Best cars

Looking for a new or approved used car to buy, but not sure which is the best? From sports cars to first cars, we bring you our expert opinion-curated collections of the best cars you should consider today.

Browse our lists by budget, car type and lifestyle to find the best match for your needs. We also have lists of the best cars for towing or driving in snow, as well as the best SUVs and saloons too. Find your next new car with confidence! 

Latest articles

  • The best towing cars 2021

    What better way to explore Britain’s rich historical sites and beautiful countryside than to go away for the weekend with your caravan in tow? Today’s generation of larger four- and six-berth...

  • Copper 2020 Volkswagen Caravelle side elevation

    The best MPVs for 2021

    The MPV rose to popularity in the 1980s and 1990s, and growing families couldn't get enough of them. Leaping out of their family saloons and into these multi-purpose vehicles (or...

  • Skoda Superb (2020) estate

    Best family cars 2021

    Having a family – especially a growing one – means your choice of car is an incredibly important decision to make. Not only is it a big investment, but it...

  • Orange 2020 Ford Mustang Fastback front three-quarter driving

    The best coupes for 2021

    It’s time to start shopping for a new car, but this time around you really want to make a four-wheeled statement. You want something that shouts ‘you’. You don't have...

  • The best estate cars

    The best estate cars in 2021

    It seems like nothing can stand in the way of the SUVs' popularity, but keen drivers, eco-minded motorists and indeed most of the Parkers team know that for space efficiency and...

  • Volkswagen ID.4 (2020) main image

    The best new cars coming in 2021

    We’ll no doubt spend plenty of time looking back on 2020 – and it’ll certainly take some severely rose-tinted glasses to do so with any real fondness – and conclude...

  • 2019 Peugeot 208

    The most economical cars 2021

    Among motoring enthusiasts, there's a heavily trodden and cringe-inducing cliche about cars. And that's that cars should be about smiles per gallon, rather than miles per gallon. Meanwhile, in the...

  • BMW X1 - the best crossovers

    The best small SUVs for 2021

    Wanting a crossover doesn't have to mean buying a beast of a car that blocks sunlight from your lounge window. There are plenty of small SUVs and compact cars on...

  • The best small 4x4s on sale 2021

    There was a time when opting for a four-wheel drive vehicle meant heavy penalties in fuel economy, performance and drivability. But not any more – the latest crop of 4x4s...

  • Volvo V60

    Best family cars 2021

    Having a family – especially a growing one – means your choice of car is an incredibly important decision to make. Not only is it a big investment, but it...

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More help finding the best cars on sale today

Parkers is dedicated to helping you find the best cars at the best prices to suit all budgets. Our ongoing mission is to find you the best deals on new cars. We take a look at the best deals for buying a new car – either with cash or on monthly finance – in our constantly-updated Deal Watch article, plus many of our features include the latest lease deals for your favourite cars too. From superminis to supercars, we cover all mainstream corners of the car market, whether you want an Audi or a Volvo, or anything inbetween. 

How to find the best cars for sale 

Check out these sections if you need more help finding the perfect new car to buy today: