Probably the first decision you'll need to make when buying a car is what size or type of car you need. Our guide takes you through the options.
The UK's best cars are revealed in What Car?'s annual awards, including the best estate car, MPV and SUV.
Thinking about buying a brand new car in 2014? Don't place your order until you've checked which family cars could be worth waiting for.
Find out which small cars get the closest to their manufacturer's official mpg figures when driven on real UK roads by real people.
We preview the next-generation Ford S-Max, which will look less like an MPV than ever before while still offering MPV practicality.
Skoda is offering hefty discounts on selected Fabia hatchback and estate cars.
Police now have the power to issue points and a fine for careless driving - including middle-lane hogging on motorways. Read further details of todays changes, which also increase existing fines.
Honda is to launch an estate version of its current Civic hatchback early next year, to rival the likes of the Skoda Octavia and Ford Focus estates. Find out what out to expect in our advanced review.
The What Car? 2013 customer satisfaction study reveals that the popular Skoda Yeti SUV is one of the best cars you can own. Find out which other cars get the thumbs up - and which models to steer clear of.
Want a car that won't let you down? If reliability is your priority, check out our top ten reliable used cars.
Once again, Honda has topped What Car?'s annual used car reliability survey. Find out how the 37 other manufacturers fared, too.
Next month, thousands of teenagers will find out if they're going to university this autumn, and many will want their own car to get there. Help keep their motoring costs (and your worries) to a minimum with our list of the ten best new and used cars for teenagers.
Your chance to vote in What Car?'s first award for 'Britain's most trusted used car maker', as chosen by used car owners.
A seven-seater and a replacement for the Yeti will be added to the Skoda range in the next few years. We reveal the details.
A five-door model will feature as part of the next-generation Mini, to be launched next year. We reveal some of the details as the manufacturer gives a sneak preview.
Just one month since Toyota recalled 5000 Prius models due to concerns over the car's brakes, it hauls in another 5000 cars to fix a potential problem with the power steering.
Black box car insurance, which monitors your driving habits and gives financial rewards for good behaviour, can make big reductions to high premiums. We explain how it works.
The cost of driving lessons, buying a car and insuring it mean few young people can afford to run their own car, and for parents worried about their child's safety that can be a blessing. However, a new scheme from Autocar magazine aims to make motoring both more affordable and safer for youngsters.
Ford's free Driving Skills for Life programme comes to the UK this autumn, and aims to help more young motorists avoid accidents.
The Renault Scenic is one of the more affordable cars which can take three child seats in a row, and the new-look range now includes a beefed up version that makes a Scenic even cheaper to buy.
Owners of almost 5000 Prius hybrids can expect a call from Toyota to fix a brake problem.
Kia has had to recall some 25,000 vehicles due to issues with a brake light switch.
Need seven-seats but don't know which car to buy? You could find the answer right here, with our ten recommended choices.
We reveal details of Ford's new package of aftersales services, available to all Ford owners, no matter how old your car is
The best MPV cars and people carriers make brilliant family transport. We reveal our pick of the bunch, including traditional van-shaped models and SUVs with extra seats.
Why car makers can no longer pull the wool over our eyes when it comes to fuel costs
No rise to fuel duty, and future changes to company car tax rates, are the biggest - but not the only - news for motorists in this year's budget announcement. We give the full low-down for car drivers.
Find out how just £15,000 can buy you brand-new models of a fun-driving hatchback, a practical MPV, a spacious off-roader, and more.
The Nissan Qashqai is a popular choice for families, but there are lots of models on offer. Here's how to make the right choice.
The best MPV, estate car and SUV are among the cars revealed in the annual awards, which include the top buys for every budget.
Smitten by the Audi A3 Sportback? We talk you through choosing the right version of the winner of the 2013 What Car? Car of the Year awards.
Worried about driving in the snow? Our top 4x4 SUVs will give you the peace of mind you need.
The Ford Focus, Audi A6 Avant and Kia Sportage are among the latest cars to be tested in What Car?'s True MPG programme
Why the former What Car? Car of the Year winner is more affordable than ever
From mock 4x4s with supermini economy to seven-seaters with true off-road capability, we round up the best new SUVs you can buy.
Ford explains its decision to put back the launch of its popular family car until 2014
First pictures, plus specification and prices, of Skoda's new 4x4 version of its Superb Estate.
