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delivery time on hybrid cars UK

Delivery time on hybrid cars in the UK

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The impact of the Ukrainian war is having on car supply chains The new car market is recovering from both semiconductor shortages and the supply issues that were caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. It was hoped that the impact on supply chains, manufacturing procedures and transportation would improve in quarter three or four of 2022, […]

can you put a private plate on a lease car

Can you put a private plate on a lease car?

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How to register a private plate on your lease car Yes, you can put a private plate on a lease car, but because the car is not owned by you, you will need prior permission. This is easy to obtain and is happening more and more as private number plates are becoming more popular for […]

Are manual cars more fuel efficient

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Automatic vs Manual Gearboxes When planning to buy a new car, one of the main considerations is the choice between automatic and manual transmission. For years the answer to the question ‘are manual cars more fuel-efficient than automatics?’ would have been a resounding ‘Yes’. But modern automatic gearbox technology might have changed that answer… In […]

how do auto brokers work

How do auto brokers work?

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Coast2Coast are best placed to do the work for you If you want a new car but can’t be bothered with the hassle of going to a dealership or endlessly searching the web, then getting an auto broker involved can be an easy way to get a discount without doing it yourself. An auto broker […]

how much to budget for a car

How much to budget for a car

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What do you need to factor when setting a budget? Buying a new car is a huge decision, it is one of the most expensive things you will purchase, so you need to set the right budget for you. If you can pay cash to buy the car outright, you will know how much you […]

Our latest lease deals on Audi and BMW

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Drive your new car home in just a few days A global backlog of car parts has created long waiting lists for new cars. Jaguar Land Rover seem to be particularly badly affected and have announced delays of up to 18 months for new cars. As a result, we have seen the cost of used […]

What to look for when buying a first car

What to look for when buying a first car

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Coast2Coast’s guide to buying your first car Buying your first car is exciting, but it is also a big commitment, so you need to get it right. Whether you’ve taken out a loan, are looking for car finance options, saving your hard-earned cash or the bank of mum and dad are stepping in to help, […]

Is a diesel car worth buying?

Is a diesel car worth buying?

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What makes diesel the right choice for you… Not long ago, for more than a decade, diesel models were promoted by previous UK Governments due to their low CO2 emissions and low running costs. This is because diesel fuel is chemically more energy-efficient than burning petrol for higher miles-per-gallon fuel economy, meaning a longer range […]

What is the best electric car to buy?

What is the best electric car to buy?

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Now there are more electric cars than ever to choose from in the UK – we look at which one will be the best fit for you… Firstly, how does an electric car function? An electric motor engine works by plugging into a charging point and taking electricity from the grid. The engine stores the […]

What is the best time to sell your car?

What is the best time to sell your car?

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We look at this in terms of the best time of year, and at the point a car becomes too costly to run… Season considerations Firstly, let’s look at the best time of year to sell second-hand cars for the best sale price; different events, including the seasons and holidays, all play a key role […]