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Follow our guides to speccing your ideal car
Follow our guides to speccing your ideal car
Considering a new car? Then don't get lost in the spec list, or spend more cash than you really need to. Let whatcar.com guide you through the option list to help build your perfect car.

We've got 'how to spec' guides for the biggest launches, and we'll be adding more all the time – so don't forget to check here before ticking any boxes.

How to spec guides…
Follow our guides to build your perfect car.

Audi A1
The Audi A1 is a brilliant car – so good it won our 2011 Car of the Year Award. However, once you begin to spec an Audi A1 there are still some choices to make that can turn your good decision into a great one. Here, we show you how.
How to spec your Audi A1

Audi Q3
Thinking about buying an Audi Q3? Good choice, but if you're confused about what kit to choose and what to ignore, our simple guide will help you spec the ideal version.
How to spec your Audi Q3

Ford Focus
The Ford Focus is one of the UK's most popular cars, but which one should you buy? The hatchback, alone, comes in five trims and with 11 engine and gearbox combinations.
How to spec your Ford Focus

Mini Coupe
The Mini Coupe has bags of style and is great fun, but there are several engines, trims and countless options available. You could easily spend far more than is necessary. So, if you're thinking of buying, let us save you some cash with our guide to getting the best Mini for your money.
How to spec your Mini Coupe

Range Rover Evoque
The Range Rover Evoque is proving to be one of the most desirable cars in its class. This means discounts are hard to find, but our simple guide to choosing the best trim and options will help you get your ideal Evoque for the best price.
How to spec your Range Rover Evoque

VW Golf
With around 40 models to choose from, how do you pick the best Golf for your needs and how should you spec it? Here's our guide to help you.
How to spec you VW Golf

VW Up
The VW Up is our Car of the Year 2012 but before you head to the showroom to place your order, take a look at our step-by-step guide to buying the perfect Up.
How to spec your VW Up

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