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Most searched used vehicles of Q1 2022, according to CarGurus data

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – April 2022

What matters to today’s parents who are buying cars

Reputation, trust, and today’s car buyer

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – March 2022

How to use your Top-Rated Dealer Award to set your dealership apart

Just launched! Grow your audience and optimise performance with Facebook Display

And the winners are… Announcing the 2022 CarGurus Top-Rated Dealer Awards

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – February 2022

Just launched! CarGurus’ second annual Buyer Insight Report

CarGurus in the news: industry publications use CarGurus data to break down used car prices

Partner focus with RRG Group

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – January 2022

2021 Recap: most searched used vehicles in the UK, by region

Partner focus with Fords of Winsford

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – December 2021

Drive more leads with these inventory photo best practices

2021 in review: customer commitment, product enhancements, consumer data and trends, and more

Partner focus with Chorley Group

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – November 2021

4 things you can start doing today to get more dealership reviews

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – October 2021

Most searched used vehicles of Q3 2021, according to CarGurus data

Partner focus with Redrose Cars

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – September 2021

Car buying confidence on the rise, according to latest CarGurus study

Partner focus with Perrys

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – August 2021

Most searched used vehicles of Q2 2021, according to CarGurus data

Exploring the next generation of car buyers in the UK

Introducing the CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report

More improvements to your Dealer Dashboard

How to manage your dealership’s Google reviews (and why they’re so important!)

Consumers are more excited about driving assistance features than self-driving cars, according to new CarGurus research

What car dealers need to know about upcoming Facebook Marketplace changes

CarGurus launches exciting new initiatives to drive brand awareness and engagement

Tips for attracting more fixed ops business for your dealership

3 Supply concerns troubling the auto industry in the UK – and how to keep them from impacting the car buying experience

Live now! Dealer Tools on mobile

Top Rated Dealer 2021: building trust and transparency through shopper reviews

Most searched used vehicles of 2021 so far, according to CarGurus data

6 Ways to promote your Top Rated Dealer Award and bring in new customers

CarGurus exec shares with AM-Online tips for positioning your dealership for success

New CarGurus research shows increasing buyer openness towards EVs

Announcing the CarGurus 2021 Top Rated Dealer Awards

Dealer Spotlight with Perrys

Dealer Spotlight with RRG Group

New CarGurus Buyer Insight Report shows significant consumer trends

Contactless Services Feature Availability Update

Tips for identifying and reaching your larger market in 2021

Leadership changes at CarGurus: welcoming Jason Trevisan as CEO 

WATCH: CarGurus executives share their vision at Navigate

CarGurus and PistonHeads combining dealer offerings

Dealer Spotlight with Carbase

Dealer Stories with CarGurus

WATCH: Navigate Fireside chat with CarGurus CEO Langley Steinert

Subscriptions discounts renewed once again for new lockdown

2020 in review: product updates, support through Covid, top content, and more

WATCH: Peter Sheahan shares growth strategies for dealers at Navigate ‘20

3 Covid car shopping trends and what they mean for your dealership

Dealer Spotlight with Swansway Group

New lockdown response: no fees in December; free Area Boost upgrade

Going once, going twice… CarGurus’ virtual auction in support of automotive charity Ben ends this week

Highlights from Navigate ’20

Last chance! Don’t miss out on access to Navigate sessions

New Navigate session announced: hear how to accelerate your digital growth from Facebook

Dealer Spotlight with Riverside Motor Group

What to expect at Navigate: full agenda revealed!

Announcing the winners of CarGurus’ Driving Difference contest

New Products and Features released!

Peter Sheahan to share innovative strategies for growth at Navigate ‘20

CarGurus announces sponsorship of The Simpsons on Channel 4

Data shows CarGurus leads convert into appointments at best-in-class levels

Navigate is back—and it’s going virtual!

Reach more buyers across the UK with Area Boost

Top 2020 UK used cars by lead submissions broken down by region

Highly requested features added to the Market Analysis tool

Adapting to changing consumer preferences in today’s unique selling environment

Discover how CarGurus’ commitment to transparency has helped drive success for Jardine Motor Group

3 ways car dealers are using technology to meet car buyers’ changing expectations

Stressed, but saving: understanding the pandemic’s impact on consumers’ needs for financing

CarGurus study finds vehicles are more vital than ever to today’s consumers

CarGurus in the news: industry publications use CarGurus data to break down consumer sentiment

COVID-19 Follow-up study offers a glimpse into the new normal of car shopping

Introducing WhatsApp integration: connect with more buyers quickly and efficiently

Calling all dealers driving difference in their community!

