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Whatever your car-shopping needs are, CarGurus can provide the top tips to help keep you on track.
If you're driving a car that's at least 3 years old, MOT tests are a part of the deal. Follow this checklist to earn a passing score.
The driving test is a rite of passage for countless drivers. Read this article if you'd like to know what it it takes to pass.
Having your car stolen is a sure-fire way to ruin your day. Follow these tips to keep your vehicle out of criminal hands.
Potholes aren't just annoyances, they can also do serious damage for your car. What do you do if a pothole wrecks your vehicle?
Motor oil is what keeps everything inside an engine running smoothly. Regularly checking and changing oil is critical to extending a car's life!
Britain's Vehicle Excise Duty was overhauled in the spring of 2017. Here's everything you need to know about getting a VED refund for any excess tax left to run.
Donating is an easy way to part with an old car while helping a charity in need.
CarGurus explains the differences between petrol, diesel, hybrid, and electric cars
Want to know about the Dartford Crossing and how much the Dart Charge costs? Our guide will tell you everything you need to know.
A shortage of computer chips for cars has caused global production problems, fewer new cars and price rises in the used market. Here’s why.
This guide reveals the best-selling new and used cars in the UK in 2021, and explains how the market is performing compared with previous years.
E10 petrol is a new, greener fuel at all UK fuel stations. It uses a higher percentage of renewable bioethanol to reduce its environmental impact, but what does it mean for your car?
Infiniti might not have enjoyed much success in terms of UK sales, but do cars such as the Q30, Q50 and FX make for good used buys?
If you've got a driving licence, you can tow a caravan or trailer, right? Not necessarily. Make sure you know the rules or you risk breaking the law.
Need a used car to tow a caravan, boat or horse box? You'll need something up to the job, but that isn't a thirsty old lump for everyday driving. Here are our top tips.
If you're new to towing a caravan or trailer, this is the place to give you all the information you need to get started – regardless of your tow car.
Can you still tow a trailer or caravan with an electric car? The answer is 'yes', but that's not the whole story. These are the things you need to know.
Electricity and water don't mix, right? Well yes, but that doesn't mean you can't drive an electric car in the rain. Here's everything you need to know about electric car safety.
If you are travelling with your dog in the car there are certain laws and guidance that should be followed. Our guide explains all, including how to chose the correct crate or harness for your dog.
Buying the right car to carry your dog isn’t just about choosing the one with the biggest boot. We spoke to the National Animal Welfare Trust to find out more.
The CarGurus UK Electric Vehicle Sentiment Survey provides a detailed view of the public's perception of the electric car market in 2021, as well as its appetite for EV adoption.
Is it worth paying more for a low-mileage car, or could a higher-mileage example be a better bet?
Dash cams are very popular and can help to apportion blame in the event of a road traffic accident, and also lower your insurance premium
Car stereo technology is constantly improving, and fitting the latest unit can gain access to modern niceties such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Here's our guide to the best
How easy is it convert an existing petrol or diesel car to electric power, and how cheaply can it be done?
A guide to achieving a longer range and better energy consumption when driving an electric vehicle
Electric cars are becoming more prevalent these days, but what are the actual benefits to driving one? We run down the top reasons for turning to an electric car.
Discover the difference between an electric car and a plug in hybrid, what makes them work and how they drive on the road.
There are lots of different types of car on sale, but do you know a supermini from a hot hatch? This guide explains which type of car is which.
Many of us are familiar with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but MirrorLink is another alternative for in-car connectivity. This guide shows what it is and how best to use it.
With many different types of engine in our cars, this guide examines the different types and how to find out if you car is a petrol, diesel, electric or a hybrid.
With an increasing number of driver distractions these days, using Android Auto should make you safer behind the wheel. Discover the best way to use it and stay safe behind the wheel.
Staying safe behind the wheel is vitally important and using Apple CarPlay stops you from being distracted by your phone. Apple CarPlay allows you to safely use apps while on the move. Here's how.
BMW is one of the most popular car companies out there, but do you know what its name stands for? Here we look at the company's history and some of its most popular models.
You don't need a camper van to go camping. These are the best cars that can carry a pile of sleeping bags, go off-road and have enough room for your friends and family.
If you want to join the zero-emission electric revolution, you don't have to settle for a tiny, impractical car. Here's our pick of the best electric cars that'll carry both people and luggage.
Want huge amounts of space and practicality for passengers and luggage? Then you need an MPV, and you don't need to spend a fortune.
Need to carry lots of passengers but don't want to spend a fortune? From SUVs to MPVs, these are the best seven-seaters for less than £10,000.
Looking for an electric vehicle as your next company car? Then these are the EVs you should be checking out.
You don’t need to buy a dull car to have cheap car insurance. Here are some of the best cars that'll give you some of the lowest premiums
Think you need to spend a king's ransom to put a sports car on your driveway? Not if you know what you're looking for you don't. Here are our top choices...
If you need to go anywhere but don't want to spend a lot of money, then these are the best off-roaders you can buy without breaking the bank.
Thinking about making the transition to electric power and want some used electric car suggestions? Here are ten of the best electric vehicles you can buy.
If you're looking to keep your Benefit-in-Kind company car tax bills low while leasing the best vehicle you can, then these are the cars you should be looking at.
For new drivers, buying a first car is hugely exciting. Here's how to find the best first car without breaking the bank.
Want a car with some serious punch? Here are 10 top muscle car options, and not all of them are American...
Never mind the hatchbacks; if you want maximum practicality then you need an estate car. Here are our pick of the best used cars for less than £10k.
Need a versatile, great value estate car for less than £5,000? Here are our favourites.
If you've got a bike to carry, you need a bike rack on your car. Whether you want to carry your wheels on a roof rack or rear-mounted bike carrier, these are the best cars to do it with.
