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Do you live in a UK car theft hotspot?

Vehicle crime and car theft

Make sure you take steps to protect your vehicle – especially if you live in London and you drive one of Britain’s most popular cars. Co-op Insurance has carried out a four-year study based on actual claims and nine out of the Top 10 car theft postcodes are located in …

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Ford Puma ST review

Ford Puma ST

A little over a year since its launch, and the Ford Puma compact crossover has become a firm fixture in the Top 10 UK best-selling cars list. Up until now it’s only been available with the excellent 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine in various states of tune, but now there’s the sporty …

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How a bad credit score can cost drivers dear

Used MINIs

Having a poor credit score could end up costing you as much as £8,000 extra when financing one of the UK’s most popular cars, according to new research by Uswitch.com. For instance, the best-selling Ford Fiesta costs £16,645 to buy outright. However, when bought on finance with a four-year repayment …

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Top 10 most scrapped cars in the UK

Ford-Focus-Mk-2

New research from car recycling website Scrap Car Network indicates that Brits scrapped a third more cars in 2020, with the Ford Focus leading the way. Some 10,000 more cars were scrapped in the past two years via the website, and a record 37,000 cars were consigned to car heaven …

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Top 10 most popular learner driver cars

Ford Fiesta

A new study has revealed that the most common car for private driving lessons is the Ford Fiesta. The Fiesta is the car most people insure for learning to drive with learner driver and temporary car insurance specialists, Veygo. Veygo reckons the UK’s best-selling new and used car is “nice …

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Revealed: Britain’s most popular used cars

Ford Fiesta ST

It’s official – the Ford Fiesta remains the UK’s best-selling second-hand car, according to the final figures for 2020 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Overall, the used car market was down 14.9% with 6,752,959 transactions, thanks to the pandemic, making 2020 the lowest performing year …

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UK’s Top 10 best-selling cars in 2020

Ford Fiesta

The automotive industry faced one of its most challenging years in 2020, contending with national lockdowns, plus factory and dealership shutdowns. Despite the pandemic, 1.63 million new cars were registered in the UK, compared with 2.3m in 2019 – a decline of nearly a third (29%), and the lowest total …

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Vauxhall Corsa is top of the pops

Vauxhall Corsa

The all-new Corsa was the best-selling new car in September, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 10,553 new Corsas hit the road in September with the new 70-plate registration – the third month this year the supermini has achieved …

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Britain’s best-selling new cars

Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa was the UK’s best-selling car for the second consecutive month in July. According to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 5,455 were sold – just pipping the Ford Fiesta (5,421). Overall, sales for diesel cars were down 25.9 per cent on …

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Vauxhall Corsa review

Vauxhall Corsa

The Vauxhall Corsa has been a familiar part of the UK motoring scene for 27 years and has consistently been among the biggest-selling cars. More than 2.1 million Corsas have been sold in the UK since then, but it’s always been eclipsed in sales terms by its arch rival, the …

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