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Why no sunroof on Irish Octavia RS?

Been looking at a Skoda Octavia RS, but can't see the option of a sunroof on the Irish website on the configurator,  but it's available on the UK ones. Is the lack of availability due to our wonderful VRT rules?

Simon MacMahon (Navan)

Dec 2021 Filed under: optional extras

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No torch in my Skoda Kamiq!

My new Skoda Kamiq has no removable torch in the boot, yet all the reviews I've read, including yours, say that it comes as standard.

Admittedly most of them say it's only in the "Ambition" up, but I have the "Style". I called to the dealer today and showed him one of the reviews including a photo. He told me I was looking at UK reviews and that the Irish cars don't have a torch. Can you throw any light on this? I'd really like a torch.

Patricia Costello (Clonakilty, Co. Cork)

Aug 2021 Filed under: optional extras

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Were foldable mirrors standard on the Tucson?

Does the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Comfort not come with foldable mirrors as standard?

Pamela Foley (Dublin)

Jan 2021 Filed under: optional extras

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Reversing camera in the Nissan Leaf?

Has the Nissan Leaf got a reversing camera to help with parking?

Angela Mulligan (Sligo)

Oct 2017 Filed under: optional extras

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Is it worth paying for keyless entry?

Has keyless entry/ignition any real practical benefits? Is it worth specifying on a new Passat/Audi, or could I spend the money on a more beneficial extra?

John S.

May 2015 Filed under: optional extras

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Was Bluetooth standard in the 2011 Volkswagen Passat?

Is there Bluetooth in the 2011 Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI Comfortline?

Paul Moran (Ennis)

May 2014 Filed under: optional extras

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Can you help me work out Golf spec differences?

What are the differences between the Volkswagen Golf Comfortline Sportspack and the Highline model?

Denise O'Halloran (Cork)

Oct 2013 Filed under: optional extras

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Why do Xenon lights self level?

Why do Xenon lights self level?

Shane Hickey (Dalkey)

Jan 2011 Filed under: optional extras

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What options help a BMW 5 Series retain its value?

I am thinking of buying a BMW 520d second-hand. What are the best optional extras to look for that will help hold second-hand value in a few years? I understand that an automatic gearbox is almost essential for executive cars and that leather can also be worthwhile.

William Neale (Dublin)

May 2010 Filed under: optional extras

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