The latest car advice from our team

Advice 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 1 year ago

How to spot a flood-damaged car

Floods have caused chaos in recent years, and it's possible 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 2 years ago

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

Our research has shown 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

How to use Auto Trader’s Owner Reviews

Looked at alongside Auto Trader’s Expert Reviews, our collection 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 2 years 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.
How to charge an electric car Advice 2 years ago

How to charge an electric car

Possibly the greatest barrier to someone considering an electric car or plug-in hybrid is charging. How easy is it? Where can you do it? How can you do it? And, how long does it take? These are just the kind of questions we answer in our video.