Car buying advice

The electric car is finally here, but is it worth it?

The electric car is finally starting to hit the road, but how does it compare with a regular hybrid, and what's a plug-in hybrid? The Car Expert explains.

Downsizing your car – things to consider

“I’m downsizing my car” is a phrase that car dealers hear a lot from buyers.  People often get to a stage where they are considering a smaller car than they currently have, for a variety of reasons.  Often it’s empty-nesters who no longer need to take the kids to school, footy practice, swimming lessons, camping holidays and so on. Other times it’s for reasons of economy – “My current car costs me...

Fuel Economy – petrol or diesel?

One of the most common questions UK car buyers ask is "Should I buy a Petrol or Diesel car?" Well, there's no easy answer, and fuel economy is only part of it.

Depreciation – Why do new cars lose so much money?

Cars lose money the moment you drive them away from the showroom, but why? The Car Expert gives you a crash course in new car depreciation.

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