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CITROEN C5 1.6 HDI 110 DYNAMIQUE 2008, alloys, dual climate, dsl, €13,950 Ph: Gowan Motors Dun Laoghaire, 01-2369000 GM43(11)


2004, Yellow, A/Con, Alloys, E/F/W, €7,995 Ph:Windsor Bray, Dublin Rd, Bray. 01-2720011 WB67(11)

DAIHATSU TERIOS 1.5 2WD WAGON 2007, a/con, alloys, CD, e/w, e/m, €8,750. Ph: Ryans Garage Ltd., Blanchardstown D.15, 01-8213446 RY33(11)


2009, glass roof, e/w, e/m, NCT 6/13, €9,750 Ph:Bluebell Motor Co., Bluebell Ind. Est, Dublin 12. Ph: 01-4501555 BM63(10)



2006, gold, a/con, NCT 04/12, €5,950 Ph:Bluebell Motor Co., Bluebell Ind. Est, Dublin 12. Ph: 01-4501555 BM61(10)

2007, alloys, fogs, a/con, keyless entry, €7,750 Ph: Gowan Motors Dun Laoghaire, 01-2369000 GM40(11)



2005, hard-top, lthr, elec. roof, fogs, €19,950 Ph: Clonskeagh Motors, Clonskeagh Rd, Dublin 14. 01-2694477. CM90(10)

2008, Dsl, alloys, fogs, CD, €16,950 Ph: Clonskeagh Motors, Clonskeagh Rd, Dublin 14. 01-2694477. CM113(11)

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2009, Bluetooth ph kit, alloys, MP3, €11,995 Ph:Windsor Bray, Dublin Rd, Bray. 01-2720011 WB53(11)

2006, met. black, CD, abs, NCT 01/14, €5,250 Ph:Bluebell Motor Co., Bluebell Ind. Est, Dublin 12. Ph: 01-4501555 BM21(11)



2009, CD/MP3, Bluetooth, alloys, lthr, €12,950. Ph: Ryans Garage Ltd., Blanchardstown D.15, 01-8213446 RY78(11)

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2011, Diesel Estate, a/con, 17” alloys, €27,950 Ph: Clonskeagh Motors, Clonskeagh Rd, Dublin 14. 01-2694477. CM90(10)


he Volkswagen Crafter has been voted Continental Irish Van of the Year 2012 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA). The announcement which was made recently at an awards ceremony at the Convention Centre Dublin was attended by leading figures from the motor industry. The Crafter, with 44 points, finished ahead of the Fiat Ducato EU5 on 38 points and the Fiat Doblo Workup on 29 points. In determining the result, all nine voting members of the IMWA van jury cast their votes. Value-for-money, reliability, versatility and lasting residual value were among the attributes sought by the judging panel. Presenting the award to Simon Elliott, Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Ireland, Paddy Murphy of award sponsors, Continental Tyres Ireland, commented: “The VW Crafter is a worthy winner of the Irish Van of the Year title, ideally suited to the needs of Ireland’s commercial vehicle operators. In the current tough market conditions for commercial vehicles, we are sure that the award will contribute in no small way to the ongoing success of the Crafter.' The Crafter succeeds the Mercedes Benz Vito, last year's winner.

At the same ceremony the Kia Rio was voted Continental Irish Car of the Year 2012 and marks the first time that a Korean car brand has taken the title in the 35-year history of the awards.

The results were as follows: 1st Kia Rio 181 points 2nd Ford Focus 176 points 3rd Peugeot 508 165 points The IMWA judges awarded points on the basis of criteria ranging from innovation and safety to space, comfort, build quality, driving quality and value for money. Presenting the award to James Brooks, Managing Director of Kia Ireland, Paddy Murphy commented: “From a great crop of entrants for this year’s award, the Irish motoring writers have selected an exciting model to carry the 2012 title and no doubt the Continental Irish Car of the Year accolade will provide a great badge of honour for the Kia Rio to help it in the competitive Irish market next year. The Rio’s victory is a measure of the progress which Korean manufacturers have made on the car market in a very short time.” Awards were made in five categories, reflecting the diversified nature of today’s car market in Ireland.

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Continental Irish Small Car of the Year KIA RIO Continental Irish Compact Family Car of the Year FORD FOCUS Continental Irish Family Car of the Year PEUGEOT 508 vContinental Irish Executive / Luxury Car of the Year RANGE ROVER EVOQUE Continental Irish Performance Car of the Year MERCEDES-BENZ SLK The Kia Rio succeeds the Nissan Juke which took the title last year. The Irish Motoring Writers' Association has organised the Irish Car of the Year Awards each year, for the past 35 years. 2 MotorMarket

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Stylish, spacious, comfortable, practical family car he Skoda Octavia Scout is a stylish, spacious, comfortable, practical family car, that is also a pleasure to drive. Fitted with a 1968cc, turbocharged, direct injection diesel engine, it offers a good performance with an economical fuel consumption. Power is transmitted to all four wheels, through a six speed manual gearbox. For all normal driving, 96% of the power is transmitted to the two front wheels, but when slip is detected extra power can be diverted to the rear wheels, to improve grip and handling. While this is an ideal set-up for rural conditions, especially off-road situations, it is also perfectly suited to urban winter conditions, where roads may be covered in frost, ice and snow, or simply wet with rain.


Urban cycle fuel consumption is 38 mpg (7.4 lt/100 km), stretching to 55 mpg (5.1 lt/100 km) on the Extra urban cycle. This gives a Combined cycle average of 50 mpg (5.6 lt/100 km). This level of consumption gives exhaust emissions of 148 gm/km, placing the car in the upper limits of Irish road tax band C, with a current annual demand of â‚Ź302. This surprised me, as with the high gearing, I spent a lot of my driving

with between 1,000 rpm and 1,500 rpm on the tachometer, which can lead to stalling if you slow down for other traffic, then try to accelerate again, without changing down. To avoid this in urban traffic you may spend a lot of the time in second or third gear, especially if you keep in mind the fact that maximum torque is delivered at 1,750 rpm. Out on the open road, the top speed of 204 kph (126 mph) is far more than the legal

