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Which of these €4,000 cars are most reliable?

Hi,

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.

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Martin Faturik (Dublin)

Feb 2016 Filed under: reliability

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Am I mental to go for an old Megane?

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?

Aaron Mullane (Dublin)

Dec 2015 Filed under: reliability

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Any issues with the Mazda 323?

What are the most common problems with the 2002 Mazda 323 GLX? Is there anything I should look out for when buying one?

Levi Billings (Mayo)

Dec 2015 Filed under: reliability

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Any advice on 2007 Volkswagen Touareg?

Any advice when looking at a 2007 3.0-litre auto diesel Volkswagen Toureg with 150,000 miles on the clock?

Dan Haslam (Coleraine)

Nov 2015 Filed under: reliability

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Is a Peugeot 607 202 HDi a reliable car?

Is a Peugeot 607 202 HDi a reliable car (low mileage)?

Gerry Mulligan (Ballina)

Nov 2015 Filed under: reliability

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Should I worry about buying a 2007 Vollkswagen Golf?

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.

Stephen Sheehan (Dublin)

Nov 2015 Filed under: reliability

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Is the 2012 Citroen C4 1.6 reliable?

Is the 2012 Citroen C4 1.6 reliable?

Danny Silly (Ballymoney)

Oct 2015 Filed under: reliability

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How reliable is the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI?

How reliable is the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI?

Michael Slye (Carlow)

Sep 2015 Filed under: reliability

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What five-door diesel hatch will be troublefree?

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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.

John Scanlon

Jul 2015 Filed under: reliability

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What do you think of this Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

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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.

Simon Hlati (Capetown)

Jul 2015 Filed under: reliability

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