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Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Sports cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most exciting sports cars – BMW M4, Ford Mustang and Porsche Boxster – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Small SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most popular small SUVs – Hyundai Tucson, Nissan Qashqai and Renault Kadjar – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Hybrid cars

This week, Vicki, Erin and Rachael are testing three of the most popular hybrid cars, based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Small hatchbacks

This week, Vicki, Erin and Rachael are testing three of the most popular small hatchbacks, based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
The REV Test: Vicki Butler-Henderson, Rachael Hogg, Erin Baker Feature 7 months ago

The REV Test: Small sports cars

This week, Vicki, Erin and Rachael are testing three of the most popular small sports cars, based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Long-term Review 11 months ago

Living with a... Mazda MX-5 RF

Rachael Hogg has spent six months living with the UK's most popular convertible, to see how well it can cope with the challenges of everyday life.
Best Of 4 months ago

Best family cars

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and family cars should too. There are so many options, so which are best?
Feature 10 months ago

What's it like to drive a police car?

Skoda has been making emergency service vehicles for more than 100 years, and decided to let a few journalists loose in its cars – with the ‘blues and twos’ going of course.
Advice 2 years ago

Which body style is right for me?

From SUV to MPV, and from hatchback to saloon, the car market is full of choices. But, which is the right one for you? Our film will explain all.
Feature 4 days ago

The REV Test: How to buy a car. Online vs supermarket vs boutique

Buying a car is a big thing to do; it's likely to be the second biggest purchase you'll ever make. So if you're a bit baffled by the whole process, don't know where to start, or just want a bit more information on the different places you can buy a car, this week's REV Test is for you.
Feature 6 days ago

Christmas gifts for car lovers

The best Christmas gifts for all the car lovers in your life, even your Land Rover-loving pooch. Don't leave it until the last minute, or yule be sorry.
Black Friday Car Deals 2018 Best Of 2 weeks ago

Black Friday car deals 2018

Black Friday may be over, but we still have exclusive car deals on Auto Trader, the official #1 site to buy and sell cars.
Feature 2 weeks ago

Jason Fox Car Confessions

Presenter, author and former Royal Marine Jason Fox joins Reggie Yates in a Land Rover Defender. On the road, they talk about Jason’s time in the Special Forces and his experience of PTSD.
Feature 2 weeks ago

The REV Test: Car buttons

This week’s REV Test is all about the buttons – how they work, what they do, and how they can help you while you’re driving.
Feature 3 weeks ago

The REV Test: Vans

The REV Removals team are in town, and they’re helping Erin move house (genuinely), while testing three SWB vans: the Ford Transit, Vauxhall Vivaro and VW Transporter.
Skoda Kodiaq Best Of 10 months ago

Best SUVs

Fancy joining the SUV party? We’ve rounded up a list of some of our favourite Sports Utility Vehicles currently on sale.
Seat Alhambra Best Of 1 month ago

Best seven-seater cars

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.
Best Of 1 month ago

Best electric cars

Electric cars are becoming more mainstream, with prices coming down and mileage range going up, making them a realistic proposition for more and more people. These are our favourites.
Feature 1 month 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.
Best small cars Best Of 1 month ago

Best small cars

Small cars are some of the most popular on offer, and it's easy to see why. Here are the best of them.
Advice 1 month 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.
Best Of 1 month ago

Best hybrid cars

Hybrid cars give you the best of both worlds: some zero-emission driving, as well as greater range for longer journeys. Here is our pick of the best.
Feature 1 month ago

The REV Test: Dog-friendly cars

Our three experienced motoring journos, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV), are back. This week they're testing three dog-friendly cars. But which one will be perfect for your pooch?
How to drive in the winter Advice 1 month 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.
Rolls-Royce Ghost News 1 month ago

The best cars for Halloween

From the best car for trick-or-treaters to the ideal set of wheels for a Transylvanian road trip, here are the cars that will let you make the most of Halloween.
Hyundai Tucson - The Walking Dead Feature 1 month ago

Halloween: The scariest cars on TV

The square-eyed petrolheads on Auto Trader’s editorial team are celebrating Halloween with this list of TV cars that have scared them at some point in their lives.
Feature 1 month ago

The REV Test: Pick-up trucks

Our three experienced motoring journos, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV), are back. This week they're testing three of the most popular pick-ups. Which one is best for you?
Feature 1 month ago

The REV Test: First cars

Our three experienced motoring journos, Rachael, Erin and Vicki Butler-Henderson (REV), are back. This week they're testing three of the most popular first cars. Which one is best for you?
Best Of 2 years ago

The best cars for dogs

As our TV advert shows, it's not an easy job to find a car that can carry a dog. Happily, though, help is at hand, as our experts pick five models that are just the job
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Best 4x4 cars

Once upon a time, only farmers would consider a four-wheel drive vehicle, but now, there are four-wheel drive versions of pretty much every type of car. These are our favourites.
Long-term Review 2 months ago

Living with a… Volkswagen Amarok

Can a pick-up truck really replace an SUV as an everyday car, rather than a company workhorse? We’re driving one for six months to find out.
Kia Picanto Best Of 10 months ago

Best first cars

There may be a few things to think about when you’re looking to buy your first car, but there are loads of options out there on cars that cover all the bases. Here are our top picks.
Renault logo Feature 3 months ago

The range explained… Renault

Can’t tell a Clio from a Captur, or a Zoe from a Twizy? Don’t worry, we’ve got everything you need to know about Renault and its cars.
Feature 3 months ago

Self-driving cars: how good is the technology?