Feel confident about buying used with the results of this year's awards, including recommendations for every sort of car
Certain Auris, Corolla, RAV4 and Yaris models may have fault with window switches
Why perks such as free parking could make all the difference to those considering an electric vehicle
First pictures and details of the all-new Auris
We reveal the first pictures and details of the new, updated Ford Fiesta supermini, to be launched later this year.
We reveal the best cars to ease your conscience and your motoring costs, whether you're after a small hatchback or seven-seat MPV.
We reveal the first pictures and details of the new 2013 Ford Mondeo, to be launched next autumn
Ford's Ecosport mini-SUV, which was originally intended only for overseas markets, is to be launched in the UK too next year. We reveal first pictures and key details.
We reveal the first pictures and full details of this popular hatchback's latest reincarnation.
Volvo's world-first pedestrian airbag has helped it gain the highest ever Euro NCAP crash test score by any car. We find out how it works.
Citroen has revealed the first images of its DS3 Cabrio, the latest addition to the manufacturer's sporty DS3 range.
Dogs, luggage, shopping - there are lots of reasons to choose an estate car and boot size is just one factor. We've rounded up ten of the best to help you pick the perfect estate.
Audi's new A3 and the Volvo V40 are two of the latest cars to gain the full five-star rating in Euro NCAP crash testing programme. Three more models also get top marks.
Only serious car nuts will spot the difference between this and the current Freelander, but the inside has had a full makeover.
'My first car' is the latest designer buggy from bugaboo. Fashion designers Viktor & Rolf have taken inspiration from cars to make baby's first set of wheels a style statement.
Ford's new small family MPV has certainly got the wow factor thanks to its snazzy door arrangements - we find out whether the rest of the car is as impressive.
Games of 'spot the 62-plate' can start in a few days when new cars registered from September go on sale. We've rounded up 12 great deals on brand new cars.
Honda is the most reliable brand of used car, according to What Car? and Warranty Direct's 2012 reliability survey.
There's lots to consider when choosing a new company car - we've picked ten of the best to get you started.
This is the all-new Renault Clio, which goes on sale in October.
If your children complain next time you sing along to your favourite tunes while driving, it could be time to take heed. New research suggests it makes you more likely to have a crash.
Summer might not be hotting up, but VW's Golf Cabriolet is now available in GTI form, and the results are enough to brighten up a dull day.
One of our favourite estate cars is due to be replaced next year: here's the first picture of the Mazda 6 estate.
VW's excellent city car is now available with a gearbox that helps cut emissions and boost fuel economy.
Renault-built budget SUV under the spotlight. You can pre-order one now - prices start at under £9000 and first deliveries are planned for January 2013.
This is the Vauxhall Adam, a new city car that will offer an alternative to the Fiat 500 and Mini hatchback when it goes on sale in January.
Two new engines join the Beetle range, both offering more power and more luxury kit.
Audi has launched Audi City - a new digital showroom based in London
Mumsnet and What Car? have joined forces to launch Mumsnet Cars, a brand-new, straight-talking car reviews section of Mumsnet, which offers user-generated reviews as well as expert advice.
This is the 510bhp, 190mph Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster; the hottest version of the open-top Vantage range, yet.
The new Seat Leon goes on sale in February 2013 and, for the first time, it will be available in a choice of body styles.
This is the new McLaren MP4-12C Spider, which is available to order now, at £195,000.
The Mazda MX-5 has been updated, with a subtle face-lift and improved safety kit.
The Sportage KX-4 has a 181bhp version of Kia's 2.0 CRDi diesel engine; 47bhp more than the existing 2.0 CRDi model. Four-wheel drive is standard.
A hot Honda Civic model is due next spring, before a new Type-R arrives later in the year, company insiders have revealed.
Fiat will expand its growing family of Fiat 500 models with a crossover, the company has confirmed.
BMW will build a front-wheel-drive car - to sit below the 1 Series small family car - at its Mini factory in Oxford.
The Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake has been unveiled at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, ahead of it going on sale in November. Mercedes describes the CLS Shooting Brake as a coupe, but it's effectively a swoopy, 'lifestyle' estate version of the CLS saloon. It'll be a rival for cars such as the Audi A7 Sportback, BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo and Jaguar XK Sportbrake.