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maximum, so you can cruise along in comfort with plenty of power to spare. Acceleration from 0-100 kph takes 9.8 seconds, which gives a very sporty level of performance for urban conditions, especially a stop lights grand prix, helped by the extra grip offered by all four wheels transmitting power to the road. From a practical, every day family usage contd. on page 6



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point of view, the Scout offers a massive 0.605 cubic metres of luggage space under the roll-up tonneau cover. For those occasional times when extra space is required, with the tonneau cover removed and the rear seats folded into a vertical position behind the two front seats, loading to the roof you have 1.655 cubic metres of space at your disposal. Longitudinal roof rails come as standard, so with a suitable roof box fitted, you can carry up to 75 kg on the roof. If towing is a requirement the Octavia Scout can tow braked trailers/caravans of up to 1600 kg in weight, or unbraked trailers of 650 kg. The tonneau cover works very smoothly. To roll it back, you

simply press down lightly on the handle and it slides back. You then simply pull forwards to restore it to its original position. To provide maximum luggage space it lifts out easily. The good news from a towing point of view, is that there is a full size spare wheel, albeit of 16” diameter, rather than the 17” of the normal road wheels. The instruments and driving controls are laid out for convenience and ease of

use. The large instrument on the left in the binnacle is the tachometer. It is easy to see. My only criticism is that it is perhaps too detailed with markings for every 100 rpm and figures for every 500 rpm. The needle is currently pointing to 800 rpm in the picture above. Thus for 1,750 rpm the needle would be up near a 10/11 o’clock position on the instrument face. From 5,000 rpm upwards, the markings are in red. The smaller indicator in the lower section is the engine temperature gauge. The matching large instrument on the right is the speedometer, with the fuel gauge in its lower section. The clear digital panel between the two shows a variety of information, like the time, an open door, outside air temperature, trip and total distance recorders, current

fuel consumption, distance to empty and similar useful information. In the top centre of the facia, above the two air vents, there is a very useful covered storage box. The switch for the hazard flashers is between the two air vents. The radio/CD is below the two vents and the large screen also serves the satellite navigation when that is operational. The heating/ventilating controls are below the audio unit. There is another small covered storage space at the bottom of the stack, ahead of the gearlever. Controls for the heated, electrically adjustable, exterior rear view mirrors are on the driver’s door, adjacent to the right hand ventilation outlet. Switches for the four electric windows are in the driver’s door armrest. The leather covered steering wheel has a comfortable, high quality feel and is geared to give three turns from lock to lock. The steering itself is electrically power assisted and it has a light yet positive feel at all speeds. The upper horizontal arms of the steering wheel have additional controls for the audio system on the left and the Bluetooth mobile telephone facilities on the right. A circular switch on the right hand side of the facia, close to the driver’s door, controls the lights and fog lamps. In the normal manner, the left hand stalk under the steering wheel operates the direction indicators and main/high beams. A matching stalk on the right hand side operates the wipers and washers. Included in the standard specification are Cruise Control, rear parking sensors,

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4584 mm 1784 mm (excl. mirrors) 2018 mm (incl. mirrors) 1533 mm 0.605 cu.M (5 seats) 1.655 cu.M (2 seats) 60 lts. 4 cyl. DOHC 16v turbocharged, direct injection, diesel 1968 cc 148 gm/km — Specific CO2 – 75.203 gm/km/lt 6 speed manual, all wheel drive MacPherson strut, trailing L-shaped, lower transverse arm, 23 mm anti-roll bar Blade type trailing arm, short lower central transverse arm, medium upper central transverse arm, long lower rear transverse arm seating coil spring, telescopic damper, 20 mm anti-roll bar Electro-mechanical, speed sensitive, power assisted, rack and pinion Servo assisted, dual circuit, with anti-lock, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist, plus an electronic stability programme with an anti-slip regulator, dynamic stability control and hill hold assist.

WHEELS Type 5 spoke, cast alloy, 5 stud Size 7J x 17 – H2 Spare Pressed steel ventilated — 6.5J x 16 – H2 TYRES Type Dunlop SP Sport 01 Size 225/50 R 17 – 94W Spare Bridgestone Turanza ER300 — 205/55 R 16 – 91V PERFORMANCE Top speed 204 kph (126 mph) 0-100 kph 9.8 secs. FUEL CONSUMPTION Urban 38 mpg (7.4 lt/100 km) Extra urban 55 mpg (5.1 lt/100 km) Combined 50 mpg (5.6 lt/100 km) WARRANTY/SERVICING Coverage 2 years unlimited, 3 years assistance, 8 years paint, 10 years perforation Service interval 15,000 km (10,000 miles)/1 year

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SKODA OCTAVIA SCOUT 4X4 €31,185 satellite navigation and Bluetooth facilities. Both front seats adjust for reach, height and backrest angle. The steering wheel is, likewise, reach and height adjustable. The rear bench seat is divided 60/40 and has ISOfix fittings for child safety seats in the

two outer positions. The centre section of the rear seat backrest has a folding armrest. To fold, the rear seat cushions lift up into a vertical position behind the two front seats and the backrests then drop into the space thus vacated by the cushions.


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team has prided itself on providing excellent after-sales service to our customers, which in turn has led to an increase in sales. We believe our appointment as Suzuki dealers will further enhance our business and increase the choice we can offer our customers.� Paschal Kennedy Motors will be stocking the complete range of Suzuki vehicles which comprises the

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‘11 Citroen DS4 1.6 HDi 110 Style, Dsl, grey, 2k, 6-sp, climate, cruise, e/m, e/w, park sensor, keyless, â‚Ź23,650

‘11 Ford Focus 1.6 Edge Dsl, red, del. miles, a/con, fogs, privacy glass, Bluetooth, alloys, 6-sp, keyless, â‚Ź19,950

‘11 Ford Ka 1.2 Studio, 70ps, silver, 5.6k, 2 tone dash, alloys, fogs, multiple a/bags, radio/CD, â‚Ź9,650

‘09 Citroen C5 1.6 HDI Diesel, black, 23k, a/con, alloys, climate, cruise, e/w, e/m, fogs, r/c/l, keyless entry, â‚Ź17,950

‘08 Citroen C5 1.6 HDi 110 Dynamique, Dsl, grey, 38k, 17â€? alloys, dual climate, cruise, a/bags, r/c/l, â‚Ź13,950

