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How does the new tax on employee parking spaces work?

Can you please tell me about the new tax on parking that is supplied by one's employer?

Filed under taxation - Asked by John Flynn (Waterford) - Thu, 03 Jun 2010 20:56

Is €10,999 a suspicious price for an 06 Ford Galaxy?

Is €10,999 a little suspicious for a 2006 Ford Galaxy? It has 55,000 miles on the clock, it's NCT'd, 1 owner but no service history. The garage is not SIMI registered but we're tempted as were on a tight budget.

What do you think?

Filed under used car values - Asked by Tonya Kirwan (Wicklow) - Thu, 03 Jun 2010 12:40

Will the scrappage scheme continue into 2011?

Will scrappage continue into 2011? It has been a great help to the business and I hope it continues.

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Fergal Reidy (Celbridge) - Wed, 02 Jun 2010 14:21

Which diesel automatic compact SUV to buy?

What do you think of the new Toyota RAV4 4x4 2.2 D automatic compared to BMW X1 D auto, Hyundai ix35 4X4 D auto, Kia Sportage 4X4 D auto or the Nissan Qashqai 4x4 D Auto?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Eamon Horan (Cork) - Mon, 31 May 2010 17:53

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?


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