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Hi, I'm considering changing my 2011 VW Passat 1.4 saloon to a 2012 VW Passat 1.4 Estate, as I need the space. The one I'm considering is a very well equipped Highline model, but it's a Japanese import. Is there anything in particular I should know about buying a used Japanese car?
Filed under importing - Asked by Brendan Cullen (Knocklyon) - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:58
Hi, I am looking at a Bentley GT 2004 circa £20 stg. Possible VRT?
Filed under VRT - Asked by K Walsh (Limerick) - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:41
Out of Hyundai ix35, Tucson, Kia Sportage or Qashqai, all 2015, which to go for? Drove ix35 today with impressive kit, heated seats, windscreen, dual-zone climate etc. Will be going to UK to buy as will save at least €2,000. Which would you choose considering two small kids and about 20,000km per year?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Gerry Coen (Galway) - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:03
Hybrid cars, like the ones that Toyota uses rather than plug-ins, have been around for quite some time now. Have you any information on the long term costs of owning a hybrid compared with petrol or diesel, eg, battery life span and replacement costs, longevity of electric motor, servicing costs, CVT transmission, etc?
Filed under hybrid - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:13
Hi, I have just set up a limited company. I would like to buy an electric company car as there is zero BIK on it. I don't have enough funds in the company to purchase outright. Is there a finance option deal whereby I can make payments monthly?
Filed under finance - Asked by Micheal Curran (Dublin) - Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:57
I have a 2008 BMW 320d Sport diesel saloon and I think that this should have been recalled due to a timing chain fault, but it hasn’t. Now I’ve been told that the timing chain is a bit loose. What should I do?
Filed under recall - Asked by Geraldine Power (Dublin) - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:20
Can you fit three car seats in the back of a 2012 BMW 520d M Sport? For newborn, a two-year old and four-year old.
Filed under child or baby seats - Asked by Owen Mcsweeney - Tue, 09 Apr 2019 21:20
I have a 2012 Skoda to which I have Bluetoothed a pre-smartphone Nokia. Recently when I tried to connect a Huawei p8 it did not recognise the device. Is that solutionable?
Filed under Bluetooth - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Thu, 04 Apr 2019 19:52
Can someone on a learner permit drive a 1.7-litre car?
Filed under learner - Asked by Maria Kealy (Kilkenny) - Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:06
What is the Irish road tax for a Great Wall Steed 2.0?
Filed under taxation - Asked by Avril O Brien ( Co Roscommon ) - Tue, 09 Apr 2019 22:53