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Buying and selling used cars – five things to consider

Used MINIs

The second-hand car market is currently booming as more and more savvy Brits are buying and selling used vehicles. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, used car sales were at a record high during the first quarter of 2017. In total, 2,133,956 used cars were purchased in …

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Revealed: bad ‘carma’ victims

car problems

Used blue cars bought seven-and-a-half months ago are the unluckiest cars, according to new research. Bad ‘carma’ is an all-too-common curse among Britain’s 30m car owners with more than two-thirds (68%) of motorists claiming to have had at least one vehicle which has been dogged with bad luck. While one …

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How to Buy a Used Car and Not Get Ripped Off

Holts Used Car Buying Guide

When it comes to upgrading the family car, it seems us Brits love finding a bargain. Each year, used car sales account for £42 billion in nationwide car spend — which is impressive, given the average used car costs just £8,500. Sure, new cars can wow us with their hi-tech …

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Best used cars 2014

Ford Focus

Ford Focus wins overall Used Car of the Year title at the prestigious What Car? Used Car Awards 2014. It’s that time of the year when What Car? magazine’s panel of expert judges names the best second-hand cars you can buy on British forecourts. Find out who won what here… …

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I Want a Car hits the market with a bang

For years, AutoTrader has been at the forefront of the motoring market when it comes to looking for a new vehicle, with many buyers turning to the app for assistance in their quest for their perfect car. However, new kid on the block I Want a Car has hit the …

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If In Doubt, Make A List

OK, it’s a new year and, with Spring approaching (eventually), you will be in the market for a change of car. It doesn’t matter how much you like your car, there comes a point when you get that automotive itch that just has to be scratched. The search begins for …

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If Only Car Buying Was Easier…

When the time comes to buy a new or used car these days it is the internet that most folk will turn to. All main dealers and independent traders should by now fully have a presence online. The sellers are out there ready to serve up your dream car – …

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A Budget Car Surprise

It’s a fact that nobody really makes bad cars anymore. Certainly there are quite a few so-so ones but, by and large, we motorist have never had it so good. Our motoring history is of course littered with great cars but were they really that reliable or that good? Nevertheless …

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Second Hand Car Bargains

Second Hand Ford Mondeo

We’ve all done it, bought a car we thought was our dream car, only to find it then spends half the following year on a ramp slowly adding up fees until the garage has charged you so much you’d have been better off cycling everywhere! Sometimes, you expect these things, …

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Don’t Be Fooled By Used Car Scams

When it comes to buying a used car the purchaser cannot take any chances. Taking advice from friends or tips from the wrong people can tempt used car buyers into believing some of the popular and common misconceptions. Amazingly many used car buyers keep falling for the same old tricks …

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