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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.

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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.

How to quickly and effectively demist your car windscreen

Winter is coming, which means demisting your car windscreen in the mornings. Want to know how to clear your windows a little bit quicker? We have a few tips…

Car finance: the early upgrade myth

Have you had a call from the car dealer with the "good news" that you are eligible for an early upgrade on your PCP? It may be good news for the dealer, but not necessarily for you.

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.

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.

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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.

Expert News

Mercedes-Benz unveils second-generation GLA

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

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.

Vauxhall Insignia updated for 2020

Vauxhall has revealed the first look at its facelifted Vauxhall Insignia, which is now only available in a liftback body style.

Updated Jaguar F-Type arrives with dramatic new look

Jaguar has revealed its new-look Jaguar F-Type coupe and convertible, bringing a striking new look to its sports car after six years...

Audi unveils all-electric e-tron Sportback

Audi has revealed its latest all-electric vehicle – the e-tron Sportback – at the Los Angeles motor show this week.

Tesla unveils ‘futuristic’ Cybertruck electric pick-up truck

Tesla has unveiled its first pickup truck – the Cybertruck – in an event that created headlines for a failed test of its supposedly shatterproof windows.

What can we expect from the Fiat-Peugeot merger?

By creating the fourth-largest car group in the world, the proposed merger between FCA and PSA will see a new powerhouse in the automotive industry.

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.

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.

To the Batmobile!

Halloween! The spookiest time of the year, a time for pumpkins, monsters and BATS! Today, we take a look at the Dark Knight’s famous car, the Batmobile.

The best used estate cars for under £20,000

A decent estate car can be just as practical as an SUV, but is usually more fun to drive. We’ve picked out some of the best used car options for under £20k.

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.