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Top 10 Cars with Big Boots 2024

30 May 2024 | In Motoring Advice

Whether you’re planning a family holiday or simply need extra room for everyday shopping, a car with a spacious boot can make life much easier.

The Best Used Cars With A High Driving Position for Smaller Drivers

28 May 2024 | In Motoring Advice

Choosing the right used car is important for all drivers, but especially for smaller drivers who may prioritise comfort, visibility, and ease of handling.

Best Car Podcasts 2024

01 May 2024 | In Motoring Advice

Explore the best car podcasts of 2024: Insightful discussions, iconic guests, and everything automotive for enthusiasts and casual listeners alike.

Top 10 Used Cars For Older Drivers

19 Apr 2024 | In Motoring Advice

At Cargiant, we understand the importance of finding a car that not only fits your lifestyle but also supports your driving needs as you age.

Best Cars For 3 Isofix Child Seats

28 Mar 2024 | In Motoring Advice

Discover the importance of Isofix for child seat safety and explore the top cars capable of accommodating 3 Isofix child seats.

The Cheapest Cars To Run 2024

26 Jan 2024 | In Motoring Advice

In today's economic climate, the savvy car buyer looks beyond the sticker price. Here’s 10 of the cheapest cars to run in 2024.

Top 10 Best Used Cars With Long Warranties

06 Dec 2023 | In Motoring Advice

We've curated an in-depth list of the top 10 best-used cars that offer long warranties, ensuring you can drive away with confidence.

The Best Used Cars for Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse

31 Oct 2023 | In Motoring Advice

Although a Zombie Apocalypse isn’t likely, it's crucial to know which used cars are best to carry you through the hordes of undead with grace and reliability.

The Best Second Cars for New Drivers

26 Sep 2023 | In Motoring Advice

We understand that selecting the right vehicle is crucial for enhancing your confidence, skill, and enjoyment on the road. These are our recommendations.

The 10 Best Used Cars for Road Trips

22 Sep 2023 | In Motoring Advice

A used car can offer just as much reliability, comfort, and fun for your journeys. These are the top 10 used cars for a road trip.

Top Tips for Driving in Spain

12 Sep 2023 | In Motoring Advice

From understanding local road rules to travelling with children, discover top tips that will make your Spanish road trip safer and more enjoyable.

The Best Cars for Dogs

01 Aug 2023 | In Motoring Advice

It's no surprise that many of us in the UK consider our four-legged friends when choosing a car. These are the best cars for every sized dog.

Battle of the SUVs - Kia Sportage vs Hyundai Tucson

22 Jun 2023 | In Motoring Advice

In the market for an SUV but not sure which one to go for? Cargiant has weighed up two great options against each other, to help you buy the right car for you.

What is Engine Remapping?

17 Apr 2023 | In Motoring Advice

Looking to remap your engine? At Cargiant, we have put together a simple guide to how this is done and how it will affect your car's performance!

Golf vs Polo: A Comparison of Two Volkswagen Classics

20 Mar 2023 | In Motoring Advice

In this article we review and compare two of the most popular vehicles on UK roads, the VW Golf and the Polo. Two similar cars but each suited for different purposes.

Best Used Electric Cars for Under £30K

24 Jan 2023 | In Motoring Advice

Looking to get a used electric vehicle in 2023? Here are our top 10 used electric cars for under £30,000, from SUVs to hatchbacks!

Best Used Cars for £20,000 & Under

23 Nov 2022 | In Motoring Advice

Used cars are the best way to get a great car without worrying about massive depreciation that comes with buying a new car. With a budget of £20,000, there are some great options on the market, so...

How To Save On Car Fuel Costs - The Ultimate Guide

01 Nov 2022 | In Motoring Advice

In the last few months, the price of fuel has skyrocketed. According to the RAC, on the 1st July 2022, the average price of unleaded fuel in the UK was 191.43p and the average price of diesel fuel...

The Top Car Content Influencers to Watch in 2022

25 Oct 2022 | In Motoring Advice

We’ve made a list of some popular automotive influencers in 2022, here's what we found!

Selling a Modified Car: How to Secure the Best Price

08 Aug 2022 | In Motoring Advice

When selling a modified car, it’s important to know how to get the best price. Here are a few tips and tricks to secure the best price for a modified car.

