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Used Car Buying Tips

Tips and tricks on what to look out for when purchasing a used car

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Volkswagen Passat

Posted by Michael Rochford on 22 March 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

The Volkswagen Passat does have about it a dash of style & is certainly more comfortable inside, and roomier, than many of the competition.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Audi A5

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 March 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, Uncategorized, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

The Audi A5 is regarded by the former head of design as the best-looking car he ever designed. A future classic? No – it’s a classic already.

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Gap insurance — worth the cost or a new payment protection?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 March 2017 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips | Comments Off

Gap insurance bridges from what your insurer says the current market value of your car is & what you may hope or need to replace the car.

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Importing a Used Car from the UK

Importing a Used Car from the UK and Scams

Posted by Michael Rochford on 27 February 2017 in Importing from the UK, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

If you are thinking of importing a Used Car from the UK you need to beware of Scams, Write-offs and Clocked Cars. Motorcheck has some advice that will help you avoid the pitfalls.

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Used Car Shopping can be Hell

Used Car Shopping Hell

Posted by Michael Rochford on 24 February 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Used car shopping can be hell. Here are our Top Ten Tips when shopping for a Used Car…

Unfortunately, we meet people every day who have purchased used cars only to discover something wrong with the car AFTER parting with their hard-earned cash.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Honda Civic

Posted by Michael Rochford on 21 February 2017 in New Cars, Uncategorized, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Often underrated compared to its rivals. Pretty it’s not, striking it most certainly is & you will either love the Honda Civic or hate it.

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Subaru Forester 1

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Subaru Forester

Posted by Michael Rochford on 7 February 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Irish roads throw up challenges, much of it weather related, & we need cars that can deal with our natural terrain. A Subaru Forester can!

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Car safety rating: Does a poor safety rating mean a car isn’t safe?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 February 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Car safety ratings play a key role. It’s worth paying attention to what the EuroNCAP results say, as their influence assist in saving lives.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Nissan Micra

Posted by Michael Rochford on 17 January 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Some mock the Nissan Micra for being a ‘granny’s car’ – it’s a far better machine than that – roomy, reliable, comfortable & nice to drive.

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Cutting the post-Christmas motoring costs

Posted by Michael Rochford on 11 January 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Switching cars might be a drastic measure in bringing down your motoring costs, but if done with a level head, there are benefits to be had.

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