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Tips on buying a used car – your questions answered
All you need to know about buying a second-hand car from dealers and private sellers, what to look for on a test drive, and doing the deal
Test driving a used car? Here’s what to check, from the vehicle’s exterior to the paperwork.
With more and more cars being bought on finance, it’s possible the car you’re looking to buy might have finance owing on it. Here's what you can do in
Erin Baker, Auto Trader's Editorial Director, recently held a live Twitter Q&A on everything from looking after cars in lockdown to turning electric in
What's the difference between new, nearly new and used, and what are the pros and cons of each?
The price of a car is rarely final. You can find the best car deals or dealers willing to negotiate prices in certain months of the year. But you may find
There’s no shortage of ways to pay for a car, but some are more advisable than others.
Learn the difference between Category S and Category N cars, whether you can drive them after they’ve been written off and what you should consider before
Used-car buyers have plenty of choice for places to buy their next used car, and each has its pros and cons. We’ll help you decide where you’ll find your
Just bought a car? Learn more about the V5C form and how you can fulfil your legal obligation of transferring car ownership.
Everyone loves a gadget, and car manufacturers are constantly falling over themselves to satisfy buyers demands. We take a look at the cleverest - and
Our pick of some of the best value used cars you can get for less than £5,000 in 2019.
We know that some potential buyers are put off by the image of independents, but that’s not fair, as Vicki Butler-Henderson found when she visited the
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
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,
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
When you’re researching your next car, don’t just think about what to buy, think about where to buy it as well.
We pick the best first cars for new and young drivers who want a dash of style from their new wheels, along with cheap insurance, affordable running costs,
Don't think you'll have a limited choice when you buy your first car. On the contrary, with a budget of £2,000, you can have pretty much whatever sort
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