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List free with Autotrader (if car value is less than £1000) -  TCB give you £7.50!!
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Found 3rd SepFound 3rd Sep
Was suprised at this, list your car on Autotrader (if it's worth less than £1000), if you do it through TCB, they give you £7.50

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RedDemonic11 h, 50 m ago

if car doesnt sell, do we still get £7.50?


there is no buy it now on autotrader, so they have no way of knowing if the car sold or not

if car doesnt sell, do we still get £7.50?

.MUFC.5 m ago

Anyone interested in a bag of nails?



haha!!
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Sell your car for free if valued under £1000 @ Autotrader (Free Valuation and listing if you qualify!)
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Spotted this and thought it was a great offer if you have an older car and want rid, but don't want to pay for listing or you are unsure of it's worth. You can get started in 3 ea… Read more
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Is anyone having a problem that where the search for their vehicle only shows up if you put 20 miles or under? Otherwise the listing won't show making it completely useless advert!!

Zameen14th Aug

Lol now it makes sense, donkeys traders who price at £500 to get a free …Lol now it makes sense, donkeys traders who price at £500 to get a free listing then claim missed a zero off should be £5000 you can have it at today's special for 4000.



I report those listings. Not only is it timewasting for buyers to sift through, it loses Autotrader money so in theory they should remove them.

schnorbitz14th Aug

Will they take an Austin Ambassador Y Reg?



Or a Skoda? Give over.

whelan18922nd Aug

Its called research, my car was 13k new, bought 6k 3 years old had year …Its called research, my car was 13k new, bought 6k 3 years old had year and half now and can sell for 5k easy


Never heard of a car brand called "research", but if it floats your boat........

To be fair, I cannot fathom why a car that has depreciated 7k in 3 years, then only drops 1k in the 2 years following purchase (although you now seem to have corrected it to 1.5 yrs, but still). No amount of research makes that sound possible. So, what is this magical car then? Are you going to tell us or it is actually called "magic"?

Zameen14th Aug

Lol now it makes sense, donkeys traders who price at £500 to get a free …Lol now it makes sense, donkeys traders who price at £500 to get a free listing then claim missed a zero off should be £5000 you can have it at today's special for 4000.


Just report the add, it will be taken down
FREE insurance write off check without the need to pay a for a HPI check
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Found 27th Aug 2015Found 27th Aug 2015
Right..... Go over to: 1. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/sell-my-car 2. Type the REG and any random milage 3. It will show the car details (if not click find details)... click next s… Read more

this cat c thing confuses me. recently my car was hit while parked. only damage was to the back right pannel. it now been written off as a cat c, and I've bought it back at the salvage price. from what I've been to by the accessor is that cat c does not get logged anymore, I don't even need to declare it if I ever sold it and all I need to do is fix it. I've even spoken to my insurance company (as I went through a different insurance company as it was a non fault claim) and they said all it need now a days was a new mot and all is fine. is this right? how come it's not logged anymore?

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I listed my car to sell on auto trader and I can verify I realised mine was c category after keeping it for 7 years ( my wife's car acthally)

Do be wary of this.... Yes great to see if a car is a CAT C or D but will not tell you about finance, plate changes, mileage discrepancies, stolen vehicles and CAT A or B's which contrary to belief do find themselves back on the road after going to 'dodgy' scrap yards.....
For a car of a few thousand pound surely a £20 full HPI Check is the way forward for complete peace of mind??

Edited by: "matthewclay04" 1st Sep 2015

OnyX12

This is precisely what other services on the internet do but you would … This is precisely what other services on the internet do but you would have to pay. This is exactly the same without having to pay a single penny.



To be fair it isn't exactly the same. The ones you pay for typically offer a guarantee with compensation if one slips through the net. This method doesn't.

Not knocking the idea, as it is a great initial step, just adding a little info for accuracy.

Also, there is a far greater chance the car you are looking to buy has outstanding finance, which again, this wouldn't uncover but the HPI type checks do cover, plus if it's been stolen.

