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#motor insights

# motor-insights - Monday 20 August, 2018

5 benefits of choosing a premium trim for your next car, according to an expert

As well as those heated seats, your trade-in value will skyrocket, says Philip Mahon of Joe Mallon Motors.

# motor-insights - Monday 30 April, 2018

7 questions to ask before buying a car from a private UK seller

Imports can seem like an attractive deal – but can also carry unexpected costs, warns Brendan Kelly of Windsor Bray Nissan.

# motor-insights - Monday 23 April, 2018

6 essential tips for buying a used car that won't let you down

Renault’s Brian Quinlan shares how to spot a car that will last the test of time.

# motor-insights - Monday 16 April, 2018

How much engine power do you really need? We asked a motor expert

Liam Murphy of Audi Cork shares the inside track.

# motor-insights - Monday 9 April, 2018

Here's how to decide between a petrol and diesel engine, according to an expert

Niall Cotter, general manager at Blackwater Motors weighs in on a tricky choice.

# motor-insights - Monday 19 February, 2018

4 ways to choose between a new and a used car - that have nothing to do with budget

Dermot Gallagher of MSL Park Skoda weighs in on a common car-buying dilemma.

# motor-insights - Monday 5 February, 2018

Automatic or manual? 6 questions that'll help you decide which to go for

We asked dealer Alan Cooney to share some expertise.

# motor-insights - Monday 22 January, 2018

Deciding on a new car? 7 things you need to know about engine and fuel type

David Simpson of Windsor Clonee says the future is electric.

# motor-insights - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

5 questions to ask before deciding on a new car, according to a motor dealer

If you’re trading up for 181, here are the most important things to consider.

Choosing between infotainment systems? We asked an expert what to look for

From cars that heat up before you leave the house to back seat ‘cinemas’.

# motor-insights - Monday 18 December, 2017

6 steps to follow when test-driving a used car, according to a motor expert

Ask for the service history, do a walk-around – and look out for dashboard warning lights.

# motor-insights - Monday 11 December, 2017

Choosing the right SUV: 6 questions that'll help you make your mind up

We asked a motor dealer to share some SUV expertise.

# motor-insights - Monday 27 November, 2017

Want a car for city driving? 6 must-have features, according to a motor dealer

A petrol engine, a good sat nav – and tech that helps you parallel park.