Motorpoint Blog

Welcome to the Motorpoint blog, where you can find all the information you need to find, buy and maintain your car!

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Must-have items for your European road trip

30 June 2022
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Why you should ditch your work premises and go mobile

28 June 2022
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When is a dirty van a piece of art? Watch Motorpoint’s Van Gogh come to life!

23 June 2022
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A comprehensive guide to buying the perfect work van

23 June 2022
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How to buy a nearly new car from Motorpoint without leaving your sofa

23 June 2022
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4 affordable cars with the best sound systems

07 June 2022
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What’s the difference between an owner of a car and a registered keeper?

06 June 2022
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How motorists can help make the world’s air cleaner

06 June 2022
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8 of the best cars for motorway driving

31 May 2022
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5 affordable nearly new cars that’ll make you feel like royalty

24 May 2022
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5 nearly new cars that really are the best of British

24 May 2022
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4 of our favourite UK holidays and the perfect cars to drive there in

16 May 2022
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6 cars for the next phase of your life

06 May 2022
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What is the Motorpoint Extended Warranty?

04 May 2022
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Why I bought a self-charging hybrid - an owner’s review of a Toyota Corolla Hybrid

04 May 2022
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Bring your favourite TV and film vans to life with Motorpoint

28 April 2022
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Audi’s entire UK car model range explained

25 April 2022
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5 of our favourite affordable nearly new cars for (nearly) every lifestyle

25 April 2022
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6 Grants To Support Your Van Based Business Start-up

21 April 2022
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5 UK roadtrips to try this summer

19 April 2022
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Half of UK drivers are missing out on features in their cars

13 April 2022
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10 best car Easter Eggs: the hidden secrets in cars

11 April 2022
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The 6 best hybrid family cars you can buy

08 April 2022
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4 fun hatchbacks that prove you don’t always need an SUV

05 April 2022
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The full Volvo car range explained, including Recharge models

05 April 2022
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Can driving actually be good for your health?

01 April 2022
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Why doesn’t Motorpoint charge admin fees?

01 April 2022
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Best 5 hybrid 4x4s on sale

31 March 2022
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Best 9 hybrid SUVs on sale

31 March 2022
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10 best electric cars of 2022

30 March 2022
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5 used cars with long warranties

29 March 2022
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7 of the best used PHEVs you can buy

29 March 2022
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How to choose the best Ford Fiesta for you

24 March 2022
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6 ways to get your car ready for summer

23 March 2022
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UK government cuts 5p from price of fuel duty in Spring 2022 budget

23 March 2022
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5 of the best used hybrid hatchbacks on sale

17 March 2022
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6 simple ways to improve your fuel economy

15 March 2022
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7 of the most fuel-efficient used cars on sale

15 March 2022
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What are automatic lane-keeping assist systems and how do you turn them off?

11 March 2022
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10 of the best used cars for dogs and dog owners

11 March 2022
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New vs old BMW 4 Series - which should you buy?

09 March 2022
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Motorpoint’s used car finance guide - nearly new PCP vs HP explained

09 March 2022
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5 scorching summer sports cars with huge savings

08 March 2022
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5 reasons you need a Nissan Qashqai (even if you don’t want to admit it)

04 March 2022
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10 of the best used cars with big boots

03 March 2022
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10 of the best used 7 seater cars for sale

02 March 2022
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5 cheap ways to avoid wear and tear on your car

02 March 2022
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22-plate cars and vans have landed - but here’s why you don’t need one

01 March 2022
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What is Apple CarPlay and which cars have it?

01 March 2022
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What is a Clean Air Zone and which cities have them?

24 February 2022
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4 times the VW Golf proved it could do everything you need - from practicality to lap times

23 February 2022
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Best first cars - affordable entry level cars that won't bore you to tears

23 February 2022
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5 of the best used BMWs on sale right now

23 February 2022
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What’s the difference between a plug-in hybrid, self-charging hybrid and mild hybrid car?

17 February 2022
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The best nearly new SUVs on sale

16 February 2022
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Motorpoint’s electric car jargon buster – EV acronyms explained

16 February 2022
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Best used family cars - nearly new cars to make life with kids less painful

16 February 2022
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Could these 5 brilliant used EVs tempt you into electric car ownership?

15 February 2022
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7 of the cheapest nearly new cars you can buy

14 February 2022
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What is the Motorpoint Price Promise?

14 February 2022
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Is an electric car right for you? What are the pros and cons of EVs?

10 February 2022
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4 of the safest nearly new family cars you can buy

10 February 2022
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What is a Euro NCAP safety rating and how do you get 5 stars in a crash test?

