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Keep up with best-selling cars of 2020 with our regularly updated guide. Each month we provide updates on the top sellers, as well as the UK new car market in general.
As the coronavirus crisis continues, Lewis Kingston investigates the impact it is having on car production and the automotive world in general.
Motoring journalist Dan Prosser was going to spend £5,000 on a hot hatch. So how did we end up with a brand new Alpine A110 instead?
If you’re in the market for a used car it might make sense to choose one that was originally sold with a long warranty. Here are 10 of the best.
Dan Prosser delves into the world of first sports car, offering hints and tips, as well as four potential candidates for a range of budgets.
The 2020 Kia Soul EV is a family car that cover cover up to 280 miles on electric power. But is it the car to convert you to electric motoring?
The 2020 Geneva motor show has been cancelled due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Here’s some of the star cars you would have seen had it gone ahead.
The Volkswagen Golf GTI is an automotive institution. Dan Prosser assesses how the latest Mk8 version is shaping compared with its predecessors.
The 2020 Renault Captur is the all-new version of Europe’s best-selling small crossover. With a truly versatile interior and the plug-in hybrid power, it is a welcome addition to the class.
At its launch 40 years ago, few could have predicted the impact the Audi Quattro would go on to have on the automotive world. Dan Prosser recalls this pivotal moment in Audi’s history.
The Volkswagen Golf is one of the world’s best-selling cars. Lewis Kingston looks back on eight generations of this fine family car.
The Ford Mustang Mach-E has to be one of 2020’s most exciting cars. We grab a passenger ride to see how this electric SUV is shaping up.
If you want your used car search to be as painless as possible there’s something to be said for opting for one of the most popular models. Here are the 10 best-selling used cars of 2019 so far.
It is 30 years since Lexus arrived on the scene and changed the shape of the luxury car market, particularly in the US. Lewis Kingston examines how the brand came to be.
There are plenty of good cars you can buy for less than £1,000 in 2020. If you’re looking for a used car bargain, here are a few solid options.
Looking for a second-hand car to tow your caravan, boat, horsebox or trailer? These are our pick of the best used tow cars on the market.
The 2020 Vauxhall Corsa represents a fresh approach to the development of one of Britain’s favourite superminis. The results are very promising indeed.
Could city cars such as the Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda become a thing of the past as a result of emissions legislation? Andrew English investigates.
Fiat, the Italian car maker, has been in business for 120 years. To mark the occasion, Lewis Kingston remembers some of its greatest cars, including the 500 and Panda.
A used Renault Zoe can be a tantalisingly cheap way to join the world of electric motoring. In thid CarGurus used car review we explain what to look for if you’re considering buying one.
A CarGurus study has shown that as interest in battery-powered motoring increases, some used electric cars are going up in value.
The BMW M135i and Volkswagen Golf R are arguably the two most desirable hot hatches on sale right now. So which one should you choose? Dan Prosser decides.
Great winter cars comes in all shapes and sizes – and are available no matter what your budget. Here we choose eight excellent options starting from £5,000.
The warm hatch is one of the most fun and affordable classes of car of all. Dan Prosser explains why this is, and identifies four models worth considering.
The Honda Integra Type-R is regarded as one of the best front-wheel-drive cars ever made. But what’s it like to own one? James Mills reports.
A used Subaru Forester can make for a tough, reliable and affordable four-wheel-drive car to get you through the winter months. In fact, reckons Matt Joy, it’s the best possible tool for the job.
The best new cars in 2020 are set to include the Aston Martin DBX, Land Rover Defender, Honda e and VW ID.3. John Quirk sets the scene for an exciting year.
It is no secret that cars depreciate in value over time. So how has the BMW 1 Series M Coupe bucked that trend? Dan Prosser investigates, as well as finding three other models that have been impressively resistant to depreciation.
If you’re after a hot hatch that combines a raw, high-revving engine with sharp handling and modern creature comforts then the FN2-generation of Honda Civic Type R is well worth a look.
Intrigued by what it’s like to buy a run a used electric car? So was Chris Knapman, which is why he’s bought a 2015 BMW i3. Here’s how he’s getting on.
The Toyota GT86 has won many fans for being simple, affordable and great to drive – but it is far from the first sports coupe to adhere to this formula.
The new car market is hugely important to Britain’s economy. Here are the 10 best-selling cars of 2019 according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
The most trusted car brands in the UK, as rated by consumers, have been revealed as part of the CarGurus Car Buyer Trust Index.