‘08 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 1.8i, Dynamique, black, 30k, 7 seats, a/con, alloys, fogs, e/w, dual climate, â‚Ź12,950

‘08 Honda Civic 1.4i SE, silver, 24k, 6-sp, alarm, climate, deadlocks, e/m, e/w, r/c/l, stop-start button, â‚Ź12,750

‘08 Honda Civic 1.3 IMA Hybrid, Auto, silver, 35k, 60+MPG, heated lthr seats, climate, cruise, e/w, multi-CD, alloys, alarm, â‚Ź13,950

‘07 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX Steel, silver, 35k, alloys, fogs, a/con, alarm, e/m, e/w, keyless entry, CD, â‚Ź7,750

‘07 Toyota Auris 1.4 Luna, silver, 40.6k, a/con, alloys, deadlocks, e/m, e/w, fogs, keyless entry, CD, a/bags, â‚Ź9,950

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2011 Honda CR-Z 1.5i VTEC Sports Hybrid GT Coupe, white, Bluetooth, panoramic glass roof, park sensors, CD/MP3, cruise, climate, lthr, e/f/w, €26,950

2006 Honda Accord 2.2 Executive, Dsl, dark mocha, 115km, 6 x CD, lthr, heated elec. seatys, cruise, dual climate, 16” alloys, NCT 04/12, €10,950

2012 Honda Accord 2.2 ESi CTDi Dsl, grey, 10km, r/c/l, iPod conn., fogs, dual auto climate, cruise, CD, a/con, Bluetooth ph kit, 16” light alloys, ABS, €32,035

2009 Honda Cvic 1.8i ES i-Shift gearbox, Auto, silver, 12k, pano. glass roof, CD/MP3, fogs, e/w, e/m, climate, cruise, remote alarm, NCT 05/13, €17,950

2008 Honda FR-V 1.8 SE, 6 seater, Est, black, 64km, e/m, r/c/l, CD/MP3, rain sensors, e/w, cruise, 16” alloys, a/con, NCT 01/12, €14,950

2011 Honda Insight 1.3 ES, Automatic, blue, delivery mileage, 16” alloys, CD, p/s, a/con, fogs, e/m, cruise, 5-door, €20,950

2007 Honda CR-V 2.0 SE Sport, silver, 61.5k, s/r, r/c/l, a/bags, lthr, fogs, e/m, e/w, cruise, a/con, remote alarm, 16” light alloys, NCT 01/13, €14,950

2008 Honda FR-V 1.8 EX, 6 seater, Est, red, 43k, roof rails, climate, r/c/l, rain sensor, multi-CD, park sensor, lthr, fogs, cruise, 16” alloys, e/m, NCT 01/12, €15,950

2008 Honda Civic 2.2 Diesel, met. silver, 29.8k, f/fogs, climate, panor. glass, alarm, e/wm, e/m, cruise, alloys, 5-dr, FSH, €15,950

2009 Honda Jazz 1.4 VTEC EX iShift gearbox, auto, polished meta., 20km, climate, 15” alloys, cruise, e/m, fogs, panoramic roof, NCT 01/13, €14,950

2005 Honda S2000 GT, Cabrio, grey, 102km, r/c/l, lthr, hard-top, e/roof, fogs, e/w, e/m, Bluetooth ph kit, a/con, 17” alloys, NCT 01/13, €19,950

2005 Honda Accord 2.0 Executive, blue, 78k, r/c/l, multi-CD, lthr, elec. heated seats, e/m, e/w, Bluetooth ph. kit, remote alarm, 15” alloys, NCT 02/13, €8,950

2012 Honda CRV 2.2 Executive, Auto, Dsl, 20km, CD/MP3, sat. nav, glass roof, alloys, lthr, e/m, e/w, elec seats, dual auto climate, cruise, Bluetooth ph. €50,660

2008 Honda Civic 1.8i SES, met. blue, 37.9k, a/con, Bluetooth ph. kit, r/c/l, multi-CD/MP3, cruise, 17” light alloys, e/m, e/w, e/s/r, NCT 02/12, €12,950

2007 Honda Accord 2.0 Sport Type-S, met. grey, 63k, a/bags, e/m, dual auto climate, Bluetooth ph. kit, a/con, r/c/l, half lthr, 17” alloys, cruise, €11,950

2006 Lexus IS220 D SE-L, Dsl, blue, 82k miles, lthr, f/fogs, dual climate, cruise, remote alarm, CD, ABS, MFSW, traction, €13,950

20011 Audi A3 Sportsback 1.4 TFSi 125, red, 6km, CD/MP3, e/w, e/m, a/con, 18” alloys, f/fogs, Aux connection, r/c/l, NCT 02/15, €23,950

2009 Jaguar X-Type S 2.0 Diesel Estate, met. black, 29.8k, a/con, Bluetooth ph. kit, CD, cruise, 17” light alloys, half lthr, e/m, e/w, elec. seats, €19,950

2007 BMW 325D SE Coupe, Automatic, met. grey, 49.7k, a/con, climate, fogs, cruise, 17” alloys, tiptronic, lthr, e/w, s/r, e/seats, rain sensor, €22,950

2011 Audi A1 1.6 TDi 105bhp, Dsl, wine, CD/MP3, a/bags, e/m, e/w, a/con, Bluetooth ph. kit, 16” light alloys, ABS, €21,950

2008 Mercedes Viano 2.2 CDi Automatic, Ambiente, 6 seater, Diesel, 37.9k, a/con, parking sensors, lthr, e/m, e/w, roof rails, t/glass, CD, immob, tiptronic, €35,900

2009 Porsche Cayman 2.7, 2-dr, 265BHP, met. brown, coupe, 9.9k, a/con, lthr, cruise, 19” light alloys, e/m, e/w, elec. heated seats, NCT 01/13, €44,950

2004 Audi A4 1.8T Automatic, Cabrio, silver, 106km, lthr, e/w, e/m, e/roof, dual climate, multi-CD, Bluetooth ph kit, 18” alloys, NCT 02/12, €11,950

2008 Opel Astra 1.4 SXi GTC, black, 63k, Cd, a/bags, MFSW, fogs, e/w, e/m, Auxconn, a/con, 16” light alloys, ABs, NCT 05/12, €8,950