As always, it is a case of Caveat emptor.
FREE insurance write off check without the need to pay a penny for a HPI...
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Found 27th Jul 2014Found 27th Jul 2014
I've stumbled upon a way to determine if a car is a CAT D or CAT C without the need to buy a HPI check. Go over to: 1. https://www.autotrader.co.uk/sell-my-car 2. Type in th… Read more

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Whuelse36 m ago

Still seems to work. Wanted to mark it hot. Not sure why this has expired.


Yes this is still going strong, used it three times now in the last 2 days.

Unexpired it, thanks for noticing.
Edited by: "J4GG4" 8th Dec

Still seems to work.
Wanted to mark it hot. Not sure why this has expired.

opaninkofi6th Jul

i have one free hpi check remaining which so if you need a detailed report …i have one free hpi check remaining which so if you need a detailed report of a car let me know and I will check it for you. cheers


Do you still have free check remaining? Pls let me know.

opaninkofi6th Jul

i have one free hpi check remaining which so if you need a detailed report …i have one free hpi check remaining which so if you need a detailed report of a car let me know and I will check it for you. cheers


I would be really grateful for this, if it hasn't gone already?

i have one free hpi check remaining which so if you need a detailed report of a car let me know and I will check it for you. cheers
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Free car valuation tool @ Autotrader
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Found 23rd Jan 2014Found 23rd Jan 2014
Just enter reg and mileage and on the next page it will give you a valuation of your car,I was actually surprised at how much mine was worth!!! Link not working see post below ht… Read more
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These are not valuations. They are trade in values and not what you should expect from a private sale. Private sale will be worth a lot more.

This is not a free valuation total bull cold as the weather!!!

Thanks - interesting to check. Don't know why all the cold!!!

Rubbish, just a con for money... Freezing

Steamy Wee

Best of it is. The link I provided is from the CAP official site and the … Best of it is. The link I provided is from the CAP official site and the Autotrader one is... well, Autotrader



Been looking to trade the car now I'm going to be looking for something a lot cheaper lol I cant afford to be loosing that sort of money every 4 years.
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Half Price MOT @ Auto Trader
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Half Price MOT with Auto Trader
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Update. Just took my 10 year old Corsa diesel for MOT to Halfords. Passed no bother again.
I do all my own car maintenance so car is always well prepared, so no reason for it to fail. With Quidco cashback my MOT test cost only £26.05. Bargain.













Am sure there are a few positive comments and happy customers, but be wary of the significant numbers of negative comments and extremely unhappy customers on previous posts, including me! There may be some decent garages and technicians, but sadly they seem to be outnumbered by the cowboys happy to make something of nothing to try and make extra work for themselves :-(

Do yourself a favour, follow the MSE advice and go to your local council run MOT station who only have a fair safe test in mind.

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Been available for ages. I used it three times last year. All cars passed first time!!!!! Used to be Nationwide Auto, now Halfords.

they advertise half price mot with halfords autocentre, which you can get for half price through their website.
Auto Trader Fuel Saver Scheme-£10 fuel voucher for £40 spend in Sainsbury, Tesco, Asda, M&S, Next, Halfords etc, Online
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Found 5th Sep 2009Found 5th Sep 2009
MUCH better the the measly 5p off per litre, its almost 10 litres for free in comparison. Not sure if its right section, couldnt put it in vouchers because it asks for code. Anywa… Read more
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I thought too seemed a brill offer then I noticed the subscription bit,

I would imagine the subsription costs will be on their site when its up and running

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Oops. I didnt realise you would have to pay for it. I just read what it was about and thought it was fantastic, as i have spend over £250 on those retailers in the least few weeks alone.

Its probably not worth it for just a trial, unless you knew u were going to spend that money at those retailers for certain. Do you know what the subscription cost is?

It's a 10 day trial offer though,after that you have to subsribe for a year

Plus when you do register you get the message...

Welcome to the Auto Trader Fuel Saver Scheme


We are currently under construction.
Please check back soon.

