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How much for timing belt replacement for a 1999 Opel Vectra?

How much should I pay for a timing belt replacement for a 1999 Opel Vectra?

Filed under servicing - Asked by SHAY DOWLING (DUBLIN) - Thu, 20 May 2010 00:52


Which Ford Ranger is best?

Hi,

I'm looking at buying a Ford Ranger. I prefer the style of the 03-06 model rather than the 07 to present model, but I've been warned to stay away from the old one. Is there a real difference between the two? If so what is it?

 

Filed under pick-up - Asked by Aaron Cassidy (Navan) - Wed, 19 May 2010 08:57


What do you think of the Peugeot 3008 Ecomatique?

Any comments on the Peugeot 3008 "Ecomatique"?

Filed under automatic - Asked by Pat Fitzgibbon (Castelbar) - Sat, 29 May 2010 16:14


What will I replace my Corolla with for high mileage?

I'm driving a 2002 Toyota Corolla hatchback and I am thinking of changing it.

My budget is €25,000 + the trade in value. I do about 18,000 miles a year. Should I go for petrol or diesel? Also any suggestions (new or second-hand) on what car to go for?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Anthony Murphy (Tulla) - Sat, 15 May 2010 13:42


First car for a student?

I want a good first car.  I am a female student. Can you help? My budget is between €1,000 - €2,000

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Helen Ryan (Limerick) - Sun, 16 May 2010 13:16


Volkswagen Golf or SEAT Leon?

I am replacing a 2005 Ford Focus. In all that I have driven I find the Volkswagen Golf comes closest.

I have yet to try the SEAT Leon. How do you compare them? There are so many different styles and prices in both that it is confusing.

I want a post-2008 diesel, and a comfortable seat is a must! There is a new SEAT Leon 1.9-litre Sport Limited Edition 105hp diesel, Tax Band B, reduced by €2,000 to €19,900 or a new Golf 1.6 TDI diesel 105hp for €21,200. Is there much difference in running costs between a 1.6-litre and 1.9-litre?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Angela Osullivan (Wicklow) - Sun, 16 May 2010 19:42


How does the Toyota Verso stack up?

Hi,

In relation to a family car, I see you have high praise for the Qashqai+2. How would a 2009 Toyota Verso compare in terms of space, safety, price, etc? Many thanks and good luck with the site.

 

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Brian Keane (Dublin 16) - Mon, 17 May 2010 11:51


How much is my Passat worth?

Hi,

I have a 2007 VW Passat 2007 1.6-litre petrol FSI Highline Limited Edition, fully-loaded with only 45,000km on the clock. I want to trade it for a 2009 or brand new VW Passat same spec. So how much is it worth?

 

Filed under used car values - Asked by Daniel Davidescu (Dublin 15) - Mon, 17 May 2010 13:22


Is a used BMW a good first car?

Hi,

I have a budget of €4,000 and I am looking for a car that will fit the golf clubs and a trolley. I'd like something sporty and was thinking of a BMW but that may cost too much with road tax etc. It will be my first car. 

 

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Edward Murphy (Dublin) - Mon, 17 May 2010 19:44


Mazda6 or Passat to replace my Vectra?

I am looking closely at buying a 2008 Mazda6, but I am not sure whether to go for diesel or petrol. The petrol is 1.8 and I am wondering how thirsty it would be. I do approx 12,000 miles per year on mainly good roads. Was looking at putting about €10,000 with my own car. I have a 2006 Opel Vectra with 38,000 miles on it. It is a 1.6-litre petrol.

Was also looking at a 2007 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI, but heard a lot of mixed reports. Looking for something comfortable and reliable mainly.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Michael Mulvey (Ashbourne) - Mon, 17 May 2010 20:28