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How to keep my diesel in good condition?

As an over 70 and therefore required to stay indoors indefinitely, how can I maintain my diesel car in good condition when it may not be driven for a very long time?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Brendan McElroy - Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:06


What's up with my Toyota Yaris?

My Toyota Yaris's power steering light comes on and car loses power. What's going on?

Filed under fault - Asked by Lee Davis (London) - Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:39


How much to tax on importing a 2019 car?

I am buying a used car first registered in Feb 2019 with an original retail price of £40,100. I am now purchasing this vehicle for £28,000. Could you please tell me what tax I will have to pay?

Filed under importing - Asked by Ken Spencer - Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:56


Where to buy a used Nissan Qashqai?

I'm looking to buy a used Nissan Qashqai automatic car in the next year (three or four years old). I've been looking on Carzone, etc. and I can't find many stock from the dealers. Are there any auto dealers in Dublin or the Leinster area that would definitely be worth a visit? Also, is it worth importing from Northern Ireland and saving the money? If yes, please provide any dealers in NI too. I've very poor knowledge in searching for cars.

Thanks

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Striker10 Striker10 (Castleknock) - Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:38


Can I tax an SUV private, but insure it as LCV?

Is it possible to tax an SUV privately, whilst insured commercially? To use privately with kids etc outside of work hours?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Alan O Brien (Dublin) - Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:44


I want to use a Mitsubishi L200 privately...

Wanting to buy a Mitsubishi L200 for private use.

1: Do I have to insure it commercially or private?

2: Can I tax it privately or does it have to be taxed commercialy (needing proof of business etc)?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Michael Jones (Co. Dublin ) - Tue, 07 Jan 2020 10:07


How to change LCV Kuga back to private use?

What is involved in changing a crew cab Kuga back to a privately taxed vehicle? What do you need to do to enable a private insurance policy to apply?

Thanks

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ken Finn (Laois) - Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:03


VAT or VRT on N1 to M1 conversion?

I want to purchase a commercial SUV, but I will have to convert the vehicle from an N1 to an M1 category as it will be insured and taxed privately. Am I liable for any VAT or VRT?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Paul Devine (Maynooth) - Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:52


BIK on a Volkswagen Amarok?

BIK rates for VW Amorak?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by CJ Murphy (Wexford) - Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:41


Can I privately tax a Ford Transit Connect?

I've bought an 04 Ford Transit Connect T200 for private use only. Can I get private insurance and tax? If so how much will it cost?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Paul O Brien (Slane ) - Sun, 16 Feb 2020 17:04