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How to reduce your car’s running costs

Credit cards can save you money

Keeping a car on the road can cost drivers thousands each year, so along with safety and reliability, running costs are often a top consideration for many when choosing a car. We’ve teamed up with Warranty Direct to put together a guide to the most expensive outgoings that come with …

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Top 10 most reliable popular hatchbacks

Volkswagen Polo

The evergreen Volkswagen Polo is crowned the most reliable of the bestselling hatchbacks. Despite being the sixth most popular hatch of 2017, it was No 1 for dependability, spending just 1.46 hours off the road for repairs, which cost an average of just £184. The data comes from car warranty …

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Motorway driving: essential tips


Whether it’s safety, etiquette, fuel economy or dealing with bad habits and breakdowns, driving on a motorway is a daunting prospect for many motorists. We’ve teamed up with Simon Acker of Warranty Direct to create some top tips to help you navigate problems and stay safe on motorways. Safety, discipline …

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Out-of-warranty? Cars with most claims…

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Land Rovers, Jaguars and Vauxhalls are the brands with the most claims after manufacturer warranties have expired. Axle and suspension faults are the most common claims on four-year-old vehicles, according to the latest research from Warranty Direct. Cars of this age were picked because the majority of manufacturers offer three-year …

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Top 10 most reliable student cars

Peugeot 107

The little Peugeot 107 is revealed as the most dependable and cost-effective vehicle for students As students pack up their belongings and head off to university, Warranty Direct has named the Top 10 most affordable runabouts which are least likely to break down, or eat into the student loan with …

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Top 10 reliable used ‘eco’ cars

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic

Looking for a reliable, economical second-hand car that won’t cost the earth? The Ford Fiesta ECOnetic should definitely be on your shortlist… Research by Warranty Direct has highlighted the used cars aged three years or older which offer the best combination of reliability and economy. Warranty Direct analysed its 50,000 …

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Britain’s most reliable cars

Honda Civic

Honda is the most reliable used car manufacturer in the UK for the ninth consecutive year, according to research by What Car? and Warranty Direct. The Japanese manufacturer topped the annual survey of 37 manufacturers, which analyses 50,000 live Warranty Direct policies on cars aged three to eight years old. …

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Europe most (and least) reliable cars

Vauxhall Agila

British and French brands produce Europe’s most reliable cars, according to the latest research. Vauxhall topped the Warranty Direct’s Reliability Index table with its tiny Agila – the most reliable European-badged car on the road. French manufacturers, Peugeot and Citroen completed the top three, with their similarly small 107 and …

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2015 What Car? Car of the Year

Skoda Fabia

Skoda Fabia wins prestigious What Car? Car of the Year award, plus get all the category winners. The victorious Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI 90 SE model’s engine was praised by the channel of judges for its punchy and flexible performance with impressive efficiency credentials. The Fabia also beat its main …

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