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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# donedeal

This year
# Charging up
Seven in ten Irish car buyers considering purchase of an electric vehicle
Two electric cars and a hybrid ranked in the top five most in-demand new cars of 2022.
# Transport
Used car prices jump by almost 70% - due to pandemic, Brexit and Ukraine - report says
In particular, used cars in the lower end of the market are becoming less affordable despite being lower in safety standards and higher in emissions.
Last year
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Antoine Griezmann completes permanent return to Atletico Madrid from Barcelona
The France forward had been on loan at Atletico since August 2021 but was recently limited to 30-minute cameos due to financial clauses in the deal.
# Test Drive
Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.
# cartastrophe
Cost of living crisis may stop rapid inflation of secondhand car prices
Brexit and a shortage of car supplies meant that demand for secondhand cars was unprecedented.
# buying advice
Budget-conscious buying: Finding the best EV finance deal for you
The team at Bluestone Motor Finance weigh in on searching out the best deal.
# Inflation
Online interest in electric vehicles peaked in Ireland as fuel costs soared
Used car prices have inflated by 53% compared to the start of 2020 before the pandemic.
# supply and demand
As 'unprecedented' inflation bites, the gap between Irish used and new car prices is tightening
In some cases, a second-hand car is being listed with a higher asking price than a new version of the same model.
All time
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Mazda MX30 and MG ZS: The entry-level EVs with great price points
David O’Caoimh and Bob Flavin pit two EVs head to head.
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CUPRA Born: The new arrival with lots to love
CUPRA has launched its very first EV – get a first look.
# donedeal
Audi e-Tron GT: The ultra-luxurious high performer
DoneDeal’s review team take Audi’s premium EV for a test drive.
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Skoda Enyaq: The all-round EV with heaps of storage
Discover Skoda’s hotly anticipated EV with David O’Caoimh.
# car price spike
Pandemic and 'Brexit-induced shock' blamed for used car price hike
In just three months since June 2021 used car prices have increased by 10.6%.
# price pressures
From used cars to a loaf of bread, inflation bites Irish businesses and consumers
Irish used car prices have increased by 40% in the year to the end of June
# dog theft
Advertisement of dogs suspended on Done Deal
Gardaí have urged dog owners to be vigilant and to report potential thefts to them.
# Drive On
Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018
Statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that 100,755 used cars were imported last year.
# donedeal
These are Ireland's most popular used hybrids and electric cars
Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.
# Ploughing 2018
Heading to the Ploughing? You could win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k will be raffling the car at their stand.
# industry report
These are Ireland's 10 best-selling new cars from 2018 so far
Do you own one of these super-popular motors?
# fodder crisis
Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites
The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.
# Central Criminal Court
Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.
# motor industry report
New car prices dropped by 2 per cent in 2017
And the cost of motor insurance did too.
# stolen trailers
Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years
He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.
# Most Popular
Hot right now: The 10 SUVs most Irish buyers are looking at
Thinking of buying or selling an SUV? We take a look at the most popular second-hand models on DoneDeal.
# goodbye sabine
A man in Cork is selling his BMW with a brilliantly honest DoneDeal ad
“I bought her two years ago at the beginning of my quarter-life crisis…”
# sponsored by donedeal
QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?
Beep beep. Buckle up and let’s find out.
# going stag
These Roscommon lads are looking for a 'replacement groom' for a stag do on DoneDeal
As you do.
# evil book
Someone in Waterford is selling this 'mysterious evil book' on DoneDeal
Just what you were looking for.
# donedeal
DoneDeal of the week: Two convertibles to make the most of the sunshine
Soft-tops that not only look great but are a pleasure to drive? We give you this BMW 118i and MINI Convertible.
# sponsored by donedeal
DoneDeal of the week: We've got two top-specced Mazda cars with loads of added extras
Style and function as well as great road handling with this 2015 Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5.
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DoneDeal of the week: Check out these fun French motors, perfect for first-time buyers
Cheap and cheerful with many safety features in this 2013 Renault Clio and 2016 Renault Twingo.
# husband for sale
This Meath man is for sale on DoneDeal for not buying his wife a Michael Kors watch
Anyone need a husband?
# sponsored by donedeal
DoneDeal of the week - introducing two family-friendly motors with low mileage
If it’s a slick silver paint job and low mileage you’re after, you’re in the right place.
# passion wag
This Laois man's 'Passion Wagon' is up for sale on DoneDeal
The passion wagon is your ticket to a better life.
# quick sale
This Cork dad put his son’s phone on DoneDeal as punishment for having a party
That’s him told.
# quick sale
This Cork dad put his son’s phone on DoneDeal as punishment for having a party
That’s him told.
6 facts you didn't know about the Peter McVerry Trust
Since 1983, the Trust has been trying to fix one of the biggest problems in Irish society.
# dublin show
This lad's friends put an ad on DoneDeal saying he had cheap Justin Bieber tickets
And his phone nearly exploded.
# sponsored by donedeal
6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers
From being possessive over our radios to fearing our own mothers, we’re all a right turn up for the books.