The latest car advice from our team

Advice 2 months ago

Top tips to stay safe online

Buying a vehicle can be a safe and straightforward process, as long as you take these few simple steps to protect yourself when buying online.
Advice 2 months ago

When is the best time of year to buy a car?

The cost of a car is rarely final, and there are bargains to be had if you’re prepared to negotiate or wait for a deal. But when is the best time to shop for your next car?
How to drive in the winter Advice 2 months ago

How to drive in the winter

Snow. Ice. Rain. Cold. None of these make for much fun while driving, but these tips will help keep you safe during the winter months.
Advice 3 months ago

How to prepare your car for winter

There are a few simple ways to get your car ready for the colder months, from carrying extra bits and bobs in the boot, to checking your tyres. Here are all our top tips to get you through winter.
Advice 4 months ago

How to buy a car at an Independent Dealer

We know that some potential buyers are put off by the image of independents, but that’s not fair, as Vicki Butler-Henderson found when she visited the award-winning AZ Autos in Hertfordshire.
Advice 4 months ago

Should I buy a car with outstanding finance?

With more and more cars being bought on finance, it’s possible the car you’re looking to buy might have finance owing on it. What can you do in that situation?
How to buy a car at a Car Supermarket with Vicki Butler-Henderson Advice 4 months ago

How to buy a car at a Car Supermarket

We know some people are put off by the concept of buying a car from a supermarket. So, to show you what to expect, we’ve gone with Vicki Butler-Henderson to Motorpoint in Peterborough.
Advice 4 months ago

How to buy a car at a Franchised Dealer

If you want to buy a brand new car, the only outlet you can go to is a franchised dealer. Each one represents a manufacturer, and will also sell you used cars, as well as offering part-exchange and finance on the same site.
Advice 5 months ago

What’s a Category S or Category N car?

Category C and D cars are changing to Category S and N cars from 1 October 2017. Just because a car has been 'written off', it doesn't necessarily mean you should reject buying it.
Advice 8 months ago

How can I sell a car with outstanding finance?

More and more buyers are using finance schemes to buy new and used cars, but what happens when you need to get rid of the car before you've finished paying off the full amount?
Advice 9 months ago

How to choose and fit a baby car seat

We’ve teamed up with the experts at Joie to look at what to consider when you choose a seat, and even more importantly, how you should fit them.
Advice 9 months ago

What is a crossover car?

You may have heard how well SUVs and crossover cars are selling, but wondered what they are. Let us help...
Advice 10 months ago

What is Isofix in a car?

Isofix is an international standard for fixing child car seats in place using a pair of metal mounts attached directly to the car’s chassis. How does it work?
Advice 10 months ago

How to spec the 2016 Toyota C-HR SUV

If you're looking to buy a Toyota C-HR SUV, we offer our expert guide to picking the best engine, colour and trim level, to get the most out of your new car.