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I'm about to buy a 2008 Toyota RAV4...

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I am about to purchase a 2008 Toyota RAV4 1.8 petrol. What should I be aware of?

Paulina Ogarek

Nov 2012 Filed under: choosing used car

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Is the Ford C-Max a wise investment?

Thinking of changing my 2010 Ford Focus Style 1.6 TDCi  hatchback for a 2012/2013 Ford Focus hatchback of similar engine size. Or maybe a Ford Focus C-Max of similar age. Any advice on what would be best? Wondering about selling on the C-Max in a few years - is there much demand for them with the wide variety of SUV/crossover vehicles available now?

Fiona O'Rourke (Cork )

Aug 2018 Filed under: choosing used car

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Ford Focus, Opel Astra or Hyundai i30?

I intend to replace my car soon with something more powerful than my 1.0-litre Corsa. I've been looking mostly at an Opel Astra, Ford Focus, or Hyundai i30, and my budget is up to €10,000. Would there be an obvious standout to buy in those three, or any major issues with them? Also, I cover about 650km/week between commuting and life, 90 per cent of which is on good regional roads. Would you have a recommendation either way on whether to choose a petrol or diesel engine?

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Colm McGrath (Kildare)

Aug 2018 Filed under: choosing used car

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Which first car with €2,000 to spend?

Looking for my first car with €2,000 to spend. Looking for something small like the Renault Clio, Opel Corsa, Nissan Micra etc. Any advice? Also what year/mileage should I expect for this price?

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Emma H (Dublin)

Dec 2012 Filed under: choosing used car

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Where to buy a left-hand-drive car?

Hi there, I was just wondering where is the best place to buy a left-hand drive in Ireland?

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Joan McDermott (Dublin)

Aug 2018 Filed under: choosing used car

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Is the Honda Accord Euro R any good?

Hi, is the Honda Accord Euro R any good?

Declan Condon (Foynes/co Limericl)

Dec 2012 Filed under: choosing used car

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I'm interested in a 2008 Mazda RX-8...

I'm interested in a 2008 Mazda RX-8 with 30k miles on the clock. Advice?

Maggie Hogan (Limerick)

Dec 2012 Filed under: choosing used car

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Thoughts on 2005 Citroen C5 diesel?

Considering 2005 Citroen C5 1.6 diesel; what is your opinion on this car?

Mairead Baker (Dublin)

Jan 2013 Filed under: choosing used car

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What's the 2006 Toyota Verso like?

Any issues with any of the Toyota Versos from 2006? How are the automatics in this range?

John Byrne (Mullingar)

Jan 2013 Filed under: choosing used car

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Thoughts on 2008 Nissan Primera petrol?

How economical is a 1.6-litre petrol 2008 Nissan Primera and how reliable would such a car be?

Seán Mc Groarty (Donegal)

Jan 2013 Filed under: choosing used car

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