2009 Ford Galaxy 1.8 TDCi Zetec, 7 seater, silver, Dsl, 15k, dual auto climate, remote alarm, Bluetooth ph. kit, 15” light alloys, traction, €24,950

2007 Mercedes SL350, Automatic Cabrio, met. black, 23k, climate, parking sensors, sat. nav, multi-CD, tiptronic, e/roof, e/seats, lthr, 19” alloys, €38,950

2011 Mini Cooper D 1.6 Countryman, Dsl Estate, white, 7.5km, park sensors, r/c/l, fogs, e/m, e/w, cruise, Cd, Bluetooth ph. kit, a/con, 17” alloys, NCT 01/15, €26,950

2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.8 GT Sport, Dsl, red, 110km, r/c/l, f/fogs, e/m, e/w, a/con, CD, 18” light alloys, 1 owner, NCT 01/12, €16,950

2006 Peugeot 207 1.4 SE, silver, 41km, e/w, e/m, CD player, ABS, an absolute cracker, well looked after car, NCT 05/12, €6,950

2006 Saab 9-3 1.8T Linear Sport, black, 6.8k, r/c/l, park sensors, half lthr, climate, dual auto, fogs, cruise, CD, remote alarm, 16” light alloys, NCT 03/12, €9,750

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‘07 Peugeot 407 ST 1.8 Comfort, black, 109km, p/s, a/bags, e/w, fogs, climate, multi-CD, 16” alloys, NCT 01/13, €5,950

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‘06 Citroen C3 Series 2 1.1, met. black, 44km, a/bags, e/w, CD, immob., ABS, FSH, NCT 01/14, €5,250

‘08 Peugeot 205 SX 1.6, auto, met. blue, 5km, 16” light alloys, a/con, Cd, e/w, e/m, fogs, NCT 04/14, €10,950


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‘08 Ford Focus 1.6 Style Diesel, met. blue, 78km, 16” alloys, a/con, fogs, e/w, immob., NCT 04/14, €11,750

‘07 Peugeot 307 SW 1.6 HDi, red, 98km, parking sensor, glass roof, fogs, e/m, 16” alloys, e/m, NCT 1/13, €9,750

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‘08 Peugeot 207 SX 1.6 HDI, Dsl, met. black, 120km, 16” light alloys, a/con, fogs, e/m, e/f/w, NCT 03/14, €9,750

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‘11 Peugeot 207SE+ 1.4 HDi Dsl, met. red, 23km, p/s, Cd, a/con, 15” light alloys, ABS, NCT 01/15, €15,950

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‘08 Peugeot 308 1.6 S HDI 90bhp, Dsl, met. black, 82km, a/bgs, a/con, CD, 16” alloys, NCT 04/14, €10,950

‘09 Peugeot 308 SW 1.6 HDi, 5 seats, Dsl Est, 29.7km, 15” alloys, a/con, e/m, e/w, fogs, CD, immob., €13,950



‘09 Peugeot 207 SW ST 1.4 8V, Estate, red, 34km, p/s, glass roof, e/w, e/m, CD, NCT 06/13, €9,750

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ROAD TEST By KEVIN FENIX ver the years I have been a great admirer of Ford cars, although this admiration has varied from time to time. This latest Mondeo Estate has ticked all my boxes and I thoroughly admired and enjoyed driving it. In my view, if you are a family man with just three children, it makes the perfect family car. It is spacious and comfortable. It is adaptable and versatile. It has a more than satisfactory performance. It has a frugal fuel consumption and above all, it is a pleasure to drive. What more could one ask for in a family car? I do realise, of course, that initial purchase price is a deciding factor for many people, when it comes to buying a new car, especially for families and even more so in these difficult economic times, but if your finances can stretch to it, I believe that it is a very good choice.


Once you have overcome the initial cost of acquisition, its operating costs are very reasonable. With exhaust emissions of just 139 gm/km, it falls into Irish road tax band B, with an annual levy, at present rates of â‚Ź156. Its 2.0 litre, turbocharged, diesel engine can deliver a top speed of 205 kph (127 mph) which is well above most national speed limits. Zero to 100 kph acceleration takes just

9.8 seconds, so you should never be embarrassed in a stop lights grand prix. According to EU testing standards it manages 44 mpg (6.4 lt/100 km) on the Urban cycle, stretching to 61 mpg (4.6 lt/100 km) on the Extra urban cycle and averaging 53 mpg (5.3 lt/100 km) on the combined cycle. That is pretty impressive for a car of its size, adaptability and performance.

As far as versatility and adaptability is concerned, it will carry five adults in comfort with 0.489 cubic metres of luggage space. If only two people are travelling and the rear seats are folded, you have 1.680 cubic metres of space at your disposal. If even more space is needed, you can fit a suitable roofbox. The estate comes as standard with roof rails, so you just need the roofbox with

suitable cross mounts. This version can carry up to 75 kg on the roof. Finally if towing is a requirement, it can tow unbraked trailers of up to 750 kg in weight, or braked trailers/caravans of up to 1800 kg in weight. That level of adaptability should satisfy every family requirement, no matter how diverse ! The instruments and driving controls are laid out for convenience and ease of use. The contd. on page 16

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2011 Nissan Micra 1.2, Choice, a/con, Bluetooth, e/m, abs, a/bags, fogs, CD, immob., warranty, €12,995

2009 Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Style, Diesel, met black, 40.7k, Bluetooth ph. kit, trip computer, e/m, e/w, alloys, NCT 11/13, fogs, €12,995

2009 Chevrolet Captiva 2.0 LS AWD Dsl, 7 seater, met. silver, a/con, Cd, r/c/l, alloys, e/w, e/m, trip computer, NCT 04/13, €18,995

2009 Nissan Note 1.6 Sport, Auto, met. blue, 49k, Bluetooth ph kit, trip computer, a/con, CD/MP3, alloys, e/m, e/w, NCT 06/13, €11,495

