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Ben Custard

Ben is one of our content editors, helping to keep our news, reviews and guides updated and accurate. After finishing his Journalism degree in 2017, he wrote for a string of car websites including this one. In January 2019 he joined the team full-time, and won a ‘rising star’ industry award a year later. He’s keen on hot hatches, estate cars and obscure Japanese cars, and usually works remotely with the Gloucestershire countryside as a backdrop.

Best used cars under £3,000
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Best used cars under £3,000

Even a modest budget gives you a huge variety of cars to consider. Here are the best used cars for £3,000 or less
26 Jul 2021
What is a DSG gearbox? Should I buy one?
What is a DSG?
Car buying

What is a DSG gearbox? Should I buy one?

Also called twin-clutch or DCT gearboxes, a DSG automatic gearbox is offered on many cars now. But should you buy one over a manual?
22 Jul 2021
Best hybrid estate cars
Volvo V60 Recharge
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Best hybrid estate cars

If you need space for lots of luggage and quite low running costs, you'll want to check out the best hybrid estate cars on sale now
20 Jul 2021
New Ford Mustang Mach-E GT now available to order
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT driving
Ford

New Ford Mustang Mach-E GT now available to order

Range-topping Ford Mustang Mach-E GT hits 0-62mph in just 3.7 seconds
9 Jul 2021
Best fast estates
Skoda Octavia vRS estate
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Best fast estates

The best cars if you've got a load on your mind and don't want to hang around.
5 Jul 2021
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars
Tesla Model 3 saloon
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The UK's top 10 best-selling cars

Here we analyse the trends in new car buying patterns and give you a run down of the most popular cars in the UK
5 Jul 2021
2021 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron: prices, specs and release date
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron
Audi

2021 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron: prices, specs and release date

Coupe version of Audi Q4 e-tron is on sale now with a range of over 300 miles
5 Jul 2021
Petrol or diesel: should I buy a diesel?
Audi A4 Avant TDI
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Petrol or diesel: should I buy a diesel?

Diesel engines have received bad press recently. We answer the question: should I buy a diesel car?
2 Jul 2021
Volkswagen Tiguan vs Volkswagen ID.4: rivals comparison
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Volkswagen

Volkswagen Tiguan vs Volkswagen ID.4: rivals comparison

The VW Tiguan and ID.4 are two similarly sized SUVs, but one has conventional engines and one’s electric. Which should you buy?
2 Jul 2021
2021 scrappage schemes: the complete guide
Scrappage schemes - Ford Focus
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2021 scrappage schemes: the complete guide

With several manufacturers still offering scrappage and trade-in schemes in 2021, we explain what each one entails
1 Jul 2021
MINI Convertible review
2021 MINI Convertible driving on road
MINI Convertible

MINI Convertible review

"This MINI Convertible is the best yet, delivering the driving fun and style of the hatchback with the added thrill of top-down motoring"
30 Jun 2021
MINI Convertible owner reviews
2021 MINI Convertible driving on road
MINI Convertible

MINI Convertible owner reviews

"This MINI Convertible is the best yet, delivering the driving fun and style of the hatchback with the added thrill of top-down motoring"
30 Jun 2021
Facelifted Citroen C3 Aircross now on sale from £17,320
2021 Citroen C3 Aircross
Citroën C3 Aircross

Facelifted Citroen C3 Aircross now on sale from £17,320

Citroen’s updated crossover stands out thanks to extra SUV styling cues
28 Jun 2021
Best cheap sports cars
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Best cheap sports cars

Sports cars deliver superb thrills, but they don’t have to cost a fortune. We’ve listed the best cheap sports cars that shouldn’t break the bank.
25 Jun 2021
Ex-Motability cars: should you buy one?
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Car buying

Ex-Motability cars: should you buy one?

