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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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Ford Fiesta is top of the pops for used cars too

Ford Fiesta

New research has revealed that the Ford Fiesta isn’t just the best-selling new car in the UK – it also heads the list of favourite used cars over the last three years. According to a study into secondhand buying trends by AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, the Fiesta …

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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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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

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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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