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An Announcement From Perrys Preston

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news happening at Perrys Preston! We’ve embarked on a renovation journey to bring you exciting new showrooms for Perrys Preston MG and Perrys Preston Kia. These will provide the best surrounding for you to experience our wide range of models. …
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read
17-Jul-2023

Winter Tyres - Are They Worth the Investment?

What are Winter Tyres? Winter tyres are designed to offer maximum traction and grip in cold conditions. They consist of a softer compound with deeper grooves and narrow cuts. These features help disperse the water and snow by allowing the rubber to flex, improving contact with the road surface. The…
Written by Lois | 3 min read
14-Jul-2023

Car Paint Types: Everything You Need to Know

Do you love your car but wish it stood out a little more? With a unique car paint job, you will surely achieve this. Most people often choose the basic car paint that comes with their vehicle, but choosing a unique colour or finish can make your car stand out even more as it’s like having your…
Written by Vineetha | 2 min read
14-Jul-2023

How to Choose the Right Car Tyres for Your Vehicle

Like many car parts where one size DOES NOT fit all, car tyres are no different; in fact, several variables need to be taken into consideration when choosing the right ones for your vehicle. We have collated a series of questions that our customers have been asking in order to provide you with an…
Written by Lucrezia | 4.30 min
12-Jul-2023

What New Car Technology Can You Use During Your Driving Test?

Since the 1950s, films have enormously speculated about what the means of transport would look like in the future. Fast forward to 2022, when this article is being written, and what was once fiction, has turned into reality as regards car features. Car technology has advanced at a speedy pace; in…
Written by Lucrezia | 6 min read
12-Jul-2023

Top Tips on How to Keep Your Van Safe

When you need to rely on your van to do your daily job, keeping it  and its contents as safe as possible is essential. Your van holds a lot of value, not only for the vehicle itself  but also for the equipment you store inside of it. If your van gets damaged or stolen, you can make a claim…
Written by Lois | 4.30 min read
12-Jul-2023

Top 5 Best Cars for Towing

Kia Sorento     The Kia Sorento is a practical and spacious car ideal for towing. The 17” alloy wheels and the 2.2-litre Diesel engine give the car power to tow a heavyweight trailer or caravan smoothly. Every model has four-wheel drive, giving the car extra sure-footedness in the…
Written by Faith | 3 min read
12-Jul-2023

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
07-Jul-2023

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
03-Jul-2023

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
28-Jun-2023

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
27-Jun-2023

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
26-Jun-2023

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
26-Jun-2023

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
22-Jun-2023

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
22-Jun-2023

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
12-Jun-2023

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
08-Jun-2023

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
02-Jun-2023