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All you need to know about buying new - from car configurators to test drives and what happens at the dealership.

  • Black Friday car deals 2021

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021: find new car deals and car lease deals now.

    Best of 4 days ago

  • Buying a used EV: what happens when the battery dies?

    Rory Reid buys the cheapest EV on Auto Trader to find out if used electric cars are a credible option for modern car buyers.

    Feature 1 week ago

  • Petrol prices, the Autumn Budget and what it means for you

    Fuel prices are through the roof so let’s take a look at what’s going on and what the Autumn Budget means for drivers.

    News 1 month ago

  • What is a Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)?

    The last thing a dealer does before you accept your new car is to inspect it. But what is included? And what happens if it reveals any problems?

    Advice 5 months ago

  • 9 signs you need to buy a new car

    Car troubles and frequent breakdowns can be a signal that it’s time to buy a new car. Find out about some common signs that indicate it’s time to...

    Advice 7 months ago

  • Arranging a test drive in 2021

    Your guide to arranging a test drive for new and used cars on Auto Trader.

    Advice 7 months ago

  • VED tax bands explained

    Find out how VED tax bands work, how much tax you’ll pay for a new or used car, and the easiest ways to pay.

    Advice 7 months ago

  • Extended car warranties explained

    When the new-car warranty on your car expires, you have several options if you want to continue with cover.

    Advice 1 year ago

  • PCP vs PCH: Which is right for me?

    When it comes to making monthly payments for a vehicle, the most popular options are PCP and PCH (car leasing). Here, we look at the details of each...

    Guide 1 year ago

  • Living with a... Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer

    Does the MPV still offer enough for the modern family? Erin Baker finds out in Auto Trader's long-term review of the Citroen Grand C4 SpaceTourer

    Long-term review 1 year ago

  • EVA scheme explained

    Auto Trader ads now display the EVA logo for certified dealers. Find out what that means for you.

    Feature 1 year ago

  • 10 best deals under £40,000

    Dealerships are open and it’s a buyer’s market as they cut prices to clear stock left standing by lockdown – here’s what you can snap up for £40K or...

    News 1 year ago

  • 10 best deals under £30,000

    Dealerships are open and eager to shift stock, making it a great time for bargain hunters – here are the 10 best deals for £30,000

    News 1 year ago

  • 10 best deals under £20,000

    We’ve been scouring Auto Trader for the best deals on new cars for £20,000 or less – here are 10 of the best we found!

    News 1 year ago

  • Customer Collection and Home Delivery available

    Arrange for your new car to be delivered to your home or pick it up from the dealership at a time that suits you! Learn more about your options when...

    Feature 1 year ago

  • Public transport distancing

    Our recent survey found the British public are more likely to consider buying a car once lockdown lifts, but where should you start?

    News 1 year ago

  • Car tax changes due in April 2020

    Car tax is changing and new car buyers stand to pay more from April 2020. Find out what's changing, and why.

    News 1 year ago

  • Best cars released in 2019

    The best cars of 2019 reviewed. Find the best reviewed 19 and 69 plates on Auto Trader, including our 2019 award winners.

    Best of 2 years ago

  • Mandatory speed limiters on UK cars from 2022

    All new vehicles sold in Europe – including the UK – will be fitted with a mandatory speed limiter from 2022 to keep cars within the UK speed limits...

    News 2 years ago

  • Best seven-seater cars 2019

    There are plenty of great seven-seat cars available, with loads of room for everyone, that are also practical, fun to drive, and comfortable. Here...

    Best of 2 years ago

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