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# dealer insights

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7 must-knows for buying a premium second-hand car, according to a dealer
Brian Downes of MSL Grange Motors explains what you should expect.
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.
Dealer or private seller? 5 important differences when you buy a certified used car
Aidan Reinhardt of Windsor Motors fills us in on the new standard for used car sales.
Thinking of buying a new Audi? 3 starter models to look at, according to a dealer
They can cost you as little as €210 a month, says Audi Cork’s Liam Murphy.
5 tips for choosing a car trim level that's worth your money, according to a dealer
First, sort out your needs from your wants, says Brendan Keary of Kearys Hyundai.
7 essential tips for maximising your car's resale value, according to a dealer
Plus the biggest mistake you can make, according to Kearys’ Dan Cronin.
Need a bigger family car? 5 dealer-approved tips for choosing the right one
Leather seats are more kid-friendly than you might think, says John Ryan of Spirit Volvo.
Considering going electric? 6 common EV questions tackled by a motor expert
‘Am I going to spend the rest of my life hunting down charging points?’
7 things that'll help you decide what size car you need, according to an expert
Paul Linders of Linders Renault shares the inside track on a tricky decision.
5 features smart car buyers will be looking for in 182, according to a motor dealer
Smarter brakes, more efficient petrol engines, and a solution to range anxiety.
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.
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.
How much engine power do you really need? We asked a motor expert
Liam Murphy of Audi Cork shares the inside track.
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.
Investing in a family car? 6 questions that'll help you find the right one
We asked Jamie O’Callaghan of Blackwater Motors to share his expertise.
5 smart ways to decide between different car brands, according to a motor dealer
Enda Conefrey of Brady’s Dublin says people change their minds more often than you’d think.
5 smart reasons to buy a used car over a new one, according to a dealer
Noel Rabbitte of MSL Ballsbridge Motors says a premium used car has plenty of compelling advantages.
Doing massive motorway miles? 6 car features that'll make your life easier
From a fuel tank that’ll last the journey to a handy home for your loose change.
6 key differences between an estate and an SUV - according to a motor dealer
SUVs win the popularity race, but the humble estate has plenty to offer, says dealer Paul Linders.