Your Free Guide To New Cars in 2019

Welcome to the ‘191’ edition of the 24th annual publication of the Auto Ireland Guide to New Cars, proudly sponsored by First Citizen Finance DAC. My management team and I have been associated with this title for many years, sponsoring all previous 23 annual publications. I’m proud to say this edition is again published in the Republic of Ireland by Irish Studio Media Publishing, a team we have a long and established relationship with since the inception of the magazine. 

In 2017, Shane O’Donoghue from, was appointed Editor of the magazine. I am delighted that Shane and his team have again worked closely with Irish Studio Media Publishing this year to deliver another exciting and informative magazine for Irish motoring enthusiasts. 

First Citizen Finance is delighted to be associated with this definitive guide for new car buyers in Ireland. The 2019 edition of the Auto Ireland Guide comprehensively reviews all models currently available in the Irish market and previews those that aren’t too far away. Along with the core new car review listings, you’ll find practical advice for when it comes to buying a new car. 

At First Citizen, we like to innovate. In this edition of Auto Ireland, readers can find out more about our Mobile App, ‘First Citizen Abacus’, for customers looking to finance their next car purchase. This exciting, innovative and user friendly App can help customers enjoy a ‘one to one’ experience when financing a new or used car and help select the deal that’s most suitable for each individual budget. See page 9 for further details. 

Of course, it’s also possible to apply for car finance online through our website,, where you can calculate your repayments over a chosen term on a certain vehicle. Our website is extremely fast in processing finance queries and yours will be dealt with swiftly. Normal credit criteria applies, naturally. MotorPlan from First Citizen Finance offers a straight forward, hassle-free online finance application that is simple to use and results in a fast decision with repayment terms tailored to suit individual requirements. 

First Citizen Finance is there to assist and advise buyers on finance solutions as they contemplate the purchase of a new or used car. Enjoy the guide, have safe and trouble free motoring in 2019 and remember…First Citizen Finance is there to help. To download our customer focussed App, search for ‘First Citizen Abacus' in all the usual app stores. 


Managing Director

First Citizen Finance DAC