Buying a car

Not sure what to look for when you're buying your next car? Need a little help with finance, MOTs and paperwork? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

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Buying a car

Opting out of your company car – what are your options?

Every year, the government has increased the Benefit in Kind rates for company cars, which means that they are no longer the cheap perk they used...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
5 min read
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Buying a car

Leasing vs PCP – which is right for you?

Personal Contract Plans (PCP) and leasing (also known as contract hire) are very similar forms of finance in which they are both ideal for car buyers...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
5 min read
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Buying a car

Sell or part exchange your car at CarShop!

If you’re looking to free up a bit of cash and pass on your motor to the next lucky driver, then why not sell your car...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
1 min read
Should I buy a petrol car in 2019?
Buying a car

Should I buy a petrol car in 2019?

Although diesel has dominated the headlines recently, the recent revelations in tax, pollution and electric vehicles have got a lot of people wondering: Should you buy a...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
4 min read
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Buying a car

Tips on buying a used car - the used car checklist

Buying a used car is becoming more commonplace in the UK, and although it can save you a bob or two compared with buying a brand...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
6 min read
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Buying a car

Should I buy a new or used car?

When you’re deciding on a new car, it can be difficult to choose whether you want to buy a new or a used car, and a...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
6 min read
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Buying a car

Car finance options

In a forest of finance options, mega deals and valuation promises, how can you decide which is the best way to buy your car?...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
5 min read
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Buying a car

What is a HPI check?

Every one of our 9,000+ vehicles in stock across the country has undergone a HPI check to ensure that you, our customers, are getting a fantastic...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
1 min read
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Buying a car

Alloy Wheels Explained

Alloy wheels have become the norm on the vast majority of modern cars, with steel wheels typically available on base and/or lower spec trims. Whilst alloy wheels come...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
3 min read
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Buying a car

Car Engine Names Explained

dCi? TDi? Ecoboost? What do these engine names mean? And are they petrol or diesel? Let us take you through the various engine names you’ll come across, during...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
3 min read
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Buying a car

What is a V5C?

Every car that is registered in the UK will have a V5C registration document, although you may have heard it called a “logbook.”...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Buying a car

Top tips on test driving a used car

After weeks of online research you’re down to a short list of suitable cars and dealers. Now you’re ready for that next step, the test drive....

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
3 min read