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Would an engine check light put you off buying a car?

Hi, please help me! I am planning on buying a 2003 Volkswagen Polo, but it has engine check light on. What could be the reason? Is it ok to buy the car?

Filed under fault - Asked by Meenesh Sharma (Dublin) - Fri, 30 Mar 2012 23:30

Would you prefer a car with low mileage over a new car?

Which is better in your opinion? Low miles or higher years?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Caroline Slevin (Dundalk) - Mon, 02 Apr 2012 21:37

How good is the Volkswagen CrossPolo in windy weather?

How good is the Volkswagen CrossPolo in windy weather? I do a lot of motorway driving and like the look of this car but wonder how sturdy it would be on the open roads in the very windy weather we get.


Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Paula Cahll (Dundalk) - Sat, 31 Mar 2012 14:44

How much is the tax for a 2007 Opel Astra?

How much to tax a 2007 Opel Astra 1.9 CDTi for a year?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Mel Ward (Dublin) - Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:01

Are cars imported from the UK worth less?


Are cars that have been imported from the UK and have been VRT paid and registered here and are now for sale privately here worth less than their original Irish equivalent? If this is true what are the reasons for this?

Filed under importing - Asked by Patrick Ryan (Tipperary) - Tue, 06 Mar 2012 11:47

Should I look out for anything buying a Volkswagen Transporter?

I was interested in buying a Volkswagen Transporter 1.9 TDI. I was wondering if you have any suggestions regarding issues I should be aware of when buying a used commercial vehicle.

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Cian Kiernan (Mullingar) - Sat, 03 Mar 2012 18:19

Is €8,800 expensive for a Toyota Corolla?

Is €8,800 dear for a 2006 diesel Toyota Corolla hatchback?

Filed under used car values - Asked by Rosie Nolan (Kilkenny) - Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:45

BMW, Volkswagen or Toyota Avensis for a taxi?

Which car would be best for a taxi from this lot: 2006 BMW 520d, 2007/2008 Volkswagen Passat or Toyota Avensis (both diesel) - all cars with around 75,000 miles on the clock and costing around €10,000?

Filed under taxi - Asked by Justin O'Gorman (Limerick) - Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:19

How economical is the 2007 Lexus IS 220d?

What is the correct average mpg of the 2007 Lexus IS 220d?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Edward Murphy (Galway) - Sat, 03 Mar 2012 11:11

What small automatic hatchback has a big boot?

I am buying a small automatic hatchback between 2004 to 2008, with a 1.4-litre or smaller engine. This car will be doing low mileage but a good boot that is easy to load is a must.

What do you recommend?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Eamonn McAndrew (Mayo) - Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:33