The latest car advice from our team

Advice 3 years ago

Should I negotiate when buying a used car?

Dealers want more transparency and trust in the market, so an increasing number of cars are being priced at market value from the outset. However, there may still be times when you need to negotiate.
Advice 3 years ago

How can codes of practice help a car buyer?

If a dealer won’t look favourably on your complaint, but is a member of a trade body, it can be worth talking to that body. They may be able to either help you or act as mediators.
Advice 3 years 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 3 years ago

Tips on selling a used car safely

Watch our short film to go through three top tips that will help ensure that you stay safe when you're selling a used car, and then read our full article below
Advice 3 years ago

How to spot and avoid potential scams

Cybercrime is becoming part and parcel of everyday life, so here we explain the possible problems you may face and how you can protect yourself from the fraudsters
Advice 3 years ago

How to ensure your payment is made safely

No matter whether you're buying or selling, a smooth payment is the best way to end a successful transaction. Here, we explain how to take the risk out of making or receiving a payment using the main options that are available. Whichever method you choose, though, never send money for a vehicle you haven't seen.
Advice 3 years ago

Why you should know who your buyer is

If you're contacted by a company promising to buy your car or claiming to have buyers ready and waiting, beware. These are usually scams, and some even use the Auto Trader name to appear legitimate
Advice 3 years ago

How to attract more interest for your advert

Are you thinking of selling your car? There are a few simple hints and tips to help you sell your car as quickly and easily as possible. Watch our video to find out more.