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What car to buy with €30,000?

I have about €30k to spend on a car. I am retired and will consider a diesel as I will be doing some farming and some clerical work requiring travel. What car would you recommend?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Tony Kelly (Feakle) - Sun, 09 May 2010 21:55


Peugeot 5008 or Ford S-MAX?

I'm in the market for a seven-seater and considering either the Peugeot 5008 or Ford S-MAX. Was thinking of new Peugeot or second-hand S-MAX (based on old prices), but finding new S-MAX prices are confusing. Any thoughts of one over the other?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Karl Langan (Malahide) - Mon, 10 May 2010 21:12


Is the new Honda Insight any good?

What's your opinion of the Honda Insight?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Ruth Quinn (Ennis) - Mon, 10 May 2010 19:54


Bluemotion Golf worth buying?

Have you any information on the latest VW economy car Bluemotion. Is it as good as an ordinary Golf or better?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Joe McConville McConville (Wexford) - Mon, 10 May 2010 13:55


Have you any Peugeot reviews?

Have you any Peugeot reviews?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Jimmy O'grady (Tipperary) - Sun, 09 May 2010 23:06


Which Passat has better performance?

Which of the 2007 VW Passats has the best performance, the 1.6 petrol or the 1.9 diesel?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Stephen Scott (Dublin) - Sun, 09 May 2010 18:39


How much is my Passat worth?

Can you put a trade-in value on a 2006 VW Passat FSI Highline 1.6L against either a new or 2009 C-Class Mercedes? The VW has 57,000km on the clock and is in excellent condition.

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Liam Doyle (Dublin) - Sun, 09 May 2010 16:16


Should I change from petrol to diesel?

My father drives a 2008 1.8-litre petrol Mazda6. He drives on average 10,000km per year. He is considering trading his car for a new 1.9- or 2.0-litre TDI - Audi A4 or VW Golf/Jetta.

He is also considering doing a trade for a 2004/2005 BMW 320d. In your opinion is it worth while for him to change his car to a diesel and what diesel cars would you recommend?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Damien Smith (Newmarket-on-Fergus) - Sun, 09 May 2010 15:25


Which large 4x4 for growing family?

Hi Guys,

Congratulations with the site and wishing you great success! Currently in deliberations with my husband on choosing a new 4x4 as our primary family car. Our BMW X3 is too small for our growing family. What is the advice you can offer on the following models: GMC Tahoe or Nissan Patrol 2010? Please take into consideration that we live in Dubai when answering. Thanking you in advance!

Marie and Constantine Economou

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Marie Economou (Dubai) - Fri, 07 May 2010 20:23


What car would you recommend to replace my Passat?

I'm in the market for a new car. I drive a Passat at the moment and can't imagine I will have any problem selling it on as it's a diesel with a service record. Some one told me that SEAT has a new car coming out similar to the Passat or Skoda Superb. Can you tell me if they are any good?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Derek O'Mahony (Galway) - Wed, 05 May 2010 21:54


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