Buying a new car

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

Advice 3 weeks 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
New cars for 2019 Best Of 3 months ago

Best new cars of 2019

The best cars of 2019 so far reviewed - plus previews of upcoming 2019 releases, 2019 car legislation changes, award winners and more
Skoda Kodiaq Best Of 8 months 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 are our favourites in 2019
Best Of 9 months ago

Best of 2018 at Auto Trader

From the biggest car brands, to the biggest selling models, and everything in between, see what was the most popular on Auto Trader in 2018.
Feature 11 months ago

The REV Test: Small premium SUVs

It seems that everyone is craving a sports utility vehicle right now. Fortunately there are enough to satisfy every appetite, including these three alternatives to the usual BMW, Audi and Mercedes.
Feature 1 year ago

The range explained... Kia

Don't know your Stonic from your Sportage, or your Venga from your Carens? Then let our handy guide inform you about everything from Korean carmaker Kia.
Feature 1 year ago

The REV Test: Budget SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular budget SUVs – Suzuki Vitara S, Dacia Duster, and Jeep Renegade – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Ford Fiesta Feature 1 year ago

Best new car deals

Looking for a new car? Don't get caught paying over the odds. Here's our guide to some of the best deals available.
Advice 1 year ago

Top tips to stay safe online

Buying a vehicle can be a safe and straightforward process, as long as you take these few simple steps to protect yourself when buying online.
Advice 2 years ago

How to buy a car at a Franchised Dealer

If you want to buy a brand new car, the only outlet you can go to is a franchised dealer. Each one represents a manufacturer, and will also sell you used cars, as well as offering part-exchange and finance on the same site.
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 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.
Should I buy a hydrogen car? Advice 3 years ago

Should I buy a hydrogen car?

There’s no secret that hydrogen-powered cars are being developed, but how do they work, what are their pros and cons, and should you consider one as your next car?

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