09 February 2022
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Midwinter - The Ideal Season To Bag A Low-Cost Top Value Soft-Top In Time For Sunnier Weather

08 February 2022
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Top 5 Nissan Qashqai alternatives

08 February 2022
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My Car Won’t Start In Cold Weather

18 January 2022
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Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Car Running Smoothly

13 January 2022
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The Average Cost Of Car Repairs

11 January 2022
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Driving Safely In The Snow

07 January 2022
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Big Driving Changes That Motorists Need To Be Aware Of In 2022

05 January 2022
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Top Car Tech To Watch Out For In 2022

30 December 2021
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Our Favourite Cars of 2021

22 December 2021
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Driving Home For Christmas - Best Cars For Long Distance Driving

14 December 2021
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HP Car Finance Explained

08 December 2021
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Tips For Buying A Car Online

30 November 2021
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Best Cars With The Biggest Boot Space

25 November 2021
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Buying A Car Using PCP - What You Need To Know

23 November 2021
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UK Cars To Have Mandatory Speed Limiters From July 2022

18 November 2021
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Buying A BMW - What All The Terminology Means

16 November 2021
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Fiat 500 Owner Review

12 November 2021
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Safest Cars For Winter Driving

11 November 2021
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Car Finance Myths Busted

09 November 2021
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When And How To Change The Engine Oil And Filter On Your Car

02 November 2021
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Manual Or Automatic - Choosing The Right Transmission For Your Car

29 October 2021
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Top Van Picks For Delivery Drivers And Couriers

27 October 2021
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The Benefits Of Extending Your Car’s Warranty

26 October 2021
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How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Car

21 October 2021
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AdBlue – Everything You Need To Know

19 October 2021
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Buying A Ford | What Does All The Terminology Mean?

14 October 2021
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How To Find The Right Van For Your Needs

11 October 2021
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Important Car Checks Before Long Journeys In Winter

08 October 2021
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What To Do If You Put The Wrong Fuel In Your Car

01 October 2021
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The Best Bond Cars

30 September 2021
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The Rules For Storing Fuel In Containers At Home

29 September 2021
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Fuel Saving Tips When You Can’t Get To A Petrol Station

28 September 2021
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What Is A Car Infotainment System?

24 September 2021
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Motorway Driving Tips

22 September 2021
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Car Registrations Explained

20 September 2021
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Advice For First Time Car Owners

17 September 2021
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Car Safety Features Explained

15 September 2021
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Common Electric Car Myths Busted

09 September 2021
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E10 Petrol Explained

24 August 2021
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What Is A Mild Hybrid

19 August 2021
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Best SUVs and Crossovers For Families

09 August 2021
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Buying An Audi | What Does All The Terminology Mean

29 July 2021
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What Is A Hatchback Car?

22 July 2021
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How To Quickly Cool Down Your Car In Hot Weather

21 July 2021
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Battery Electric Vehicles | What You Need To Know

25 June 2021
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PHEVs | A Guide To Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

22 June 2021
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Part Exchanging Your Car | What You Need To Know

17 June 2021
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Best Cars For City Driving

10 June 2021
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Best Cars For Country Driving

08 June 2021
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Cars That Fit 3 Car Seats

02 June 2021
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Cars Suitable For All Weathers

26 May 2021
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Car Buying Made Easy

15 April 2021
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Mk8 Golfs Now Online

08 April 2021
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Premium & Luxury Cars | What's The Difference?

26 March 2021
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Birmingham Clean Air Zone | Everything You Need To Know

25 March 2021
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What Makes A Car Economical

10 March 2021
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2020 Model Range Rover Evoques In Stock

24 February 2021
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Design Your Dream Car Drawing Competition

15 February 2021
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QUIZ: What Type Of Car Are You?

11 February 2021
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Car Finance Options Explained

09 February 2021
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Give Your Car A Winter Car Check

04 February 2021
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Thousands Of Cars Available Under £250 Per Month

29 January 2021
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Motorpoint Helps Saves Customers Over £449m in 2020

21 January 2021
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Buying A Car Safely During Lockdown

14 January 2021
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Case Study: Nick Slater

17 September 2020
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How to reduce your driving emissions in 11 steps

11 September 2020
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How does car insurance work? A comprehensive guide

04 September 2020
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Watch out for the new Motorpoint TV ad

28 August 2020
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The family car buying guide: How to choose the perfect vehicle

21 August 2020
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20 years of buying online at Motorpoint

14 August 2020
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27 years of the Vauxhall Corsa

07 August 2020
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All you need to know about car servicing

06 August 2020
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13 Sensational Scenic Drives

31 July 2020
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How to prepare your car for its first MOT

15 April 2020
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Buying a used car: What should you check and how to get the best price

25 March 2020
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What are smart motorways and what do they mean for British drivers?

