The latest car reviews, news and advice from our team

Long-term Review 5 months ago

Living with a... Ford Fiesta

You probably know what we're going to say... the Ford Fiesta is the UK's best-selling car ever. 'But why?' you ask. Digital content editor Rachael Hogg is spending six months with one to find out.
Audi TT Coupe Review 5 months ago

Audi TT Coupe (2019 - ) review

This TT is a revised version of the sports car launched in 2014. Its rivals include the Porsche Cayman and the BMW 2 Series.
Lexus ES Review 6 months ago

Lexus ES 300h saloon (2019 - ) review

The Lexus ES is a Japanese alternative to the German saloons that dominate the executive car class. It has plenty going for it, so at long last, Lexus has a genuine contender for your cash.
2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N Review 6 months ago

Hyundai i30 Fastback N (2019 - ) review

If you’re looking for a hot hatch, that’s not quite a hatch, but still delivers on fun, power, practicality and driver engagement, take a look at the Hyundai i30 Fastback N.
Long-term Review 6 months ago

Living with a… Dacia Logan MCV

There are some cheap cars out there on the new car market, but what’s the cheapest one a family can get away with as its only car? Auto Trader’s Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop reckons that honour falls to the Dacia Logan MCV. Over the next six months, he’ll see if he’s right.
Best Of 6 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.
Advice 6 months ago

What are LED and xenon car lights?

Many modern cars come with xenon or LED lights, and, in some cases, both. But what are they and how do car headlights work?
Nissan Invisible to Visible CES 2019 Best Of 6 months ago

Coolest car technology from CES 2019

From walking cars to huge developments in autonomous cars, and even a riderless bike, here’s all the coolest car and bike technology from the 2019 CES.
Advice 6 months ago

Car tax bands explained

It seems like the UK government change the rules on car tax bands every year. The rules changed again on April 1 2018, and there has been another increase in April 2019, so here’s our guide on what you have to pay.
Review 6 months ago

Kia Sportage SUV (2018 - ) review

Facelifted and updated in 2018, the Sportage is a mid-sized SUV originally released in 2014. It’s a rival to cars like the Seat Ateca and Nissan Qashqai.
2017 Skoda Karoq Long-term Review 6 months ago

Living with a… Skoda Karoq

The Skoda Yeti was one of the most popular compact SUVs of its era, and its replacement, the Karoq, has lots going for it, too. Auto Trader’s Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is spending six months with one to try to figure out the reason behind the immense popularity of the SUV.
BMW i8 Roadster Review 6 months ago

BMW i8 Roadster convertible (2018 - ) review

The i8 Roadster is the convertible version of the i8 Coupe. As a high-end, drop-top hybrid sports car, it doesn’t really have any direct rivals, although alternatives include Honda's NSX and Audi's R8.
Guide 6 months ago

Car leasing and PCH (Personal Contract Hire)

Is PCH (Personal Contract Hire) right for you? In this blog, Auto Trader explore how PCH works, what you’ll pay and how, how PCH and PCP compare, and answer your FAQs.
Ford Fiesta ST Best Of 6 months ago

Auto Trader's best cars of 2018

It’s been a busy year for Auto Trader’s team of road testers, but which of 2018’s new cars impressed them the most? Let’s find out…
Best Of 6 months ago

Best cars for delivering Christmas presents

Driving home for Christmas? Lots of gifts to take with you for family and friends? See what we rate as the best cars for delivering your Christmas presents…
2018 MG 3 Review 6 months ago

MG 3 hatchback (2018 - ) review

The MG 3 is a stylish-looking supermini which handles well, and is very affordable. However, there may be one or two big compromises to make if you’re thinking about buying one.