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Can I convert a Hyundai Santa Fe CV back?

Hi, I have a 2007 commercial Hyundai Santa Fe. Do you know if it is possible to retrofit rear passenger seats to this make and model?

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Lisa Carroll (Kilkenny)

Apr 2013 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Any list of SUV-class commercials?

Where can I find a list of new SUV-class commercials currently being offered in the Irish market?

I G (Shannon)

Apr 2013 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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What to look for on Ford Focus van?

What should I check for when buying a 2007 1.6 Ford Focus van?

Pat O Brien

May 2013 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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How best to buy a car for my business?

I'm a self-employed Sole Trader and I am VAT registered. What is the most tax efficient manner to purchase a vehicle, primarily used for business, small element of personal use?

Richard Murray (Carrigaline,Co Cork,Ireland)

Dec 2016 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Which small van is most reliable?

I am trying to decide on a small van and would like to know, in your opinion, which is the most reliable from this list: Opel Combo, Citroen Berlingo, Volkswagen Caddy or Renault Kangoo. Bear in mind I would be looking at maybe 2004 to 2007, depending on cost.

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George O'Sullivan O'Sullivan (Cork)

Jan 2014 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I import a seven-seat commercial?


In terms of importing a Land Rover Discovery that has a commercial classification in the UK already, but has seven seats - what needs to be done in terms of conversion?

Mark Quinn (Dublin)

Feb 2017 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Expensive to convert a Transporter?

What are the cost issues with converting a Transporter SWB to a crew cab?

Ollie Stapleton (Kilkenny)

Nov 2016 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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What's the tax on a commercial SUV?


I'm thinking of buying a commercial SUV; what is the tax rate on it?

Garoid Byrne (Dublin)

Nov 2016 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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I'd like a classy five-seat commercial please...


I'm in the market for a new executive commercial vehicle - but it needs to have five seats. Loophole a go go... The obvious choice is the Land Rover Discovery, but I understand they are being phased out and so my leasing company won't offer it as an option. Things like an L200 / Ranger / Hilux / Navara are a little TOO commercial for my tastes...

The Pajero Executive is nice, but the equipment, engine and layout all seem older than I am. The Touareg is a nice bus, but seems expensive compared to the rest and I've heard so-so reports in terms of value for money. Any ideas what else I should look for? Do Volvo / BMW / Audi do a five-seater that classes as commercial?

Al The Commercial Vehicle Looking Guy (Dublin)

Sep 2016 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Hyundai Montana or Mercedes V-Class?

Hyundai Montana versus Mercedes-Benz V-Class? Which is the best one to run, fuel wise, resale value, tax and reliability? I know there's a big difference in price, but just wondering which is better to invest in long term.

Jenny Lynch (Navan)

Jun 2016 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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