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I was considering a new Mondeo, but Ford is only putting the 163hp 2.0 diesel in the Titanium Spec at about €34k, where as an Opel Insignia has a 160hp 2.0 diesel available at about €30k. However, I have heard the 130hp Insignia is more drivable.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Michael Morrissey (Kilkenny) - Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:27
Hi, I'm currently looking to move to a diesel as my new job has me doing a far longer commute. I've spotted a second hand '03 VW Passat 1.9 TDI that I like the look of. I did a full history check on the vehicle and it seems genuine. Only issue is that the coolant warning light is flashing when the coolant level is fine. A friend suggested it could be the sensor needs to be replaced, but I don't want to buy if it's something more serious. Is this a common problem with VWs?
Filed under fault - Asked by Sean McDermott (Cork) - Tue, 09 Nov 2010 09:31
I am thinking of changing my 2002 petrol Opel Astra 1.4 for a 2008 diesel 1.3 Astra. What is the difference in engine power, overtaking etc?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Patrick Meskill (Clonmel) - Sun, 07 Nov 2010 17:18
What is the best and most up-to-date satnav product available for the Irish market?
Filed under satellite navigation - Asked by T Swift (Dublin) - Thu, 04 Nov 2010 11:08
How much can I expect to pay for a 2007 Toyota Corolla or Avensis without a trade-in?
Filed under used car values - Asked by Martina Watson (Longford) - Thu, 04 Nov 2010 13:34
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