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How to understand a PCP car finance quote

Thousands of people look at a PCP car finance quote and are hopelessly confused by all the different numbers. Cut through the confusion with this guide.

Five-star safety for latest BMWs

The latest BMW 1 Series and 3 Series models have been awarded five-star safety ratings by Euro NCAP, while the Peugeot 208 and Jeep Cherokee scored four stars.

Could more electric cars lead to an 80mph motorway speed limit?

It's been suggested that the speed limit on some motorways and dual carriageways could be raised to 80mph as more motorists buy electric vehicles.

Are you driving on illegal tyres?

Four million cars could be being driven on the road with illegal tyres that are bald or damaged, according to new research published this week.

How often should you replace your car battery?

Few of us pay much attention to our car battery. One of the most important parts of any modern vehicle, the battery manages a range of tasks.

Cash no longer king for parking

Just one in nine UK drivers are still choosing to pay for parking with cash, with card and contactless payments the preferred choice for UK motorists.

Most common reason for failing the new driving test revealed

New data has revealed the most common reasons for failing the new driving test.

Expert Ratings

We analyse all the top UK new car reviews and aggregate them into an overall Expert Rating. Here are the latest cars we've rated.

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...

Suzuki Ignis

The Suzuki Ignis has received mostly positive media reviews. However, it was also rated "Don't Buy" by Which? due to its poor three-star safety rating.

Mazda CX-3

The Mazda CX-3 has earned generally positive reviews from the UK motoring media, with an overall Expert Rating that is one of the highest in its class.

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Nissan Juke test drive

The second generation Nissan Juke is a big improvement on the original, but it also has to face a much tougher list of rivals this time around.

Kia XCeed review

The Kia XCeed looks impressive and rides well. But the question is whether it offers enough that is different to a standard Ceed to justify the higher price.

Ford Mondeo Hybrid Estate test drive

The Ford Mondeo Hybrid isn't one of the company's finest creations. The gearbox cripples the driving experience, while fuel economy isn’t that impressive.

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe test drive

BMW has nailed the luxury coupe-turned-saloon formula with the 8 Series Gran Coupe. It near-matches the style of the two-door car with more usable space.

McLaren GT test drive

The McLaren GT isn't as sharp as other models in the range but only feels slightly more comfortable – and in out-and-out sumptuousness, it’s trumped by rivals.

Volvo XC90 review

If you want a big SUV that is elegantly handsome, supremely comfortable and able to handle any job with effortless ease, the Volvo XC90 is the best in town.

Expert News

British start-up to provide electric powertrains for classic cars

A new electric vehicle firm has set up shop in Silverstone, where it will build all-electric conversions of some of history’s most iconic classic cars.

Ford breathes new life into S-Max and Galaxy models

Ford has announced a series of updates to its S-Max and Galaxy models, bolstering the appeal of the family-friendly seven-seaters.

Britain’s best-selling cars – September 2019

March and September usually bring big shifts to the new car registration results, and last month was no different. We take a look at the ten best sellers.

All-electric Polestar 2 pricing confirmed

Prices for the upcoming all-electric Polestar 2 have been confirmed ahead of the car entering production early next year.

Vauxhall Corsa tops the sales charts in September

New car registrations showed a small increase in September, with the Vauxhall Corsa dethroning the Ford Fiesta from the top of the sales charts.

Updated Toyota C-HR gets new hybrid engine and more equipment

The Toyota C-HR has been given a revamp, adding a new hybrid drivetrain alongside a sharper exterior design and more interior equipment.

Maserati planning electrification, new sports cars and another SUV

Maserati has a wave of plans for upcoming models, with the firm set to enter the electrification game — while also introducing a new sports car and SUV.

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?

Mazda MX-5 – 30 years old and still a world favourite

We take a look at a true Japanese success story – which version of the desirable Mazda MX-5 sports car would you buy?

How does the British number plate system work?

Many people find the British number plate system bewildering. The Car Expert explains how it all works and what all the letters and numbers really mean.

Is my deposit refundable?

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.

Insight – Ford GT Mk II ‘faster than race car’

The Ford GT Mk II is a track-only version of the road car, designed to unlock the performance denied to the race GT by regulations.

The car industry needs to be more honest when selling car finance

A story on BBC News has highlighted the public's lack of understanding when it comes to PCP car finance, as well as the futility of debating it on social media.