There are various tricks employed by dodgy traders to try and get around the laws that apply when selling cars, using phrases like "spares or repair only".
If you are buying a second-hand car, there can be considerable confusion as to what to expect in terms of a used car warranty and what your rights are when something goes wrong.
Pre-registered cars are on the increase again. The salesman says it's a great deal on what is basically a 'brand new car', but what's the real story?
After much requesting, here are The Car Expert’s Ten Golden Rules on buying a new or used car. Follow these pearls of wisdom and you are will end up with the right car at the right price.
There are about two million people in the UK who are currently thinking about buying a new or used car of some sort. If you're one of them, what sort of things should you really be considering?
The Motability scheme has helped millions of disabled people across the UK become more mobile. but how does it actually work and who is eligible?
Should you buy or lease a car? We’ve summarised the top reasons for both buying and leasing a car – hopefully it will help you decide what's best for you (sponsored post).
Sales in the used car market have been growing for a number of years, and 2016 is set to be the biggest on record. However, with more cars to choose from, there is inevitably a larger number of bad ones. So how do you avoid buying a lemon?
As another year draws to a close, car dealers start looking at their sales numbers and many of them will be getting quite nervous. If you are in the market to buy a car, you are in a strong position to get a deal on your perfect new set of wheels this Christmas.
Have you bought a new or used car that is faulty or not fit for purpose? Read The Car Expert's comprehensive guide to your consumer rights when rejecting a car.
What is the difference between four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive? What exactly is a 'faux-by-four'? And how good will your SUV really be in the mud and snow?
The introduction of London's new Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) could be brought forward to 2019, which may affect used car buyers right now.
We get a lot of questions from car buyers who have given a car dealer a deposit for a car and now – for whatever reason – want it back. So let's #AskTCE
The Volvo V40 hatchback has been rated as the Safest Used Family Car 2016, in a new initiative aimed at raising the importance of safety for used car buyers.
When it comes to buying a used car, safety ranks well down the list for most buyers. However, a new campaign to change that attitude has been launched in the UK.
I regularly get readers asking for help in resolving their dispute with a car dealer. So let's look at the steps you should take to get your problem sorted.
If you have a start-up business, you probably don't have spare cash to drop on a new car. However, leasing may be a viable option in certain situations.
Have you had a call from the car dealer with the "good news" that you are eligible for an early upgrade on your PCP? It may be good news for the dealer, but not necessarily for you.
The Volkswagen Affair has cast a spotlight on diesel cars and their pollution, and led to calls for diesels to be banned. But what's it really all about?
Do you have questions about buying a car? Stuart from The Car Expert will be hosting a live Twitter Q&A for NatWest this Thursday evening.
From 1 October 2015, the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 gives car buyers extra rights and protection when rejecting a faulty new or used car from a dealership.
New VED (road tax) rules from 2017 will penalise low emissions cars while rewarding the biggest polluters. This guest article explains how the new rules will work.
VED, commonly known as road tax, is an annual levy imposed on most vehicles in the UK. The tax rate payable is based on the vehicle type and its CO2 emissions (sponsored post).
Today's #AskTCE article will help you make sure you get the best price you possibly can when you sell your car, whether it's a part-exchange or a private sale. Tick all of these boxes and you will maximise your car's value.
One of car buyers' biggest complaints is that dealers offer them a pathetic amount of money to part-exchange their car. So why is this?
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