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Tips & advice

Car finance deals explained: how to pay for your new car

23 Jun, 2016

Looking for the best car finance option? Understanding PCP, hire purchase, contract hire and other finance packages

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Features

PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) car deals explained

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23 Jun, 2016

The PCP deal is a popular and flexible way of financing a new car. Here's our guide to how it works

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Features

Getting a personal loan to pay for your new car

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23 Jun, 2016

A personal loan or logbook loan is a simple and deposit free but potentially expensive way of financing your new car

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Buying a car with cash or a credit card

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23 Jun, 2016

Buying a car with cash or putting it on a credit card sounds straightforward but there are pitfalls

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Features

Hire purchase car deals explained

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23 Jun, 2016

A favourite method of new car finance in the UK, hire purchase deals split the cost of a new car

Honda CR-Z showroom
Features

Guide to personal contract hire and leasing

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23 Jun, 2016

If you'd prefer the simplicity of renting a car rather than buying one, personal contract hire and leasing is the option for you

SsangYong Korando Sports - driving
In-depth reviews

SsangYong Korando Sports pick-up review

The SsangYong Korando Sports is a double cab pick-up that stacks up a little better on the calculator than on the road

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Features

The Korean Land Rover? SsangYong sets out plan for future growth

13 Jun, 2016

SsangYong CEO outlines plan for profitability with a focus on ‘robust, specialist, premium’ SUVs, and an eye on the famous British brand

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News

New SsangYong Rexton on sale in 2017: details and official sketches

10 Jun, 2016

The next SsangYong Rexton SUV will go on sale in 2017 with prices from around £26,000 plus a new focus on design and quality

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News

New 2019 SsangYong Korando SUV to build on Tivoli’s success

9 Jun, 2016

All-new model due in 2019 to take SsangYong’s Korando in a fresh direction and challenge the crossover class best

SsangYong Korando Sports - driving
News

SsangYong ‘Q200’ pick-up to replace Korando Sports in 2018

9 Jun, 2016

SsangYong is upping its pick-up truck game with a new ‘Q200’ model that’s better placed to compete with the growing glut of rivals.

Ford Transit Custom - front
In-depth reviews

Ford Transit Custom van review

The Ford Transit Custom van takes on the VW Transporter and Mercedes Vito, with a car-like cabin and greater safety

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Features

Cheap cars 2016: the cheapest new cars on sale now

1 Jun, 2016

There are plenty of new cheap cars for sale in showrooms today, but do bargain prices mean value for money?

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Road tests

New Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2016 facelift review

27 May, 2016

Is a new Giulia-inspired look and a raft of equipment upgrades enough to fire the Alfa Romeo Giulietta to the top of the hatchback class?

Tesla Model S - nose
News

The most and least reliable car manufacturers 2016

24 May, 2016

Which car manufacturers can you trust to build a reliable car and which ones have a reliability record that leaves something to be desired?

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Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Toyota Verso

19 May, 2016

Final report: it's not the most exciting car, but we'll miss our capable Toyota Verso MPV

Diesel smog, haze, pollution
News

’T-Charge’ plan to hit London’s most polluting cars in 2017

13 May, 2016

London motorists face a toxicity charge on the most polluting cars under plans by new London Mayor Sadiq Khan

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Road tests

Mercedes SL 500 2016 review

12 May, 2016

Sporty when you want it to be, luxurious when you don’t, the latest Mercedes SL 500 is a modern GT of rare talent

Most reliable SUVs 2016
Features

Most reliable 4x4s and SUVs 2016

4 May, 2016

50,000 UK car owners rate the most reliable 4x4s and SUVs on the market in the 2016 Driver Power customer satisfaction survey

In-depth reviews

Peugeot Boxer van review

The Peugeot Boxer van may be long in the tooth, but it’s still taking the fight to newer rivals

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