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Britain’s most popular new cars revealed

Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta has cemented its reputation as the UK’s favourite car, taking the No 1 spot for the 10th consecutive year. However, final year figures for 2018 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that total registrations were down 6.8% to 2.37 million cars, reflecting 12 …

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Watch the new Vauxhall Corsa GSi – on the limit

Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Find out what happened when top precision driver Paul Swift was given the keys to Vauxhall’s new Corsa GSi and access to a closed test track… Naturally, Paul pushed the 148bhp pocket rocket – with VXR sports suspension and grippy Michelin rubber – to the limit.

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Savvy Brits planning to buy more used cars

Used car lot

Two in five UK adults are planning to change their car within the next two years and most are likely to buy a second-hand vehicle, according to new research. Sainsbury’s Bank Car Insurance found that the average amount they plan to spend is £14,070 and men spend almost £5,000 more …

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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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Top 10 best-selling cars of 2017

Ford Fiesta

New car registrations in the UK hit 2.54 million in 2017 –  a 5.6% fall compared to 2016 – according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) A 17.1% drop in diesel sales is believed to be the main cause, along with a general …

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Ford Fiesta review

Ford Fiesta Titanium

Replacing the UK’s most popular car for the past eight years with a new model is a very big deal. Ford has just done exactly that with the latest Fiesta, and the $64,000 question is whether the new car is good enough to stay at the top? At first glance …

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Road tax hikes for most new car buyers

Cost of motoring

Seven out of 10 drivers are set to pay more tax under new VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) rules which come into force on April 1. According to research by HonestJohn.co.uk, the majority of new car buyers will lose out, adding more than £500 to the long-term running costs of Britain’s …

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Revealed: Britain’s bestselling cars of 2015

New cars

UK new car registrations hit an all-time record in 2015, according to the latest trade industry figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said 2.63 million cars were sold in 2015, up 6.3% on 2014 – beating the previous record of 2.58 million set in 2003. “Buyers took …

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Fiesta tops car history timeline

White Ford Fiesta

Ford’s bestseller is an almost constant feature as Brits reveal the cars they will buy in their lifetime. The study for car finance experts Zuto found that at all stages of our life – from the moment we pass our test to when we hit retirement – the Ford Fiesta …

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Skoda Fabia review

Skoda Fabia

The new Skoda Fabia just made choosing a new small car even more tricky – it’s funky too… Originally launched in 1999, the Fabia has proved itself to be a popular, well-built, reliable small car. Now in its third generation, it looks like it’s going to sell in even bigger …

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