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Do LPG cars cost less to tax?

Are there any motor tax reductions if my car is converted to use LPG?

Thanks

Filed under taxation - Asked by Dave Walsh (Limerick) - Tue, 06 Nov 2018 22:41


How best to deal with car finance in negative?

I have a car that is worth €8,000 and the finance outstanding is €11,000 so if I buy a car with a trade in bonus it narrows the gap in clearing my loan. Toyota's deal comes to mind here. Apart from finding the difference myself is there any option open to me?

Thanking you.

Filed under finance - Asked by Gerard Power (Kilrush,Co.Clare.) - Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:19


Is Mercedes doing any deals for 191?

Is Mercedes doing any deals for 191 orders? BMW has the fiv eper cent price decrease as well as the option between a €2,500 deposit contribution or lower APR rate. Is Mercedes providing anything similar to remain competitive? I know it has in previous years done the nine per cent discount, but I cannot see anything on its website for 191. Even its prices have been very slow to be loaded onto the website, with the sales guys not knowing new prices either.

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by John O'Dowd (Longford) - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:02


What's up with my Mondeo's tax?

I have a 2.0 diesel Ford Mondeo, registered in June 2008 and I have to pay on the old tax system. Yet I know someone with exactly the same car registered in July with cheaper tax. How can you explain this? It's not fair to those people who can't afford newer cars!

Filed under taxation - Asked by Stephen Boucher (LETTERKENNY) - Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:38


I need comfort and space for €45,000...

Hi all,

I’m driving a Mercedes C-Class and looking to change early next year. I want more seat comfort and boot space as primary issues (boot space for golf clubs and more). I am thinking of either a 1.5 TSI Superb or Toyota Camry or an SUV like a hybrid Honda CR-V or a Toyota RAV4. I drive around 12,000km per year, mainly city with monthly 600km round trips. My budget is up to around €45k (without trade-in). I am open to alternatives. Any advice welcomed!

B.

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Barry Moynihan (Dublin) - Sun, 25 Nov 2018 21:18


What's happening with my Audi Q7?

Hello,

I've been driving a beautiful Audi Q7 for just about a month. Is it a big deal that the start-stop just completely stopped working? Also, the front parking sensors are no longer going off when I pull up in front of another vehicle or when I pull into the garage; however, when I back up it works.

Can you please give me some advice?

Filed under fault - Asked by Janie Sawaged (Bellevue) - Fri, 30 Nov 2018 02:25


Which new crossover or SUV for me?

Hello,

Which crossover/SUV would you recommend? I do circa 25-30k kilometres per year, mostly motorways, but also a fair bit of urban driving.

Roseanna

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Roseanna Gorman (Bray) - Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:58


How much to privately tax a van?

I want to tax a crew cab five-seat van privately; how much will it cost me?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Jimmy Mcgrath (Waterford) - Mon, 08 Oct 2018 20:56


Do I need to pay VRT on a 2018 model?

Hi,

I wish to import a UK car into Ireland. It's a 2018 model, but over six months old - do I have to pay VRT?

Filed under VRT - Asked by KEVIN SHORTT (DUBLIN) - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:01


Which small car for infrequent use?

Can you recommend the best car for infrequent use? I currently own a 2010 1.6 SEAT Leon, but as I now bus it to work I don't need a diesel engine and it's gathering dust in the driveway weekdays. I just need something for pottering around at the weekend and any holidays. I'm thinking Nissan Micra, Hyundai i10/i20, Ford Fiesta. Don't need a huge car as there's only two of us. Not looking for something massively pricey, but with trade-in perhaps a 151 or 161 model.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Stephen Ridgeway (Dublin) - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:40