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# buying advice

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Budget-conscious buying: Finding the best EV finance deal for you
Got a pay rise and looking for a new car? Here's what our expert would recommend...
I'm looking to buy a Skoda. Should I go with the Octavia or upgrade to the Superb?
How to buy a luxury SUV for less - and 4 models to see first
Looking for a used car that won't cost the earth to maintain? 5 models you should see first
How to buy a used car that could actually increase in value
Looking for a new family car? 3 underrated models you should probably check out
4 iconic cars of the 1990s - and what you'll pay for them today
Can you make the UK 'diesel dump' work for you? 4 of the most popular imported diesels
How to buy a used car that won't let you down (and 2 surprising models to see first)
Looking for an SUV? Here are 4 underrated models on the second-hand market
Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time
Audi used showdown: Should I go for an A4, or save up for the A5 or A6?
Tall teenagers? How to buy a car with loads of legroom in back - and 3 models to see first
How to buy a future classic on a family-car budget - and 3 models to consider
Learning to drive? 3 great first cars that will leave you change from €10k
Packing up the car for holidays? 4 of the best models for boot space (and you won't guess them all)
How to buy a practical car that still has serious engine power - plus 3 models to consider first
How to find a car that can handle city driving - plus 3 you can get for under €10k
Hello summer! How to buy a convertible for a song - and 4 of the best used models
I want a beautiful Mercedes-Benz. Do I go for a C-Class or upgrade to the E-Class?
Looking for Scandinavian style? How to buy a Volvo for under €20k - and 3 models to see first
How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first
Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k
How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series?
How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first
3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage
How to find a high-tech car on a low-cost budget - and 3 models to consider first
Want an SUV for €15k? 4 lesser-known brands to consider
How to buy a second-hand car that'll slash your bills - and two models to see first
How to get luxury in a Lexus on a €13k budget - and 4 models to see first
How to buy a family car that's also a great investment - plus 4 models to consider first
How to buy an exceptionally quick car on a €10k budget - and 4 you should see first
Want an SUV that doesn't just look the part? Here are 5 you need to see
Want to get the neighbours talking? 5 impressive motors to check out under €15k
Growing family? Here are the best cars with 3 ISOFIX points across the back
Looking for a car with personality? 5 models that will stand out for under €15k
Looking for a fun car to spice up your life? Here are 4 must-sees on a €10k budget
How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first
Alfa Romeos are back. Should I look at a used one?