The latest car advice from our team

Advice 1 day ago

How does the number plate system work?

2020 number plates arrive in March, but what should you be looking for? We explain how number plates show what year your car is, where your car is from, and how to get a personalised plate.
Advice 4 months ago

Car tax bands explained

Find which car tax band your car is in. Learn how much road tax you'll pay on new and used cars, as well as classic cars
MOT the tests explained Advice 4 months ago

Complete guide to MOT tests

MOT tests explained. What they are, how much they cost, how to pass an MOT test and what to do if you fail.
Advice 8 months ago

How to drive your car abroad

Millions take their cars abroad each year for holidays, but how much do you know about the laws of the road in the country you're driving?
Advice 10 months ago

Meeting a potential buyer

There’s no need to be nervous when meeting a potential buyer for your car. Just follow our top tips on making appointments, arranging test drives and more.
Advice 10 months ago

How to safely sell your car

Watch our three top tips to help ensure you stay safe when you’re selling a used car and read more information below.
Advice 10 months ago

Selling a car: receiving payment

Once you’ve negotiated and agreed a price, it’s time to receive a payment. This article covers the different types of payment, and advice on how to securely transfer funds.
Advice 10 months ago

Why sell your car with Auto Trader

Are you thinking of selling your car? You could place an advert on Auto Trader in just three simple steps. Watch our video below to find out more.
Advice 10 months ago

Getting your car ready to sell

Sell your car quickly and for the best price by getting it ready for sale. This guide covers everything you'll need to do before selling your car
Advice 10 months ago

Advertising your car

Creating a new advert on Auto Trader? Check out these top tips on how to create an effective and eye-catching advert.
Honda Civic ice driving Kemi Finland Advice 10 months ago

How to drive in the winter

Snow. Ice. Rain. Cold. None of these make for much fun while driving, but these tips will help keep you safe during the winter months.
Advice 11 months ago

Driving in Italy

Stay legal and safe when enjoying Italy’s beautiful roads. Our guide to driving in Italy includes the documents you’ll need, Italian road etiquette and more.
Advice 1 year ago

Cars with Apple CarPlay

If you’re looking to buy your next car, you might want to know if it has Apple CarPlay connectivity available. Many cars across all budgets now come with Apple CarPlay.
Advice 1 year ago

How to find the right car, at the right price

Understanding if a car is priced fairly is one of the biggest challenges when buying a used car. With hundreds of similar cars for sale, comparing them all can be time-consuming. That’s why we’ve made some big changes to our adverts on Auto Trader, to help you find the right car for you.