25 March 2020
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11 essential apps to improve your next road trip

25 March 2020
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Common car dashboard warning lights explained

12 March 2020
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10 ways to save money on car commuting

06 March 2020
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The best cars releasing in 2020 - with on-sale dates

27 February 2020
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8 checks and tips for keeping your car tyres in top condition

21 February 2020
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What are the advantages of buying nearly new cars?

13 February 2020
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GTI, dCi, APV – What do confusing car manufacturer acronyms really mean?

06 February 2020
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Everything you need to know to get your teen ready for driving

31 January 2020
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Petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric – which type of car is best for you?

24 January 2020
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Our Christmas opening hours

12 December 2019
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Join us for the Motorpoint Conversion Challenge in Glasgow

18 September 2019
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10 Most Popular Used Cars Under £15,000

16 August 2019
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The Benefits of Driving a Hybrid Car

19 July 2019
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Now is the best to time to buy your car at Motorpoint

19 July 2019
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Motorists believe Motorpoint offers the best prices in the UK

28 June 2019
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The Top 10 Practical Cars for UK Summer Road Trips

28 June 2019
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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

24 June 2019
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8 Best Cars for First Time Drivers

31 May 2019
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Cut your costs and upgrade for £0

24 May 2019
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Why do I need a summer car check?

01 May 2019
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Motorpoint is celebrating 21 years by giving away a car

05 April 2019
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Get the latest bodystyle for less

15 March 2019
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Make sure your tyres aren’t flat as a pancake

05 March 2019
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A nearly new car without the new car premium

01 March 2019
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Savvy shoppers take planes, train and automobiles to buy cars from Motorpoint

01 March 2019
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Does half term have you dreaming of a new car?

22 February 2019
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Romantics choose VW Camper Van over other cars for getaway

14 February 2019
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What can a Motorpoint car do for you?

08 February 2019
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4x4 cars – not just good in the snow

04 February 2019
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Which Cars Are the Cheapest to Run?

25 January 2019
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Nissan Qashqai proves to be 2018’s favourite car for Motorpoint customers

11 January 2019
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Nobody beats us on price. That’s a promise.

16 November 2018
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Choosing Between a Petrol or Diesel Car

17 October 2018
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Doom and gloom doesn’t dent used car sales

01 October 2018
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Do I need a vehicle history check?

28 September 2018
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What makes a good service station?

07 June 2018
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Is it time to clean up your act?

25 April 2018
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Why it's all pain and no gain for UK motorists when it comes to back problems

22 February 2018
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Fueling the future!

12 February 2018
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Why ‘Best of British’ remains a big-selling point among car buyers

07 February 2018
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At last a bit of sanity when it comes to Britain's roads

24 January 2018
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Under Pressure

17 January 2018
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Celebrities on the Road: You've been Papped!

27 November 2017
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You are what you... drive!

28 September 2017
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Why it's a good idea to allow learner drivers to have lessons on our motorways

17 August 2017
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Celebrating the ordinary!

07 August 2017
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Stop young people being priced out of driving!

24 July 2017
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Lights, Camera, Action!

12 July 2017
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The growing trend for people to use cars in their dating profiles

27 June 2017
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The step-by-step guide to the perfect Father's Day!

16 June 2017
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Enjoy the great outdoors with a cool convertible this summer

30 May 2017
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Motorway madness

19 May 2017
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Has talk of Brexit proved a boost for car sales in the UK?

17 May 2017
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What next for our motorways?

15 May 2017
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What the sale of Vauxhall means for the future of UK car manufacturing

08 March 2017
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Why the Government is committing highway robbery!

21 February 2017
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All things bright and beautiful

12 February 2017
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Far too many gadgets for me!

20 January 2017
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Start the year as you mean to go on!

11 January 2017
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Road to recovery

06 January 2017
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Why my New Year's motoring wish is for drivers to stop using their phone while at the wheel

28 December 2016
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How we showed the world sales stereotypes are wrong!

15 December 2016
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Is Brexit pushing up the price of new cars?

15 December 2016
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Make sure you are ready for winter!

20 November 2016
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When are you too old to drive?

07 November 2016
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Highway Robbery!

24 October 2016
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What is the cost of providing a dedicated taxi service to your children?

18 October 2016
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Why you should lose your licence for using your mobile phone while driving

06 October 2016
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Is renting a car in Europe really a nightmare?

27 September 2016
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The Great Motorway Service Station Rip Off!

19 September 2016
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D-Day for new car registrations

01 September 2016
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How Brits are being switched onto the electric car revolution

20 August 2016
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Why Brits have fallen in love with SUVs!

13 August 2016
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Why video will never replace the good old-fashioned test drive!

29 July 2016
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What a load of rubbish!

25 July 2016
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Time for a technology check!

20 July 2016
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Fuel for thought!

07 July 2016
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So much for green thinking politicians!

18 May 2016
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Why is it becoming so expensive to park your car?

21 April 2016
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Is there too much techonology in cars today?

14 April 2016