Around 50% of buyers expected to take the new and Kia XCeed over its cheaper Ceed sibling. So what will they be getting for their extra money?
Infiniti might not have enjoyed much success in terms of UK sales, but do cars such as the Q30 and FX make for good used buys?
Plug-in hybrid sales have stalled in 2019. But with a range of new models due to land, and changes to company car tax set to kick in, that could all change.
At CarGurus UK, our most popular car review videos of 2019 included the BMW 1 Series and Ford Focus, as well as a guide to buying a used Skoda Octavia.
As 2019 comes to a close we’ve rounded up what were our 10 most popular stories of the year. Let’s find out what captured your attention…
Addressing what happens to used electric car batteries is set to become an increasingly important issue for the automotive industry.
The Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S have been busy fighting it out against the clock, but the real battle will take place in the showroom – how does each stack up?
The 2020 BMW X6 is a monster of a machine, not least when it’s a M50d with no fewer than four turbochargers under the bonnet.
The heavy depreciation suffered by luxury saloons is one of life’s great mysteries – but it can be great news for the savvy used car buyer, says Brett Fraser.
The Jaguar F-Pace SVR is so well judged that it leaves Dan Prosser wondering if it’s the best high performance SUV of them all.
Look beneath the surface and you’ll find some striking similarities between the overlooked Mitsubishi 3000 GT and the modern Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe, says Lewis Kingston.
In theory, it should be easy to tow with an electric car. But what’s the reality when it comes to towing limits, performance and range? David Motton investigates.
A great coupe can make car ownership a true pleasure. Here are five you can buy from as little as £3,000, including the Nissan 350Z and Audi TTS.
With a plethora of BMW M-powered icons to choose from is it really possible to define the ultimate BMW Motorsport machine?
Most of us think we’re a good driver. But just how good are we at towing a trailer? In this article, tow car journalist David Motton offers a few top tips.
Did you hear the one about the old Skoda? Alex Robbins gets acquainted with a 1991 Rapid 135 Coupe to see if the laughs were really justified.
Two decades after production of the Honda S2000 came to an end, Lewis Kingston looks back at what remains a fun and fascinating sports car.
With cute retro styling, entertaining handling and an innate sense of fun does the first of the BMW MINIs have what it takes to be a future classic?
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is one of the greatest performance saloons ever built. Can the new Audi RS5 Sportback hope to match it? Dan Prosser finds out.
The BMW X7 is a large and luxurious SUV with the Range Rover in its sights. Dan Prosser sees if it’s got what it takes.
What it lacks in excitement the Toyota Prius makes up for with clever engineering and a forward-thinking approach. Here’s how it’s developed over the years.
Buying a used car doesn’t mean you need to compromise on safety. From Volvo to Vauxhall, here are the 10 safest used cars you can buy.
Motoring journalist Dan Prosser spent his own money on a brand new Alpine A110 – but should he have gone for the harder and faster A110S instead?
The Volkswagen Golf GTI is arguably the definitive hot hatch. Here’s how it evolved from the original Mk1 to the outgoing Mk7.
Earlier this year, the Bugatti Chiron Supersport took the title of the world’s fastest car. Here are the incredible vehicles it had to be beat.
As the Land Rover Discovery turns 30, Lewis Kingston looks back at how it came to be and its role alongside models such as the Defender and Range Rover.
The BMW i3 is not only one of the most interesting used cars that a sensible sum of money can buy, but it’s also one of the greenest, says Vicky Parrott.
The Audi S6 has morphed from a supercar-engined saloon into a seemingly more sober diesel. Does it still have what it takes to entertain?
It is entirely possible to buy a used Porsche for the price of a new VW Polo, but should you do it? Brett Fraser did – and here he explains why.
As with so many automotive technologies, the origins of the disc brake can be traced back to the aerospace and defence industries.
The Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid has been revised with an improved electric range and more equipment. But what does it add to the Passat range?
Buying a car on a budget doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll need to drive an old and unreliable banger, as our guide explains.
Almost all convertibles offer a memorable driving experience, but that doesn’t mean they need to cost a lot of money to buy and run, as these five examples prove.
Mazda celebrates the 30th anniversary of its MX-5 with yet another special edition. No complaints from us.
While you might not readily associate an old Triumph with the all-conquering BMW 5 Series, there are plenty of design and engineering themes that connect the two, says Lewis Kingston.
With the introduction of new technology to the car market, so some once familiar features are slowly becoming obsolete. Here are six examples that are already well on their way out.
After a very long wait the new Land Rover Defender is finally here. Dan Prosser has all the details.