Hmmm...maybe the site will be up and running in 10 days time :whistling:
I was originally thinking maybe it'd be a good idea just for the free trial period
50% of MOT with Autotrader and nationwide autocentres.
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Found 17th Jul 2009Found 17th Jul 2009
50% of the MOT with autotrader until 30th Sept 2009. Simply go to website and follow the advert down the right hand side on home page., or this link Just booked mine for £27.00 … Read more
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Had my MOT done today for £27 passed with no advisory items. The mechanic had to fix my pushbike before he did the car as I put it in the car to cycle to work on and bent all the gears. He probably felt sorry for me so didn't like to fail the car. The guy on the reception was really kind and helpful too.
I used the autotrader offer with them last year. It failed on its brakes as the rear discs were jamming and had worn really bad grooves in them and the emissions failed because no one told me if you drive like a granny like me then when they blast it for the test it puffs out a lot of crap. I had the work done by a friend and had a retest a couple of days later. They only charged me £13 for the retest which was half of the retest fee. I am certain that the failure was genuine and felt happy that they had picked up what could have been a serious fault with the brakes that is why I was happy to return this year.

If you book an MOT through the 'TopCashBack site ,you can download a half price voucher.I've been to them in the past and always been quite pleased.

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I use tesco clubcard vouchers as £4 for £1 at nationwide

Quiffco;5780250

I used the offer from the autotrader wedsite last month, passed with … I used the offer from the autotrader wedsite last month, passed with flying colours, nargain for £27



+1 :thumbsup:

I had my mot done by Nationwide a couple of years ago, it passed but they said it was close on emissions and I should have their fuel treatment for £29.

I thought it sounded like BS and thought that was 10x the price a tub of Reddex should be.
2 MOTs straight passes since then at another garage, no fuel treatment and exemplary emissions reports.

I prefer to use a local garage who will do things little things like changing a bulb before failing you on it.
Get your MOT test for just £27 @ AutoTrader
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Auto Trader are delighted to offer a half-price MOT test in association with Nationwide Autocentres. Book now with one of the UKs finest service centres near you.
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Searcher2;5555832

They told me if I was using Tesco vouchers I would have to pay the full … They told me if I was using Tesco vouchers I would have to pay the full £54!!I was going to go for the £27 offer but the wording on the offer says that it is £27 PLUS ANY OTHER EXTRA COSTS needed to past the test in the event of an MOT failure. So you could be charged high prices for example for wiper blades or light bulb which could be done easily yourself.... or not have the opportunity to take it somewhere else for a second opinion. In the end I steered clear and went to a local garage I knew were okay.EDIT : Oh I see - you did pay the full £54 but using Tesco vouchers. You can't use £13 vouchers though - you can only buy in multiples of £10 so you would need to buy £60 worth - which is £15 of Tesco vouchers. A normal MOT in our town is £35 (and £30 in one place) so I would have only been 'saving' £20/£15 by using my Tesco vouchers. I'd rather get my full £60 worth when using £15 of vouchers in somewhere like La Tasca and have a great meal out. All down to personal preferences though.


true - i used £15 worth.

I have so many tesco vouchers to use up so no problem for me. And I'm a big fan of authentic tapas so avoid imitations like La tasca as the Brighton one is awful. All down to personal preferences though. ;-)

csiman;5555608

always been great for my mots. pass rate of 9/10.i use tesco clubcard … always been great for my mots. pass rate of 9/10.i use tesco clubcard vouchers as only need £13 worth for an mot



They told me if I was using Tesco vouchers I would have to pay the full £54!!

I was going to go for the £27 offer but the wording on the offer says that it is £27 PLUS ANY OTHER EXTRA COSTS needed to past the test in the event of an MOT failure. So you could be charged high prices for example for wiper blades or light bulb which could be done easily yourself.... or not have the opportunity to take it somewhere else for a second opinion.

In the end I steered clear and went to a local garage I knew were okay.

EDIT : Oh I see - you did pay the full £54 but using Tesco vouchers. You can't use £13 vouchers though - you can only buy in multiples of £10 so you would need to buy £60 worth - which is £15 of Tesco vouchers. A normal MOT in our town is £35 (and £30 in one place) so I would have only been 'saving' £20/£15 by using my Tesco vouchers. I'd rather get my full £60 worth when using £15 of vouchers in somewhere like La Tasca and have a great meal out. All down to personal preferences though.

Nationwide ??? Brrrrrrrrr.....cold..............

