Newsroom Special - How to remove the stress around buying a car

    Newsroom Specials

    Friday, May 17th, 2019 - 5 minutes

    Parting money for a car has been revealed to produce stress levels far higher than the recommended average level.

    The new study devised by Confused.com, measured levels of cortisol – the stress hormone – of participants in anxiety-inducing scenarios. It showed those who visit a car dealership have stress levels at more than double the recommended level, akin to cortisol peaks seen in those who watch their team play a big match or those doing an important work presentation.

    We were joined by Amanda Stretton, Motoring Editor at Confused.com, who provided her tips on easing the nation’s anxiety on how to negotiate a good car deal.

    Subscribe to this podcast

    Listener Club

    Get more with the Listener Club!

    • The Golden Era The Golden Era

      The golden era of Bollywood celebrated in this weekly show full of classics taking you back in time. Every Sunday between 5pm - 7pm

    • Legal Show Legal Show

      Once a fortnight we dedicate a show to discussing legal issues and family / matrimonial law in particular. Alternate Friday mornings between 9am-11pm.

    • Bhangra Nights Bhangra Nights

      Get over the Weekday blues - Every Tuesday night is party night with the best Bhangra and Urban Asian Beats. The Bhangra Show every Tuesday between 8pm-11pm

    • Remix Saturdays Remix Saturdays

      Every Saturday evening we turn to remixes of hit songs to get you in the Saturday night party mood! Every Saturday between 5pm - 8pm