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Should I buy a Tata Safari?

Is the Tata Safari a reliable motor?

LISA MORAN (GOREY)

Sep 2012 Filed under: reliability

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What's the Mazda3 hatchback like?

I'm thinking of buying a 2010 1.6 d Mazda3 Sport five-door hatch. Is it any good and anything to look out for when testing?

David Lacey (Tipperary)

Sep 2012 Filed under: reliability

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The new Golf will have an electric parking brake. What do you think?

I see the new Volkswagen Golf Mark 7 will be fitted with an electric parking brake. Is this a bad move from a reliability point of view?

Noel Freeman (Navan Co. Meath)

Aug 2012 Filed under: reliability

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Any known issues with the Mk V Volkswagen Golf R32?

Are there any known issues with the Volkswagen MkV Golf R32?

Jimmy Joe

Aug 2012 Filed under: reliability

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How reliable is the 2008 Merc C 180?

How reliable is an 08 Mercedes-Benz C 180 Avantgarde edition please?

Patrick Bacon (Kilkenny)

Jul 2012 Filed under: reliability

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How reliable is the Renault Grand Espace?

How reliable is the Renault Grand Espace?

Florin Berechet (Leixlip)

Jul 2012 Filed under: reliability

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How reliable is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

How reliable is a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 180 Kompressor? It's the new-look model in Sport specification.

Gerry Daly (Cobh)

Jul 2012 Filed under: reliability

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Should my MINI's catalytic converter fail so quickly?

I have a three-year old MINI One with 37,000km on the clock and have just been told by the MINI dealer my catalytic converter needs to be replaced. They have quoted me 800 Euro (300 for the part and 500 for labour) to replace it. Should a car of this age and mileage need the part replaced and should it be this expensive?

Yvonne Meehan

Jun 2011 Filed under: reliability

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How long will a 2.0-litre petrol engine last?

Hello, I would like to know how much mileage to expect from a 2.0-litre petrol engine in its lifetime. My Honda has almost 120,000 miles done in seven years and I am wondering how much more I should expect.

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Mary Foley (Cork)

Jun 2011 Filed under: reliability

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How reliable is the latest Renault Laguna?

How reliable is the latest Renault Laguna?

Brian McGill (Waterford)

Mar 2011 Filed under: reliability

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