Finding your perfect car, at home

Living in a digital age, comes with its pros and cons. But when it comes to finding your perfect car, you really can do it from the comfort of your own home.


From starting your research, narrowing down your choices, to speaking directly to the dealer and arranging a test drivestaying at home never felt so good. 

Here’s how you can do it all at Exchange and Mart and s1cars. 

Start your research 

Many of us already have an idea of what our next car is going to be, whether it’s a simple upgrade to the newest model or you’ve finally saved up enough to buy your dream car. But if you love choice, then Exchange and Mart is perfect for you. With hundreds of expert new car reviews and used car guides, you can find out all you need to know about a car at a glance with our handy 10-point rating system. There are video reviews too so you can see the car in action.  

If you’re looking for some buying advice, maybe as a firsttime buyer or fancy seeing how much you can afford without stretching yourself, then make sure you visit our blog for plenty of car buying tips. 

The best deal for your budget 

You’ve done your research and budget calculations, now it’s time to find the deal that matches your needs. With thousands of used car deals from trusted dealers in the UK, you’ll find the right car for the right price at Exchange and Mart and s1cars. Use our handy search filter to narrow your choices by budget, either by monthly payment or cash price, by fuel type, by location and even by colourOur shortlist feature allows you to add deals as you see them and compare later. Whilst you’re searching, sign up to receive our car alerts straight to your inbox, meaning you’re first to get notified of the newest deals matching your search criteria. 

Choosing the right dealer 

At Exchange and Mart and s1cars, we’re proud to give you the best used car deals in the UK from only trusted dealers so picking the right dealer is easy. From larger franchised dealers to smaller, family-run businesses, our dealers have years of experience and the best prices. You’ll find all the information you need, from maps to their location, links to their full stock range and contact details to send an email, make a call or even request a call back for a time that suits you. 

Get a closer look 

Think you’ve found the one? Simply contact the dealer and request more details, such as more images or even a video run-through of the car. At this point you can even start negotiating your deal and sending information on your existing car if you’re looking for a trade-in deal. Discussing your deal can happen at a time that suits you. You don’t even need to miss out on that new Netflix show to do so. 

Arrange a test drive 

Up until now you haven’t needed leave the house but unfortunately, until they invent virtual test drives, you’ll need to leave the house for this part. If all goes well on the test drive, you can sign on the dotted line knowing you’ve done the research and picked the right choice for you. 

The final step is to simply enjoy your new car! But remember to arrange your insurance prior to collecting the car, which can also be done online or over the phone.  

Time to start your search! 

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