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Which premium compact used estate?

Which diesel estate from the mid-'00's - Volkswagen Golf (Comfortline), Volvo V50 SE, or Audi A4 - is the most reliable and easiest/cheapest to get parts for/maintain?


Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Peter Wilson (Meath) - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:47

BMW 520d or 320d do you think?

2007 BMW 520d Automatic (LCI model) or 2006 BMW 320d Automatic (saloon)?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Sandra Fairbrother (Dublin) - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:45

Are Volkswagen Boras good cars?

Are Volkswagen Boras good cars?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Paudie Healy (CORK) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:29

Tell me more about the 2002 Audi TT...

I'm thinking of getting a 2002 Audi TT that has 120k miles on it. Two questions - is this mileage worrying for a car like an Audi TT? Also, is this car incredibly heavy on petrol?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Adam Newman (Limerick) - Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:14

What is the best value 02/03 MPV?

What is the best value 02/03 MPV?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Olive Oisle (Dublin 22) - Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:02

Looking at getting a diesel Ford Mondeo...

I'm looking at getting a diesel Ford Mondeo, 1.8 or 2.0... For my price range (up to €10-11k) there are plenty available, but should I worry about a car that has 90-110k miles on the clock? Also, what about importing from the UK? Seems you can get a good example there for £6k - with the VRT on top I think it would still work out to be pretty decent.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Greg Williams (Cork) - Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:02

Thoughts on second-hand Audi A4 1.6?


I'm looking at buying a second hand Audi A4 1.6 102hp and was wondering is there anything I should be aware of? It's an 07 model with 50,000 miles on the clock. Is it worth €9,000?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Gareth MacHale (Dublin) - Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:48

Which estate car for up to €6,000?


I am looking to buy an estate car, driving mainly around Dublin, the odd long journey. Do not want to spend more than €6k. What would you recommend? Needs to be reliable, fuel efficient and have a big boot preferably with fold down flat rear seats.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Robert Munch (Dublin) - Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:16

Differences between 2016/2017 Mazda CX-3?

What are the main difference between the Mazda CX-3 Executive petrol 2016 models and 2017 models?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by EAMON HOEY (DUNDALK) - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:31

Which luxury saloon for up to €30,000?

What would I buy for €30k max? Must be automatic, 2010 or newer, do 10,000km per year, preferely a saloon or SUV. I currently have a BMW 520d.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Paul Byrne (Drogheda) - Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:13

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