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I'm looking to buy a car around €4,000. Had a look at the Audi A4, Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Avensis. Which one from your point of view would be most reliable given all of them would be 10 years old and more.
Filed under reliability - Asked by Martin Faturik (Dublin) - Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:39
Am I mental to be looking at a 2003-09 Renault Megane? I have heard they are very unreliable, but I currently drive a 1999 Renault Clio and apart from minor items it has been trouble free. What's your view on the Megane?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Aaron Mullane (Dublin) - Wed, 23 Dec 2015 09:01
What are the most common problems with the 2002 Mazda 323 GLX? Is there anything I should look out for when buying one?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Levi Billings (Mayo) - Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:20
Any advice when looking at a 2007 3.0-litre auto diesel Volkswagen Toureg with 150,000 miles on the clock?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Dan Haslam (Coleraine) - Sun, 15 Nov 2015 14:47
Is a Peugeot 607 202 HDi a reliable car (low mileage)?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Gerry Mulligan (Ballina) - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:40
Should I be worried about buying a 2007 Vollkswagen Golf 1.4 with 100,000 miles on it? The 1.4 petrols I believe are prone to trouble once they hit six figures.
Filed under reliability - Asked by Stephen Sheehan (Dublin) - Mon, 09 Nov 2015 19:14
Is the 2012 Citroen C4 1.6 reliable?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Danny Silly (Ballymoney) - Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:48
How reliable is the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Michael Slye (Carlow) - Mon, 14 Sep 2015 21:44
I am think of buy a 2010 five-door diesel car; tax and mpg don't bother me; I just what something that will do 35,000km per year for the next three to five years without engine trouble.
Filed under reliability - Asked by John Scanlon - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:47
I want to buy a 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Elegance automatic 2.7 CDI. First of all is it a good car? The lift pump is broken in the car I am looking at so when it gets to half tank it cuts off and it also have a malfunction of the light sensor. It has 173,000km on the clock.
Filed under reliability - Asked by Simon Hlati (Capetown) - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:10