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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

How does the Toyota Verso stack up?


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?


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