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Is the new Dacia Duster safer?


I'd like to purchase a 2019 Dacia Duster petrol, but I am concerned about its EuroNCAP safety rating of 2017. I do not find the latest rating for 2019 version. Could you please advise?


Abala, Dublin

Filed under safety - Asked by A Bala (Dublin) - Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:39

What's up with my Citroen's start-stop?

My Citroen C4 doesn’t start-stop when sitting still at the lights. The dash lamp goes green on the dash, but that’s it; what can I do?

Filed under fault - Asked by Cathy Fay (Monaghan ) - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:04

Any reduction in motor tax with age?

I have a Mercedes C 200, which is now just over 20 years old and I only do 1,500 miles per year. Is there any reduction in motor tax due to age?

Filed under taxation - Asked by John Twomey (Cork City) - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:30

Is this common on Dacia Dusters?

Hi guys,

I am buying a Dacia Duster 162 reg from the UK and the garage says it has to repair a motor for the window washer; is this common?



Filed under fault - Asked by Brian Chapman (Waterford) - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:07

Thinking of buying a Jaguar X-Type...


I'm interested in buying an X-Type Jaguar 2.0-litre diesel circa 2009 (facelift model). So far I've been hearing mostly good reviews, but was wondering are they expensive to maintain for servicing, parts etc. and if there's any electrical or diagnostic problems I could be fleeced for?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Barry Hennessy (Donard) - Sat, 03 Aug 2019 11:29

Can I retrofit Insignia fog lights?


Is there a work around to install and have Vauxhall Insiginia SRI hatchback fog lights work with an SE model, which does not come with fog lights installed or a fog light button? The year 2010 to 2014.

Filed under lighting - Asked by Mike Te (London) - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:03

My Audi A1's stop-start isn't working...

I just bought a 2015 Audi A1 model and the start-stop was working but now it doesn't turn the engine off when I come to a standstill; why is this?


Mr S Button

Filed under fault - Asked by Stewart Button (Bradford) - Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:09

My Kia Sorento's stop-start isn't working...


I have a 2016 Kia Sorento and my stop-start does not work when I brake and come to a stop. The lamp in the dashboard is amber, not green and the stop-start does not activate like it use to.

Filed under fault - Asked by Abdul Rahman (London) - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 19:26

Belt or chain in a 131 Avensis?

Does a 131 Toyota Avensis have a timing belt or chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by John Shaughnessy (Mayo) - Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:13

When is the new Peugeot 2008 coming?

When will you be doing a review of the new 2020 Peugeot 2008?

Filed under future cars - Asked by Mick Daly (Cork) - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:18