known or recurring problems with the automatic Hyundai Tucson?


Filed under reliability - Asked by Tom Barry - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 22:02

Can I get a full refund on my faulty automobile?

I bought a 2007 Nissan Qashqai diesel from a SIMI dealer on Sat. 7th and 25 hours later into ownership it has developed the four following faults:

A) ABS fault light on dash after first test drive - solution agreed and accepted - a fault nonetheless.

B) Faulty driver side rear window - window does not rise up again after being lowered - this was noticed 1.5 hours after purchase.

C) Red engine warning light on dash after 2.5 hours of purchase - Nissan manual advises automobile needs to be reviewed professionally ASAP - thick white smoke from the exhaust.

D) 3.15pm Sunday 8th Jan. - automobile simply will not start. I have advised the dealer I want the automobile collected and a complete refund issued.

I believe I am entitled to do so under current consumer law (not of merchantable quality and unfit for purpose) - can you confirm?


Filed under legal - Asked by Cathal Tiernan (Dunmore, Co.Galway) - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 21:58

Is the new Dacia Duster a quality vehicle?

Is the new Dacia Duster a quality vehicle or will it have problems sooner rather than later?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Nigel Nangle (Bray) - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:09



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