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Best used car 2009-2012 for running costs, etc?

What's the most reliable family car from 2009-2012 considering running costs, taxes and maintenance costs?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Gustavo Scalet (Dublin) - Sun, 30 Sep 2018 01:33


How much is the late fee for VRT payment?

Does the VRT late charge of 0.1% of the VRT due start from point of entry or after the 30 days have lapsed? As in, if you register in 40 days time from entry, do you get charged for 10 days or 40 days?

Thanks

Filed under VRT - Asked by Rob Conti (Mullingar) - Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:18


Any 191 deals on Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross?

Hi guys,

Do you think Mitsubishi will have good 191 offers? Should I wait until 191 to buy a 181 Mitsubishi? I am looking at the Eclipse Cross.

Kind regards, Neil

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Neil Doody (Donegal) - Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:42


What to look for in a 2003 Fiat Punto?

What should I look out for in a 2003 Fiat Punto?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Anne-marie Bj - Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:01


Common faults with the 2004 BMW 520i?

Any common faults with the 2004 BMW 520i?

Filed under fault - Asked by Karl Ohara (Citywest) - Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:37


When to change my Astra's timing belt?

Hi,

When should a timing belt be changed on a 2012 Vauxhall Astra 2.0 CDTi diesel?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Adrian Fennell (Dublin) - Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:07


Why do car sellers obscure the reg plate?!

Hi,

I've been looking at second cars online recently and have been frustrated by the number of ads where the car reg has been obscured or hidden. Why are sellers doing this? Is it a bad sign that there is something to hide, surely not for long as you can ask for the reg over the phone or you'll see the reg once you view the car?

Thanks in advance.

Filed under registration - Asked by Ciaran Mc Cashin (Drogheda) - Thu, 15 Nov 2012 22:49


Looking for a Honda Civic Type-S.

Is there any difference other that number of doors between a Honda Civic Type-S and the normal one? I'm talking about 2008 model. If looking for one of those, what should I be aware of? I'm interested in the 2.2 diesel.

Another question is, what is your view on a fuel and air energiser (activator)?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Martin Semeniuk - Sun, 18 Nov 2012 15:55


Petrol Ford Focus or Opel Astra?

Can you compare the Ford Focus EcoBoost Titanium against the Opel Astra 1.4 Elite?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Paul Cleary (Dublin) - Sun, 25 Nov 2012 17:56


Known faults on the 2009 Skoda Octavia?

Have there been any known faults on the 2009 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 105hp?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Tom Walsh (Co) - Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:41