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Where to find a used LR Defender?

Where will I find a used Land Rover Defender to buy?

Margaret Mooney (London)

Nov 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Thoughts on petrol Nissan X-Trail?

Hi,

I am planning to buy a Nissan X-Trail, after 2014 model. What do you think about petrol 1.6? I run around 5,000km per year, not driving daily.

NITTIN MATHEW (MAYNOOTH)

Sep 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Planning to buy a 2007 Audi A4...

Planning to buy a 2007 Audi A4 TD SE 1,968cc CVT for £3,995. Is it good value? What does 'TYS SE' stand for?

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Moy Arguelles (Crawley)

Aug 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Thoughts on 151 Nissan Qashqai?

I am thinking about buying a 2015 Nissan Qashqai 1.2-litre petrol with 50,000km on the clock. What do you think?

JAMES LORCCAN (SHANNON)

Jul 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Is the 2015-2016 Peugeot 2008 ok?

I am interested in buying a 2015-2016 Peugeot 2008 petrol automatic; is this a good buy?

Mary ODonovan (Trim)

Jun 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Toyota Avensis or Mazda CX-5?

I am driving approx 52k yearly in a 1.6-litre diesel 161 VW Passat with 125,000km on the clock. Thinking of changing to a 171 Mazda CX-5 2.2 with 62,000km or a 161 Toyota Avensis 2.0-litre with 98,000km. Which is the better option or is there another I should be looking at?

Mags

Mags Smith (CARRICK-ON-SHANNON)

Jun 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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What to buy with up to €12,000 to spend?

Looking for model recommendations for a used car. My requirements: automatic, cruise control, air conditioning, 1.6-2.0-litre, €10,000-12,000 available.

David Murphy (Dundalk)

Jun 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Looking for used electric or hybrid SUV...

Hi,

I am in the market for second hand car and would like to buy a small hybrid or electric SUV; what would you suggest? I am very confused as there are so many different cars out there now. I have been looking at the CH-R and Kona Electric, but think they are overpriced. Do you think now is a good time to buy or should I wait?

Catherine, Dublin

CATHERINE OCONNOR (DALKEY)

Jun 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Used Avensis or Passat for 25k a year?

I do on average 25,000km a year. Live in the country. I have a choice between 142 1.6 Volkswagen Passat (246,000km, €8,800), 142 1.6 VW Passat (180,000km, €9,500), 131 2.0 Toyota Avensis (198,000km €8,950) or 2012 2.0 Avensis (146,000km €8,000).

Advice welcome

James McDonagh (Curry)

Jun 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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Should I change my Kia Ceed?

I have a 2007 Kia Ceed 1.4 petrol with 250,000km on clock. It has been great and reliable. Thinking about time to change. Daily mileage to and from work 60km. Thinking of Kia Rio diesel or petrol, new or second hand 2016-18. Any thoughts or advice or maybe hold on to Ceed until the end of its life?

Laurie Healy (Dublin)

May 2020 Filed under: choosing used car

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