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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?

Filed under reliability - Asked by David Lacey (Tipperary) - Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:03

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?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Noel Freeman (Navan Co. Meath) - Fri, 31 Aug 2012 15:48

Any known issues with the Mk V Volkswagen Golf R32?

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

Filed under reliability - Asked by Jimmy Joe - Sat, 25 Aug 2012 21:32

How reliable is the 2008 Merc C 180?

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

Filed under reliability - Asked by Patrick Bacon (Kilkenny) - Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:41

How reliable is the Renault Grand Espace?

How reliable is the Renault Grand Espace?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Florin Berechet (Leixlip) - Fri, 27 Jul 2012 20:59

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.

Filed under reliability - Asked by Gerry Daly (Cobh) - Mon, 23 Jul 2012 18:47

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?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Yvonne Meehan - Sun, 19 Jun 2011 18:41

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.


Filed under reliability - Asked by Mary Foley (Cork) - Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:39

How reliable is the latest Renault Laguna?

How reliable is the latest Renault Laguna?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Brian McGill (Waterford) - Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:25

Do Renault Méganes have electronic issues?

Do Renault Méganes have a reputation for electronic problems?

I'm seeing a lot of complaints online about electric window problems and dashboard displays failing and they seem pretty expensive to repair if out of warranty. Has Renault said anything about these being faults? I know there was something in the UK about the dashboard problems. Would be good to know where I stand. I had a problem previously with one window on my old Mégane, but my mechanic repaired free of charge.

Filed under reliability - Asked by Sharon Newmn - Fri, 18 Feb 2011 10:46

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