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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2012/June

More Drivers Want High-Tech Safety Features

Advanced automotive safety systems, such as adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, pedestrian detection and... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 29, 2012

Chrysler 200, Ford Explorer Under NHTSA Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the 2011 Ford Explorer and 2011 Chrysler 200 for... Read More »

Rachel Smith Jun. 28, 2012

2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoosted to 32 MPG Highway

The 2013 Ford Taurus offers more than just refreshed exterior styling. Ford has added an optional 2.0-liter... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 27, 2012

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Estimated at 40 MPG

For 2013, Toyota is adding a hybrid version of its Avalon large sedan to the model lineup, and the automaker says in a... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 26, 2012

GM Recalls Chevrolet Cruze for Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 400,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars that pose a risk of catching on fire. About 53,200... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 25, 2012

How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Many car owners like to keep their vehicle until the wheels fall off, while others will hold onto their car until it... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 22, 2012

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Priced More Than Nissan Altima, Hyundai Sonata

The revamped 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will start at $22,390, plus a $760 destination charge, when it goes on sale this... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 22, 2012

How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Last October, the odometer in Joe LoCicero ’s 1990 Honda Accord rolled past the 1 million-mile mark. He’s a damage... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 22, 2012

Chrysler and Ford Decline in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

If you’re shopping for a luxury car made by Lexus , Jaguar , Porsche or Cadillac , you may have some additional peace... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 21, 2012

NHTSA Investigates More Toyota Models for Fire Hazard

In February, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating Toyota Camry sedans and RAV... Read More »

Rachel Smith Jun. 20, 2012

Used Car Prices Declining

If you’re shopping for a used car , there’s good news. Used car prices are beginning to drop after months of record... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 19, 2012

Investigation into Jeep Fires Expanded

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded and upgraded its investigation into the cause of fuel... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 18, 2012

Infiniti Announces 2013 Lineup Changes

Infiniti recently announced that the entry-level G25 sedan would be dropped from its lineup for the 2013 model year... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 15, 2012

Chrysler Group Expands Jeep Liberty Recall, Honda Recalls 2012 Civic

Honda and Chrysler Group issued separate recalls this week for the 2012 Civic sedan and 2004 to 2007 Jeep Liberty SUVs. Read More »

Rachel Smith Jun. 14, 2012

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Priced at $24,065

Volkswagen announced pricing this week for the diesel-powered 2013 Beetle TDI, which will go on sale in August... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 13, 2012

BMW 3-Series, Chevrolet Malibu Earn NHTSA's Top Safety Rating

The 2012 BMW 3-Series sedan and 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco received five-star overall safety ratings from the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 12, 2012

2013 Hyundai Accent Pricing Announced

Hyundai has announced that the 2013 Accent will cost $14,545, plus a $775 delivery fee. It’s $2,000 more than the base... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 11, 2012

Hyundai Announces Veloster Turbo Pricing

Hyundai announced pricing this week for the upcoming 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, which will start at $22,725... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 8, 2012

Kia Borrego Recalled for Breakable Pedals

Kia is recalling almost 22,000 Borrego SUVs from the 2009 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety... Read More »

Rachel Smith Jun. 7, 2012

2013 Honda Fit EV Gets 118 Mpg-e Rating

The Environmental Protection Agency has rated the fuel economy equivalency of the 2013 Honda Fit EV. The all-new... Read More »

Rachel Smith Jun. 7, 2012

Kia Rio Recalled For Airbag Issue

Kia is recalling 2006 to 2008 Rio models to fix an issue with its airbag system. The National Highway Traffic Safety... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jun. 6, 2012

Fiat 500 Abarth Buyers Put on Wait List

If you were considering buying a 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth, the high-performance version of FIAT’s small car, you’ll have to... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jun. 5, 2012

2013 Ford F-150 Unveiled

Ford released details today for the 2013 Ford F-150 , which receives a restyled front end and MyFord Touch, among other... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 4, 2012

Falling Gas Prices Dragging Down Cost of Fuel-Efficient Cars

If you’ve been eying a used hybrid or fuel-efficient small car, now is the time to buy, while declining gas prices have... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jun. 1, 2012

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