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What are the best city cars?

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

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Top tips before setting off on a big journey

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.

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Money Matters

Buying a car is not a simple decision. Once you have decided on your make, model, and price range; financing this purchase is the next and most important thing to consider.

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What is ISOFIX?

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.

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Part Exchange Tricks and Tips

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!

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Car Finance for Retired

Car Finance for Retired Retirement now does not mean a gold clock and sitting in an armchair watching the world go by. You may think that because you may have no working income, you probably would not be able to finance a new vehicle.  You may be surprised to know that you can borrow money, even though you are retired. Retirement is a time that you can finally do some f the things you have always wanted to do. A time to be free and northing offers more freedom than your own car.

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6 Tips for driving in the rain

Rain is a major factor when it comes to road accidents.  In the rain accidents increase on average by 30 – 40 %. What should you be most aware of, when driving in the rain and how do you drive in the rain to help avoid any accidents?

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Excited to get your foot down after lockdown?

Are you one of many that has happened to turn 17 during the unforeseeable times? Are you going to be following in many of the fellow drivers footsteps and buy a £500, first time and hopefully realisable run around car to learn to drive in? May I suggest a different approach and here is why!

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What is stop start

In a bid to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions, car manufacturers are constantly offering innovative technologies designed to reduce pollution. One of the most successful technological solutions is the start-stop system, it stops the engine when in traffic jams or at traffic lights.

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