How to buy a car

What to consider before buying a new or used car, including your budget, car finance options, and how to negotiate the best deal.

  1. How to find the right car for your budget
  2. Car finance explained
  3. Making sure you can meet your car payments
  4. Car costs calculator
  5. Buying a car through a personal loan
  6. Leasing a car
  7. Buying a car through hire purchase
  8. The most reliable cars to own
  9. The safest cars to drive
  10. Car depreciation explained
  11. Car tax bands explained
  12. Choosing between petrol and diesel power
  13. Alternatives to petrol and diesel cars
  14. Where to buy a new car
  15. Where to buy a used car
  16. When to buy a car
  17. How to negotiate when buying a car
  18. How to test drive and check a used car
  19. How to test drive and check a new car
  20. Car warranties
  21. Saving money for a car
  22. Deciding how to pay for a car
  23. What’s the best way to finance buying a car?