Buying a used car with automatic shift  

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Ed Hunt
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26/04/2018 3:58 pm  

Hello Everybody,

Moving to Galway in june.  I need to buy a decent used car right away.  But I have a strong preference for an automatic shift.  I've done some online searching and find almost nothing advertised.

Any words of wisdom on where to look will be most appreciated.

Thanks, Ed


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Liam
 Liam
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29/04/2018 4:52 am  

Where have you looked, Ed? We didn't have much trouble finding automatics in Cork.  We were limited in tha we needed a bigger car for a few kid car seats, but autos in general seemed easy enough to come by. Obviously manual transmission is still the #1.  

 

Have you checked all the usual spots online - autotrader, cars.ie, etc.  It's worth checking some local listings too.  Lots of their cars for sale are on the auto websites but not all.   We used Kearys in Cork, and they brought a lot of cars over from the UK, many of which were automatic. 

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Ed Hunt
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30/04/2018 10:32 pm  

Thanks Liam. I have been watching the postings in advertiser.ie. There is usually just a handful, but for the past few weeks, only one auto shift has been listed.  Thanks for the additional suggestions. I will check those sites.


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