Buying a car

Business car leasing: how to lease company cars and save
business car leasing
Buying a car

Business car leasing: how to lease company cars and save

For many traders and businesses, a business car leasing deal provides easy, affordable access to new vehicles
17 May 2022
Franchise vs agency: battle for the future of new car sales
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Buying a car

Franchise vs agency: battle for the future of new car sales

‘No-haggle’ agency showrooms mean fixed-price deals for many brands, but they also threaten established dealers and may reduce competition
6 May 2022
Pay-as-you-go black box car finance explained
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Buying a car

Pay-as-you-go black box car finance explained

Even with bad credit you may be able to get pay-as-you-go (PAYG) car finance with a black box scheme.
5 May 2022
Ex-Motability cars – should you buy one?
Ex-Motability cars
Tips & advice

Ex-Motability cars – should you buy one?

Ex-Motability cars are commonplace on the UK used car market but what are the pros and cons when it comes to buying one?
25 Apr 2022
Car leasing with insurance: what is it and how does it work?
Leasing a car with insurance
Buying a car

Car leasing with insurance: what is it and how does it work?

Leasing a car with insurance as part of the deal is a good way to keep things simple, but might not be the cheapest way to insure your car
14 Apr 2022
How to buy a car online
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Tips & advice

How to buy a car online

Not sure how to buy a car online? Read our step-by-step guide to get you through the process
12 Apr 2022
Short-term car leasing: how to lease a car for one to 12 months
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Buying a car

Short-term car leasing: how to lease a car for one to 12 months

If you need a new car for just a few months, a short-term lease could be the answer
6 Apr 2022

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Genesis at-home test drive programme announced for the UK

Potential UK customers can now sample the Genesis range with demonstrator cars being delivered directly to their door
5 Apr 2022
How to refinance a car
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Buying a car

How to refinance a car

What is car refinancing and should you consider it?
28 Mar 2022
What is guarantor car finance?
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Buying a car

What is guarantor car finance?

Find out what guarantor finance is and if you should get it.
24 Mar 2022
Cars with outstanding finance: buying and selling guide
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Buying a car

Cars with outstanding finance: buying and selling guide

We look at whether you can sell a car with outstanding finance and what to do if you inadvertently buy one.
23 Mar 2022
Free car finance calculator: compare UK used car finance quotes, fast
Car finance calculator tool. Compare car finance quotes
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Free car finance calculator: compare UK used car finance quotes, fast

Our used car finance calculator tool lets you compare quotes from top UK lenders. Find out how much you could borrow for your next car
18 Mar 2022
New car delivery times 2022: how long will you have to wait?
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Features

New car delivery times 2022: how long will you have to wait?

No one likes having to wait for their new car so we called key manufacturers for to get their latest UK lead times
11 Mar 2022
What the global semiconductor chip shortage means for UK car buyers
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News

What the global semiconductor chip shortage means for UK car buyers

Semiconductor chip shortages have taken their toll on the car market in 2020, 2021 and 2022, so prepare to wait for your new car to arrive.
3 Mar 2022
Car valuations: how much is your car worth?
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Car valuations: how much is your car worth?

If you're buying or selling a car, you'll want to know how much it's worth. So what’s the best way to find the true value of a used car?
2 Mar 2022
Best new car deals 2022
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Best new car deals 2022

Thinking of buying a new model? Check out our list of the best new car deals right now
2 Mar 2022
MG curbs petrol car orders due to “short-term” supply issues
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MG

MG curbs petrol car orders due to “short-term” supply issues

British brand suggests its dealers should instead encourage electric and hybrid models to prospective petrol MG buyers
2 Mar 2022
'Brands will need new tricks to make electric cars affordable'
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Toyota

'Brands will need new tricks to make electric cars affordable'

John McIlroy thinks manufacturers will use the electric car rollout to change the buying process
2 Mar 2022
Car finance explained: a simple guide to paying for your new car
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Tips & advice

Car finance explained: a simple guide to paying for your new car

A comprehensive guide to hire purchase, PCP, contract hire and more, for anyone buying a new car on finance
28 Feb 2022
Car dealer for the day: inside car sales and aftersales at a franchised showroom
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Features

Car dealer for the day: inside car sales and aftersales at a franchised showroom

We play the part of car dealer and find out how dealerships have coped with Covid, the semiconductor shortage and new ways of doing business
28 Feb 2022
Buying a new car - your complete guide
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Buying a new car - your complete guide

Our top tips for buying a new car from dealers, online brokers, car supermarkets and the questions you should be asking
28 Feb 2022
What should you do at the end of a PCP car finance deal?
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Tips & advice

What should you do at the end of a PCP car finance deal?

Make sure you choose the right option when your PCP deal ends
25 Feb 2022
Top 10 most reliable cars to buy
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Top 10 most reliable cars to buy

Every car buyer wants a reliable car but how do you judge a car’s reliability before you’ve bought it? The Driver Power survey has the answer...
15 Feb 2022
Subprime car loans and bad credit finance explained
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Subprime car loans and bad credit finance explained

Just because you’ve got a bad credit score doesn’t mean you can’t get a car on finance. Here’s all you need to know about subprime car loans
11 Feb 2022
Volvo launches online sales platform for used cars
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Volvo launches online sales platform for used cars

New service allows customers to buy second-hand Volvo cars directly from the manufacturer and entirely online
8 Feb 2022
How to check your car’s service history
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Tips & advice

How to check your car’s service history

A full service history can add value to your car: here’s how to check it, and where to look for the information.
1 Feb 2022
What is a V5C vehicle log book? Rules for car buyers and sellers
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What is a V5C vehicle log book? Rules for car buyers and sellers

Understanding the V5C log book and the rules around it, whether you're buying or selling a car
1 Feb 2022
How to transfer a number plate from one car to another
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How to transfer a number plate from one car to another

Need to know how to transfer a number plate between vehicles? Our step-by-step guide breaks it down
1 Feb 2022
Car auctions guide
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Car auctions guide

The murky world of car auctions explained, with top auction buyers tips to help you grab a great deal
1 Feb 2022
Car buyers value quality and style more than safety or low emissions
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News

Car buyers value quality and style more than safety or low emissions

A study conducted by Autovia has found a brand’s reputation is key when it comes to attracting new car buyers.
24 Jan 2022
What is a balloon payment?
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Tips & advice

What is a balloon payment?

If you’ve ever taken out a PCP car finance deal, you may have heard of a balloon payment. If you’re unsure exactly what it is, we’re here to help...
7 Dec 2021
Insurance write-off categories explained: what are Cat N and Cat S cars?
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Insurance write-off categories explained: what are Cat N and Cat S cars?

New Cat S and Cat N insurance write-off classifications have replaced the old Cat C and Cat D groups; we explain all.
29 Nov 2021
High-mileage cars: should you buy one?
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Features

High-mileage cars: should you buy one?

Used cars with high mileage are often avoided, but is a well-used car as scary as many think?
27 Nov 2021
Buying a used car: your complete guide
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Used Car Guide

Buying a used car: your complete guide

Buying a used car from a dealer or privately isn’t always easy. So here is our advice and tips on how to buy your dream second-hand motor
26 Nov 2021