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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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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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SEAT Leon review

SEAT Leon review

The all-new SEAT Leon may not be quite as high profile as its VW Group cousins, the Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3 and Skoda Octavia, but if you’re in the market for a new family hatchback, it’s definitely worth a test drive. Not only is it the best Leon yet, it’s …

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Audi A3 Sportback review

Audi A3 Sportback

The all-new A3 is an important model for Audi because it’s one of the premium manufacturer’s best-selling models in Europe. It’s also up against some strong rivals – especially the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Available as a hatchback (Sportback) or saloon, Audi says the fourth generation A3 (the …

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Volkswagen Golf review

Volkswagen Golf review

We road test the all-new Volkswagen Golf – arguably the most significant launch of 2020 in terms of sales… After 45 years and more than 35 million examples built, the eighth generation VW Golf is the latest incarnation of a legend. Taking on the likes of the Ford Focus, Seat …

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