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Belt or chain on a 2017 Ford Kuga?

I have a 2017 Ford Kuga 1.5 petrol; does it have a timing belt or chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Len Reynolds (Gravesend Kent) - Sat, 04 Jan 2020 18:07

Any change to the taxing of commercials?


Has there been any change to the taxing of commercial as private? I bought a 2015 Berlingo van so will I have to pay under the old system?

Thanks in advance


Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Chris Lawlee (Buttevant) - Thu, 02 Jan 2020 11:52

Reckon I'll fit three kids in back of a RAV4?

Hi, I was wondering about fitting two car seats and a booster in a RAV4; is this possible? We will have a new born and a 20-month old and a four-year old. Just wondering is a new car the only option or is there a possible combination of seats?

Thanks in advance for your help

Filed under child or baby seats - Asked by Jennie O Keeffe (Dublin ) - Sat, 04 Jan 2020 12:52

Where to go to get an EV home charger?


Any advice/recommendations for EV home chargers? I’ve ordered an EV and have no clue where to start when choosing what size/type home charger to install.

Any help appreciated.

Many thanks.

Filed under electric cars - Asked by Iobhán Smith (Ennis) - Fri, 03 Jan 2020 19:38

Do I pay the NOx levy if I import my older car?

If I am importing a vehicle from Australia and it is exempt from VRT, as I have owned it for over six months, will it be exempt from this new NOx tax? Revenue states the NOx is calculated as part of VRT. I hope so or else it is a €4,850 bill I was not expecting.

Filed under importing - Asked by Ed Walton (Waterford) - Fri, 03 Jan 2020 00:56

How much VRT on 2014 Audi A5 from UK?


I just bought a UK-reg 2014 Audi A5. How much will the VRT cost? It looks like €2,000 just for extra NOx charge.



Filed under VRT - Asked by Robert Doyle (Trim) - Thu, 02 Jan 2020 22:47

Does the Peugeot e-208 have cruise control?

Does the electric Peugeot e-208 have cruise control?

Filed under optional extras - Asked by Michael Moran (Dublin) - Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:13

Is motor tax going up in 2020?

Is motor tax going up in 2020 before the budget? I have a 1.4 Skoda Octavia.

Filed under taxation - Asked by Gerry O Reilly (Limerick) - Wed, 01 Jan 2020 20:39

Extra NOx levy for imported Mokka?


I've just bought a 2014 Mokka Techline CDTi (120g/km) and just heard about the NOx levy; what should I expect to pay extra on top of €1,680 VRT? Help, as I'm registering it on Jan 6.

Thank you

Filed under VRT - Asked by Lynnnoone Noone (Donegal Moville ) - Wed, 01 Jan 2020 15:39

Cost to tax a 2010 Transit privately?


Can you tell me what it will cost me to tax a 2010 Ford Transit 2.2-litre diesel? I want to tax it privately as I am not self employed and can’t avail of the commercial tax of €333. I’m an electrician if that makes any difference but like I say I want to tax it privately as I don’t have a VAT number. Also will I be able to insure it privately?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Eoin Grennan (Carlow ) - Tue, 31 Dec 2019 06:07