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Are you a dipstick when it comes to cars?

Car maintenance

Nearly half of adults are baffled by their cars and have no idea where to put the screen wash, how to pop the bonnet – or even what size engine is under it. A study of 2,000 drivers found 44 per cent find cars ‘confusing’, with three in 10 unaware …

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Revealed: Britain’s best new cars

Skoda Octavia

The all-new Skoda Octavia has been crowned Car of the Year at the prestigious Auto Express New Car Awards. The popular hatchback also scooped two category wins (Compact Family Car of the Year and Estate Car of the Year), while Ford, Renault and Mercedes-Benz also won big. Auto Express’ team …

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UK’s Top 10 most popular new cars

The Ford Fiesta was toppled from its traditional top spot as Britain’s best-selling new car by the Volkswagen Golf during February, according to the latest official figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported that 3,457 Golfs were registered compared to 3,123 Fiestas. In all, 79,594 new cars …

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Top tips for running in a new car

CANTERBURY SUZUKI DEALERSHIP

Buying a new car is an exciting experience, but there are a few things to bear in mind as you drive your pride and joy away from the showroom. IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, has these tips for running in a new car… Allow the …

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Cheapest UK city to buy a new car revealed

Postcode lottery car buying

New research suggests that there’s as postcode lottery when it comes to buying a new car with a difference of as much as £7,000 between cities  in the UK. Car accessory firm Ixplor decided to find out how prices changed throughout the country for two popular models – the Volkswagen …

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Expert used car buying advice

Used car lot

New year, new car? If you’re thinking about changing your car in 2019, we have some top tips to guide you through the process. Follow this advice from Tim Shallcross, IAM RoadSmart’s head of technical policy, and you’ll be able to tell a trustworthy bargain from a troublesome money pit… …

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Top features motorists want in a car

Hyundai Kona gizmos

New research has revealed that most in-demand options motorists would like in their next car. Air conditioning, parking sensors, electric windows and sat nav are among the Top 20 favourites in the list, according to the study by Hyundai. Air conditioning Parking sensors Electric windows Sat nav Spacious boot Digital …

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True total cost of motoring revealed

Car finance cost

The average UK motorist is spending £162 per month on running their car, or almost £2,000 per year, before they even take into account the cost of the vehicle itself, reveals new research from Kwik Fit. While many drivers buying a new or used car do so on finance and …

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Revealed: the time it takes to choose a new car

New 18 plate car

UK drivers spend some 42 hours deciding on their next car – and around a third of that time is now spent on choosing the right kind of finance, according to new research. The survey from AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, found that despite advances such as online …

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Revealed: the best new car interiors

Rolls-Royce Ghost interior

New research has found that interior design, quality and comfort are major priorities for motorists when choosing a new car. Comfort and refinement lead the way, with well over half (56%) of those polled stating that a relaxing and quiet driving environment is crucial, according to the What Car? survey. …

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