Jargon busters

  • What is a Cat S car?

    If you ever trawl through a used car market, you'll often see cars labeled as Category S, but what does it mean? And why should you be wary?

  • Car insurance groups

    How car insurance group ratings can make a huge difference to your premiums

  • What is infotainment?

    Infotainment explained: sat-nav, hands-free phone and radio in one

  • What is cruise control?

    From maintaining a set speed to driving your car in traffic jams: the complete guide to cruise control systems

  • What is an approved used car?

    Ever seen 'approved used' cars for sale wondered what they are? Here's everything you need to know about these used cars with a difference

  • What is traffic sign recognition and do you need it?

    Traffic sign recognition is the third eye you didn’t realise you needed, we explain how it works and its uses

  • Cars with push button start

    A simple push of a start button is enough to get a car started

  • What is a Cat C car?

    Exactly what is a Cat C car? Here’s our guide to this category of insurance write-off and repair

  • What is a Cat D car?

    Part of the now-replaced classification system for written-off vehicles, ‘Cat D’ cars can be cheap, but they aren’t without risk

  • What is Citroen SimplyDrive?

    Pay for your finance, insurance, servicing and breakdown cover in one single instalment: all the details on Citroen SimplyDrive

  • What is park assist?

    Look like a driving whizz without even touching the wheel: the cars that park themselves

  • Car emissions and g/km meaning

    Free car tax and cheap running costs come with low CO2 emissions. Get all the details here, including the meaning of g/km