Buying a Car

We're here to help you every step of the way. From our trusted network of approved dealers, who'll help you find a great car at a fair price, to our finance and insurance products that'll help you get on the road.

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RAC Approved Dealers

Looking for a used car you can trust? Find a dealer near you with the RAC stamp of approval.

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RAC Cars

With over 300,000 new and used cars to browse, you'll be spoiled for choice.

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Vehicle Inspections

Check that your chosen car is safe and reliable. Get a full 218 point check and road-test from just £99*.

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Vehicle History Check

Get instant peace of mind that your car isn't stolen, written off, or being sold with outstanding finance, for just £14.99.

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Temporary car insurance

From test drives to getting home from the dealership, get short-term cover from 1 hour to 30 days.

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Check out our ratings of new and used vehicles so you can be confident you’re buying the right car.


Browse our range of car batteries, tyres, travel kits, car care and accessories – all at great prices.


Want to buy, sell or part exchange? Get a FREE instant valuation and find out what your chosen car is worth.


Get peace of mind that you're covered if something happens to your vehicle with an RAC Warranty.


The RAC's Car Breakdown Cover will get you back on the road and give you complete peace of mind. Get outstanding roadside assistance with the RAC.


RAC European Breakdown Cover provides you with peace of mind and single-trip or annual cover you can rely on during your holidays.


Find out what the RAC offers that the AA and Green Flag don't.


* The following vehicles are exempt: imports, 4x4s, convertibles, write-offs, hybrids, vans, vehicles over 10 years old, vehicles with more than 5 seats, prestige vehicles, 4-wheel drives, LPGs, motorhomes and vehicles with more than 120,000 miles on the clock.

RAC Financial Services Limited act as an introducer to Ltd for RAC Day Insurance. RAC Financial Services Limited is registered in England No. 5171817. Registered Office: RAC House, Brockhurst Crescent, Walsall WS5 4AW. RAC Day Car Insurance is arranged and administered by Ltd, which is registered in England no. 4996289, registered office: Mara House, Tarporley Business Centre, Nantwich Road, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 9UY. Both companies are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. RAC Day Insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited. Registered in Scotland, No 2116. Registered Office: Pitheavlis, Perth PH2 0NH. Aviva Insurance Limited are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

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