Car buying advice

Buying a car? Join our live Twitter Q&A

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.

New laws give car buyers extra protection

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.

How will the new VED rules affect my new car purchase?

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.

Your guide to VED (Vehicle Excise Duty)

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).

How can I get more money for my part-exchange?

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.

Motoring wishlist: the new cars you’ll want in 2015

Sizzling sports cars, saloons, superminis or SUVs – whatever your preferred shape of car, 2015 promises to be a belter. This article by Jennings Ford Direct looks at some highlights (sponsored post)

Part-exchange prices: Why is my car’s value so low?

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?

What is a deposit contribution?

What is the difference between a £2,000 discount and a £2,000 deposit contribution on a new or used car? Well, maybe you should #AskTCE.

Why don’t I get a discount for cash?

It used to be that your best way to get a discount on a car was to roll up to the dealer with cash in hand, but not any more. What changed?

I bought a car and now I’ve changed my mind

Buyer’s Remorse is common in the car industry. You've bought a car, and now you've changed your mind or run into problems. What can you do?

Paying cash for a car – What are your options?

Most people buy a car on finance, but what if you don't want to? Paying cash at a dealership is not necessarily as easy as it sounds.

Part exchange or sell, which should I choose?

Choosing how to sell your car can be a tough decision. But which road should you go down - do you part exchange or do you sell elsewhere? (sponsored post).

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