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Choosing a car

Help on how to choose your next car; what things to consider and what options are worth choosing

Advice 1 month 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

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 1 month 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 1 month 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.
Best Of 4 months ago

Top 5 best SUVs

These SUVs have enough style, space and versatility to tempt any car-buyer...
Top 5 Best Saloons Best Of 4 months ago

Top 5 best Saloons

Saloons are still a very popular choice in the new car market. Here are our top picks...
Top 5 Best MPVs Best Of 4 months ago

Top 5 best MPVs

The best MPVs are super versatile, but don't skimp on style or excitement...
Top 5 best  hot hatches Best Of 5 months ago

Top 5 best Hot Hatches

With the sheer amount of excellent models on offer, hot hatch buyers have never had it so good. But, which models are most worthy of your consideration? Find out here...
Feature 5 months ago

Best first cars for under £2,000

Don't think that you'll have a limited choice when you buy your first car. On the contrary, with a budget of £2,000, you can have pretty much whatever sort of car you fancy
Advice 1 year ago

How do car insurance groups work?

A car’s insurance group determines how much cover is likely to cost. Experts from comparethemarket.com explain how the ratings are calculated

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