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Top 5 Longest Range Electric Cars

Range is the most crucial aspect to consider when buying an electric vehicle. You need to know that you can reach your destination without the risk of running out of charge.  Depending on the vehicle’s make and model, they will have different battery capacities and a variety of mileage.…
Written by Lois | 5 min read

Part Exchanging Your Van : Everything You Need to Know

What is Part Exchange? Part Exchange is a service that most dealerships offer that involves you trading in your existing vehicle as value towards the cost of the new vehicle you want to purchase.  What is the Process of Part Exchanging Your Van? Your commercial vehicle needs to be seen in…
Written by Lois | 4 min read

6 Essential Things to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Vehicle

Purchasing a van can be a great investment for your business. But with the huge choice of commercial vehicles available, how do you know which CV is the right one for you? Here at Perrys we have put together an article that we hope will help you understand what to watch out for and consider when…
Written by Lucrezia | 6.5 min read

What Are Your Finance Options for a Commercial Vehicle?

There are several ways to fund a van If you are not purchasing it outright. Perrys in fact offers a full suite of financial packages to suit different needs and requirements. This includes: Hire Purchase / Conditional Sale Hire Purchase / Conditional Sale with Balloon Finance Lease Finance Lease…
Written by Lucrezia | 6 min read

What is a Commercial Vehicle?

The term Commercial Vehicle or CV usually refers to a vehicle (either a car or a van) whose primary purpose is to transport materials or goods as opposed to passengers. Usually CVs can carry two or three passengers; however, behind the seating area, they are designed to carry goods or materials and…
Written by Lucrezia | 4.5 min read

Switch to an Electric Car Today with Perrys

We know that switching to an EV may be a difficult decision to make, particularly if you are looking to purchase your first electric car. That is why here at Perrys we want to make this transition as seamless as possible with Perrys Electric. Switching to electric comes with plenty of benefits. They…
Written by Lois | 4.6 min read

Speed Cameras in the UK: Everything You Need to Know

Driving with chatty passengers, loud music, or even being behind the wheel for long hours can all cause distractions that can result in speeding and oftentimes crashes. In these situations, speed cameras come to the rescue, helping to decrease road accidents, catch culprits and improve road safety…
Written by Vineetha | 5 min read

Top 10 Tips to Pass Your Driving Test First Time

We know that taking your practical driving test is a rite of passage as well as a nerve-wracking moment, but once you’ve passed, it will be liberating and give you that sought-after sense of freedom, as well as the possibility of picking your first car. That is why here at Perrys we have put…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min 30

Perrys Presents: Female Ambassador Project

Traditionally, the automotive sector has been a male-dominated industry.  At Perrys, we aspire to make this stereotype a thing of the past.  It is important to us that we represent the community that we serve.  To support this strategy we have launched our Female Ambassadors project.…
Written by Lucrezia & Nicky | 1 min read

Top 5 Best First Cars

Here at Perrys, we know how crucial it is to choose your first car once you’ve passed your driving test. That is why we have put together a list of our top 5 cars which are deemed to be best for a new driver, due to running costs, size and technology. Kia Picanto     Compact yet…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

How Much is My Car Worth?

The value of your car is dependent on several factors. Whether you visit a dealership or have your car valued online,  they will all consider the same aspects. If you would like a quick estimate, then online would be a good option to start with. You can receive an estimated car value from us at…
Written by Lois | 4 min read

Choosing a Petrol or Diesel Car in 2022

Choosing a petrol or diesel car in 2022 is a huge decision. Making sure you pick the right vehicle to suit your lifestyle is key. Your decision will be based around several factors, the most significant being mileage.Commuting long journeys on a daily basis or taking a short trip to the shops twice…
Written by Lois | 6 min read

Top Tips for Part Exchanging Your Car

Part Exchange is a service that most dealerships offer. It involves you trading in your existing vehicle as a value towards the cost of the new vehicle you want to purchase. It’s a stress-free way to sell your existing vehicle and drive away with a new one. The process is a lot easier than…
Written by Lois | 4.5 min read

Essential Car Maintenance Checks To Do Before a Road Trip

If you’re planning a trip that involves long drives over an extended period of time, it’s worth carrying out some checks on your car before hitting the road, as surely you don’t want anything to ruin your staycation. So here at Perrys we have put together a list of simple checks…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

Are Electric Cars Suitable for the Countryside?

With the government mandating that by 2030 there will be no new Petrol or Diesel cars for sale, the number of electric cars will not only rise in cities throughout the UK but will also increase in more rural areas. You have asked us whether electric cars are suitable for uneven terrains and whether…
Written by Faith | 2 min read

Top 5 Most Asked Questions About Used Cars

Buying a car whether brand new or used is a huge financial commitment. Asking questions is the key to getting the right car for you, plus it’s crucial in order to understand what you're buying . So, to make it easy for you we have collated a selection of the top 5 most asked questions…
Written by Lois | 10 min read

The Most Eco Friendly Electric Cars

Over the past few years, the automotive industry has crucially advanced when it comes to making more eco-friendly vehicles. The introduction of fully electric cars has helped the government's targets as well as reducing emissions. Most automotive manufacturers have now introduced hybrids and/or…
Written by Lois | 9 min read

Top 5 Group 1 Insurance Cars

From an insurance point of view, cars are divided into groups, from 1 to 50, with Group 1 being the cheapest to insure. Usually, small hatchbacks with a small engine will fit into Group 1 insurance. This is model-dependent though, as not all models of that particular car fall into the same insurance…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read