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Advice 2 days ago

What is a crossover car?

You may have heard how well SUVs and crossover cars are selling, but wondered what they are. Let us help...
Advice 3 weeks ago

What is Isofix in a car?

Isofix is an international standard for fixing child car seats in place using a pair of metal mounts attached directly to the car’s chassis. How does it work?
Advice 1 month ago

How to spec the 2016 Toyota C-HR SUV

If you're looking to buy a Toyota C-HR SUV, we offer our expert guide to picking the best engine, colour and trim level, to get the most out of your new car.
Advice 1 month ago

What is Bluetooth in a car?

Most new cars with an infotainment system will have Bluetooth connection capability. Let us explain how it works...
Advice 3 months ago

How to spot a flood-damaged car

Floods have caused chaos in recent years, and it's possible that flood-damaged cars could make it on to the used car market, but following our tips should help you steer clear of a potentially dangerous buy.
Advice 4 months ago

Should I buy a new, nearly new or used car?

Our research has shown that many car buyers don’t worry about whether they want a new or a used car, all they’re concerned with is getting their next car. So, what are the pros and cons of new, nearly new and used cars?
Advice 4 months ago

How can I decide which is the right car for me?

There are plenty of things to consider when you’re deciding which car is right for you – and plenty of cars to consider, whatever your particular list of criteria. We reckon you can start to narrow down your shortlist by thinking of the following things...
Advice 4 months ago

How to use Auto Trader’s Owner Reviews

Looked at alongside Auto Trader’s Expert Reviews and First Drives, our collections of thousands of Owner Reviews will give you the complete picture of what any car you might be interested in is like to live with.
Advice 7 months ago

Which body style is right for me?

From SUV to MPV, and from hatchback to saloon, the car market is full of choices. But, which is the right one for you? Our film will explain all.
Advice 9 months ago

The MOT test - everything you need to know

For anyone with a car of more than three years old, the annual MOT test is a fact of motoring life, but how much do you actually know about it? Our video will tell you all you need to know.