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Top Family Saloons To Lease

Top Family Saloons To Lease

By Jonathan Crouch Nothing makes quite the same style statement as a smartly turned-out saloon. Whether you're after something compact or larger & more luxurious, your choices are wide & varied. Here are a few choices that should suit everyone.   Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon...

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Best Hatchbacks Under £250 Per Month

Best Hatchbacks Under £250 Per Month

By Jonathan Crouch   If you've resisted looking at an SUV & still want a conventional compact family hatchback, you might be surprised at just how much a £250 per month leasing budget could get you & we're going to guide you through your best options at this price point.   ...

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Top 10 Cars You Need To Know About Post-Lockdown

Top 10 Cars You Need To Know About Post-Lockdown

  The Covid-19 lockdown has changed a lot, including the way we get from A to B. Being safe & secure in your own vehicle has become more important than ever & some of you might feel that it's time for an upgrade. Whether you're in the market for a car that's family-friendly, eco-friendly,...

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Best SUVs Under £250 Per Month

Best SUVs Under £250 Per Month

By Jonathan Crouch   These days, if you want a family car, you want a family SUV – but which to choose? Every brand has options, but if you need something that'll function as the only family vehicle & keep your leasing spend to a sensible level – under £250 a month – you might need some...

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The Evolution of Autonomous Cars On-Screen

The Evolution of Autonomous Cars On-Screen

  Self-driving cars are becoming a more realistic prospect with each passing year as companies from the traditional ( Toyota , Audi and BMW ) to the more disruptive ( Tesla , Google and Uber) race to be the first to produce an intelligent vehicle that can get you from A to B without you needing...

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4 Ways Augmented Reality Will Revolutionise the Automotive Industry

4 Ways Augmented Reality Will Revolutionise the Automotive Industry

  There are several car manufacturers who already have integrated augmented reality (AR) into their production cars, including BMW, Jaguar, Mazda and Mini. Using the screen in the centre console of the car, essentially a computer within a dashboard, the cars are able to give motorists extra guidance...

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Electric Cars Vs. Depreciation: Which Model Holds the Most Value?

Electric Cars Vs. Depreciation: Which Model Holds the Most Value?

It's generally accepted that the prestige carmakers - BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, for example - build models that stand the test of time and hold their value. But, with EV tech improving year on year and many motorists taking the plug, ahem, plunge, those age-old trends could be up for grabs. Vanarama's...

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How Much Does Your Job Title Impact Your Car Insurance Costs?

How Much Does Your Job Title Impact Your Car Insurance Costs?

When deciding how much to charge you for car insurance, insurers analyse every inch of your personal details to work out how great of a risk you are at being involved in a traffic collision. Research has shown that your occupation can change your insurance rates substantially. Insurance companies consider...

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Can You Guess The State From The Plate?

Can You Guess The State From The Plate?

The USA has some of the most interesting registration plates in the world. Every state has one of their own, celebrating what makes each region of North America so diverse & fascinating. They certainly beat the plain plates that are commonplace around the UK & Europe when it comes to the wow...

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Top 5 In-Car Essentials Every Driver Needs

Top 5 In-Car Essentials Every Driver Needs

Top 5 In-Car Essentials Every Driver Needs Whether it's navigational extras, car safety equipment or emergency breakdown gear, there are lots of in-car bits and bobs that just might save your bacon one day! Vanarama reveals the most useful ones. When it comes to kitting out your car there are plenty...

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The World’s Weirdest Car Patents Brought To Life

The World’s Weirdest Car Patents Brought To Life

In the high-pressure world of automotive tech, companies and consumers are always searching for the next big thing. Whether it's looking at how to make cars more eco-efficient or taking steps towards an autonomous future, there are no shortage of theories on what the future of cars will look like. ...

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What Is A Bad Credit Score For Car Leasing?

What Is A Bad Credit Score For Car Leasing?

When you lease a car, you're essentially taking out a loan with a finance company. You'll then pay back that loan monthly, which pays for your brand new car. When lending money, finance companies need to be confident that you'll be able to pay them back. They assess this confidence in the form of a...

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Star Power’s Effect On Car Prices: Uncovered

Star Power’s Effect On Car Prices: Uncovered

Being rich and famous has many benefits, one of which is that everything you touch immediately becomes much more valuable. Costumes, memorabilia and even vehicles once owned by celebs often fetch huge sums when resold. So, how much value do celebrities really add to a car? We've uncovered the most...

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Stay Safe With Our Ultimate Christmas Driving Tips

Stay Safe With Our Ultimate Christmas Driving Tips

With Christmas fast approaching and over 37.5 million cars on the roads, it's a manic time of year on the roads. Wherever you're travelling to this festive season, here are the BIG driving dos and don'ts that you need to know. Traffic, bad weather and irritated passengers – that's driving at Christmas...

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The Top 8 Pre-Holiday Car Checks

The Top 8 Pre-Holiday Car Checks

The Top 8 Pre-Holiday Car Checks Whether you're off to enjoy the Cornwall countryside, the beautiful Lake District or heading overseas to for some winter sun, it's inevitable to run into some driving difficulties on the road. Even more annoying: knowing that they could have been prevented! Vanarama...

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How Servicing Your Leased Car Can Save You Money

How Servicing Your Leased Car Can Save You Money

People often forget just how important servicing your car is. The reality is that leaving your car for a long time WITHOUT a service can lead to big problems – and big pay-outs – in the long run. It's simple: if you look after your leased car and get it serviced when you're supposed to, you'll...

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Top 5 Must Have Driving Gadgets

Top 5 Must Have Driving Gadgets

These days, it's technology-this, technology-that – there's always some new gadget that you simply MUST have! And, who doesn't love gadgets and gizmos? But, which ones are really essential? Whether you've got the latest set of wheels or not, there are so many affordable gadgets that can make ALL the...

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Car cleaning hacks that will change your life

Car cleaning hacks that will change your life

The very best car cleaning secrets revealed… It goes without saying that it can be challenging to keep your car clean. How do some people make it look so easy? Is it magic? Or, is it just a bit of light work little and often? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. Keeping on top of car clutter is difficult,...

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Learner drivers CAN drive on the motorway!

Learner drivers CAN drive on the motorway!

New law means learners can drive on the motorway BEFORE passing their test… It's something that has baffled so many for so long: learner drivers not being allowed to drive on the motorway before passing their test, so that they're left to tackle it all on their own once passing their driving test...

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New driving law: UK to legalise remote control parking

New driving law: UK to legalise remote control parking

How do you feel about increased driving automation? Are you really bad at parking? Ever wondered if there was something that could help you out? Fear not, there is a solution…you're going to want to read this! Vanarama's Laura Day reports. Remote control parking will be legal in the UK from...

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