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Are you planning on driving in Europe this summer?

With the uncertainty of Brexit looming, if you’re planning a European road trip this summer, then it is important that you understand some of the differences between driving in the UK and driving in Europe.  Firstly, if you are heading to… Continue Reading →

UPDATED: Latest fundraising totals for our chosen charities

Since May 2009, AvailableCar has supported Rainbows Children’s Hospice through our Castle Donington and Sutton in Ashfield stores. Our Cannock store supports Acorns Children’s Hospice since July 2014 and our new Leeds store supports Martin House Children’s Hospice.

The new Long-Range Speed Cameras are here – What are your thoughts?

The new Long-Range Speed Cameras are being trialled in the UK and it seems that the majority of motorists are in favour of these new ‘super speed cameras’. These new speed cameras are able to catch motorists committing motoring offences up… Continue Reading →

Manual vs Automatic – Which one should you choose?

So the old Manual vs Automatic debate – The majority of vehicles driven in the UK are manual, however, there are benefits to both and it really does come down to personal choice.  Here we run through the pros and… Continue Reading →

Want to ‘Click & Collect’ your next car? Well at AvailableCar, you can!

At AvailableCar, we want to make the car buying process as simple and straightforward as possible.  Our aim is to give our customers a no-hassle, great, car buying experience and one which will keep them coming back to us time… Continue Reading →

Putting the wrong fuel in your car! Would you know what to do?

Misfuelling is a mistake around 150,000 motorists make in the UK every year, but one that can be VERY costly, so it’s definitely worth knowing what to do should you ever make the mistake of putting the wrong fuel in… Continue Reading →

Driving laws 2019! How will these new rules affect you?

There are NEW driving laws being introduced into the UK in 2019. But how will these affect you? MOT rules Following the alteration to the MOT rules that occurred in 2018, these are set to change once again in 2019…. Continue Reading →

‘Admin Fees’ when buying a car! Annoying right? Here is what lots of dealers claim an ‘Admin Fee’ is for and why we don’t charge one!

When you have bought a car in the past, you may have noticed that you were charged an ‘admin fee’! This is added on to the cost of the car sale, usually for things such as paperwork, checks, valeting the… Continue Reading →

Winter Checklist – Stay safe on the road this winter!

We have already had a taste of how severe winter weather can be, and no doubt there will be more to come, therefore, we thought we would give you some tips on how to stay safe driving in wintery weather… Continue Reading →

Best Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers!

If you’re struggling with Christmas gifts this year for the petrol head in your life, then we have some great ideas to share with you!  With ideas to suit all budgets, we are sure there will be something in our… Continue Reading →

7 reasons to choose a used Ford Fiesta as your next car

So you’re looking for a used supermini? Well, the Ford Fiesta isn’t Britain’s best-selling car for no reason. In fact, there are several GREAT reasons to choose a used Ford Fiesta as your next car.  And here they are: How… Continue Reading →

Best used city cars and all under £6,000 at AvailableCar!

A city car is a perfect choice to provide you with hassle-free transport that is cheap, simple and often quite stylish too! There are huge benefits to choosing a city car.  Most city cars offer some of the best fuel… Continue Reading →

Be prepared for winter with some of the best used SUVs and 4x4s!

Whatever you’re after from your 4×4 or SUV, you’ll find something to meet your needs at AvailableCar. We have over 1,100 SUVs and 4x4s to choose from! As we head into winter, making driving safer and less stressful is key when… Continue Reading →

Our Amazing Customers and Staff at AvailableCar have done it! We have raised £1MILLION for our three chosen Children’s Charities!

About Us At AvailableCar, we are a family-owned business and first opened our doors in the Midlands in 2002. Our aim was simple; to offer our customers a unique car buying experience in a relaxed, friendly environment. Following the success… Continue Reading →

AvailableCar’s Seventh Annual Charity Golf Day raises over £12,000

On Thursday 24th May 2018, we hosted our 7th Annual Charity Golf Day at the Trent Lock Golf Club, Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, and we are very pleased to say it was another record breaking fundraising effort! With more in attendance… Continue Reading →

FITTED EXTRAS – At AvailableCar, you still get to choose!

At AvailableCar, we always strive to give our customers MORE! Whether it’s delivering a World Class Customer Service, our unique Price Promise, the AvailableCar Provenance on every single car, a GREAT price on their part exchange or simply FITTED EXTRAS… Continue Reading →

How to improve your fuel economy

With the cost of petrol and diesel at a 4 year high, it’s always worth knowing how to improve your fuel economy.  Here we have some tips on how to do just that! Fuel costs are at their highest level… Continue Reading →

October is Tyre Safety Month! How safe are your tyres?

October is TyreSafe’s Tyre Safety Month! The aim of this month-long campaign is to highlight the importance of checking your car tyres in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on the road. You should check your tyres once a… Continue Reading →

Cheapest used cars to insure for young drivers!

If you have just passed your driving test, no doubt you will be super excited to buy your first car, however, for young drivers, particularly those aged between 17-25, insurance can be a big factor in deciding which car to buy!… Continue Reading →

Do you know about the new ‘Super Speed Cameras’?

A new range of ‘Super Speed Camera’s’ have arrived in the UK and will be able to catch motorists for a wide range of offences! These new speed cameras can catch motorists eating, smoking or using their mobile phones behind… Continue Reading →

What if you could guarantee paying THE BEST PRICE possible for your next used car?

At AvailableCar, we know that when buying a used car, getting the best price is a key part of the process for every customer. And our aim is for every customer to drive away in their new car feeling as… Continue Reading →

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0800 804 6568

A5 Watling Street
WS11 1SL

2 miles from Jct 11 & 12 M6
onto A5 Watling St
between A4601 and A34

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Castle Donington
0800 996 1052

Station Road
DE74 2NL

1 mile from Jct 24/24a M1
exit Jct 1 follow
brown signs for Donington Park

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0800 804 6484

Capitol Boulevard
LS27 0TS

From Jct 28 M62 take A650
towards Bradford, turn right at
1st set of lights (2 miles from M1)

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Sutton in Ashfield
0800 996 1279

Calladine Business Park
Orchard Way
Sutton in Ashfield
NG17 1JU

2 miles from Jct 28 M1
onto A38 towards Mansfield
turn left at 4th set of lights

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