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I want to buy a car for use as a taxi. My budget is €15,000. Can I avail of scrappage? I have a 1998 Fiat Brava.
Filed under scrappage - Asked by Robert Murphy (Dublin) - Wed, 19 May 2010 19:01
I currently have a 2005 Toyota Corolla with approx 48,000 miles on the clock. It is in excellent condition. I am wondering if now is a good time to sell and purchase a new car or would I be better to keep going as I am?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Bernadette Dowling (Dublin) - Wed, 19 May 2010 20:48
I looking at trading in my Opel Corsa and I was looking at the new Opel Astra, but my eye has been drawn over to the new Renault Fluence. I wonder could you help?
The Astra I was looking at is the SRi (1.7) and the TomTom version of the Fluence. Both diesel.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by David Phelan (Dublin 17) - Wed, 19 May 2010 20:52
Just wondering if you know the NCAP safety rating for a 1997 Nissan Primera and a 2002 Alfa 166 Twinspark? Thanks
Filed under safety - Asked by Rory McDonald (Dublin) - Thu, 20 May 2010 13:24
I have a 2006 Nissan Primera SVE with 80,000 kilometres on the clock and I am looking to upgrade to a Nissan Qashqai 2008/2009 1.5-litre diesel. What price am I looking at?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by MARIE KING (MOATE) - Fri, 21 May 2010 22:29
I have a 2003 Nissan Micra. The 'bubble' shape means that the inside of the windscreen gets very misty in wet weather. I'd like to get a similar five-door hatchback, but without the condensation problem.
What would you suggest?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Natalie Mcgettigan (Dublin) - Thu, 20 May 2010 23:19
Hi, I have a 2007 Toyota Avensis Strata in mint condition. There is only 19,000 miles on the clock and a Toyota service record. How much should I expect to get for this car in a private sale or as a trade-in? Great site by the way, best of luck with it.
Filed under used car values - Asked by Robbie Mc Grath (Dublin) - Fri, 21 May 2010 20:05
Is there a mid-term update of the Mondeo from Ford due in 2010? Is there any info about a revamp of the petrol engine, which would be timely as its own dealers were critical of the 110hp 1.6 as currently sold in Ireland.
Filed under future engines - Asked by Ger Brennan (Dundalk) - Mon, 24 May 2010 00:02
If I am buying a second-hand car, is it possible to tell if the clock has been tampered with and if the mileage is genuine? I know the best way to go is to buy from a reputable dealer, but can they guarantee the mileage on the clock is genuine?
Filed under service history - Asked by Mark Mc Dermott (Dublin) - Sun, 23 May 2010 11:45
How much road tax will I pay on a 2009 BMW 520d? Is it cheaper under the new car tax law?
Filed under road tax - Asked by Robert Quinn (Laytown) - Sun, 23 May 2010 17:21