Partner focus with Shelbourne Motor Group

Leads to dealers in Scotland on the rise as showrooms reopen

More than consumer demand needed to spur UK automotive market’s recovery

Continued innovation at CarGurus: Quarterly product update

Car buyers return to market as dealers are given the green light to reopen

How to Succeed with CarGurus Delivery

Connect with your leads through WhatsApp

Supporting mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19

Responding to customers’ needs with Remote Sales Solutions

Pent-up demand from April fuels May lead growth

Pricing your vehicles for post-lockdown success

Back to business: Car sales and service sanitation precautions to take

Why building an online reputation is more important now than ever for dealers

How CarGurus is driving buyer engagement with Contactless Services

How COVID-19 is impacting consumer confidence in the UK

4 takeaways for car dealers in the time of COVID-19

50% reduction of CarGurus fees in June

Continued innovation at CarGurus through COVID-19

Coronavirus and the car: the impact of COVID-19 on the automotive world

Update on CarGurus International Business and Commitment to UK Market

Our commitment to UK dealers

Driving Positivity: Local dealers are pitching in to help their communities during the pandemic

Selling cars remotely? New CarGurus feature lets you highlight your contactless services

Mental health resources for coping with coronavirus stress

Here to help with

CarGurus Search Results Page gets a new look

50% discount continued: ongoing support for May

How to leverage your Top Rated Dealer status all year long

An auto retailer’s guide to Google My Business

COVID-19: Prioritising the well-being of customers and staff

Supporting our customers during the COVID-19 crisis

3 ways to build trust through shopper reviews: Top Rated Dealer 2020

Seven secrets for successful sales recruitment

Announcing the 4th annual 2020 Top Rated Dealer awards

One Voice Report: Lead attribution still a headache for car dealers

CarGurus’ One Voice Report reveals UK car dealers are optimistic about 2020

Social media basics for auto retailers

Advanced tools to improve your dealership’s website experience

Seven tips to better manage used car stock

How to make sure staff follow up leads

Video: A conversation with CarGurus’ CEO Langley Steinert

Three ways to generate more sales leads

Top 5 dealer stories, resources, and highlights of 2019

Digital marketing attribution for beginners: Part 2

Digital marketing attribution for beginners: Part 1

Central Lotus on the trust their customers place in shopping on PistonHeads

A dealer’s guide to pre-registration

How longer test drives can boost sales

Perry Hewitt’s digital marketing strategy tips: Navigate 2019 video

3 simple steps for improving your dealership website

A car dealer’s guide to videography

Guy Kawasaki’s 7 lessons for car dealers: Navigate 2019

Rethinking your approach to used EV values

Highlights from CarGurus Navigate 2019

Five ways to handle out-of-hours leads

Visit CarGurus at AMLive, 7 November in Birmingham

What sets CarGurus apart in the UK

Learn how our sister site PistonHeads helps Tom Hartley get more quality leads

Google Ads to remove average position metric

Meet the winners: CarGurus announces inaugural UK Best Used Car Awards

A blueprint for a successful lead follow-up process

Unlocking the basics of paid search

Managing the swing from PCP to PCH

Paid search metrics that matter: the value of VDP views and cost per VDP

Product update: connect your Instagram profile to your CarGurus account

Understanding the move from franchise holder to agency agreement

Dealer Spotlight: Introducing Carbase and its ambitious plans to expand

Changing fuel policies create an uncertain market

6 questions to consider before renewing a lead provider

Announcing the 3rd annual UK Top Rated Dealer Awards

Dealer Spotlight: introducing Premier Car Supermarket and its path to growth

Dealers get the edge by going digital 

Paid search 101: 5 key components of paid search campaigns

Margins under pressure from stock shortages and prep costs

Paid search: a car dealer’s path to driving more sales

Finding and acquiring used stock in the right condition poses a challenge for UK dealers

Introducing CarGurus Paid Search for UK dealers

How 4 government trends are influencing car buying in the UK

5 ways to speed up your stock turn

A dealer’s guide to car photography

How to identify which customers are ready to buy again

The top 2018 UK used car searches on CarGurus, by region

Tracking the customer’s buying journey

CarGurus One Voice Report examines key issues dealers face in 2019

Dealer spotlight: using data to inform decisions

CarGurus’ 2018 in review: company milestones, dealer events, top content, and more

Updates to the Removed Listing Activity tab make attribution easier for dealers

5 tips for writing compelling copy for online automotive ads

CarGurus to acquire motoring website PistonHeads

Use CarGurus resources to connect with customers after their car purchase and stay top of mind

What sets great dealers apart: key website metrics to track

A bad online review can be a golden opportunity for a dealer to shine

What sets great car dealers apart: key metrics for e-newsletters

CarGurus announces UK Top Rated Dealers of 2018

Dealers who set SMART goals for digital marketing meet targets and drive growth

Research proves that timing is everything for successful dealers

How dealers can work with a marketing agency to tap into the digital market

Use persona marketing to fine tune messages and target buyers more effectively

Why all reviews deserve your attention

Technology is turning up the dial on driver comfort, convenience, and entertainment

Is your email marketing working? 5 key metrics you should be measuring

5 essential tips for effective email marketing

Text message marketing is simple and cost-effective—and car buyers love it

Used car sales dip—but dig deeper and there’s plenty dealers can do to buck the trend

Automation makes digital marketing easy and effective for forward-thinking dealers

Find the pricing sweet spot with new Pricing Tool updates

A leap in female car ownership offers new opportunities for dealers

Dealers who create content ramp up authority, trust, and sales

Become a mobile master

Using Google Analytics to drive more effective sales

Using data to refine your online ad strategy and target buyers more effectively

Measuring data makes for better ad campaigns—and more sales

How to convince your boss that your dealership needs to use CarGurus