2009 BMW 320D SE Diesel, black, 39k, sports pack, a/c, cruise, trip computer, fogs, alloys, e/w, park sensors, €25,995

2004 Mini Cooper 1.6, yellow, 69k, trip computer, a/con, r/c/l, alloys, e/f/w, e/m, fogs, NCT 06/12, immac, €7,995

2008 Mercedes C180 Avantgarde Auto, Silver, 80km, a/con, Bluetooth, e/m, e/w, dual climate, lthr, Cd, r/c/l, €20,995

2009 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style, met. black, 25k, Bluetooth ph. kit, trip comp., USB port, CD/MP3, e/w, e/m, fogs, alloys, €11,995

2011 Ford Focus 1.6 Diesel Zetec Met. silver, 11.5k, Bluetooth ph. kit, CD/MP3, alloys, e/m, e/f/w, fogs, trip computer, €18,995

2008 Mitsubishi Colt 1.2, Silver, 39km, e/m, e/w, trip computer, Isofix, fogs, r/c/l, alloys, immaculate, €7,995

2008 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 1.6 HDi, Auto, Dsl, navy, climate, cruise, tiptronic, alloys, e/w, e/m, fogs, rain sensors, €17,995

2007 BMW 320i Coupe, SE, Auto, met. grey, 21k, dual climate, Bluetooth ph. kit, tiptronic, e/w, e/m, e/seats, €19,995

2007 Mercedes C150 Sport, met. silver, 34k, a/con, r/c/l, alloys, e/m, e/w, fogs, SIPS, Isofix, as new, €12,995

2009 Nissan Xtrail 2.0 Dsl SE 4x2, 2010 Nissan Qashqai +2 1.5 Dsl, 7 seater, met. silver, 56k, Bluetooth ph kit, a/con, climate, met. fired iron, 19k, bluetooth ph kit, a/con, CD/MP3, e/m, e/w, alloys, fogs, NCT 06/14, €26,495 r/c/l, alloys, e/m, e/w, NCT 02,13 €15,995

2009 Peugeot 308 Sport 1.4, Met. silver, 37k, r/c/l, abs, e/f/w, e/m, immob., NCT 04/13, €10,495

2011 Nissan Micra 1.2 XE, Met. slver, 14k, Bluetooth ph. kit, trip comp., CD/MP3, r/locking, e/f/w, e/m, NCT 03/13 €10,995

2009 Opel Insignia 2.0 CDTi, dsl, green, 42.8k, a/con, e/m, e/w, trip computer, fogs, r/c/l, CD, €18,995

2006 Chrysler Voyager 2.4, Silver, 61km, 7 seater, a/con, e/m, e/w, climate, CD, immaculate cond., €9,495

2010 Fiat Panda 1.1 Active, Black, 13.9k, a/bags, Cd, immob., c/l, e/f/w, NCT 05/14, €8,495

2008 Opel Vectra 1.6 5-dr Club, Silver, 49k, a/con, e/m, e/w, trip computer, alloys, CD, immob., p/s, €10,695

2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 GT Sport, Dark blue, 81km, a/con, e/m, e/w, alloys, fogs, CD, immob, immac. €12,850

2008 Nissan Note 1.4 Sport, Met. silver, 20k, bluetooth ph. kit, trip computer, USB port, e/w, e/m, fogs, NCT 01/12, €9,495

2011 Nissan Tiida 1.5 Diesel, met. red, 10k, Bluetooth ph. kit, trip comp., CD, a/con, park sensor, e/w, e/m, €15,995

2007 Ssangyong Kyron 2.0 XDi 4WD Commercial, Dsl, met. blue, 29k, a/con, CD, r/locking, e/f/w, e/m, €10,995

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instrument binnacle, contains two large round analogue dials with a rectangular digital information panel between them. The large round dial on the left is the tachometer. It has a black background, with easy to see white lettering. From 4,400 rpm to 6,000 rpm the markings are in a bright red. Matching the tachometer, the large round dial on the

right is the speedometer. It too has a black background with easy to read white lettering. The background is also used as a base for a selection of warning lights, which illuminate in red. The digital information panel has a basically light red background with darker red lettering and although it is basically red on red, the information so displayed is easy to see. It can be programmed to show a

wide variety of information, like the trip and total distance recorders, time, door open, average fuel consumption, current fuel consumption and a whole lot more. Above this digital panel there are two smaller gauges, with black backgrounds, white lettering and red needles, for the engine temperature gauge (left) and fuel level gauge (right). The spokes of the steering wheel have switches for the cruise control, mobile telephone and audio associated items, as well as the selector for the digital information screen. At the top of the centre console, under the two air vents, there are buttons for demisting the windscreen and rear window, hazard warning flashers and the parking assist unit. The audio system panel is immediately below and below the audio panel there are the controls for the heating, ventilating and dual range climate control systems. Buttons for the four

electric windows and the controls for the electrically adjustable, exterior rear view mirrors are in the driver’s door armrest. Below the air conditioning panel there is a covered space housing a removable ashtray and a cigarette lighter. Behind the gearlever, there is a small, shallow open storage space, with two open cupholders behind it. The armrest between the two front seats has a covered storage tray at the top, with a larger storage box below. The ride and roadholding is comfortable, even over our third world quality road surfaces, However, if you do happen to encounter an Afghanistan size bomb crater of a pothole, you will feel an uncomfortable jolt at the least, if it doesn’t destroy your tyre and wreck your suspension. The power assisted rack and pinion steering is geared to give 2.75 turns from lock to lock. It has a comfortable and precise action at all times. The wheel itself is leather covered and has a soft, high quality feel, which greatly contributes to the overall driving pleasure. It is both reach and height adjustable. The six speed manual gearbox has a smooth and precise operation. You do need to give the gearlever a firm push over to the left, before starting off, to ensure it has selected first and not slipped into third. The brakes always provided a reassuring action when needed, enabling the driver to remain relaxed and confident. Both front seats are comfortable and well shaped. The driver’s seat adjusts for reach, height, backrest angle and lumbar support. The rear bench seat is divided 60/40 in both the backrest and seat

TECHNICAL DATA DIMENSIONS Overall length Overall width Overall height Luggage capacity Tank capacity ENGINE Type Capacity CO2 emissions TRANSMISSION Type SUSPENSION Front Rear