Although the various levels of autonomous driving are now well-established, and the technology is well on its way, legislation still needs to be sorted out before you'll see a fully driverless car on the roads.
Best Of 4 months ago

Best car gadgets; now and in the future

Everyone loves a gadget, and car manufacturers are constantly falling over themselves to satisfy buyers demands. We take a look at the cleverest - and wackiest - gimmicks on offer.
BMW iDrive Best Of 4 months ago

The best infotainment systems

Modern cars contain a lot of technology to make your life easier. Here are the information and entertainment systems we reckon are the best.
Best Of 4 months ago

Car audio: the coolest sound systems

Want the best possible sound in your car? Then check out some of these tie-ups between carmakers and manufacturers of high-end audio equipment.
Feature 5 months ago

The REV Test: Small estate cars

While it seems like everyone wants to be driving an SUV these days, the humble estate car still definitely has its place on UK roads. For starters, it's perfect for camping, as this week's REV Test shows.
Toyota GT86 Best Of 5 months ago

The cheapest sports cars

Maximum fun for minimum cash? Here’s our guide to the cheapest, new sporty cars you can get.
Best Of 5 months ago

Best seven-seater SUVs

Seven-seat SUVs are are good MPV-alternative for those with a big family, and they're also more stylish than your average people-mover. Here's our rundown of the best choices out there...
Best Of 5 months ago

Footballer's Cars: World Cup 2018

Does Raheem drive a Rover Sterling? Does Jordan Pickford have a Ford Pickup? Find out here as we give you the lowdown on the cars of the current England football team.
Best Of 5 months ago

Best small SUVs

People love small SUVs due to their stylish looks and compact dimensions. Here, we pick out the best of the smallest SUV offerings out there.
Best Of 5 months ago

Best Dashcams

A dashcam could quickly and easily prove your innocence in an accident, saving you endless grief. Here are our top picks
Best Of 5 months ago

Concept cars: our favourites

Concept cars are often weird and wacky creations, so what are they actually for? We explain, and we pick out our favourites from down the years.
Best Of 5 months ago

Most reliable cars

We all want our cars to be reliable, so while there are never any guarantees, which cars give you the best chance of avoiding problems?
Best Of 5 months ago

Cheapest electric cars

Electric motoring can be expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be. Here, we pick out the most affordable electric car options for people who have both an environmental conscience and a limited budget.
Feature 5 months ago

The REV Test: Electric cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular electric cars – BMW i3s, Renault Zoe, Kia Soul EV – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Advice 5 months ago

Cars with Apple CarPlay

If you’re looking to buy your next car, you might want to know if it has Apple CarPlay connectivity available. Many cars across all budgets now come with Apple CarPlay.
MGB GT Feature 5 months ago

Best cars for Father's Day

If you’re feeling super generous, or just fancy having a chat about ‘the good old days’, how about our pick of the best cars for Father’s Day? There’s a few classics in there, a few proper dad cars, and a couple of newer options too.
Feature 6 months 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.
Advice 6 months ago

Learner drivers allowed on the motorway

From Monday 4 June 2018, learner drivers will be allowed to drive on the motorway with an approved driving instructor, in a dual control car. We also offer our top tips on how to drive more safely on the motorway, whatever your driving experience.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Luxury SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular luxury SUVs – Audi Q5, Range Rover Velar, and Mercedes-Benz GLE – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Feature 6 months ago

The REV Test: Seven-seater cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three of the most practical seven-seaters – Ford S-Max, Peugeot 5008 and Citroen Grand C4 Picasso/SpaceTourer – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Volkswagen Golf Best Of 7 months ago

The safest cars on sale

Is safety your number one priority when looking for a new car? Then these are the ones to check out.
Feature 7 months ago

The range explained... Volkswagen

Don't know your Polo from your Passat, or the difference between a Tiguan and a T-Roc? Have no fear, here's our guide to every car sold by the world's biggest car manufacturer.
Long-term Review 10 months ago

Living with a… Kia Sportage

Phill Tromans jumps into the SUV lifestyle with Kia's mid-sized Sportage. He doesn't have kids, but he does have a lot of stuff to ferry about.
Cheapest cars to insure for young drivers Best Of 7 months ago

Cheapest cars to insure for young drivers

If you’re a young driver, there aren’t many ways you can reduce your astronomical insurance bills. However, your choice of car is one weapon you do have at your disposal. Here are the new cars that will suit you best on that score.
Long-term Review 7 months ago

Living with a... Seat Ibiza

Rachael Hogg and Pete Tullin have spent six months with Seat's popular little car. How has it fitted into both of their lifestyles?
Most expensive cars Best Of 8 months ago

Most expensive cars

You can buy all sorts of cars on Auto Trader, but if you're one of those lucky few who have bottomless pockets, just how crazy could you go? Well, wonder no more...
Living with a Honda Civic Long-term Review 8 months ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: final report

Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop has spent the last six months with Honda’s small family car, to see if it could deal with the needs of his small family. Here’s how it got on…
Long-term Review 9 months ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: fifth report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is currently finding out...
2016 Honda Civic Long-term Review 10 months ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: fourth report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is currently finding out...
Best hatchbacks Best Of 10 months ago

Best hatchbacks

UK car buyers buy more hatchbacks than any other type of car, and there are dozens upon dozens of models to choose from. Here, we pick out what we see as the best ones for a variety of different purposes and budgets.
2016 Honda Civic Long-term Review 11 months ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: third report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Well, Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is about to find out...
Long-term Review 1 year ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: second report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Well, Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is about to find out...

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