Car sales in Ireland are gradually creeping up again, much to the relief of the embattled Irish motor industry.
The Ford Focus is still Ireland's most popular car, with the entry level model costing from €21,015.
It's well worth shopping around for your motor loan as the cost of credit varies widly from lender to lender. If you're looking for a three year loan for the full price, you could €1,600 over three years.
Best: Ulster Bank: interest payable €3,211.18
Avoid: Blue Cube: interest payable €4,830.36