Monthly Archives: April 2016

cartime Give Away a Car on Key 103’s Heartless Hotline… But Did It Get Stolen?

cartime Give Away a Car on Key 103’s Heartless Hotline… But Did It Get Stolen?

  How mean are the people of Manchester? With the launch of its latest competition Heartless Hotline, Key 103 is giving its listeners the chance to steal prizes from each other – but are the people of Manchester really mean enough? We donated a car to a mum-in-need and then had to listen out to […]

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Top 5 Economical Cars that Aren’t Too Expensive or Ugly

Top 5 Economical Cars that Aren’t Too Expensive or Ugly

If, like us, you’ve been keeping an eagle-eye on the prices at the petrol pumps, you’ll be saddened to see them slowly creeping back up again. While under-a-quid a litre was nice while it lasted, we all knew it wouldn’t be long before we were forking out much more for fuel. Buying an economical car […]

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9 Useful Questions to Ask When Buying a Car… Including Car Finance Deals!

9 Useful Questions to Ask When Buying a Car… Including Car Finance Deals!

Buying a car? Don’t forget this list, even when you’re ready to look at car finance deals! So, you’ve started shopping for your next car – but what do you need to know? If you’re buying from a reputable used car dealer then they will provide you with all the information on the car, but […]

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Is HP car finance right for you?

Is HP car finance right for you?

If you’ve been shopping for car finance, you might be wondering if HP is right for you. No, we’re not talking brown sauce – we’re talking Hire Purchase (HP) finance packages. Buying a car through hire purchase is a popular option. It’s straightforward and it’s flexible, letting buyers choose their dream car and spread monthly […]

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Matt Kay’s Car of the Month: Mercedes-AMG C 63

Matt Kay’s Car of the Month: Mercedes-AMG C 63

Roll up, roll up… It’s the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 It was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in September and ever since then, Team cartime has been lusting after Mercedes’ latest offering – the Mercedes-AMG C 63. This super-coupe pumps up the swooping profile of the two-door Mercedes C-Class. Although the body […]

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5 Common Car Finance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

5 Common Car Finance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Today at cartime we are offering you some trusty car finance advice shared by tim himself! We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 most common mistakes that buyers make when choosing to finance a car. By remembering our car finance advice (and avoiding) as many of these as possible, you’ll save yourself headache, hassle […]

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