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Gumtree is here to help you through every step of the purchasing process with all the latest info on models, specs, trims and prices near you. Make sure your next investment is thoroughly researched, fairly financed, and bought with total peace of mind.

Discover the best cars to suit your lifestyle and budget. Whether you’re looking for a supermini to zip through the town or a towing car to hit the campsites, our reviews can get you on the right track for an easy and informed buy.

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Best City Cars

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Best Company Cars

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Our experts list their top picks in every category

Best Saloons

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The Best Used SUVs

Whether you're looking for a family car with plenty of room or a sturdy off-roader…

Best Small 4x4s

Check out our run-down of 10 of the best small 4x4s and find the one…

Best Convertibles

Check out our run-down of ten of the best convertibles in the UK and get…

Find out which car is best for your needs

Estate or SUV? Supermini or crossover? Discover the perfect car for your needs with our top 10 series and more from our handy hub. Each of our articles guides you through the top choices on the market to find the right buy for you.

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Ford Fusion Review

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Volkswagen Arteon Review

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Skoda Yeti Review

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Fiat Tipo Review

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BMW 6 Series Review

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Volvo S60 Review

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Suzuki Alto Review

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Suzuki Ignis Review

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Land Rover Range Rover Velar Review

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Renault Twingo Review

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Toyota Avensis Review

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Need some advice?

Gumtree understands the long-term commitment that comes with a car purchase. Our advice section can help you clear up any confusion and close in on your deal.

Need specific advice? We’ve got you covered

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