You may remember back on 8th April we spoke about the MOT Extension, that was put into place by the UK Government on 25th March 2020. Resulting in all vehicles due an MOT from 30th March 2020 getting a 6 month extension on the due date of the vehicle MOT.
Firstly, you need to concentrate. Try to test drive the car on your own without the distraction of other family members or that chatty, know it all friend. Once you have had a look at the car with the salesman and you have taken on board all his advice it’s time to get behind the wheel.
Picture this... You have planned your bank holiday trip away. The car is all packed up and you set off on your journey. You get half way into your trip, the children are tired and hungry and your ready to arrive and enjoy a nice cold one. Then your hitting the hazards and pulling into the hard shoulder. The car has broken down, what do you do? Do you scream and swear at the passing cars with occupants just staring at you or thump the steering wheel in frustration. First rule is don’t lose your cool.
Some of the best city cars need to be nippy, easy to manoeuvre into tight spaces and economical. This sounds like a tall order but there is plenty to choose from. Obviously, the size is important. On the whole the city car is small and easy to drive around congested streets and busy car parks. Economy is obviously a priority because the drive, as you know, is a stop start type of drive and more often it’s more stop than go! A city car needs to be efficient and ideally with few emissions. They have a smaller engine for less fuel consumption and of course low road tax. Ideally if you are running on low miles yo
Before pulling out of your drive and heading off on a long journey, be it business or pleasure, there are a number of essential checks you can do yourself. Just spending ten minutes under the bonnet could be the difference between getting to your destination safely or having an expensive breakdown.
ISOFIX means “International Standards Organisation Fix”. Designed in the 1990s it provides a quick, easy and safe way of installing a child’s car seat. ISOFIX is a universal system that is used for fitting car seats, using attachment points built into the car rather than a seat belts its safer and easier to fit the car seat.
Tips and tricks to consider when part exchanging your car. Part exchange is when you sell or swap your current vehicle to help pay for your new car. This can be done at most used car dealerships, where you can sell your old and buy a new car in one go!