Car ownership

Advice on every aspect of running your car, from saving money on your insurance to preparing it for winter

Advice 1 year ago

How much should I pay for an MOT test?

The government sets the maximum price for an MOT, but there are plenty of places offering it for less. What should you pay and where can you book your car in?
Advice 1 year ago

Why does my car need an MOT test?

For anyone with a car that's more than three-years-old, the annual MOT test is a fact of motoring life. Perhaps you're wondering why your car needs one, perhaps you think about it a lot, or perhaps it's never crossed your mind until now. But we have all the answers.
Advice 11 months ago

How to prepare your car for winter

There are a few simple ways to get your car ready for the colder months, from carrying extra bits and bobs in the boot, to checking your tyres. Here are all our top tips to get you through winter.
Honda Civic ice driving Kemi Finland Advice 6 months ago

How to drive in the winter

Snow. Ice. Rain. Cold. None of these make for much fun while driving, but these tips will help keep you safe during the winter months.
Advice 4 months 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

How do car insurance groups work?

A car’s insurance group determines how much cover is likely to cost. Experts from Compare The Market explain how the ratings are calculated.
Citroen C3 Aircross Long-term Review 3 months ago

Living with a… Citroen C3 Aircross

Senior road tester Phill Tromans swaps a hatchback for a small SUV, and spends six months with Citroen's funky-looking family car.
Advice 1 year ago

Tips and advice for new drivers

It's a super exciting time when you pass your driving test, but you do need to sort out car insurance! You needn’t pay a fortune though, if you follow these tips from the experts at comparethemarket.com.
Advice 1 year ago

How to SORN a car

If you’re looking to declare your car off the road, we explain how to make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) with the DVLA.
Advice 1 year ago

What is AdBlue?

Whatever car you drive, you might have seen AdBlue at a fuel station and wondered what on earth it is, and whether you need it… here’s all you need to know.
Advice 2 years ago

How to choose and fit a baby car seat

We’ve teamed up with the experts at Joie to look at what to consider when you choose a seat, and even more importantly, how you should fit them.

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