The latest used car news for motorists buying or researching a secondhand motor

2017 Ford Fiesta

Surge in used car demand continues

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Used cars are in high demand which has led to prices increasing at the largest rate in almost two years, reports Auto Trader
Used car forecourt

Used car price rises accelerate since lockdown lifted

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Since lockdown lifted in May, used car prices have been going up – and in recent weeks, the rate of growth has been accelerating, reports Auto Trader.
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Approved used schemes: what each car company offers

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We run through 2020’s major approved used car schemes – including the warranties offered, plus extras such as breakdown and servicing cover.

How to sell your car for the best price

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Preparing to sell your car? Here are some tips to ensure you get the maximum price, including where to sell and how to take good photographs.
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How to write the best advert to sell a used car

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Has the time come to sell your car? Use our guide to creating the perfect second-hand car advertisement and you shouldn't have long to wait for a buyer.
Used car forecourt

Used car sales plummet as virus causes worst March on record

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Used car sales are down 8.3 percent in Q1 2020 as a 30 percent decline in March offsets gains made in January and February.
Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2

Buying a classic Porsche 911: what you need to know

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The 911 Carrera 3.2 is a usable and relatively affordable classic Porsche. We drive one – and explain how you could, too.
Cazoo 'Amazon' for used carsCazoo

‘Amazon for cars’: Cazoo delivers used cars to your door

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A startup used car marketplace from the man who created LoveFilm and Zoopla is now live. With £80 million of funding, Cazoo aims to 'Amazon' the car market
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Heycar used car marketplace launches in UK

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Following its launch in Germany in 2017, the Volkswagen- and Daimler-backed Heycar used car online marketplace is now available in the UK.
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Increase in car cloning causing problems in the used market

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Experts are warning that car cloning criminal activity could have serious knock-on effects in the used car market, as buyers find they've bought stolen cars