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The Cazoo View

Discover the latest stories, helpful features and car-buying advice.

Buying guides

How to transfer car ownership

When you buy or sell a car, you have to notify the DVLA. Our guide explains how you go about it.

Electric cars

How much does electric car charging cost?

Need a quick guide to electric-car charging costs? Here’s our rundown of the facts and figures.

Buying guides

Best used 4x4s and off-roaders

After a car with tough looks and go-anywhere ability? These rugged off-roaders could be just the thing.

Electric cars

Top 10 electric cars with the longest range

Which electric car can go farthest on a full charge? Here are the top 10 new electric cars with the longest ranges.

Inside Cazoo

Cazoo Heroes: meet Nick

We caught up with Nick to find out why he loves his job as a Cazoo Handover Specialist.

Electric cars

Best electric SUVs

Looking for an electric SUV? We’ve rounded up our favourite new and used electric SUVs to help you choose.

Buying guides

Audi A4 vs Audi A5: used car comparison

What’s the difference between the Audi A4 and Audi A5 and which is best for you? Our guide has the details.

Customer stories

Customer stories: meet Joel

We caught up with Joel to hear about how he bought a Cazoo car fit for his newborn son.

Electric cars

Electric vs hybrid vs plug-in hybrid cars

What are electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars, and which one is right for you?

Insights

Is it time to go electric?

Electric cars are growing in popularity, so we asked you for your questions and concerns.

Buying guides

What is bhp?

What does bhp mean and why does it matter? Our guide gives you the lowdown.

Buying guides

Should I buy a diesel car?

Wondering if you should buy a diesel car? Our guide will help you make an informed decision.

Buying guides

The Mini Cooper range explained

Wondering what a Mini Cooper is and how it fits into the Mini range? Our guide explains.

Buying guides

What is Android Auto?

Want to use your Android phone apps on your car’s infotainment screen? Then you need Android Auto.

Electric cars

What to expect at an electric-car charging station

Our guide gives you the lowdown on how to recharge your electric car at a public charging station.

Electric cars

How do you charge an electric car at home?

Thinking about buying an electric car and want to learn more about charging at home? Here’s what you need to know.

Electric cars

Best affordable electric cars

Looking for a cost-effective electric car? Here are our favourite affordable electric cars, both new and used.

Buying guides

Which Tesla is best for me?

What’s the difference between Tesla models and which one is right for you? Our guide has all the details.

Buying guides

What is Apple CarPlay?

Want to use your iPhone apps on your car’s infotainment screen? Then you need Apple CarPlay.

Buying guides

What is a ULEZ-compliant car?

What is London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone, which cars does it affect your car? Our guide explains all.

Buying guides

Jaguar XE vs Jaguar XF: used car comparison

What’s the difference between the Jaguar XE and Jaguar XF? Here's everything you need to know.

Buying guides

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) explained

What are driver assistance systems and how do they work? Our guide explains everything.

Buying guides

What are the different types of automatic gearbox?

There are many different types of automatic gearbox. Our guide explains the differences.

Electric cars

How much does it cost to run an electric car?

Driving an electric car could save you money. Here's all the running-cost information you need.

Buying guides

What is a car subscription and why might one be right for you?

Want to know more about car subscriptions? Alex Rose, Subscriptions Director at Cazoo, is your guide.

Buying guides

Which BMW convertible is best for me?

What’s the difference between BMW’s convertible models and which one is right for you? Here’s our guide.

Customer stories

Customer stories: meet May

May recently bought her second Cazoo car, and this time she went electric. We caught up with May to find out more.

Buying guides

Car leasing vs car subscription: what’s the difference?

What’s the difference between car leasing and car subscription? Our guide explains all.

Buying guides

Which Audi SUV is best for me?

What’s the difference between Audi’s SUV models and which one is right for you? Here’s our guide to the range.

Selling guides

How to sell your car

Need to sell your old car before getting a new one? Our guide explains your options.

Buying guides

Seat Ateca vs Skoda Karoq: used car comparison

Which is better, the Seat Ateca or Skoda Karoq? Our used car comparison guide tells you everything you need to know.

Buying guides

What is BMW M Sport trim and is it worth it?

You may have noticed that many BMWs are M Sport models. But what, exactly, is M Sport? Our guide explains.

Maintenance

What is E10 petrol?

