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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

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
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Buying a car, Driving tips and features

How to prepare your car for part-exchange

A lot of potential car buyers part-exchange their current vehicle to help lower the cost of buying their next car....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
3 min read
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Buying a car

What is VAP insurance?

These days many people want to protect their investment and ensure that in the event their vehicle is an insurance write-off they don’t have to worry...

CarShop
CarShop
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Buying a car

Plate retention process – what you need to know

If you have a personalised number plate, the chances are that you’d like to keep it when you change your car. And the good news is,...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Buying a car

Car buying jargon buster

At CarShop, our advisors are trained not to use jargon and give nothing but the best advice. However, with so much information to take in when...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
7 min read
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Buying a car

Manual or automatic: Which gearbox is right for me?

Manual and automatic gearboxes have their own set of advantages and disadvantages depending on how you like to drive. If you understand the difference between manual and automatic...

CarShop
CarShop
2 min read
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Buying a car

What paperwork do I need when selling a car?

Once we’ve agreed on a part exchange price for your car or a figure to buy your car at CarShop we’ll need the following documents from...

CarShop
CarShop
1 min read
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Buying a car

What happens after you’ve sold a car?

There are a couple of things you need to do after you’ve sold your car to us, we’ve outlined your next steps in this blog to...

CarShop
CarShop
1 min read
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Buying a car

How much can I put on finance?

If you decide to buy a car on finance, you may be asked by the dealer how much deposit you’d like to put in. A deposit is...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read
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Buying a car

Should I buy a car on finance?

If you are considering buying a car on finance, there are a couple of things you need to consider before filling out any forms…...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read
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Buying a car

Buying a car on finance explained

If you have decided to buy a car on finance, there are a few things you need to consider before taking the plunge…...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read