car dealers

Does the thought of haggling with car dealers petrify you? Is the thought of walking into a car supermarket like your worst nightmare? Have no fear, The Car Expert is here! The Car Expert will help you find the right car at the right price.

Shock – car dealers found to be dodgy!

There was shock and amazement today as a front-page story in a national newspaper accused car dealers of being less than honest with their customers.

Spares or repair – and other dodgy trader tricks

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".

Used car warranty– the law and your rights

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.

Should I buy a pre-registered car?

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?

The ten golden rules for buying a car

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.

Why does buying a car have to be so unfriendly?

If you’ve ever walked into a car showroom, you'll know that buying a car is quite different from shopping in any other retail environment #AskTCE

Christmas bargains for clever car buyers

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.

Rejecting a car – your consumer rights

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.

Personal Contract Purchase: The PCP explained

What is PCP car finance? Here is the most comprehensive guide to the PCP (personal contract purchase) anywhere on the internet.

How to handle a dispute with a car dealer

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.

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?

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.

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