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Used Cars for Sale from Motors.co.uk

At Motors.co.uk we aim to simplify the process of finding the right used car for you with expert video guides, articles and information on what’s hot in the world of used cars – and thanks to our ‘Smart Search’ feature it couldn’t be easier.

With 'Smart Search' you can search for your next car by requirements; whether you want a car that’s big on fuel efficiency, need some extra space for a large family (plus the dog!) or are just looking to hit the road in style, the Motors.co.uk ‘Smart Search’ will show you the best results.

Alternatively, with our location-based ‘Classic Search’ you can find the right deal on your choice of car – whether that’s within the convenience of your local area or if you’re hunting further afield, our network of trusted used car dealers is at your fingertips.

Our collection of videos featuring car industry experts is also available to help you find the right car for your requirements. Ranging from behind-the-wheel reviews to tips on beefing up car security and what to consider when choosing a used car, you’ll find all the tools you need to research your purchase in one place.

With features like 'Ask an Expert' alongside our video reviews, we’ve combined the very best advice from the motoring industry’s leading lights with a selection of news articles to give you an indispensable guide to buying your next used car.

Plus, if you want to know the types of cars that other drivers have been buying, 'What's Hot?' details the most popular cars that have been sold by car dealers on Motors.co.uk recently – listing the top body styles, makes and models.

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Tips on selecting the right used car for you

1. Decide on the type of car you want

There are thousands of used cars listed on the Motors.co.uk website, but narrowing down the search couldn’t be simpler. Make a list of the features that are most important to you – number of seats, fuel efficiency or even whether it’s an automatic car or manual – and we simply help you filter down to a target selection thanks to our innovative search options.

2. Search smarter for a used car

‘Smart Search’ is the way to find exactly what you’re looking for by the features you want in your next car, even if you don’t have a specific make and model in mind. ‘Smart Search’ allows you to narrow your search by requirements such as budget, fuel economy, road tax and even a specific insurance group – along with luxuries, colour and the number of seats you need for regular passengers – and we’ll bring you a comprehensive list of results.

If you’re keen to browse local sellers and cars, our 'Classic Search' can help you find what’s available in your area. Just enter your location, desired make and model, plus your price range and door-to-door search radius, and we’ll show you what’s on offer. Search results are automatically displayed by your local region to show you the closest cars first, but you can also sort by price, biggest reductions and most recently added cars.

3. History check

Has the car you want passed a history check? You’ll find out for free and in seconds with access to our database of trusted vehicles. Nine out of every ten cars advertised on Motors.co.uk undergo a free basic history check to find out whether the car has previously been exported, imported or written off – giving you the reassurance and peace of mind you need to search with confidence. It’s easy to see a car’s status as a ‘history pass’, ‘history alert’ or ‘history not checked’ logo will display on the listing. However, it’s also worth paying a small fee to get further information from Experian or HPI, which will include screening for any outstanding finance on the car.

4. Sell your old car for cash

If you’re thinking of selling your current car, it’s easy to ask us the question: ‘What’s Mine Worth?’ Simply enter your registration number, postcode and mileage and we’ll return an estimation of your car’s current value from our sell-now partner, WeWantAnyCar.com, free of charge and with no commitment to sell. You also have the option to sell your car at auction, sell your car privately by advertising it on Motors.co.uk for free, or alternatively contact your local car dealers for a trade-in offer – the choice is yours.

Further Information

You may find the following information useful when thinking about buying and selling a used car:

For top tips and dealer advice on buying a car, visit our Ask an Expert page.

For more information on selling your car safely online, see our security page.

To sell your car for free on Motors.co.uk or manage an existing vehicle advert, please sign up or login to your My Garage account.