4837 mm 1886 mm (excl. mirrors) – 2092 mm (incl. mirrors) 1548 mm (incl. roof rails) 0.489 cu.M (5 eats) – 1.680 cu.M (2 seats) 70 lts 4 cyl. SOHC 8v, turbocharged, direct injection, intercooled, diesel 1997 cc 139 gm/km – Specific CO2 – 65.097 gm/km/lt 6 speed manual MacPherson strut, trailing L-shaped lower transverse arms, 23 mm anti-roll bar Blade type trailing arm, short lower forward transverse arm,, medium upper central transverse arm, long lower rear transverse arm, seating coil spring, telescopic damper, 20 mm anti-roll bar Power assisted, rack and pinion Servo assisted dual circuit with anti-lock, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist plus an electronic stability programme with traction control and a hill holder assist

WHEELS Type 5 double spoke, cast alloy, 5 stud Size 7J x 17 H2 Spare Pressed steel ventilated – 6.5J x 16 TYRES Type Goodyear Efficient Grip Size 215/50 R 17 – 96W Spare Michelin Primacy HP – 215/55 R 16 – 93H PERFORMANCE Top speed 205 kph (127 mph) 0-100 kph 9.8 secs. FUEL CONSUMPTION Urban 44 mpg (6.4 lt/100 km) Extra urban 61 mpg (4.6 lt/100 km) Combined 53 mpg (5.3 lt/100 km) WARRANTY/SERVICING Coverage 2 years unlimited, 2 years assistance, 2 years paint, 12 years perforation Service interval 40,000 km (25,000 miles)/2 years

Recommended retail price (excluding delivery and associated charges)

FORD MONDEO ESTATE 2.0 TDCI ZETEC – €31,245 Plus optional extras fitted: Full-size spar wheel €50; Daytime running lights €185; Power folding mirrors €105 - TOTAL EXTRAS: €340

Total price as tested €31,585

cushions, The two outer positions have ISOFix fittings for child safety seats. The centre section of the backrest has a folding armrest, When additional luggage space is

required, the rear seat cushion lifts in sections, into a vertical position behind the front seat and the backrest drops into the position thus contd. on page 18



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New Passat CC Launched at the Los Angeles Motor Show recently, the new Volkswagen Passat CC is due to arrive on the Irish market in March 2012. Power will be provided by the 2.0 TDCi diesel with Blue Motion technology, in two levels of output, 104 kW and 125 kW. Both versions have emissions allowing them to fall into Irish road tax band B. A six speed manual is the standard transmission with both engines, but in addition the 125 kW version will offer the option of an automatic/manual seven speed DSG gearbox. The 125 kW model has an XDS differential as standard. The XDS differential provides a cross action traction control. Bi-xenon headlamps are standard, with LED lighting used for the tail lights and number plate illumination. The rear VW logo serves as the boot opening device and may also be used to house the optional reversing camera.

To celebrate the centenary of Ford of Britain in 2011, the company is exploring its photo archive to reveal rarely seen images. For several decades Ford vehicles have been a favourite of the UK's emergency services. “Bobbies” could regularly be seen patrolling local villages in sky-blue Ford Anglias, with iconic white doors, as commonly seen in the popular 1960s television programme, Heartbeat. The Ford Anglia 105E was notably famous for its overhead valve engine and long gearing, which anticipated the opening of Britain's major new motorways, the M1 and M6 in the early 1960s. This fantastic small Ford sold more than one million units between its debut at the Earls Court motor show in 1959 and its demise in 1967. It was offered in saloon and estate body styles. Launched at the Los Angeles Motor Show, the new Ford Escape will be launched as the Ford Kuga at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. Possibly because of its dual market potential, two different names were selected. The Escape may use larger more petrol orientated engines, to cater for American demands, while the Kuga will offer smaller petrol and diesel units more suited to the demands of its European customers.

What’s in a name?

KUGA in Europe ESCAPE in America




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provided to give a level extension to the luggage floor. Kneeroom is good for even taller adults sitting in the rear seats. All seats, both front and rear have adjustable head restraints and lap and shoulder seat belts. The centre section of both the rear seat cushion and backrest tends to be firmer and flatter than the positions on either side. While this does naturally reduce comfort somewhat it is not too drastic. The main difficulty an adult may find in this position, is the extension of the centre

tunnel into this area. It is tolerable for shorter journeys. The test car had three very worthwhile optional extras. These are a full size spare wheel, which adds €50 to the price, daytime running lights which add €185 and exterior rear view mirrors that fold in automatically when the ignition is switched off. The folding mirrors add €105 to the price. If you can afford the extra cost of these items I would certainly recommend them. The daytime running lights may seem expensive, but they are very useful, especially in winter

conditions, when lighting conditions can vary from mile to mile. Normal servicing is recommended at intervals of 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or every two years. The normal warranty covers two years with unlimited mileage, plus two years roadside assistance, two years for paintwork defects and twelve years for anti-perforation. This relates to rusting of the bodywork from the inside. At the moment for orders taken now for delivery in January 2012, Ford are offering a four years warranty.

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‘07 Ford Ka 1.3 Collection, tango, Cd, e/w, onboard computer, p/s, r/c/l, €5,950

‘03 Ford Focus 1.6 Ghia, a/con, alloys, fogs, 4-dr, machine silver, 49k, NCT’d, €4,750

‘06 Ford Focus 1.6 Ghia, a/con, alloys, Bluetooth, fogs, 4-dr, sea grey, 76.5km, €9,250

‘11 Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi, body kit, parking sensors, 5-dr, moondust silver, 4.7km, €20,950

‘03 Seat Ibiza 1.2, red, 54k, alloys, a/con, p/s, ideal first car, great condition, €3,950

‘08 Ford Kuga Zetec, 2.0 Dsl, 62km, alloys, fogs, e/m, e/w, onboard computer, CD/MP3 €18,950

‘08 Ford Focus ST 2.5, 225ps, lthr, heated seats, bluetooth, 3-dr, performance blue, 23km, €19,950

‘07 Ford Focus C-Max Activ FFV, silver, 80k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, onboard comp. €9,450

‘09 Ka Style 1.2, alloys, front fogs, 3-dr, silver, 25.7km, €8,450

‘04 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX, 4-dr, Platinum, 68.6 miles, €4,950

‘10 Ford Mondeo 2.0i Ghia, silver, 18k, alloys, cruise, a/con, CD/MP3, onboard comp. €25,950

