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Best cars

This is the Parkers guide to the best cars on sale in the UK today. Browse our lists by budget, car type and lifestyle - to find the best match for your needs

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Best cheap 4x4s

While you’re unlikely to see a tall SUV with a heavy four-wheel drive system winning awards for fuel economy, 4x4s aren’t anywhere near as expensive to run as...

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    Best new cars of 2018 in the UK

    What cars should you be looking forward to in 2018? Parkers is here to run you through the best cars worth waiting for – be they petrol, diesel or alternatively fuelled...

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    The best hybrid cars for 2018

    The UK Government recently announced that the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned from 2040, so understandably the move to a hybrid car is worth considering.  Many...

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    Best family cars

    Describing the best family car is as difficult as defining the typical family. In reality there’s no such thing in either case – there are just too many variables to...

  • Volkswagen Golf

    Best commuter cars

    Whether work is a necessary chore or a fulfilling career for you, most of us spend an astonishing amount of time and money merely getting there. The TUC’s – Trades...

  • Skoda Kodiaq

    The best family SUVs

    If your family is expanding and you need a new SUV to cope with your growing brood, here are the Parkers favourites for 2018. With so many SUVs, crossovers, 4x4s...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible

    The best automatic convertible cars

    If you’re looking for an automatic convertible car there's a wide selection of luxuruious cabriolets on offer, although if you want a sporty roadster, more often than not this purer,...

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    The best small hot hatchbacks

    If you’re looking for a small hatchback with supercar-baiting performance, the competition is as hot as the performance with most manufacturers offering sub seven-second 0-62mph times and over 150hp in...

  • Mercedes E-Class Estate - best estate cars for golfers

    Best estate cars for golfers

    If you’re a golfer, the size of your car’s boot is vital if you want to fit your golf clubs, bags, trolley and everything else in for an 18-hole round. Standing...

  • Citroen C1 - best cars for young drivers

    The best cars for young drivers

    Buying your first car can be a daunting task, particularly with such a wide variety of choice on used car forecourts. If you’re a young driver looking to buy your first...

  • Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer - cheap estate cars

    The best cheap estate cars

    Lots of things are getting smaller these days, from the microchips in your smartphone to the amount of leg room you get on a plane. However, there are plenty of things...

  • The best cheap family cars -Volkswagen Passat Estate

    The best cheap family cars

    If the family’s expanding and you need a new car, there’s a baffling amount of choice out there. A budget of £10,000 will secure you a huge number of options, but...

  • Skoda Superb Estate  - The best cars for fishermen

    The best cars for fishermen

    If your favourite hobby is fishing, then your ideal car will have a strong set of criteria. We’ve done your homework for you, to ensure the perfect car for your weekend...

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Parkers is dedicated to helping you find the best cars at the best prices.

We're obsessed with getting the best deals on new cars - and our Parkers picks are designed to highlight the most brilliant cars in each class.

From superminis to supercars, we cover all mainstream corners of the car market.

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