• Published: 3 January 2024

The new year opens up a whole host of new possibilities! Perhaps you’re starting an exciting new job in the city? Finally moving to the countryside? Or beginning to plan for little ones? Choosing the right car in 2024 becomes more than just a purchase; it's about finding a vehicle that aligns with your changing lifestyle. With a variety of available options, here are the most important elements of your car to consider as we move into 2024:

Daily Needs 

Do you need a family-friendly SUV, a fuel-efficient compact car, or a vehicle with off-road capabilities? Consider factors like seating capacity, storage space, and fuel efficiency.

Budgetary Requirements

Your budget dictates your choices. Aside from the initial purchase price, consider ongoing costs like fuel, insurance, and maintenance. Used cars often offer better value and lower depreciation rates, making them a viable long-term investment.

Personal Driving Habits

Commuting to the city or frequently travelling long distances, your driving habits should play a crucial role in choosing your next car. City dwellers might prefer compact cars for easier parking, while highway drivers might value comfort and fuel efficiency.

Technological Preferences

Today's cars come equipped with a variety of technology, varying from simple additions such as Bluetooth, right through to the marvels of assisted parking. Decide which features you prioritise, including advanced safety systems, infotainment, and connectivity options.

Future-Proofing Your Purchase

Consider how long you’re planning to keep your car. A vehicle that suits your needs now might not be ideal in a few years, so it’s important to think about future changes in your lifestyle.

Test Driving

Always test drive to ensure the car feels right. Pay attention to the driving experience, comfort, and any features you find essential.

In 2024, finding the right car is about balancing your lifestyle, budget, and preferences. Let our team help you find your perfect match, offering a wide range of vehicles and accompanying maintenance services like annual MOTs and services. Here’s to a brand new year at Spencer’s Car Sales!

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Transport For London

Cars need to meet minimum emission standards when travelling in the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) or the daily charge must be paid.

Minimum emission standards

Petrol: Euro 4
Diesel: Euro 6

The ULEZ will be enforced based on the declared emissions of the vehicle rather than the age. However:

Information from Transport For London

Check this car on the TFL website before purchasing:https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle/

Spencers Car Sales

At Spencers Car Sales we charge an admin fee of £50 when you purchase a used vehicle from us. The admin fee pays towards the preparation of your new car, to make sure it’s safe and immaculate when you drive it away.

Admin fee is charged as listed below:

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