‘08 Ford Mondeo 1.8 TDCi Style, 4-dr, Morello, 82km, €14,950

‘05 Ford Focus 1.6 Ghia, air con, alloys, fogs, 4-dr, silver, 83.4km, €6,750

‘07 Ford Galaxy 1.8 TDCi LX, moondust silver, Dsl, 78km, a/con, alloys, e/w, e/m, €16,950

‘09 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9 TDi, Diesel, silver, alloys, onboard comp., a/con, CD, r/cl, €15,950

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‘09 Seat Ibiza 1.2 Costa, met. black, 37km, r/c/l, CD/MP3, r/locking, cruise, e/m, e/f/w, NCT 08/13, €8,900

‘09 Hyundai Coupe 1.6, met. silver, 17km, alloys, Bluetooth, a/bags, CD/MP3, immob., r/c/l, lthr, e/f/w, e/m, e/s/r, fogs, €12,950

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‘07 Daihatsu Terios 1.5 2WD Wagon, met. blue, 43.4k, a/con, alloys, a/bags, r/c/l, Cd, e/w, e/m, fogs, €8,750

‘11 Kia Cee’D 1.6 Diesel Estate, met. grey, 4k, a/con, alloys, CD/MP3, r/c/l, cruise, e/m, e/f/w, fogs, NCT 06/15, €19,500


‘10 Seat Leon Sport Limited 1.9 TDi, 5-dr, alloys, met. silver, 21km, r/c/l, cruise, e/w, e/m, e/s/r, fogs, NCT 01/14, €16,950

‘10 Seat Leon 1.2 R TSi 105bhp SE, grey, 12.8km, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, CD/MP3, em/ e/f/w, fogs, €15,995 Choice of colours

‘07 Volvo S40 1.8SE, 4-dr, met. silver, 69.5km, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, a/bags, climate, cruise, e/m, e/w, lthr, NCT 02/13, €10,995

‘02 Saab 9-3 T Arc Auto, met. grey, 90k, alloys, r/c/l, climate, cruise, tiptronic, lthr, e/w, e/m, elec. heated seats, NCT 12/12, €3,995

‘11 Seat Ibiza 1.2 Reference SE, met. Dakota red, 15km, alloys, a/bags, CD/MP3, r/c/l, cruise, e/f/w, e/m, fogs, NCT 03/15, €12,950

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‘09 Toyota Yaris 1.0 Strata, met. blue, low mileage only 13k, a/bgs, r/c/l, immob., abs, FSH, NCT 01/13, €9,900


‘06 Opel Meriva 1.4i Club, 16V, met. black, 56km, a/con, alloys, a/bags, r/c/l, e/f/w, e/m, NCT 03/12, €5,750

‘09 Seat Ibiza 1.2 Costa, met. silver, 3.9k, r/c/l, a/bags, CD/MP3, immob., cruise, e/f/w, e/m, NCT 10/13, €9,250

‘10 Peugeot 308 1.6S HDI 90BHP, Diesel, met. grey, 24km, a/con, Isofix, r/c/l, CD, e/w, e/m, fogs, €16,950

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New Avis ‘ArtCar’ competition to revolutionize car design as we know it! Avis Ireland has teamed up with Nissan Ireland, fashion stylist and journalist, Angela Scanlon and broadcaster and self-confessed motor enthusiast Anton Savage to call on the public to design a unique car wrap design for one of Avis’ funky Nissan Jukes. The winning design will win a prize of €3,000 and the opportunity of either a brand new iPad 2 or a one-month placement in the graphic design department of H+A Marketing + PR, one of Ireland’s leading communication agencies. Entry to the competition is via and open until the 30th January 2011. Design entries will be judged on originality, artistic ability and interpretation of the creative brief which is asking that the design communicates the theme ‘Freedom From Limitation’. Mandy Young, Sales and Marketing Manager with Avis Ireland, said: “At Avis, we are looking for the public to help inject some personality, colour and fun to one of our Nissan Jukes. Our theme for the competition ‘Freedom from Limitation’ reflects that more and more people, particularly city dwellers, see car ownership as an impractical and expensive option. Instead they just want to pay for a car as, and when, they need it. This new flexible way of looking at car hire means our customers have the freedom to get mobile whenever and wherever they want.”

Angela Scanlon, fashion stylist and journalist, adds: “I’m delighted to have been asked by Avis to judge their Art Car competition. As a fashion stylist, I constantly challenge myself to come up with new and interesting concepts and looks. The Nissan Juke is pretty cool in its design so it should lend itself really well to a bright and colourful creation!” Broadcaster and motoring enthusiast Anton Savage, said: “I really like the idea behind Avis Art Car – this competition puts a splash of colour back into motoring. With so many talented designers in Ireland, I have no doubt that the standard will be very high. I’m looking forward to seeing all of the entries and of course to taking a spin in the finished design.” Jeanne McGann, Marketing Manager at Nissan Ireland added: “Nissan are proud to be associated with the Avis Art Car competition. Design and performance are at the very heart of the Nissan Juke and we are really looking forward to seeing the winning design become a reality.” A shortlist of four candidates will be chosen by the judging panel with a fifth wild card voted by the public via the Avis Ireland Facebook page. For further information, go to or Pictured at the launch of the Avis Art Car competition at the National College of Art and Design are (left to right): Mandy Young, Anton Savage, Angela Scanlon, and Jeanne McGann.

GRACE & HARVEY CELEBRATE 25 YEARS Grace & Harvey are celebrating 25 years as a Main Mitsubishi Motors Dealer. Pictured (left to right) at a presentation to acknowledge this landmark achievement are: Akinori Nakanishi (President & CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Europe), Frank A. Keane (Chairman, Mitsubishi Motors Ireland) and Joe Harvey (Grace & Harvey).

