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Cost of living crisis is fuelling booming used car market

Used car lot

New research has highlighted the No 1 reason why more people choose used cars over factory-fresh models. A poll commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman found that more than half of respondents (58%) said that their primary motivation would be to save money. This is particularly pertinent at a time when …

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Advice for buyers of brand new 72-registration cars

Kia Sportage - 72-registration

Every March 1 and September 1 in the UK the date identifier on new car number plates changes. So, this September the current ’22’ plate (eg AB22 CDE) will change to ’72’ (eg AB72 CDE). Traditionally, more new cars were sold in March and September than the rest of the …

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Most motorists took advantage of the MOT extension


More than half of car owners who had an MOT due between 30th March and 31st July 2020 chose to use the six-month extension to delay their vehicle’s test beyond the expiry date on their existing certificate. According to a YouGov poll commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman, 56% took advantage …

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