If you want the wind in your hair but still need to carry passengers, these are the drop-top, four-seater cars you need to be looking at.
These are the best cars that BMW's M Division has ever made, from sports cars and coupes to Touring estates and everything in between.
Looking for a car with an automatic gearbox that won't break the bank? This is our guide to the best automatic cars for those on a budget.
Looking for a car with three Isofix points? These cars will let you install three child seats on the rear seats and still leave room for two adults up front.
Whether you're after a seven-seater hybrid MPV, an SUV or any other kind of family car, these are your best option.
Plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) promise low running costs and the ability to drive on electric power for short journeys. Here's what you need to know if you're buying a used example.
Find out how much it costs to charge an electric car, and the savings you can make whether charging at home, at the roadside or using a public charger.
Towing expert David Motton picks out the 10 best used tow cars you can buy for a range of budgets, incuding the Land Rover Discovery and Ford Mondeo.
Our experts explain how the job of a family car will change as your children grow, as well as recommending some of the best new and used models on the market.
The best cars for students are affordable to buy, reliable, and roomy inside. They must also have low running costs in the form of cheap insurance and road tax.
Learn basic maintenance you can do at home and what to do when your car breaks down and needs repair during the Coronavirus crisis
Learn the best way to sell your car safely during the COVID-19 outbreak and pad your pockets with extra cash when it matters.
Here's how to help to slow the spread of coronavirus by disinfecting your car with the correct products and a methodical approach that covers all of the key contact points.
From driving your car, to getting petrol, or getting an MOT, CarGurus brings you the information you need about driving during the coronavirus crisis.
From fuel economy to finance, and wallboxes to warranties, CarGurus UK answers your most frequently asked motoring questions.
Approved used cars come with a wide range of benefits. But how do different manufacturers compare in the programmes they offer? Our guide explains all.
Understanding rolling resistance, aerodynamic resistance, and mechanical resistance can help to maximise your car's fuel economy.
Plug-in hybrid cars have become increasingly common in manufacturers’ ranges, but do they make sense as a used purchase?
The CarGurus Used Car Awards credit the best used cars you can buy in 2019 according to our unique data insights and an expert judging panel that includes Chris Knapman, Alex Robbins and Vicky Parrott.
If your car is showing a warning light that looks like an exhaust with spots on it, you don't need to fear—it's just your diesel particulate filter.
Hydrogen fuel cell cars could form an important part of our future motoring landscape, but what are they, how do they work and can you actually buy one today?
If you're considering buying an electric car this guide explains everything you need to know about charging it, including the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 connectors, and how long a fast charge will take compared to a rapid charge.
The way a new car's fuel economy and emissions are measured is being changed, but what do the new WLTP tests involve?
Keeping a car running can get expensive, but here are 8 jobs you don't have to pay a mechanic to do.
If you drive a car on UK roads, you're required to pay tax. Read on to find out just how much the Government wants from you.
Owning a car can get expensive, but these tips will help you save valuable money on your fuel bill.
Cars are incredibly helpful machines, but they also have a history of being very bad for the environment. Here's how Europe's emissions standards are changing that.
When it comes to keeping us informed and entertained, our cars can now do more than ever
When the snow starts coming down, caution behind the wheel becomes even more important. Here's are some tips to help you keep safe on the road.
In case you hadn't noticed, it rains a fair bit in the United Kingdom. Here are some tips for driving safely in wet conditions.
We can't all afford brand new cars with all the bells and whistles. Here are a few items worth adding if you're driving an older model.
Thanks to the motability scheme, people in need of specially adapted vehicles can lease them at low prices.
The DVLA licence check code is an integral part of your driving licence. See how you can find yours, why you need it, and how you can share it.
Heading to a car dealership doesn't have to feel like walking into a hornet's nest. These dozen questions can help prepare you for a successful purchase.
Imagine buying a new car at a used car's price. With pre-registered cars, you can do exactly that.
You've found what looks like it could be your next car, but it has a few dents and scratches. How can you tell what damage is "ok" and what damage is a red flag?
Do you have you eye on a new car but haven't finished paying off the finance on your current one? Here's what you need to know.
The auto industry's vocabulary can be pretty confusing. Take a look at the CarGurus glossary for answers to questions like, "What in the world is a crossover?"
No one enjoys getting a flat, but with these top tips, you'll be able to change your tyre and get moving (all without calling a recovery truck)
Your children are your most precious cargo, so make sure you have an appropriate child seat for them before you head out on the road.
Selecting the right tyres is a critical decision – they're the only thing between your car and the road, after all. But are premium tyres really worth the cost, and are part-worn tyres worth the savings?
Driving with young children can get old fast, but with these ten top tips, you'll have no problem cruising along on your next road trip.
Driving to the Continent is one of the great pleasures of living in Britain. Here are a few tips to ensure your holiday goes smoothly now that Brexit has taken place.
It's inexpensive and easy to acquire, so be sure to obtain an international driving permit before you leave the UK for holiday.
You need a car for your family, but how can you be sure you're buying the best one? This guide points out exactly what you should look for (and what to avoid).
Hiring a car is often the best decision when travelling outside of the UK. Here are some tips to make the process move smoothly.
Driving on snow or ice can make even the best drivers nervous. One way to restore that confidence is to invest in a set of winter tyres.
Who wants to save 20% on their next car purchase? If you use your car solely for business purposes then such savings might just be possible.
We hope we'll never need to use it, but when the wheels stop turning, breakdown cover can be nice to have. What level should you buy?
A cool engine is a happy engine. Read on to learn what coolant is, why it's important, and how to make sure you have enough!
They're the contact point between you and the road. So, shouldn't you keep your tyres in top shape?