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‘08 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCi 140ps 5-dr h/back, 1 onr, 72k miles, silver met., FSH, NCT 09/12, €12,950

‘07 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 Comfortline 5-door, black, 101km, 2 owners, a/con, NCT 04/13, €8,950

‘06 BMW 318 Diesel ES Light blue met., alloys, a/con, 2 owners, 96k miles, NCT 01/12,€11,250

‘06 Suzuki Ignis 1.3 5-dr h/back, 2 onrs, r/c/l, 22k miles, mid-blue met., NCT 03/12, €4,950

‘05 Renault Modus 1.1 5-dr h/back, 2 owners, r/c/l, 49k, beige met., NCT 01/13, €4,450

‘04 Audi A3 2.0 FSi Sport Auto, 13k, red, a/con, alloys, Cd, c/l, climate, a/bags, e/m, e/w, r/c/l, traction, NCT 05/12, €9,250

‘03 Mercedes E200 Kompressor Auto, Avantgarde, 78k miles, NCT 03/13, €8,750

‘01 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Silver, alloys, r/c/l, with alarm, 74k, Service History, NCT 05/12, €3,350

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‘08 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet, met. silver, 53k, a/con, alloys, CD, r/c/l, immob., e/w, e/m, spotless clean, €10,995

‘00 Jaguar XJ 4.0 Sovereign, Auto, British Racing Green, 75k, Cd, a/con, alloys, cruise, e/m, e/w, fogs, lthr, NCT 01/12, €3,995

‘10 Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDi BlueMotion, met. light blue, 21k, alloys, Cd, a/bags, r/c/l, cruise, e/m, e/w, 50+MPG, spotless clean car, €18,895

‘04 Lexus GS300 3.0 Auto, black, 97k, a/con, alloys, multi-CD, cruise, tiptronic, lthr, e/m, e/w, elec. heated seats, fotgs, rear spoiler, NCT’d, €5,995

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‘87 Porsche 944 2.5 S2, Coupe, black, 125k, alloys, c/l, p/s, e/w, s/r, spoiler, good clean car, very rare, €3,995

‘07 Ssangyong Actyon 2.0 XDi A200 2WD Dsl, met. blue, 55k, a/con, alloys, CD, r/c/l, e/m, e/w, fogs, tax 10/11, NCT 01/13, €9,995

‘07 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0, met. silver, 38k, Cd, a/bags, r/c/l, e/m, e/w, NCT 07/13, €5,995

‘09 Hyundai i10 1.2 Comfort, red, 18.5k, a/con, alloys, CD, a/bags, immob., r/c/l, e/w, e/m, fogs, ‘01 Volvo S40 1.8, met. green, 106k, ‘97 Lincoln Town Car Stretch Limo, Auto, a/con, a/bags, r/c/l, immob,car, e/m, e/w, pink, 94k, a/con,€6,995 alloys, CD, TV, spotless clear lady onrmet. from new, NCT’d, €1,895 cruise, lthr, e/m, e/w, s/r, €3,495

‘05 Jaguar XJ Series 3.5 V8, Auto, met. black, 83k, a/con, alloys, CD, r/c/l, DVD, TV, tiptronic, sat. nav, lthr, e/m, e/w, e/seats, NCT 02/13, €12,995

‘09 Renault Clio 1.2 Ripcurl, met. silver, 40k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, e/m, e/w, fogs, good clean car, €7,995

‘07 Jaguar XK Series 4.2 Coupe, Auto, met. silver, 50k, a/con, 19” alloys, CD, sat. nav, lthr, e/m, e/w, elec. seats, fogs, spoiler, NCT 02/13, €37,995

‘97 BMW 318iS Convertible, Cabrio, met. green, 108k, alloys, CD, e/roof, e/m, e/w, fogs, lthr, good clean car, €2,495



‘06 Kia Sorento 2.5 GSE Commercial, Auto, Dsl, met. silver, 66k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, e/w, e/s/r, heated seats, fogs, roof rails, NCT 11/12, €6,995

‘97 Lincoln Town Car Stretch Limo, Est, Auto, met. pink, 94k, a/con, alloys, CD, a/bags, TV, CD, cruise, lthr, e/m, e/w, s/r, €3,495

‘02 Saab 9-3 2.0 SE LCT, met. grey, 110k, a/con, alloys, CD, a/bags, half lthr, e/w, e/m, fogs, rear spoiler, cruise, NCT 01/13, €2,995

‘07 Renault Megane 1.6 Cabriolet, met. blue, 36.9k, a/con, alloys, CD, cruise, e/m, e/w, fogs, elec. roof, panoramic roof, NCT 01/13, €8,995

DEAL OF THE WEEK ‘08 Ssangyong Kyron 2.0 M200 XDi, Dsl, black, 51k, a/con, alloys, CD, a/bags, e/m, e/w, roof rails, fogs, rear spoiler, NCT 01/14, €10,995

‘06 Mitsubishi Pajero 3.2 Commercial, Auto, Dsl, met. silver, 105k, a/con, alloys, CD, cruise, lthr, e/m, e/w, roof rails, fogs, spoiler, t/glass, NCT 11/12, €8,795

‘04 Skoda Octavia 1.4 GLX Ambiente, black, 106k, Cd, a/bags, r/c/l, e/m, e/w, immob., good clean car, all elec, NCT 02/12, €3,495

‘95 Volkswagen Passat 1.8CL, white, 114k, alloys, a/bags, r/c/l, immob., e/w, s/roof, NCT’d, good clean car, €795

‘08 Mercedes SL350 V8 Convertible, Auto, black, 29k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, cruise, 17” alloys, e/w, ‘98 Toyota Previa 2.2 Automatic, met. ‘06 Nissan Primera 1.8 SE, Auto, met. blue over grey, e/roof, 78k, a/con, e/seats, CD, e/m, grey, 90k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, CD, e/w, e/m, hard-top, €45,995 e/w, fogs, NCT 06/12, €2,995 e/m, fogs, NCT 06/12, €5,995

‘99 Rover 600 1.8 Luxury, British Racing Green, honda engine, 140k, a/con, alloys, lthr, e/m, e/w, e/s/r, NCT 06/12, €995

‘00 Jaguar XJ-8 3.2, Auto, met. silver, 97k, a/con, alloys, multi-CD, a/bags, lthr, e/m, e/w, Nokia ph. kit, €4,995

‘06 Mercedes E200 Elegance, 1.8, Auto, met. silver, 60k, alloys, CD, a/bags, r/c/l, a/con, lthr, e/w, e/m, fogs, Tax 02/12, NCT 02/12, €12,995

‘04 Mercedes S320 CDi, Dsl Auto, black, 146k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, lthr, e/m, e/w, e/s/r, fogs, t/glass, NCT’d, €7,995

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