Everyone wants to buy a car for themselves eventually but might be unaware as to what the qualities that they should look out for in a car are. In short, what does makes a car good?
Good cars are attractive, safe, fast, economical to operate, reliable, comfortable, and affordable to purchase. Some of these attributes may seem like a juxtaposition: is it possible to have a fast car which is safe? Short answer, yes. Long answer, the only thing that makes a fast car unsafe is a crazy, inconsiderate fool behind the wheel. A well-designed fast car can accelerate and steer away from trouble and brake to a stop from getting into trouble.
So what requirements fit the bill for determining what makes the absolute best car?
People are most attracted towards a car if the sales strategies and the marketing campaigns by the car manufacturers are technology driven. Everyone wants to possess a [...]
Each year in the UK, used car sales outnumber new-car purchases by around three to one. Here, we look at the pros and cons of buying a new car versus an old one.
Buying a new car
The big advantages of new cars are threefold. Firstly, buyers get to choose the exact specification. Secondly, the owner will get benefits such as the full warranty package and any ‘sweetener’ deals that are on offer at the time of purchase. Finally, there will be no unknown history to worry about.
There are more good reasons to buy new. Newer cars will have more advanced technology. The value of this should not be underestimated, particularly in the areas of fuel efficiency (where huge advances have been made comparatively recently) and safety. Features such as stability control give invaluable or even life-saving help in the event of an emergency.
On the downside, it’s also true that most breakdowns in modern [...]