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What would be the approximate trade-in value of a 2008 Mazda5 diesel with 56,000 on the clock?
Filed under used car values - Asked by Tim Hehir (Cork) - Sat, 06 Nov 2010 18:33
My 2007 Skoda Octavia 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine seized because one of the fuel injectors broke and allowed diesel to be injected constantly rather than intermittently. Is this a common problem with this car?
Filed under fault - Asked by Gerard Flaherty (Dublin) - Thu, 21 Oct 2010 20:02
When is the new Audi A6 due?
Filed under future cars - Asked by Tom Weafer (Dublin) - Tue, 02 Nov 2010 08:26
How does the 1.4 TSI DSG auto perform in the new Golf? And what are the economy figures? Thinking of buying one next year.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Eoin S (Dublin) - Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:09
What would be the likely trade in value of a silver 2001 BMW 320Ci (85k miles) with extras (sports leather seats, climate control, HK sound system etc) for a new Golf 1.4 TSI? Would I be lucky to get €3,000?
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Eoin S (Dublin) - Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:26
What is the story with the 1.4 Volkswagen Passats TSI? I know it has 120hp but is it suitable for such a big car?
Are they economical? Can they overtake without labouring??
I am still shopping around myself and have just come across these, they seem good value, I do about 12,000 kilometres per year.
Any information is welcome.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Michael Mulvey (Ashbourne) - Thu, 28 Oct 2010 17:23
Hi, my 2005 BMW X5 3.0d is taking its time to start these mornings. It's due a service shortly (1,000 miles). Should I put anti-freeze in it now or wait? Also, will any anti-freeze do or does it have to be specific type as the manual says or is this scaremongering so I get it done by BMW?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Justin Mc Elwee (Sligo) - Wed, 20 Oct 2010 13:14
Is there any point in changing my car this side of Christmas? I am going from a 2006 Opel Vectra to a 2008 Mazda6.
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Michael Mulvey (Ashbourne) - Mon, 18 Oct 2010 16:28
Can you recommend a few small diesel-engined cars that qualify for the scrappage scheme? Value for money is important. It must be a five-seater, must have four doors and reliability is important. I'm considering a Ford Fiesta or similar-sized car.
Filed under scrappage - Asked by William Neale (Dublin) - Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:00
Can you give me a rough idea what the mpg difference would be between a BMW 520d automatic and 520d SE manual version for mainly suburban driving.
I know that for resale automatic is better, but ecomony is important to me.
Also, the suspension for M Sport version is stiffer and firmer; I am not into fast driving, but do like the sport styling. Can you tell me is the ride comfort difference noticable?
Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by William Neale (Dublin) - Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:22