Opel Astra

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Opel Astra

Posted by Michael Rochford on 20 May 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This used car guide covers the Opel Astra – a sensible, safe family hatchback motoring with a faint sheen of German quality and engineering

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4x4 vehicle

Spring has spring for 4×4 vehicle buyers

Posted by Michael Rochford on 13 May 2015 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Be careful in a strong market such as the 4×4 vehicle market & check history – also outstanding finance or whether it may have been ‘clocked.

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Fiat 500

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Fiat 500

Posted by Michael Rochford on 7 May 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

With the Fiat 500, gone is the less than stellar reputation, because the dinky little Fiat 500 is one of the best small cars you can buy.

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Car types

Car choice – too many cars?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 29 April 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Is there now too much car choice within brands, so much so that customers are becoming bewildered & putting off or delaying purchasing of a vehicle?

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Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Posted by Michael Rochford on 21 April 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso – stylish & thanks to the low-set dashboard & split windscreen pillars, the view out is pretty much unbeatable.

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Motor Data – Who monitors the monitors?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 April 2015 in Featured, New Cars, Used Cars | No comments

Big Data is the gathering & analyzing of every byte & looking for patterns within, & can open the gates of mass marketing of motor data etc.

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Honda CRV

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Honda CR-V

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 April 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Honda CR-V – three generations to date and another on the way The CR-V’s cabin is big and comfy and much more roomy than most of the competition in the same class.

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Astra Eiffel Tower

Running scared from the diesel car?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 April 2015 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

A diesel car contributes both particulate matter (small airborne particles of dust and soot) and ground-level ozone that are most damaging.

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used car sales decrease

New Car Sales increase but Used Car Sales decrease in Q1 2015

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 April 2015 in Featured, Importing from the UK, New Cars, Used Cars | Comments Off

New Car Sales for Q1 2015 continue to increase, but a worrying trend has emerged in with a Used Car Sales decrease for the same period

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Beating the car thieves at their own game.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 25 March 2015 in Motorcheck Mechanic, News | No comments

Car thieves are targeting keyless vehicles & bypassing their security systems, oft times using technology they’ve bought on the internet.

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