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Car finance - Soft searches

If you’re looking for finance, you will have heard olr seen the words ‘soft search’. But what does that mean, and will it affect your credit rating? Find out in our blog post below.

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GAP insurance explained

When buying your next motor, you will probably come across the phrase GAP insurance, if you haven’t heard it already. Here’s a guide to what it is and how it works, so you can decide whether or not it is the right addition for you.

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Fiat 500x Review

The larger family member of the ever-popular Fiat 500, built for the families, the adventurers and the commuters. The Fiat 500x is similar enough to the smaller model to strike the familiar bond, but different enough to stand it in a completely different category.  

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Attractions near Derby

With the weather heating up and the summer holidays creeping around the corner, we have put together our top attractions near Derby. So, if you’re looking for inspiration, read on…

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Checking your tyre treads

Not only does checking your tyre treads are up to scratch make your car safer, but it is also a legal requirement. If your tyres are below the legal limit, you could face a £2,500 fine and three penalty points – per tyre! If you’re unsure how to check your treads, we have put our tips into this blog post so you can make sure you’re traveling safely.

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Fiat 500 Review

Inspired by the 1957 classic, the modern-day Fiat 500 offers vintage class transformed into a city car that looks every inch the part. One of the best-selling city cars on the market, we decided to take a look at what makes the Fiat 500 so great, read on to find out more…

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Best used small SUVs

A small SUV is a great option if you’re looking for space, style and safety. So, whether you’re sizing up or looking for your next great SUV, here’s our pick of the best used small SUVs on the market and the perks of each.

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What's on in Derby

You may have seen our guide to Summer events but here are a few more that have caught our eye. Take a look at them below and let us know where you’re heading.

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Volkswagen Up! Review

Compact by design but not compromising on style, the Volkswagen Up Packs a lot of punch and certainly shouldn’t be discounted if you’re looking for your next car. Here is our review of the Volkswagen up! And why we think it makes the perfect city car.

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Best used cars for families

Choosing the right car for family life can be a stressful task. Will the kids fit in the back? Is the boot big enough for the weekly shop? How economical is it? These are just three of the many questions that you’ll ask yourself when choosing your next family car. At Hilton Garage, we have put together our top picks for family life to make the journey a little easier for you.

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