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Revealed: UK’s Top 10 used cars

Used car lot

Sales of second-hand cars are rocketing in the UK, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The amount of used cars changing hands more than doubled in the last few months. Year on year, the market grew 108.6% in the second quarter …

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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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Volkswagen Golf GTE review

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Looking for a swift, practical car that’s kinder to the environment, but not quite ready to go fully electric? You could do a lot worse than the all-new Volkswagen Golf GTE – the all-new “performance” plug-in hybrid version of the iconic hatchback. Despite having a smaller engine than the GTI …

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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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Suzuki Swace review

Suzuki Swace review

Who would have thought there would come a day when buying a Suzuki is a patriotic choice? Yet, that is exactly the case if you choose the new Swace estate. The Swace is the second example of the new collaboration between Suzuki and Toyota. The first was the impressive Across …

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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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Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen is hedging its bets with the all-new C4 – a distinctive family car that’s a cross between a hatchback and a crossover. Not only is it available with conventional petrol and diesel engines, but there’s also a pure electric version. Badged the e-C4, it has a useful 217-mile range …

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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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