MOT Test Changes – May 2018

From 20 May 2018, there will be new MOT test changes, including; new defect categories, new items being checked, stricter rules for diesel car emissions and some vehicles over 40 years old being exempt from having to take the test altogether.

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The UK’s Best Convertibles to Buy in 2018

We live in a country where good weather is not always on the cards. Nevertheless, we Brits love our convertibles and are surprisingly one of the world’s largest markets for buying convertible cars.

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Ex Demo Cars Explained

In this guide, we explain what an ex demo car is and what you need to know before you make a purchase.

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Car Body Styles Explained

In this guide, we will help explain the main types of car body styles that are currently available here at JCT600 as well as any other terms you may have come across. 

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The 15 Best Diesel Cars to Buy in 2018

For many years, diesel cars got a bad rep, often dismissed by motorists as being smellier, noisier, slower and costlier than petrol cars.

But the days of stinky, loud diesel cars are now firmly behind us, and the newest diesel cars are a much more tempting prospect – especially if you frequently use your car to cover long distances and would like to save on running costs.

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Car Number Plates Explained

As the new 18-plate replaces the 67-plate on the 1 March 2018 we thought we would explain the confusion around the current car number plate system – as well as the old – and how you calculate the age of your car.

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Fuel Types Explained

With the wide range of engine types now available, the growing costs of fuel, and cars moving towards being electric, pulling up at the petrol station doesn’t feel as simple as it once was.

In this post, we will explain what different types of fuel are currently available on the market, to help you find the perfect car and arm you with the information you need to look after it properly.

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The 15 Best Cars for Dog Owners to Buy in 2018

Being a dog owner’s so rewarding – but, let’s face it, man’s best friend isn’t exactly low maintenance… They might be cuddly, cute and loving, but they sure do make a lot of mess and take up a lot of time and space, right?

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The 19 Best Cars for Mums in 2018

When it feels like you’re constantly ferrying little ones to and fro and/or running errands, you need a family car that’s reliable and practical. But given that you spend so many hours on the road – and, let’s face it, quite a few camping out waiting for the kids to finish whatever activity they’re up to that day – you want one that’s not a total bore either.

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The 12 Best Cars for New Drivers to Buy in 2018

Whether you’re a new driver who’s keen to get out on the road or a cautious parent looking to buy sensibly for your son or daughter who’s recently passed their test, we all know that a first car is a very important purchase.

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