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City Cars Under £7,000

If you regularly find yourself driving through busy city streets, either for work or leisure, finding the right car that suits your needs and budget can be a challenging task. When it comes to city driving, having the right car can make all the difference. With tight streets, limited parking and…
Written by Natalie | 2.30 min read

What's My Car's Value?

The value of your car relies on various factors, and whether you opt for a dealership evaluation or an online appraisal, they all take into account the same key elements. If you're seeking a quick estimate, using our online car valuation tool would be a great choice. You can do so by clicking…
Written by Jordan | 2 min read

How to Prevent Your Car from Overheating

As the summer heat has just begun, we need to protect our cars' health along with our skin. Cars require that extra care, or we could experience an overheated engine, which could damage your vehicle. There are several reasons why your car can get heated up, and here are a few checks that will…
Written by Vineetha | 2.8 min read

How to Refinance a Car

If you have a car on finance, whether it’s a Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) or a Leasing agreement and you’re concerned about your expenses, it’s worth considering that there may be a way to decrease your monthly payments before your agreement concludes, all while keeping your…
Written by Lucrezia | 2.30 min

Does Car Finance Affect Your Mortgage?

We all know that feeling when a new car day is almost upon us. Regardless of how you came about owning your current vehicle, whether it was leased, or financed, or you drive an old car and have enough money saved for something newer; we all get excited when we are about to upgrade our car. But…
Written by Jordan | 2 min read

What Happens if You Crash a Financed Car?

Car finance has become very common in recent days. People prefer to finance a car rather than paying a lump sum and owning it. There are in fact different types of options available when funding the purchase of a vehicle on finance. The type of finance you choose will determine whether you own the…
Written by Vineetha | 4.4 min read

Leasing vs PCP: Everything You Need to Know

Like everything in the modern world, we are all spoilt for choice. If you can't afford to buy your new vehicle upfront, for instance, there are still several options available to you, with the most popular services being leasing or car finance. But what is the difference? Let's find out…
Written by Jordan | 8 minute read

Top 5 PCP Car Finance Myths Debunked

Over time car finance has become a very popular way for people in the UK to fund their car purchases. There are different car finance options that we’ve discussed on our blog, however; today we’ll deep dive into debunking some myths surrounding one of these options, Personal Contract…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

An Overview of EV Batteries

Electric Vehicles (EV) Batteries have gained a lot of popularity in recent times, with people switching to electric cars and contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gases and pollution. EV batteries are the heart of an electric vehicle, as without them, your car wouldn't function. As they…
Written by Vineetha | 5.5 min read

Welcoming the All-new CUPRA Formentor VZN

CUPRA has now launched a new-limited edition VZN model to its Formentor family. The VZN is based on the high-performance 2.0 TSI 310PS DSG-auto 4Drive variant and offers better design, performance, and high-quality comfort upgrades. Exterior: The exterior of the brand-new CUPRA Formentor is…
Written by Vineetha | 2.7 min read

How to Avoid Pothole Damage

Potholes can be a frustrating and costly menace on the roads. These road hazards can cause discomfort during your drive and inflict significant damage to your vehicle, potentially leading to accidents. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimise the risk of pothole damage. In this blog…
Written by Lucrezia | 2.45 min read

Top Must-Have Car Gadgets

Back in the day, car gadgets were limited to navigation compasses. However, with the rapid advancement of technology, we now have hundreds of car gadgets to choose from. These car gadgets serve various purposes, including enhancing safety, providing entertainment, and indulging your car. We have…
Written by Vineetha | 5.6 min read

Driving Disqualification: Everything You Need to Know

Driving is a privilege that comes with great responsibility. However, there are instances when people engage in irresponsible behaviour on the road, jeopardizing their safety and the safety of others The legal system may step in and impose a driving disqualification in such cases. In this blog post,…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

Self-Driving Cars: Everything You Need to Know

Self-driving cars are also known as driverless or autonomous cars. One of the main functions of these vehicles is that they don’t require human input to work. Self-driving cars come with various sensors, including cameras, radar, and lidar technology that help generate detailed maps of the…
Written by Vineetha | 7.6 min read

Electric Cars Must Pay VED from 2025

From 2025, electric car owners in the UK will start paying an annual vehicle excise duty (VED) fee. The VED policy has sparked concern about its possible impact on people considering transitioning to electric cars, thus impeding efforts to combat climate change. In this blog post, we will delve into…
Written by Lois | 2 min read

Tyres FAQs: Everything You Need To Know

As we are offering a free tyre and wheel check for the whole month of May, we wanted to cover some of the most common questions about tyres, the most important things to remember and where to find all the tyre information you need.  How Often Should You Check Your Tyres? It's recommended to…
Written by Lois | 4.2 min read

How to Check If Your Tyres Need Changing

Car tyres are an essential component of any vehicle and play a vital role in ensuring the safety and performance of your car. That is why checking your car tyres is crucial to maintaining their optimal condition as well as avoiding potential accidents. But let’s look below at the reasons why…
Written by Lucrezia | 3.30 min read

Essential Tyres Checks to Do Before Going on Holiday

With summer approaching, it's important to be mindful of a few things before you head off on your holiday. One of the most important things is to conduct a tyre check, as they are the most important component of your vehicle. And if your tyres are not in good condition, it can get quite…
Written by Vineetha | 4.8 min read