Tips and advice

25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 3
Tips and advice
17 Sep 2020

25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 3

Read our guide and become a safer, smoother and more efficient driver
25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 6
Tips and advice
17 Sep 2020

25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 6

Read our guide and become a safer, smoother and more efficient driver
25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 5
Tips and advice
17 Sep 2020

25 tips that will make you a better driver - page 5

Read our guide and become a safer, smoother and more efficient driver
Towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid
Tips and Advice
11 Sep 2020

Towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid

Considering an alternative-fuel tow car? Read our guide on towing a caravan or trailer with a hybrid or electric car
Company-car tax explained
Tips and Advice
10 Sep 2020

Company-car tax explained

We explain about company cars and how company-car tax affects you
Car warranty: what you need to know
Tips and advice
10 Sep 2020

Car warranty: what you need to know

Whether you’re buying a new or used car, a decent warranty is essential to protect your purchase. Our guide explains how they work
Guide to UK car registration plates
Tips and Advice
7 Sep 2020

Guide to UK car registration plates

Introduced in September 2001, we explain the UK’s current number plate system
Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000
Ford Focus hatchback
4 Sep 2020

Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I need a spacious family hatchback that’s economical. What do you recommend for a budget of £6,000?”
Dartford Crossing toll changes and Dart Charge
Tips and advice
3 Sep 2020

Dartford Crossing toll changes and Dart Charge

Find out when and how to pay the Dartford toll, save money and avoid fines
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and Advice
28 Aug 2020

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

We explain how to recognise average speed cameras and how they record speeding motorists
How to buy or transfer a personalised number plate
Tips and advice
28 Aug 2020

How to buy or transfer a personalised number plate

Treasured, cherished or vanity – whatever they’re called, personalised number plates are big business. We explain all you need to know
Best car seat protector to buy in 2020
Best car seat protector
Tips and Advice
28 Aug 2020

Best car seat protector to buy in 2020

Stained cloth car seats can reduce a vehicle’s resale value, so why not apply an upholstery protector?
Engine size explained
Tips and Advice
24 Aug 2020

Engine size explained

Understanding engine size and what it means when choosing a new car
Top 3 used premium MPVs for £18,000
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer MPV
21 Aug 2020

Top 3 used premium MPVs for £18,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I’m looking to buy a used family MPV with a premium badge. What can I get for £18,000?”
Best used cars under £5,000
Tips and advice
20 Aug 2020

Best used cars under £5,000

We show you some of the most tempting best used cars for £5,000 or less
Best speed-camera locators to buy 2020
Tips and Advice
19 Aug 2020

Best speed-camera locators to buy 2020

Speed cameras are located at troublesome hotspots, so warnings can keep you safe and help protect you from points and fines
Best signal-blocking Faraday bags for car keys in 2020
Tips and Advice
18 Aug 2020

Best signal-blocking Faraday bags for car keys in 2020

Specially lined Faraday wallets can help prevent your car from being stolen
What is the fastest car in the world?
Tips and Advice
18 Aug 2020

What is the fastest car in the world?

We look at some of the world’s fastest cars and explain how they’re so quick
Best used cars under £3,000
Ford
17 Aug 2020

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
UK road tax rules for 2020 explained
Tips and Advice
17 Aug 2020

UK road tax rules for 2020 explained

We explain how the current Vehicle Excise Duty system works, and what it means for UK motorists
Engine management light: top 5 causes of amber engine warning light
Car ownership
14 Aug 2020

Engine management light: top 5 causes of amber engine warning light

Has your amber engine warning light blinked into life on your dashboard? Don’t worry, there’s no need to panic!
Driving in Europe after Brexit
Tips and Advice
13 Aug 2020

Driving in Europe after Brexit

The UK has left the EU but how does Brexit affect the rules for driving abroad?
How to prepare your car for holidays
Tips and Advice
13 Aug 2020

How to prepare your car for holidays

If you’re driving on holiday, it’s worth ensuring you’re properly prepared to make best use of your time away
Cat D cars, Cat C & insurance write-offs: complete guide
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2020

Cat D cars, Cat C & insurance write-offs: complete guide

We explain the pros and cons of buying an insurance written-off car
Speed awareness course: all you need to know
Tips and Advice
10 Aug 2020

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
Top 3 used small sporty SUVs for £16,000
SEAT Arona SUV
7 Aug 2020

Top 3 used small sporty SUVs for £16,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I want a small SUV that’s quick off the mark, what do you recommend for a budget of £16,000?”
Driving abroad: what you need to know
Tips and Advice
6 Aug 2020

Driving abroad: what you need to know

Driving abroad – in Europe, America, Australia or elsewhere – poses challenges. Here’s our traveller's guide to avoiding trouble
car hire
SEAT Arona
5 Aug 2020

car hire

Looking to hire a car overseas? Our handy guide makes it easy
Top 3 used luxury SUVs for £45,000
Audi Q7 SUV
24 Jul 2020

Top 3 used luxury SUVs for £45,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I’ve got a budget of £45,000 for a nearly new, large luxury SUV. What do you recommend?”
Driving in Spain: top tips
Tips and Advice
22 Jul 2020

Driving in Spain: top tips

If you take your own car or hire a car in Spain, you’ll need to understand Spanish driving laws
Driving in France: top tips
Citroen 15 Six 1950 on the Col du Granier France (1992)
Tips and Advice
21 Jul 2020

Driving in France: top tips

Whether you plan to ski, sunbathe or sightsee when you reach your destination, our handy guide will help you drive safely in France
Best alloy wheel cleaners to buy in 2020
Tips and Advice
21 Jul 2020

Best alloy wheel cleaners to buy in 2020

The best products to make light work of keeping your wheels clean
What to do if you misfuel your car
Tips and Advice
21 Jul 2020

What to do if you misfuel your car

It's a more common mistake than you think, but what do you need to do if you put petrol in your diesel car?
Best eight-seater cars 2020
Tips and Advice
17 Jul 2020

Best eight-seater cars 2020

If a seven-seat MPV or SUV just doesn’t cut it and you need an eight-seater, take a look at our top 10 list for the best options
Ford EcoBoost engines: what are they and should you buy one?
2020 Ford Puma - front tracking
Ford Focus hatchback
14 Jul 2020

Ford EcoBoost engines: what are they and should you buy one?

Everything you need to know about Ford’s high efficiency EcoBoost engine technology
Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Tips and Advice
14 Jul 2020

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

With the UK’s charging infrastructure growing at a rapid rate, here’s what you need to know about charging stations