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Has Brexit affecting importing used cars?

How have/will the Brexit trade agreement effect importing cars from the UK?

Filed under importing - Asked by Gerard Mccarthy (Mullingar) - Sat, 09 Jan 2021 11:00

How do I apply for car scrappage?

How do I apply for car scrappage?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Chloe Coyle (Mountrath) - Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:35

Would this car be exempt from VRT?

Hi there,

If I buy a car in NI and drive it in Portugal for seven months while living there, is it exempt from VRT?

Filed under VRT - Asked by John Belton (Dublin) - Wed, 06 Jan 2021 14:52

Do we pay VAT on UK-imported cars now?

If I import a second hand UK car (from England, Scotland or Wales) into the Republic of Ireland from 2021 on, am I liable to pay VAT and/or an import charge on top of the current VRT and NOx charge?

Filed under importing - Asked by Keiron Fletcher (Meath) - Thu, 07 Jan 2021 09:03

Can I pay the old VRT rate on import?

If I have imported a car from the UK on 29th Dec and booked online at the NCT centre but the inspection date is not until 12th Jan 2021, am I entitled to pay the old VRT rate? It's not my fault the centre is unable to look at my car until after the 31st Dec deadline.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Darren Horsfield (Leitrim Village) - Fri, 01 Jan 2021 15:52

Do I have to display N plates again?

I passed a driving test a number of years ago but allowed my two-year certificate of competency to expire and have to resit my driving test. On passing test again do I have to display N plates for two years again?

Filed under learner - Asked by Adam F (Co Galway) - Tue, 22 Dec 2020 07:42

How old is classic for motor tax?

How old must my (any) car be to qualify for classic motor tax in Ireland?

Thank you.

Filed under taxation - Asked by Maurice Hyland (Dublin) - Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:26

Is the suspension comfy on this Mercedes?

Morning all, I hope youre well.

I'm looking at a used Mercedes C 220 d estate in AMG Line trim (2019), with passive sports suspension on 18-inch rims. Comfort and refinement are my priorities, after years of putting up with overly firm rides. Unfortunately, I can't test drive the car because of the current Covid lockdown. What do you reckon? Would my fillings loosen up or is it a more relaxed setup than that?

Any advice appreciated,


Filed under comfort - Asked by Jeremy Newell (London) - Sun, 27 Dec 2020 08:30

What discount on a new BMW X5?


What will be a reasonable discount from an official BMW dealer when buying the new X5? just a rough idea on what we can expect to get please.

Thank you


Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Tom Boyle (Dublin) - Mon, 28 Dec 2020 13:20

Can I get insured on a car-van privately?

Is it possible to get insured on a small car-van for private use?

Filed under insurance - Asked by PJ Kielty (Ballina, Tipperary) - Mon, 28 Dec 2020 20:56