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Would a 2018 1.0-litre petrol Octavia cost much more in petrol costs than a 1.6 diesel to run in a year, when I will be doing 16,000 miles approx?
Filed under petrol vs. diesel - Asked by Donal Carroll (Tralee) - Sun, 12 Jan 2020 16:15
I have been looking at buying a 2011 model Ford Focus Zetec S 1.6 TDCi. The mileage on it is sitting quite high I think at 90,000. What questions should I ask the dealership before I decide if I'm to buy it or not? The price is €4,000; is this ok?
Filed under used car values - Asked by Steven Bruce (Brechin) - Sun, 12 Jan 2020 07:24
I have bought a van in the UK. It's a day van with a pop top roof installed, it's still listed as a van on the logbook. I want to bring it over to Ireland and have it registered as a motor caravan. Is it possible to bring over a van and register it as a motor caravan?
Filed under importing - Asked by Darragh Ginty (Rosses Point) - Sat, 11 Jan 2020 22:56
How much is VRT on a 2015 BMW 420 Sport?
Filed under VRT - Asked by Roy Stephenson (Baltinglass ) - Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:08
I'm trying to decide between a 2016 BMW 320d or a 330e... I do about 40,000km a year, my work commute is three days local (about a 50km round trip) and two days to Dublin (350km round trip). I live in the countryside as well, so not an urban driver as such. I'd like to move away from diesel, but I'm concerned that I won't at least match my current mpg on my existing diesel Audi A5.
Any thoughts would be most welcome!
Filed under hybrid - Asked by Brian Duignan (Kilkenny) - Fri, 10 Jan 2020 10:42
I'm buying a 2013 Ford B-Max 1.4 petrol. It has been lying up for six months with a drive a couple of times a week. The mileage is 57,647km; should I look at changing the timing belt since it wasn't driving much and is six years old?
Filed under servicing - Asked by David Geoghegan (Mullingar) - Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:18
Will a one-litre engine last as long as a 1.6 diesel?
Filed under reliability - Asked by John Seery (Mallow) - Sun, 22 Sep 2019 19:07
I have a 2011 model Audi A6 and thecar jumps when driving, says gearbox malfunction, but you can still drive. I flushed out oil and changed the gearbox filter and still the problem remains. But I noticed when the car has driven for a while it will stop and it drives smoothly.
Filed under fault - Asked by Felix Ndukwe (Cape Town ) - Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:11
Can a 2012 Nissan Qashqai+2 use the bumper off a five-seat Nissan Qashqai?
Filed under bodywork - Asked by Chris Mcdonagh (Roscommon) - Sun, 29 Sep 2019 00:42
Does my 2005 year Toyota Avensis have a timing belt or a timing chain?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Leigh Willyams (Dunedin ) - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 05:21