Some ex-Motability cars can be excellent value, but make sure you do plenty of research before you buy one
25 Jun 2021
Best company cars
Tesla Model 3 saloon
Best cars

Best company cars

There are so many attractive choices these days that picking the best company car can be quite a challenge. We look at the best of today's most popula…
25 Jun 2021
New DS 4 La Premiere now on sale
2021 DS 4 La Premiere - flagship model
DS

New DS 4 La Premiere now on sale

Launch-edition model of the new DS 4 has a price tag of £39,950
24 Jun 2021
New Honda Civic unveiled
2021 Honda Civic Hatchback
Honda Civic

New Honda Civic unveiled

Honda releases first official image of new five-door Honda Civic hatchback
24 Jun 2021
Ford SYNC 4 explained
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford

Ford SYNC 4 explained

Ford’s infotainment system has been overhauled but what is the Ford SYNC 4 system?
23 Jun 2021
Best used cars under £5,000
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Best used cars under £5,000

We show you some of the most tempting used cars for £5,000 or less
23 Jun 2021
Audi Q5 SUV review
Audi Q5 driving
Audi Q5

Audi Q5 SUV review

"The Audi Q5 does many things well in its fight against the BMW X3, Mercedes GLC and Jaguar F-Pace"
23 Jun 2021
Audi Q5 owner reviews
Audi Q5 driving
Audi Q5

Audi Q5 owner reviews

"The Audi Q5 does many things well in its fight against the BMW X3, Mercedes GLC and Jaguar F-Pace"
23 Jun 2021
New Polestar 3 SUV teased
2022 Polestar 3 teaser
Polestar

New Polestar 3 SUV teased

​The Polestar 3 is an electric SUV designed to take on the Volkswagen ID.4 and Audi e-tron
16 Jun 2021
Best used cars
Vauxhall Astra
Family cars

Best used cars

If you’re after a used car, we’ve selected a range of excellent models that hold strong appeal on the secondhand market
14 Jun 2021
Peugeot e-Rifter MPV on sale now from £30,375
Peugeot e-Rifter
Peugeot Rifter

Peugeot e-Rifter MPV on sale now from £30,375

Electric Peugeot Rifter offers 172 miles of range
14 Jun 2021
Best used cars under £10,000
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Best used cars under £10,000

We show you some of the best used cars for £10,000 or less
11 Jun 2021
Best hybrid cars
Toyota Corolla Trek
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Best hybrid cars

Petrol-electric hybrid technology has become so ubiquitous that the cheapest hybrid cars can be had for the same price as a family hatchback
8 Jun 2021
Range-topping Tesla Model S Plaid+ cancelled
2021 Tesla Model S Plaid - front view
Tesla

Range-topping Tesla Model S Plaid+ cancelled

Updated Tesla Model S and Model X ranges are due in 2022 but Plaid+ model will no longer feature
7 Jun 2021
Speed awareness course: all you need to know
Police car - open boot
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Speed awareness course: all you need to know

If you’re caught speeding, you could take a speed awareness course instead of getting points on your licence - our guide explains all
3 Jun 2021
Best 4x4s and SUVs
Peugeot 3008 SUV rear 3/4 tracking
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Best 4x4s and SUVs

The best 4x4s and SUVs can cope with any conditions, have loads of space, look sporty and stylish and make great family cars.
3 Jun 2021
BMW M2 coupe review
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BMW M2 coupe

BMW M2 coupe review

"The BMW M2 has all the virtues of the 2 Series coupe, but with added performance from a fantastic 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine and pumped-up …
3 Jun 2021
What is a catalytic converter?
Catalytic Converter
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What is a catalytic converter?

All new cars have a catalytic converter, but what exactly is it? Carbuyer explains
19 May 2021
New Citroen e-Berlingo: specs and prices released
Citroen e-Berlingo driving
Citroën Berlingo

New Citroen e-Berlingo: specs and prices released

Order books are now open for the Citroen e-Berlingo, with prices starting from £29,575
17 May 2021
Volkswagen Caddy MPV review
Volkswagen Caddy MPV
Volkswagen Caddy

Volkswagen Caddy MPV review

“The latest Volkswagen Caddy MPV provides an awful lot of space and is much more car-like than before”
13 May 2021
Most reliable cars
Volvo XC40 driving
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Most reliable cars

We detail the 10 most reliable cars on sale today, so read on to find out which models you can depend on most.
7 May 2021
Best new cars coming in 2021
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Best new cars coming in 2021

What can you expect to see in showrooms this year? Our guide reveals all
5 May 2021