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I currently drive a 2008 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion. I would like to change to a car that is higher off the ground. I need a boot big enough to hold golf club and caddy, but not looking for a big expensive SUV. Does the new Golf fit with these conditions? I also would like an automatic; what makes do you recommend please?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Angela Osullivan (Wicklow) - Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:14
Would a 2005 Skoda Octavia diesel with 290,000km on the clock still be a good buy? The car is in excellent condition body-wise and has had the timing belt changed twice as well as the clutch and turbo done. It drives very well and I am told they are very economical. If it is looked after will it do up to 500K kilometres or more?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Mark O'Sullivan (Dublin) - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:51
Which diesel estate from the mid-'00's - Volkswagen Golf (Comfortline), Volvo V50 SE, or Audi A4 - is the most reliable and easiest/cheapest to get parts for/maintain?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Brian Browne (Mullingar) - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:47
2007 BMW 520d Automatic (LCI model) or 2006 BMW 320d Automatic (saloon)?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Sandra Fairbrother (Dublin) - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:45
Are Skoda Octavias of 2005 reliable? Looking at a 1.4-litre model.
Filed under reliability - Asked by John Cooke (Waterford) - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:57
How would a 2010 Jeep Cherokee 2.8 CRD Limited Auto perform off-road pulling a horse trailer with two horses? Also, what about its economy?
Filed under towing - Asked by Maria O,Grady (Thurles) - Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:34
I am thinking of purchasing a second hand 2004 BMW 520 2.2 petrol for €5,500 with 91k on the clock. When I compare similar models same year for sale they are minimum €6k more expensive. Am I missing something or just getting a good deal? Just an opinion please.
Filed under used car values - Asked by John Hickey (Dublin) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:31
Is a black Toyota Land Cruiser a good colour to buy new?
Filed under paintwork - Asked by Pat Keoghan (Dublin) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:15
Are Volkswagen Boras good cars?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Paudie Healy (CORK) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:29
I drove a 2011 Focus today and its mileage clock was in miles. Are all Fords like this or is this car an import from the UK?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Tom King (Tralee) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:14