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Renault Laguna 1 Mark III Greay on road

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Renault Laguna MkIII

Posted by Michael Rochford on 16 August 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

The Renault Laguna was the last big Renault saloon sold on Irish shores. This is certainly a car that deserved better than that.

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Car imports 1 Blue Renault Kadjar side view

Car imports are only going to grow next year

Posted by Michael Rochford on 8 August 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

Car imports from the UK are growing rapidly this year, being driven by the increasingly good value offered on the Sterling-Euro exchange rate

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BMW X3 1 Grey side view

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: BMW X3

Posted by Michael Rochford on 27 June 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

It is worth buying your BMW X3 from a main dealer as they offer a full 2-year used car warranty which gives you some serious peace of mind.

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Skoda Yeti 1 Silver side view in quarry

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Skoda Yeti

Posted by Michael Rochford on 30 May 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

The Skoda Yeti is amazingly practical. Space is key, big boot volume & good room in the rear seats that are 3 individual removable units.

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Diesel Dilemma 1 with XDI logo

UK’s diesel dilemma will have consequences here.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 23 May 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

Other markets actions re the diesel dilemma may mean that, no matter what the Irish Government does, diesel owners’ fates may be sealed.

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Renault Megane yellow front facing

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Renault Megane

Posted by Michael Rochford on 16 May 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

Coupled with the acclaim received for its styling the Renault Megane brings a sense that all the mechanical parts are solid and proven.

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VW Passat 1

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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The most unreliable car 1

The most unreliable car? The answers might surprise you…

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 March 2017 in Used Cars | Comments Off

What makes the most unreliable car? Rust is rare, mechanical issues less common & unreliability is largely down to faulty electronics, so..

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Audi A5 5

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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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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