There are few more controversial things a sports car maker can do than build an SUV. However, for Lamborghini the Urus wasn’t the first of its kind, as Lewis Kingston explains.
The Porsche Taycan, new Land Rover Defender, Honda e and Volkswagen ID.3 are among our highlights from the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.
With the Frankfurt Motor Show just around the corner Dan Prosser selects the five performance cars he’s most looking forward to seeing.
With electric cars becoming more popular it’s time to think in more detail about how best to look after their batteries, reports Andrew English.
We already know that the Alpine A110 is an outstanding sports car. But how does the Pure model fare? Dan Prosser gets behind the wheel to find out.
Celebrating two decades of BMW’s often frustrating – but ultimately brilliant – iDrive infotainment control system.
Hybrid cars need not cost a fortune to buy. In fact, you can pick up used models from Toyota, Lexus and Honda for less than £5,000. Jon Quirk looks at the pros and cons of buying hybrid on a budget.
Meet the pocket rockets: they might not have the power of a hot hatch, but they that can still be just as much fun to drive. Dan Prosser charts how they have evolved.
The Ferrari 348 made its debut at the 1989 Frankfurt Motor Show. Three decades on, it makes for an intriguing used buy, says Lewis Kingston.
Aston Martin is one of the world’s most exciting car manufacturers, and its latest Vantage sums up exactly why that is.
The current generation of Volkswagen Golf R is one of the finest hot hatches money can buy. And with used examples now available for half the original asking price, it’s never looked more tempting…
The terms ‘modern classics’ can be applied to an enormous selection of vehicles. Here are five favourites, with prices starting from £1,500.
The Lotus Evora GT410 Sport might look like it belongs on the circuit, but this mid-engined sports car feels anything but intimidating to drive.
There have been so many special edition Minis that it can be hard to know which ones to take seriously. So how does the 60 Years Edition fare?
It’s not just modern cars that are benefitting from battery power – there’s now also a growing number of classic cars being converted to electric running. So what would be your perfect electric classic?
The new Ford Ranger Raptor is a pick-up truck that thinks it’s a performance car. The result is a car that makes a standard Ranger look somewhat ordinary by comparison.
The original BMW 8 Series was a car that never quite realised its potential. Alex Robbins investigates whether it’s time might have finally come.
We already know well enough that the i30N is a very good performance hatchback, but how does it perform in its rakish Fastback guise? Dan Prosser finds out.
As Nissan celebrates the 50th anniversary of the legendary GT-R, Lewis Kingston looks back to how it all began with the 59bhp Skyline.
Having produced 410,000 Leafs that have together covered 10 billion kilometres Nissan should know a thing or two about building electric cars. The new Leaf e+ is its most advanced yet.
The Ultra Low Emissions Zone – or ULEZ as it’s known – is an area covering central London that older diesel and petrol cars must pay to enter. Here are five cars that’ll get you out of paying it.
Over the years there have been so many versions of the Mk7 Golf GTI that to recall them all and understand exactly how they dovetail with one another, you really to need to be a Volkswagen swot. Question is, where does this new GTI TCR fit in? Dan Prosser finds out.
Mercedes’ range of AMG performance cars is so expansive you could almost have a different one for every day of the year. But what’s the entry-level model like? Dan Prosser gets behind the wheel of the AMG A35 in order to find out.
How about this for a cool idea? Nissan’s latest concept vehicle is an electric ice cream van without the ICE – that’s Internal Combustion Engine.
As well as being brilliantly capable off road, the Land Rover Defender is a truly classless car. Qualities that are equally as evident in the first generation of Subaru Forester.
Hot Wheels id is a whole new way of bringing the world’s best-selling toy into the digital age. CarGurus catches up with one of the team behind its creation, Ron Friedman, in order to find out more.
As the costs for young drivers continue to increase, so the choices of viable first car become ever slimmer. Here we pick five affordable options that should also be memorable in years to come.
If ever there was a forgotten or overlooked Bentley, the Flying Spur is surely it. The latest, all-new model aims to change that. Dan Prosser reveals what we know so far, as well as uncovering three used modern-day Bentleys that can now be bought for a fraction of their original price.
Say the day has finally arrived to turn that dream car into a reality. Dan Trent chooses five contenders, from a British-built off-roader to thoroughbred Italian supercars. Are any of them on your ‘one day’ list?
In 1999 Audi unveiled its vision of the future – a distinctive city car called the A2. So advanced was its construction and packaging that it still stands out two decades later.
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