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Is the Volkswagen Grand California available in the States?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Robert Kennedy (Mcallen) - Sat, 18 Jan 2020 23:14
I am looking at getting a new car, something easy to get into. I have aFord Fiesta automatic (disabled driver) so was looking at an Active model or saving up a bit and going for the Puma (which I like the look of). Both will have to be automatic. Am looking at Fords first before I look at options.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Emmet K (Westmeath) - Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:58
Empty car weight for 2020 examples of the Opel Astra, Renault Megane and Toyota Corolla?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Wafaa H - Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:39
I'm thinking of buying the new BMW 220d Gran Coupe; am I mad buying a car with such a niche market? Are insurance companies likely to hammer me premium wise? I'm 61 with a completely clear record. How would the resale value be?
I enjoy your articles and would appreciate your views.
Pat Hagen, Dublin
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by PAT HAGEN (DUBLIN) - Fri, 14 Feb 2020 12:28
What's the attraction of a new model Toyota Supra when it is (just) a re-badged BMW and owes nothing to Toyota, nor can claim any of the Toyota reliability?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:04
What is the difference between a Toyota RAV4 Luna and RAV4 Sport?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Don Murphy (Cork) - Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:36
I’ve been doing a lot of research into buying a car lately, specifically would love a Tesla Model 3 - Standard range plus. I’ve been looking at price from GB compared to Ireland and it’s around €5k cheaper (around £38k v €48k). I also understand I would be in receipt of €5,000 SEAI grant, but I cannot seem to calculate the VRT.
1. Can I buy in the UK and ultimately would I save money doing so vs Ireland?
2. I live in Dublin and I get the DART to work everyday (roughy €100 per month). I also currently drive home roughy three nights per week to Monaghan (roughly costs me €325 in petrol and tolls). I have a free parking space in work. (Quicker to drive than DART to work) Would I be naive in thinking that I would almost eradicate all of that €425 with an EV? Aside from electricity costs, also what would you estimate those to be?
The alternative for me was to buy an 15/16 Audi A5 or BMW 4 Series in around the €20k mark, but still be subject to aforementioned €425 monthly costs on top.
Am I trying to convince myself that a Model 3 is my best option or is it my best option? NB: I want something that I actually want, i.e. I don’t want a Nissan Leaf; if I’m going EV it would be Tesla or equivalent.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Brendan Traynor (Dublin) - Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:04
Where can I view the Volkswagen California camper?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Vic Tejera (Brentwood Ny11717) - Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:08
have you some views of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon? What models are available? Is it value for money? Thinking of buying one for the 201 registration.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Patrick Conway (Fountainstown) - Sat, 30 Nov 2019 00:54
What is the difference between the Skoda Fabia Style and the Skoda Fabia Ambition?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Ben Jackson (LIMERICK) - Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:31