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From TheJournal.ie Got a pay rise and looking for a new car? Here's what our expert would recommend... Buying Advice

Got a pay rise and looking for a new car? Here's what our expert would recommend...

If you’re looking to splash a little cash on an upgrade, we have some thoughts.

From TheJournal.ie I'm looking to buy a Skoda. Should I go with the Octavia or upgrade to the Superb? Buying Advice

I'm looking to buy a Skoda. Should I go with the Octavia or upgrade to the Superb?

Which of Skoda’s saloons is the best buy in the used market?

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a luxury SUV for less - and 4 models to see first Buying Advice

How to buy a luxury SUV for less - and 4 models to see first

Get a luxury motor without the starter-home price tag.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a used car that won't cost the earth to maintain? 5 models you should see first Buying Advice

Looking for a used car that won't cost the earth to maintain? 5 models you should see first

Repair bills can be unpredictable – but choosing the right car should help keep them low.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a used car that could actually increase in value Buying Advice

How to buy a used car that could actually increase in value

There are no guarantees, of course – but how can you maximise your chances?

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a new family car? 3 underrated models you should probably check out Buying Advice

Looking for a new family car? 3 underrated models you should probably check out

We look at the family models which don’t always get their dues.

From TheJournal.ie 4 iconic cars of the 1990s - and what you'll pay for them today Buying Advice

4 iconic cars of the 1990s - and what you'll pay for them today

From the movie-star Land Cruiser to the rarely seen Nissan Pao.

From TheJournal.ie Can you make the UK 'diesel dump' work for you? 4 of the most popular imported diesels Buying Advice

Can you make the UK 'diesel dump' work for you? 4 of the most popular imported diesels

There are lots of diesels on the Irish market at the moment. How can you make the best of it?

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a used car that won't let you down (and 2 surprising models to see first) Buying Advice

How to buy a used car that won't let you down (and 2 surprising models to see first)

Don’t listen to your friend in the pub, for a start.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for an SUV? Here are 4 underrated models on the second-hand market Buying Advice

Looking for an SUV? Here are 4 underrated models on the second-hand market

Most buyers go for the same brands. Here are some others that are worth a look.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time Buying Advice

Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time

And they’re probably not the ones you’d expect.

From TheJournal.ie Audi used showdown: Should I go for an A4, or save up for the A5 or A6? Buying Advice

Audi used showdown: Should I go for an A4, or save up for the A5 or A6?

There are plenty of Audis on the second-hand market. But how to choose the right one?

From TheJournal.ie Tall teenagers? How to buy a car with loads of legroom in back - and 3 models to see first Buying Advice

Tall teenagers? How to buy a car with loads of legroom in back - and 3 models to see first

You don’t have to spend €€€ on a luxury saloon to make your passengers comfortable.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a future classic on a family-car budget - and 3 models to consider Buying Advice

How to buy a future classic on a family-car budget - and 3 models to consider

Looking for a smart investment that’s fun to drive too? You might take a look at these.

From TheJournal.ie Learning to drive? 3 great first cars that will leave you change from €10k Buying Advice

Learning to drive? 3 great first cars that will leave you change from €10k

How to buy a great learner motor.

From TheJournal.ie Packing up the car for holidays? 4 of the best models for boot space (and you won't guess them all) Buying Advice

Packing up the car for holidays? 4 of the best models for boot space (and you won't guess them all)

Do you like big boots? Then step right this way.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a practical car that still has serious engine power - plus 3 models to consider first Buying Advice

How to buy a practical car that still has serious engine power - plus 3 models to consider first

Get the horsepower of a sports car without the soft top roof.

From TheJournal.ie How to find a car that can handle city driving - plus 3 you can get for under €10k Buying Advice

How to find a car that can handle city driving - plus 3 you can get for under €10k

If your A to B involves city streets, you’ll want a compact car that can take the pressure.

