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I am thinking of buying a Fiat Panda under the scrappage scheme

I am considering buying the Fiat Panda 1.1 petrol Eco Active under the scrappage scheme. Your advice here would be most welcome.

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Tony Kearney (Wicklow) - Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:31

What car should we buy under scrappage?

For a couple in their 60s trading under scrappage, which of the following would you recommend: Ford Focus Style, Peugeot 308 or Hyundai i30? We eliminated the VW Golf on the basis of price.

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Sean Farrell (Manorhamilton) - Wed, 01 Jun 2011 19:53

Scrappage conundrum

I have a customer with a scrappage question that I can't answer. Her daughter passed on her car to her 12 months ago and now the mother would like to scrap this car. Is it possible? Her daughter has had it for a few years and the mother has had it since 12 months ago. Does the car qualify?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Paul Lyttleton (Clonmel) - Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:29

Car was last insured in 2009? Does it qualify for scrappage?

I have an old car with an NCT 1/11 and it was last insured on 09/2009.  The car never got sold and was not used for 17 months. Is the car still eligible for the scrappage scheme?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Ado Bugu (Letterknny) - Thu, 10 Feb 2011 15:46

Opel Insignia or Skoda Superb diesel estate?


We are changing our car under the scrappage scheme. We were looking at diesel estates such as the Opel Insignia Sports Tourer and the Skoda Superb Combi. The Superb Combi is well priced but it has a 1.6 TDI engine, which I think maybe too small for the car. The Opel is more expensive and you lose space and it is not as well specced. Or should I look at something else?


Filed under scrappage - Asked by Des Wynne (Dundalk) - Tue, 08 Feb 2011 13:01

Can I scrap a car without the engine?

The question is in relation to my brother-in-law's car, which is being scrapped as part of the Government car scrappage scheme. Can he remove the perfectly running engine from this car and donate it to my brother before he sends it to be scrapped? My brother's engine gave up the ghost last week so it would save my brother the expense of having to buy a new engine. They both have the same make and model of car so it would be brilliant. I've been ringing the Revenue office but have not managed to make contact with anybody who seems to know anything and could find nothing on their website.

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Zoe Stiles (Limerick) - Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:36

Does the car I'm scrapping need an NCT?

Does the scrappage vehicle have to have an NCT?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Molly Ryan (Limerick) - Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:56

What small diesel car can you recommend?

Can you recommend a few small diesel-engined cars that qualify for the scrappage scheme? Value for money is important. It must be a five-seater, must have four doors and reliability is important. I'm considering a Ford Fiesta or similar-sized car.

Filed under scrappage - Asked by William Neale (Dublin) - Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:00

What diesel car should I go for if I scrap my Toyota Corolla?

I am scrapping my 2000 Toyota Corolla and want to buy a similarly sized new diesel car. The new Corolla is too large. Which is best for comfort, economy and reliability?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Donal O'Shea (Midleton) - Thu, 17 Jun 2010 22:26

VW Passat or Volvo S40 on the scrappage scheme?

Hi guys,

Going for scrappage deal, buying 1.6 diesel. Which car is the one to buy: VW Passat Comfortline 1.6 diesel BlueMotion or Volvo S40 SE 1.6 diesel? I am scrapping a Passat 1.9 diesel.


Filed under scrappage - Asked by Jimmy Dillon (Swords, Dublin) - Sun, 13 Jun 2010 12:13

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