Car Buying Tips & Advice

Used cars under £6,000 - where to find them and what to look for

You can get a lot of used car for £6,000 on the secondhand market - we show you how

Child car seat laws explained

Recent changes to child seat laws have left many parents confused. Our in-depth investigation sheds some much-needed light on the subject.

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Hazard perception test tips: how to pass

The hazard perception test has been around since 2002, but it still daunts a lot of people. Our guide explains all.

Car recalls: Should I worry?

Manufacturer safety recalls can affect thousands of cars, but are they a cause for concern?

How cameras are making cars safer

From reversing cameras to night-vision systems, modern cars often come with a host of cameras to help keep you safe. We explain all.

A guide to ESC (electronic stability control)

Electronic stability control, or ESC, has been making driving safer for some years now. Read on to find out how it works.

Should your next car be four-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or front-wheel drive?

Which wheels are powered by a car’s engine can seriously change the way it drives; our guide explains all.

Cruise control explained

Not sure how cruise control or its younger, more advanced brother ‘adaptive’ cruise control work? Our guide gives you the lowdown.

Car problems: your questions answered

Buying, owning and selling cars should be painless. When it isn't, we step in. Read our most recent cases here

Car warranty: what you need to know

Whether you’re buying new or used, a car warranty provides peace of mind; our guide tells you all you need to know.

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