UK fuel stations have started selling E10 petrol. What is it and can your car use it? Our guide explains all.

Customer stories

Customer stories: meet Laura

We caught up with Laura, who told us why she chose to subscribe to a new Fiat 500 with Cazoo.

Buying guides

Best used cars with a high driving position

Cars with a high driving position give you a great view out, and can be easier to get in and out of. Discover our Top 10.

Buying guides

What are car registration numbers?

Every car on the UK’s roads has a registration number. But why is it important and what does it mean?

Buying guides

BMW 3 Series vs Audi A4: used car comparison

Which is better, the BMW 3 Series or Audi A4? Our used car comparison guide has all the details.

Buying guides

What are car insurance groups?

Insurance groups are an important factor in how much your premium costs. Here's what you need to know.

Buying guides

Which Skoda estate is best for me?

What's the difference between Skoda's estate models, and which one is best for you? Here's our guide.

Buying guides

How does part exchange work?

Part exchanging is a great way to help you buy your next car. But what does it mean and how does it work? Our guide has the answers.

Maintenance

Car dashboard warning lights explained

Have you ever wondered what all those symbols that light up on your car’s dashboard mean? Our guide explains.

Buying guides

What is a clean air zone?

Many UK cities are creating clean air zones that are designed to improve air quality. Here's what they mean for you.

Buying guides

Which Mercedes-Benz SUV is best for me?

What’s the difference between Mercedes’ SUV models, and which one is right for you? Here’s our guide.

Buying guides

Ford Fiesta vs Vauxhall Corsa: Which is right for you?

Which is better, the Ford Fiesta or the Vauxhall Corsa? Our comparison guide tells you everything you need to know.

Customer stories

Customer stories: meet Luke

We delivered a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet to Luke in 2020. We caught up with him to see how he’s getting on.

Buying guides

Which BMW SUV is best for me?

Unsure which BMW SUV is right for you? Our guide answers the important questions to help you decide.

Buying guides

Which Land Rover or Range Rover is best for me?

Unsure which Land Rover – or Range Rover – is right for you? Our guide can help you decide.

Buying guides

Best used small automatic cars

Looking for a small automatic car? Here’s our pick of the best used small cars with an automatic gearbox.

Finance

Car finance jargon explained

Buying a car on finance is a great option but you might come up against some jargon. Our guide explains all.

Buying guides

How to buy a car online

You can buy a car entirely online from the comfort of your sofa. Here's our guide to help you on your way.

Buying guides

Nissan Qashqai vs Kia Sportage: used car comparison

Which is better, the Nissan Qashqai or Kia Sportage? Our used car comparison guide has the details.

Selling guides

What is car depreciation?

You may have heard the term ‘car depreciation’. But what does it mean? Here’s what you need to know.

Maintenance

What is a DPF?

You may have come across the term DPF. But what does it mean and why does it matter? We've got the lowdown.

Buying guides

What is four-wheel drive?

Lots of cars have four-wheel drive these days. But what exactly is it? Here’s everything you need to know.

Maintenance

What is AdBlue and does your diesel car need it?

Many diesel cars now use AdBlue in addition to fuel. But what is it and does your car need it? Our guide explains all.

Electric cars

Best electric cars 2022

Looking for an electric car? Here’s our pick of the 10 best new electric cars you can buy.

Buying guides

6 reasons to subscribe to your next car

Subscriptions are a great way of getting a new or used car. Here are our top six reasons why.

Buying Guides

Ford Focus vs Volkswagen Golf: new car comparison

Which is better, the Ford Focus or Volkswagen Golf? Our comparison guide has the answers.

Buying guides

What is a plug-in hybrid?

Plug-in hybrid cars are increasingly popular, but what are they and should you buy one? Our guide explains all.

Buying guides

What is a saloon car?

You may have come across the term ‘saloon’, but what does it mean? Here’s everything you need to know.

Buying guides

What are car CO2 emissions?

There’s a lot of talk about CO2 emissions from cars, but what does it all mean? Here’s our simple guide.

Buying guides

What is a mild hybrid?

You might have heard a car being described as a ‘mild-hybrid’, but what does that mean? Here’s everything you need to know.

Buying guides

What the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel cars means for you

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned in the UK from 2030. Here’s everything you need to know.

Buying guides

The best used cars for towing

Choosing the right car to tow your caravan or trailer can be tricky. We've rounded up our top 10 favourites.

