What are nearly new cars?


Nearly new cars give drivers the possibility of saving quite a bit of money when looking for a new vehicle – but what does ‘nearly new’ actually mean? Well, depending on the dealer, nearly new cars will have noticeably low mileage and such vehicles can be found with 5,000 miles as much as they can with just 10. Meanwhile, they will usually be no more than 12 months old from new. You may also run into other names that effectively… Continue Reading “What are nearly new cars?”

New Car Safety Measures Are Set to Improve Family Driving

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The European Commission has put in place plans to makes sure that all new cars for sale in Europe are fitted with 11 safety measures by 2021. Many new vehicles already include some of these safety features as standard, for others they are optional while many still don’t have any of them. Research claims that making these 11 safety measures mandatory should save over 7,000 lives and prevent even more serious injuries. For families, these should make driving in the… Continue Reading “New Car Safety Measures Are Set to Improve Family Driving”

3 Reasons to Lease Your Family Car Rather Than Purchasing

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Your car is one of the most expensive purchases you make, other than your home. After years of being responsible for one person, all of a sudden comes parenthood. In a moment, you’re responsible for cleaning up and maintaining a car inhabited by a gaggle of hobgoblins. You don’t want to own the car whilst these dirty birdies are still under your wing. Read on for three reasons that you should lease a car rather than buying one whilst your… Continue Reading “3 Reasons to Lease Your Family Car Rather Than Purchasing”

New Car Shopping!

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Buying a car is probably the second most expensive purchase there is after buying a home, so choosing the right one for is vital. Last year my beloved Citroen C4 Picasso blew up and I have to admit that we bought my next car in a bit of a hurry and much as it is safe and reliable, I just don’t love it. Although I am persevering with my car, it is looking like Hubby’s needs replacing as it has… Continue Reading “New Car Shopping!”

How to test drive a new car – advice from the experts

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Any dealer worth their salt is going to welcome your request to test drive a car, but how do you make the most of your test driving experience and find out what you need to know in about 30 minutes? Although a lot of your searching for a new car can be done online, and websites such as www.jenningsforddirect.co.uk even allow you to search multiple dealerships from the comfort of your own home, the one thing that will really tell you… Continue Reading “How to test drive a new car – advice from the experts”