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Award-winning, independent and impartial advice on buying, financing, owning and running a car. Here are our latest articles.

Car insurance prices hit two-year high

The cost of car insurance has hit a two-year high, according to newly-published figures, following an average £41 increase over the last 12 months.

Calls made for zero tolerance on drink-driving

Calls are being made for a zero-tolerance policy towards drink-driving as a recent study confirmed that alcohol-related deaths are on the rise in the UK.

How to handle a dispute with a car dealer

We regularly get readers asking for advice on how to resolve their dispute with a car dealer. So let's look at the steps you should take to get your problem sorted.

Christmas bargains for clever car buyers

As another year winds down, many car dealers are getting nervous. if you're in the market to buy, you could get a great new car deal this Christmas.

Understanding your credit history and credit score

If you've watched TV lately, you'll have seen loads of ads talking about your credit score. But what is a credit score, and how important is it really?

How to avoid car sickness

Car sickness is a common problem for many of us. We've put together this list of tips for keeping a queasy stomach under control on a road trip.

Expert Ratings

We analyse and aggregate dozens of media reviews for each new car into an overall Expert Rating. Here are the latest cars we've rated.

Mercedes-Benz GLE

The Mercedes-Benz GLE has received generally good media reviews, although its overall Expert Rating score lags some way behind the class-leading Volvo XC90.

Vauxhall Insignia

The Vauxhall Insignia has an identical score to the Ford Mondeo, according to our Expert Rating aggregator, but it still lags behind the best in its class.

Volkswagen Passat

The Volkswagen Passat range has received generally positive media reviews, with particular praise for its refinement, comfort and space.

Ford Mondeo

The Ford Mondeo has received praise for its comfort and refinement. However, it has been criticised for its interior quality and infotainment systems.

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

The Mitsubishi Shogun Sport has received generally poor media reviews and is currently the the lowest-rated car analysed by our Expert Ratings aggregator.

Toyota C-HR

The Toyota C-HR has received broadly positive media reviews, with our aggregated Expert Rating putting it near the top of the heap in a competitive market.

Dacia Logan MCV

The Dacia Logan has received generally positive media reviews, with praise for its value for money and load space but criticism for a lack of refinement.

Fiat Panda

Despite its poor safety record, the Fiat Panda continues to receive mostly positive media reviews, although the scores have tended to decline over time.

Jaguar XF

The Jaguar XF is a large executive saloon and estate model, and is currently the largest saloon in the Jaguar range after...

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Expert News

New car launches and updates, as well as the latest news from across the automotive industry

Bentley Mulsanne bows out with final ‘6.75 Edition’

The Bentley Mulsanne and its long-lived 6.75-litre V8 engine will bid farewell to the world with a limited-edition '6.75 Edition' model.

MG 3 range bolstered with Exclusive Nav trim

MG has introduced a new Exclusive Nav grade to its MG 3 line-up in a bid to enhance the model’s appeal.

Positive end to negative year for new car sales

Some good results for new car sales in December will have brought some Christmas cheer to the car industry at the end of another year of falling sales.

New Peugeot 2008 specs and prices revealed

Peugeot has announced pricing and specifications for its new 2008 and e-2008 SUVs, with the first cars set to arrive in April 2020.

Mercedes-Benz unveils second-generation GLA

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its latest GLA — the second generation of the A-Class-based crossover model.

Election nerves keep customers away from showrooms in November

Private new car sales were down by 6% in November compared to the same month last year, with the general election predictably causing havoc for retailers.

Expert Reviews

Looking at a shiny new car? Don't sign on the dotted line until you've read The Car Expert review

Vauxhall Corsa review

The new Corsa is by far the most impressive new Vauxhall we’ve driven for a while. It looks good, performs well on the road and is efficient.

Audi A1 S line Competition test drive

The go-faster Audi A1 S line Competition is an appealing hot-hatch prospect – if you can stomach the £25,000 price tag.

Land Rover Discovery Sport review

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been given a comprehensive update, covering almost every aspect of the car. Has it fixed the problems of the original model?

2020 Volkswagen Golf test drive

The outgoing Volkswagen Golf was still a near-class-leading model after seven years on sale, but the new 2020 model is a big leap forward again.

Mazda 3 saloon SkyActiv-X review

The Mazda 3 saloon is attractive but sales are unlikely to rival its hatchback sibling. The Skyactiv-X petrol engine, however, is a very clever bit of kit.

Vauxhall Astra test drive

With new engines and more equipment, Vauxhall has done an impressive job with the mid-life refresh for the Astra and made it into a more appealing package.

Porsche Panamera GTS test drive

For a sports car that can do it all, the Porsche Panamera GTS might just be the one to go for – as long as you’re willing to stump up its steep price.

Maserati Levante GranLusso test drive

The Maserati Levante may not match its rivals for interior quality, but few will notice its smaller foibles against its sleek design and alluring exhaust note.

Renault Zoe test drive

The second-generation Renault Zoe is a smart-looking EV with a delightfully punchy motor that makes it more fun to drive than any petrol or diesel rival.

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