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Guides

Guides

A Step by Step Guide to Leasing for Small Businesses
4/19/2021

A step by step guide to leasing a car for small businesses. Exploring the options available, the benefits to businesses and the costs involved. Find out more with Inchcape.
What happens to old EV batteries
4/14/2021

In this guide Inchcape investigates the standards the EV batteries are designed and built to, factors effecting battery performance, how to extend battery life and finally the possible uses of EV batteries when they are no longer useful for vehicles.
The Complete Lexus NX Guide
4/7/2021

A guide to living with, driving and purchasing a Lexus NX.
The Complete VW Golf GTE Guide
3/22/2021

A guide to living with, charging and driving the Volkswagen Golf GTE.
The Complete Mercedes-Benz EQV Guide
3/17/2021

A guide to living with, charging and driving the Mercedes-Benz EQV.
How Much Does It Cost To Charge An Electric Car
3/10/2021

Inchcape investigates the costs to charging an electric car, at home, work and at public chargers. They also take a look at the main suppliers for the public chargers and which apps and subscriptions are worthwhile.
A Guide to Inchcape Approved Used Cars
3/2/2021

We follow an Audi A5 Black Edition as it goes through the comprehensive selection and approval process for a car to be sold as an Inchcape approved used car.
The Complete Mercedes-Benz A250e Guide
2/15/2021

A guide to living with, charging and driving the Mercedes-Benz A250e.
A guide to charging an electric car
1/25/2021

A simple guide to charging electric cars, charging locations and charging cost created by Inchcape.
Electric Cars in the Winter
1/11/2021

A simple guide to electric cars created by Inchcape. Discover how winter can have an impact on running, charging and driving an electric car compared to a conventional car. See our latest brand's electric and hybrid cars for 2021.
Cambelt Change Guide
12/14/2020

A guide to cambelts and when to change them with Inchcape.
A Christmas Gift Guide
12/8/2020

A Christmas Gift Guide for that 'petrolhead' in your life with Inchcape.
MINI Accessories with Inchcape
11/24/2020

A guide to the MINI JCW accessories stocked in the Inchcape accessories store. Whether you're a MINI fan, owner or looking for a loved one, let us take you on a browse through the MINI accessories available.
How To Add Athletic M Sports Looks To Your BMW
11/10/2020

An introduction to the new 2021 BMW 5 Series and how to add M Sport looks to your BMW.
Motability
10/27/2020

A guide to Motability with Inchcape. Discover if you're eligible, what allowances can be used, the benefits of the scheme and the range of Motability cars Inchcape supplies.
What To Do After A Car Accident: A Step-By-Step Guide
3/2/2020

Accidents occur completely unexpectedly, so we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to advise you about what you should do after a car accident.
Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) FAQs
2/3/2020

Check out the answers to popular questions that arise around ULEZ and find out what the zone means for UK motorists.
Driving Licence Points: Everything You Need To Know
12/9/2019

There can be confusion around the intricacies of how driving points work, so check out our useful guide for all the info.
Mercedes-Benz Servicing: Service A and B Explained
11/13/2019

Everything you need to know about servicing your Mercedes-Benz
Road Tax FAQ
10/7/2019

Road tax is something that affects all of us, so check out our guide to get fully clued up.
Maintaining your BMW
8/22/2019

Everything you need to know about maintaining your BMW
PCH Finance Guide
1/14/2019

One of the most popular options for would-be buyers, here’s all you need to know about PCH.
What Size Engine Do I Need?
12/12/2018

Even when you know your make and model, choosing the right engine can be challenging. Here, we explain all.
Car Body Types Guide
11/26/2018

From Convertible to Crossover, Saloon to SUV, we explain what makes these models distinct from each other.
A Guide to Basic Car Maintenance
11/26/2018

If you want to get the best from your car, you’ll have to keep it in top condition. Here’s how to do it.
New Cars vs Used Cars
8/6/2018

In this guide, we’ll weigh up the pros and cons of buying new and used vehicles, to help you make up your mind when the time comes to purchase your next vehicle.
PCP Car Finance Guide
8/6/2018

There are a number of different car finance options available. But what exactly is PCP finance? Let us break it down for you.
Car Selling Guide
8/6/2018

Buying a new car is one thing, but selling one is a whole other, and potentially more complex matter. Read our guide to selling your car here.
First Car Buying Guide
7/10/2018

Whether you’ve just passed your test, or you’re advancing well with lessons and are planning ahead; you’ll be raring to get going in a car of your own.
Car Jargon Buster
6/28/2018

To help you get to grips with some of the basic terminology, here’s our handy car jargon buster that’ll have you knowing your PHEVs from your AWDs in no time.
New Cars vs Nearly New Cars
6/28/2018

So what are the differences between new or nearly new cars? Here, we’ll way up the pros and cons of both to help you make your mind up.
Car Insurance Guide
6/26/2018

In this insurance guide we’ll run through the basics; why you need car insurance, what options are available to you, how insurers calculate your premium and what you can do to reduce it.
Category A, B, S and N Cars explained
6/27/2018

You've seen cars on the market as ‘Category C’ or ‘Category D’ cars; often shortened to ‘Cat C and Cat D’. But what are they? And what are category S and N cars?
How to Choose a Car Guide
5/12/2018

When deciding what car to buy, you need to consider your budget, your needs and your lifestyle – it’s vital that your new car works for you.
MOT Guide
6/28/2018

You’re probably aware that every road vehicle must pass an annual MOT test. But what does an MOT actually involve?
Used Car Buying Guide
1/12/2018

Our expert guide to buying a used car - from choosing the perfect car for you, to getting the optimum price and finance deal.
New Car Buying Guide
1/12/2018

Our expert guide to buying a new car - from choosing the perfect car for you, to getting the optimum price and finance deal.
Car Finance Guide
1/12/2018

Would you like to know more about car finance? Explore our expert guide to car finance and see all of your finance options explained.
The Importance of Test Driving a Car
6/27/2017

A very important stage of the buying process, take a look at our handy tips here
Emissions and Tax - A Guide
6/22/2017

Road tax rules have recently changed - so how do they affect you? One deciding factor is when the car was registered; if you're in the market for a brand new car, the new rules will apply, but if you're shopping for a nearly-new or used model it could go either way.
What's the best BMW for me?
5/1/2016

Catering for all needs, the BMW model range packs in more than 25 different vehicles across 15 model lines, picking the right BMW may be a challenge.
What Are the Best Charging Options for Your BMW i3
2/19/2014

Which MINI hatch is for you
9/11/2015

If a MINI hatchback is what you are in the market for then prepare to be spoilt for choice
BMW iDrive Explained
11/11/2012

BMW's iDrive is an in-car management system that does just that – not just by delivering an easy to use system, but also by using pioneering technology to keep everyone safer on the open road