Buying guides

What is MPG?

We all want our car to have great fuel economy. But what exactly is MPG? Here’s everything you need to know.

Maintenance

How to take care of your car

Your car needs looking after in order to run smoothly. Here are 10 simple tips to help you maintain your car at home.

Buying guides

Best used hot hatches

Hot hatches are fast and fun, yet also practical and cost-effective. Here are our top 10 used hot hatches.

Buying guides

What is an MPV?

A used MPV is a great option if you need a practical car. But what exactly is an MPV? Here’s what you need to know.

Buying guides

Best used MPVs

If you want space for all the family then maybe you need an MPV. Here’s our guide to the 10 best used MPVs.

Buying guides

What does SUV mean?

You've heard the term ‘SUV’, but what does it actually mean? Our guide covers everything you need to know.

Buying guides

Best used saloon cars

The best used saloon cars are practical, enjoyable to drive and stylish. These are our 10 favourites.

Buying guides

What is a crossover?

You might have heard the term ‘crossover’ and wondered what it means. Here’s our no-nonsense guide.

Buying guides

Video: how to buy a used car

We teamed up with TV show Motor Pickers to create some video guides to help you buy your next car.

Buying guides

Best used coupes

The best used coupe cars offer you sleek looks and a great drive. These are our 10 favourites.

Buying guides

Best used hybrid cars

From hatchbacks to SUVs, there's a hybrid car to suit everyone. Here are our top 10 used hybrid cars.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Paul

Our 10,000th customer Paul was over the moon when we delivered his Toyota as a present for his wife Karen.

Buying guides

VW Golf vs VW Polo: used car comparison

Which is better, the Volkswagen Golf or Volkswagen Polo? Here's everything you need to know.

Buying guides

The best used cars with big boots

Whether you’ve got a growing family or a hobby that uses lots of kit, a car with a big boot can make life that bit easier.

Electric cars

Best used electric cars 2021

Electric cars offer zero emissions and low running costs. Here are our 10 favourite used electric cars.

Buying guides

Top 10 comfortable used cars

What makes a car comfortable and which used cars are best for comfort? We've got all the answers...

Maintenance

Winter car checklist: 10 top tips

What checks should you do to make sure your car is ready for winter? Our guide has all the answers.

Buying guides

Best cars for dogs

The best cars for dogs make life easier for you and your four-legged friend(s). Here are our favourites.

Buying guides

Petrol vs diesel: which should you buy?

Is a petrol car a better buy than a diesel model? Here’s our guide to the pros and cons of each.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Hayley

We caught up with Cazoo customer Hayley to hear all about her first-time used car buying experience.

Buying guides

Best used large SUVs

The best used large SUVs give you a commanding driving position and lots of space. Here are our favourites.

Buying guides

Best used estate cars

The best used estate cars give you excellent practicality and much more besides. We've selected our top 10.

Maintenance

What is an MOT?

Confused about what it means to get an MOT test done on your car? Our guide explains it all.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Dean & Gabriel

We joined Dean and Gabriel for the delivery of their Hyundai and to find out about their experience with Cazoo.

Inside Cazoo

Cazoo Heroes: meet Cassandra

Cassandra goes above and beyond to create a seamless car-buying experience. We caught up with her.

Maintenance

How often should I get my car serviced?

How often should you get your car serviced and how do you know when one is due? We’ve got all the answers.

Buying guides

Car safety features explained

What car safety features should you look out for and how do they help to protect you? Here's our guide.

Buying guides

How do hybrid cars work?

How do hybrid cars work, and would a hybrid suit you? Find out all you need to know about hybrid cars.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Barry

Barry wasn't looking for a car when he found out about Cazoo but 5 days later his car was arriving at his front door.

Maintenance

Can I get an MOT under 2021 lockdown restrictions?

What happens if your car needs a new MOT or a service during lockdown? Here’s our guide.

Buying guides

Can I buy a car during Covid restrictions?

If you want to buy a car while the Covid pandemic continues, here's everything you need to know.

Buying guides

What is a car infotainment system?

What is a car infotainment system and how do they work? Our guide tells you everything you need to know.

Buying guides

Best cars for 3 child seats

If you want a car that can fit three child seats in the back there are plenty of good options. Here are our top 8.

