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Press Release Sneak Peek: Owners of prestige German cars ‘hold out longer’ for the highest price when selling, study reveals

We've been doing some number crunching on who holds out longest for the best price on Wizzle. And guess what - it looks like people selling posh German cars keep the dealers waiting longer than most, before they accept an offer. It also turns out that people selling Peugeots are the least precious of all and end up selling their cars quickest. Here's a sneak preview of the story we're releasing to...

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Press Release Sneak Peek: We reveal the best days to sell your car

We've been looking at the 'hot spots' in the week when you're most likely to sell your car quickly. And, for dealers, when the best times are to bid on a nice car. It was so interesting that we've decided to share our findings with the world. Here's a sneak preview of our story that will be shared with the media any day soon. [caption id="attachment_1441" align="aligncenter" width="169"] Selling...

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Five of the most reliable used cars for families

Reliability is an important factor when it comes to choosing a car, as you want a reliable runner that isn’t going to cut out on you mid drive. We all want to save money on motoring bills, and one of the best ways to do that is to buy a second-hand car, but how do you know if you are going to get a good deal? Warranty Direct have studied data from 50,000 of its policies to find the most reliabl...

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Five of the best used cars to buy in 2016

The used car market is booming, and there are many quality second-hand cars for sale which can bag you a bargain. We all want to save money on motoring bills, and one of the best ways to do that is to buy a second-hand car. You can pay much less than the list price and you might even be able to pick up a car which is still covered by its manufacturer warranty. With this in mind, here are five of ...

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The fastest selling second-hand cars in the UK

The used car market in the UK is going strong, showing that drivers still have an appetite for used stock. CAP HPI have revealed the UK’s fastest selling used cars and split them into sectors such as supermini and large executive. Many of these cars sell within an average of two days – proving us Brits are still very active in the second-hand car market. We have taken a look at the winning ca...

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Number of second-hand cars sold at its highest ever level

The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached the highest level yet, with just over 4.18 million vehicles sold in the first half of the year. This figure represents an 8% increase in second-hand sales in the first half of 2015 and the first time ever that any half-year sales have broken the four million mark. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have noted that the i...

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Checklist for buying used cars – Part two

In the second part of our checklist for buying used cars, we will be looking at some more areas of a vehicle you should be looking at before committing to buy it, to ensure you get the best deal. Before you head out and buy any car, have a read of our guides (part one can be found here) to make sure you are buying in confidence. Exhaust smoke The exhaust smoke on cars can be different colours...

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Checklist for buying used cars – Part one

Whilst buying a brand new car is the way to go for many, there are thousands of used cars bought every day. If you sell your car online and are looking around for the best deal, going second hand can be an excellent way of grabbing a bargain, as you will get more car for your coin. But how do you know if you are getting a good deal? There are plenty of things to check to ensure you aren’t get...

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Choosing optional extras for your new car

So you have decided to purchase a new car, and you have picked the one which best suits your needs. Now it comes to adding those optional extras. Many cars now have good fittings as standard, but when it comes to selling your car in the future, having certain extras can help to boost the price up. With a huge range of personalisation options offered for many cars, it can often be tempting to ma...

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Fastest selling cars in the UK

Us Brits love our cars, and we quite often look to cash in our older models for something a bit more up to date. Many of us look to sell a car online and then pick up a new model as quick as we can, but what is the fastest selling car in the UK? It has been revealed that the fastest selling car in the UK is none other than a Kia Sportage, with a petrol-powered 2015 Kia Sportage SUV taking an av...

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