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Nitro111;5554532

I see a fail coming on! :roll:


fail! :whistling:

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ricaird;5554500

I've only ever used them for tyres, but had no problems - great customer … I've only ever used them for tyres, but had no problems - great customer service in my experience. Don't need an MOT for a few years, but good deal so heat added.


always been great for my mots. pass rate of 9/10.

i use tesco clubcard vouchers as only need £13 worth for an mot
Half price MOT only £27 with AUTOTRADER
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Found 4th Jun 2009Found 4th Jun 2009
Don't know if its already posted if so use the contact a MOD button and expire!!! All of you that are due an MOT soon or Later this seems a cracking deal only £27 for an MOT Get … Read more
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Agree with other posts. Went there for years on the Tesco clubcard voucher exchange. Failed every year, headlights needed adjusting every year amongst other things. Local garage at £54 full price, sailed through. Never again Nationwide.

for what its worth found this the other day but it was already posted - expired;-)

Then Recommended A New Battery At £95



:-( Absolute scammers!

Every industry has its bad apples but mechanics have to have orchards full of them. I don't know all that much about the inner workings of my car and know how easy it would be to take advantage. Rather like I could take advantage of those who come to me with their IT problems, but I tend to want to sleep at night!

I've found Kwik Fit very fit and miss too though!

Got 10 months left on the MOT of my new motor, will be following the MSE advice and booking the next test with an MOT only centre.

Please Just Dont Go For This "deal" - We Did It Last Year And The Car Failed Mot - They Charged £200 To Fit A Spring And £135 To Do A Cv Boot And Then Recommended A New Battery At £95 Because It Would Fail Imminently And £65 For A New Exhaust Hanger. I Then Took The Car To Kwik Fit Who Tested The Battery And Found No Fault BUT SAID THE BATTERY WOULD BE £39 FITTED!, And The Exhaust Hanger Was Fine. This Is A Scam To Get More Work At A Mega Inflated Price.

After reading the MSE link - moneysavingexpert.com/tra…mot - I'd say avoid this like the plague.

Go to an MOT only centre, or one of the council centres listed at the above link. Screw any place like this who would have a motive for failing your car!
Save 40% on listing fees @ Autotrader plus possible 50% cashback from Quidco
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Autotrader are offering 40% off their 3 weeks website + 3 weeks magazine package for a limited time, PLUS Quidco have a limited time offer of 50% cashback! http://www.quidco.com/a… Read more

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Only a few days left on this stonking deal

Tracked yesterday.

anyone?

Quidco still not tracked and ad placed last Thursday :-(

does it work for existing ads? cause i need to renew mine
FREE 30 DAYS CAR WARRANTY When buying or selling with Autotrader
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Found 24th Jul 2008Found 24th Jul 2008
Normally, consumers buying privately have little or no recourse if their new purchase suddenly fails. Now Auto Trader and Warranty Direct have teamed up to deliver this unique of… Read more
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spoke to these this morning about this as im just about to sell a car and this is reply i got;

This is only available to Autotrader Insurance customers.

Please confirm that you are indeed an insurance customer and I will speak with Autotrader to obtain your registration details in order that we can action this

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anewman;2600720

No doubt loads of clauses on what it doesn't cover and any claim you have … No doubt loads of clauses on what it doesn't cover and any claim you have there is no cover



Agree 100%.......looks great up front but in reality probably has very little substance.

No doubt loads of clauses on what it doesn't cover and any claim you have there is no cover

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What if you knew your car was a dud and sold it to a friend so they could … What if you knew your car was a dud and sold it to a friend so they could claim? I know its insurance fraud like but what measures are in place to stop this?



I'm sure they'd look at the car and give it's real value as opposed to the price someone pays :thumbsup: Therefor may as well just sell it legitimately for that value and save yourself the prison sentence.

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ajnicho;2600329

What if you knew your car was a dud and sold it to a friend so they could … What if you knew your car was a dud and sold it to a friend so they could claim? I know its insurance fraud like but what measures are in place to stop this?



the warranty has a £500 claim limit with a £100 excess which will really only protect £400 worth of costs, which is brilliant as its for free.