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What's standard on the new Kia xCeed?

What comes standard on the new Kia xCeed in Ireland?

Filed under future cars - Asked by Sean Mc Gaughey Mc Gaughey (Co Louth) - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 22:42

Can I buy a commercial for private use?

I want to buy a 3.0-litre Toyota Hilux or Mitsubishi L200 vehicle, for the purpose of transporting horse and ponies by horsebox. I have a herd number as I am the owner of several equines and have my premises registered. Can I buy the above models, as commercial vehicles, but get private motor tax and insurance on them, as I do not have a business or trade and am using the vehicle for recreational use? I can't seem to get any answers or details from tax office.


Jane, Co. Galway

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Jacinta MCarthy (Galway) - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:47

Should valves be changed with tyres?

Auto services changed my tyres, but not valves. Is it legal?

Filed under tyres - Asked by Renate Stepina (Virginia ) - Sun, 04 Aug 2019 22:11

Looking for family car for about €17,000...

Looking to buy a five-seat family car with a budget of around €17k. The car will be used mostly for short journey commutes with some long journeys. Currently have 2004 SEAT Alhambra 1.9 TDI. Do about 12 to 13k a year so looking for something reliable and fairly roomy.

Filed under family car - Asked by Leo OHara (Galway) - Mon, 05 Aug 2019 19:37

How much extra to pay tax quarterly?

A 3.5-litre car has a road tax of €1,809. How much does it cost if it is paid every quarter? And what is the APR?



Filed under taxation - Asked by Thomas Hughes (Dublin ) - Mon, 05 Aug 2019 21:03

Why has the BMW X5 road tax of just €333?

Why has the BMW X5 road tax of just €333?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Janos Balazs (Kildare) - Sat, 03 Aug 2019 14:23

How much to tax this Ford Transit?

How much is it to tax a Ford Transit Custom 2.2 TDCi 125hp crew van with six seats?

Thank you

Filed under taxation - Asked by Bernie O Toole (Galway) - Sat, 27 Jul 2019 22:22

Amarok, Ranger or Navara pick-up?

Hi there, hoping you can guide me in the right direction as I am torn between the VW Amarok, Ranger and the Nissan NP 300. I wont be using it for construction just merely for leisurely use so efficiency will have a part to play in my decision.

Looking for your advice.



Filed under pick-up - Asked by Ronan Scroope (Cork) - Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:22

How much to tax a Toyota Hilux 3.0?


I'm an approved seasonal none VAT-registered angling guide with the tourist board and need to upgrade from my old commercial L200 pick-up truck and was thinking of buying an 06 Vigo Toyota Hilux 3.0,  UK-plated. But I hear it is now very difficult to get commercial tax and if I tax it privately what would it cost plus the duty?


Filed under taxation - Asked by Ken Hall (Tourmakeedy) - Wed, 26 Jun 2019 09:18

VRT on MPV converted to camper?


I'm thinking of buying a 15-year-old second hand MPV with a wheelchair ramp for converting to a camper. It is J1 "A" VRT vehicle category and M1 EU classification. Will there be VRT payable on the conversion or is it ok if already classified as J1"A"?

Thanks for any advice you can give


Filed under VRT - Asked by Kay Mitchels (Cork) - Sat, 29 Jun 2019 13:38