Buying guides

Ford Focus vs Vauxhall Astra: used car comparison

Which is better, the Ford Focus or Vauxhall Astra? Our used car comparison guide has all the details.

Buying guides

Best group 1 insurance used cars

A low insurance rating means lower premiums. Here are eight great used cars that fall into insurance group 1.

Buying guides

Manual vs automatic cars: which should I buy?

Is a manual or an automatic car the right choice for you? Here’s our guide to the pros and cons of each.

Buying guides

Best used hatchbacks

Hatchback cars are great value but which should yo go for? Here’s our guide to the best used hatchbacks around.

Insights

How clean is your car?

We clean our homes regularly, but how clean are our cars? We surveyed 2,000 car owners to find out.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet May

We caught up with May, a junior doctor, to hear about her experience with Cazoo and Bob, the Toyota Aygo.

Buying guides

Best used small estate cars

Looking for a car that’s practical yet easy to park and cost-effective? A small estate car might be the answer.

Buying guides

Best used crossover cars 2022

What is a crossover car and which are the best ones you can buy? Here’s our no-nonsense guide.

Buying guides

Top 8 used small family cars

Want a car that’s family-friendly yet easy to park? Here's our guide to the best used small family cars.

Buying guides

Nine of the best used hybrid SUVs

If you love SUVs but want to keep your carbon footprint and running costs down, it might be time to go hybrid...

Buying guides

What is a hatchback car?

What does the word hatchback mean and why do you need to understand it? Here’s everything you need to know.

Buying guides

The best first cars for new drivers

Buying your first car is exciting, but which one do you choose? Here’s our guide to the top 10 cars for a new driver.

Buying guides

Best used convertible cars

A convertible can turn any trip into a wind-in-your-hair adventure. Here's our guide to the 10 best used convertibles.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Rachel & Janet

Good news spreads fast! Find out what inspired this mother and daughter to treat themselves to a Cazoo car each.

Maintenance

10 essential checks for a long journey

With the right preparation, long car journeys can be something to look forward to. Here are our top tips.

Maintenance

How to fix a kerbed alloy wheel

Alloy wheels are the finishing touches to your car. Here’s our guide to getting yours back to their best.

Customer stories

Customer story: meet Dougie

Our 1000th customer, zookeeper Dougie, was ecstatic when we surprised him by giving him his Cazoo car for free!

Electric cars

Should I buy an electric car?

To help you figure out if you should plug in or fuel up, we’ve rounded up the pros and cons of owning an electric car.

Buying guides

10 best used plug-in hybrid cars

Plug-in hybrid cars are a great way to reduce your environmental impact and running costs. Here are our favourites.

Buying guides

Best used cars under £10,000

Discover our favourite used cars for less than £10,000. All of them are good to drive and have plenty more to offer.

Buying guides

Best used city cars

Fancy an inexpensive, economical and easy-to-drive used city car? Here’s our guide to 8 of the best.

Buying guides

Best used SUVs

Whether you want a practical family car or something a bit more sporty these are the best used SUVs around.

Buying guides

Best used family cars

SUV, crossover, hatchback or estate – there's lots of choice, but we’ve made picking the right used family car easy.

Buying guides

10 best used small SUVs

Love the high driving position of an SUV but want a compact, cost-effective car? Maybe you need a small SUV...

Buying guides

Best used 7-seater cars

Looking for a car with room for more than five people? We’ve rounded up the best 7-seaters on the market.

Electric cars

A beginner’s guide to electric car batteries

Thinking of buying an electric car? Here’s everything you need to know about electric car batteries.

Electric cars

How to charge an electric car

Want to get up to speed on charging an electric car? Check out our guide to what you need to know.

Electric cars

A guide to electric car range

Thinking about getting an electric car and have questions about battery range? Our guide has the answers.

Buying guides

What car should I buy?

Whether you've got a new job or a baby on the way, or you just fancy a change, here's how to choose your next car.

Electric cars

Top 8 electric car questions answered

New to electric cars? If so, you’ll likely have lots of questions. Here, we answer some of the most common.

Buying guides

Best used automatic cars

Looking for a used automatic car? Here’s our pick of the best cars with automatic gearboxes.

Insights

UK online shopping habits revealed

We surveyed 2,000 shoppers to find out about the nation's weird and wonderful online shopping habits.

Insights

Kids chauffeur service

We asked 2,000 UK mums about their time in the car with their kids and just how much driving they do.