The latest car advice from our team

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.
Advice 3 years ago

Do I need a vehicle history check?

With a third of all used cars having something to hide, finding out about the history of a potential purchase could be vitally important.
Advice 3 years ago

How do I test drive a used car?

Test driving a used car is very different to testing a new car. Of course, you need to check that the car meets your needs, but you also need to check that it is in decent condition.
Advice 3 years ago

Why you should sell 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