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Expert used car buying advice

Used car lot

New year, new car? If you’re thinking about changing your car in 2019, we have some top tips to guide you through the process. Follow this advice from Tim Shallcross, IAM RoadSmart’s head of technical policy, and you’ll be able to tell a trustworthy bargain from a troublesome money pit… …

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Top features motorists want in a car

Hyundai Kona gizmos

New research has revealed that most in-demand options motorists would like in their next car. Air conditioning, parking sensors, electric windows and sat nav are among the Top 20 favourites in the list, according to the study by Hyundai. Air conditioning Parking sensors Electric windows Sat nav Spacious boot Digital …

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True total cost of motoring revealed

Car finance cost

The average UK motorist is spending £162 per month on running their car, or almost £2,000 per year, before they even take into account the cost of the vehicle itself, reveals new research from Kwik Fit. While many drivers buying a new or used car do so on finance and …

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Revealed: the time it takes to choose a new car

New 18 plate car

UK drivers spend some 42 hours deciding on their next car – and around a third of that time is now spent on choosing the right kind of finance, according to new research. The survey from AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, found that despite advances such as online …

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Revealed: the best new car interiors

Rolls-Royce Ghost interior

New research has found that interior design, quality and comfort are major priorities for motorists when choosing a new car. Comfort and refinement lead the way, with well over half (56%) of those polled stating that a relaxing and quiet driving environment is crucial, according to the What Car? survey. …

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New drivers opt for new cars

Buying a new Hyundai

More than a third of drivers opt to buy new cars on finance after they’ve passed their driving test, according to new research. A survey of 1,371 UK drivers by motoring solicitor specialists, Motoring Offence Lawyers, indicates that 38% of new drivers shun bangers for brand new cars. Economy was …

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Buying a new car – top tips

New cars

New research has revealed how long buyers spend researching their new car compared to choosing how to pay for it. According to Swedish challenger Ikano Bank, one in five of us spend more than a month researching our new car and a third of us take up to a month. …

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How to beat car depreciation

Porsche Macan

Buying a brand new 16-plate car? Steer clear of cars that lose their value quickly… Car buyers are being advised to think twice about splashing out and buying brand new this spring. Selling points such as great fuel economy may lead people to think they are getting a great deal …

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New car sales soar

White Ford Fiesta

Strongest January for new car sales since 2007 – and three out of four private buyers now use finance. New car registrations grew 6.7% last month to 164,856, according to the latest figures from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). “January saw increased uptake of both petrol and …

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Vehicle leasing – The Pros & Cons

Leasing a car instead of buying one has its advantages as well as disadvantages. Leases usually last for between 2 and 4 years depending on the contract and the company. So what are the pros and cons of leasing a car? Pros Finances are one of the best reasons for …

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