From TheJournal.ie Hello summer! How to buy a convertible for a song - and 4 of the best used models Buying Advice
From TheJournal.ie I want a beautiful Mercedes-Benz. Do I go for a C-Class or upgrade to the E-Class? Buying Advice

I want a beautiful Mercedes-Benz. Do I go for a C-Class or upgrade to the E-Class?

There’s plenty of choice in the second-hand market. But is the bigger saloon worth the upgrade?

From TheJournal.ie Looking for Scandinavian style? How to buy a Volvo for under €20k - and 3 models to see first Buying Advice

Looking for Scandinavian style? How to buy a Volvo for under €20k - and 3 models to see first

The Swedish car maker has a reputation for safety, comfort and strong design. Here’s what to look for.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first Buying Advice

How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first

It’s a crowded market out there at the premium end. We look at the models to watch.

From TheJournal.ie Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k Buying Advice

Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k

Family cars don’t have to be boring, you know.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series? Buying Advice

How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series?

Here’s our advice – and the key models to look out for.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first Buying Advice

How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first

Want a Big Cat on the bonnet? Look no further.

From TheJournal.ie 3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage Buying Advice

3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage

We comb through the second-hand market for the best buys.

From TheJournal.ie How to find a high-tech car on a low-cost budget - and 3 models to consider first Buying Advice

How to find a high-tech car on a low-cost budget - and 3 models to consider first

Get a used car packed with tech, plus change from €20k.

From TheJournal.ie Want an SUV for €15k? 4 lesser-known brands to consider Buying Advice

Want an SUV for €15k? 4 lesser-known brands to consider

Skip the big-name models and you’ll get far more bang for your buck.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a second-hand car that'll slash your bills - and two models to see first Buying Advice

How to buy a second-hand car that'll slash your bills - and two models to see first

The ticket price is one thing – but what about keeping it on the road? We look at how to do it for less.

From TheJournal.ie How to get luxury in a Lexus on a €13k budget - and 4 models to see first Buying Advice

How to get luxury in a Lexus on a €13k budget - and 4 models to see first

Want a ‘Japanese Mercedes’? Here are some options.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy a family car that's also a great investment - plus 4 models to consider first Buying Advice

How to buy a family car that's also a great investment - plus 4 models to consider first

Motors that shouldn’t leave you with a financial hole.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy an exceptionally quick car on a €10k budget - and 4 you should see first Buying Advice

How to buy an exceptionally quick car on a €10k budget - and 4 you should see first

Want to make a fast getaway? Here’s how to do it on a budget.

From TheJournal.ie Want an SUV that doesn't just look the part? Here are 5 you need to see Buying Advice

Want an SUV that doesn't just look the part? Here are 5 you need to see

Believe it or not, some SUVs DO actually do what they say on the tin.

From TheJournal.ie Want to get the neighbours talking? 5 impressive motors to check out under €15k Buying Advice

Want to get the neighbours talking? 5 impressive motors to check out under €15k

Get those curtains twitching. For less!

From TheJournal.ie Growing family? Here are the best cars with 3 ISOFIX points across the back Buying Advice
From TheJournal.ie Looking for a car with personality? 5 models that will stand out for under €15k Buying Advice

Looking for a car with personality? 5 models that will stand out for under €15k

Budget-friendly buys that’ll catch everyone’s eye.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a fun car to spice up your life? Here are 4 must-sees on a €10k budget Buying Advice

Looking for a fun car to spice up your life? Here are 4 must-sees on a €10k budget

Sometimes you just need to step up and buy something flashy.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first Buying Advice

How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first

We pick the cars that aced those safety tests.

From TheJournal.ie Alfa Romeos are back. Should I look at a used one? Buying Advice

Alfa Romeos are back. Should I look at a used one?

The legendary Italian marque roared back to prominence last year with its new Giulia winning plaudits.

From TheJournal.ie Buying a first car for your son or daughter? 4 models you should really see first Buying Advice

Buying a first car for your son or daughter? 4 models you should really see first

This week, we’re taking a look at starter cars for test passers.

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