Best Used Cars for Towing Caravans

22 Jul 2022 | In Motoring Advice

Looking for the best car to tow with? Here's our list of the best vehicles for the job, including a range of SUVs and estates. Take a look now!

Electric Car Stats

20 Jun 2022 | In Motoring Advice

Here are all the electric and hybrid vehicle stats that you need to know, from future predictions to current models. Take a look.

6 Ways You’re Depreciating the Value of Your Car

11 Nov 2021 | In Motoring Advice

Car depreciation is very real. So, is there any way to slow down this process? Well, the following are 6 ways you’re lowering the value of your car.

Best ULEZ Exempt Cars

17 Aug 2021 | In Motoring Advice

With the ULEZ expanding, we’ve put together our top 8 picks for cars allowed in the zone to avoid hefty daily charges. Take a look.

3 essentials for driving after Brexit

19 Jan 2021 | In Motoring Advice

The Brexit transition may have not been at the centre of everybody’s attention recently due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, but 1st January a number of important changes come into force for dr...

How do you charge an electric car?

05 Jan 2021 | In Motoring Advice

For those who are looking into potentially buying an electric vehicle, a major consideration is how to charge them. This blog gives you a detailed guide into your charging options.

Top 5 Staycation Vehicles

19 Aug 2020 | In Motoring Advice

If a UK holiday is on your agenda, weather it be a camping trip in the countryside or an extended break to the beach, it is essential you have the right car for the journey. Taking into account com...

Pre-MOT Checklist

13 Feb 2020 | In Motoring Advice

Before taking your car for its MOT test, save yourself unnecessary charges and go through these 6 simple steps.

Driving Home for Christmas? Here are Cargiant’s Christmas Driving Tips

12 Dec 2019 | In Motoring Advice

Hitting the road on Christmas day? Save yourself any mishaps and delays by taking a look at essential Christmas driving tips. Happy holidays, and drive safe!

Cargiant’s guide to winter tyres

21 Dec 2018 | In Motoring Advice

Winter has well and truly arrived. The daylight hours have dropped, the temperature tumbled, the weather worsened and the possibility of snow, increased. This leads many drivers to consider fitting...

What is a Smart Motorway?

21 Nov 2018 | In Motoring Advice

The government is currently in the process of installing 300 miles worth of ‘all lane running’ carriageways, called Smart motorways. Smart motorways are a response to the UK’s increasing congestio...

5 Essential Winter Car Checks

31 Oct 2018 | In Motoring Advice

With shorter days and bad weather, it’s imperative that you are prepared for every eventuality. Here are our 5 essential winter car checks.

Understanding Road Tax

16 Oct 2018 | In Motoring Advice

Although the tax disc is a thing of the past, road tax is still a key element to consider when buying a new car. The cost of tax can differ dramatically on vehicles which may seem quite similar, so...

How to pass your UK driving test

28 Nov 2017 | In Motoring Advice

The practical driving test is the final hurdle in the process of getting your full UK driving licence. Here Cargiant provides helpful tips...

Car Accessories

11 Oct 2017 | In Motoring Advice

We've put together our top picks of car accessories. Read our blog to find out how you can get the most from your car.

How to keep your car clean during winter: our top 6 tips

04 Oct 2017 | In Motoring Advice

How to keep your car clean during winter: our top 6 tips

What Is Car Insurance

26 Jul 2017 | In Motoring Advice

What is Car Insurance? Find out all you need to know with our helpful guide. To learn more, book an appointment with one of our experts.

Summer Car Care

14 Jul 2017 | In Motoring Advice

It's important to look after your car in warm weather. Our summer car care blog gives you a breakdown of all the extra components in your car in need of some extra TLC during the summer months.

Driving with Pets

25 Aug 2016 | In Motoring Advice

Why do cats hate car rides and dogs love them so much?

Car Organisers and Organisational Ideas

26 Jul 2016 | In Motoring Advice

Car Organisers and Organisational Ideas

Crazy Vehicle Laws That Still Exist in London

08 Mar 2016 | In Motoring Advice

Sometimes car laws become so ridiculous, that there’s no need to get rid of them, as they’ll never be broken. But here is a list of them just in case…