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New Year's Resolutions for Car Buyers

New Year's Resolutions for Car Buyers

According to a study done by the University of Scranton, the three most popular New Year’s resolutions this year are losing weight, getting organized and ... read more »
The Best Resolutions for Car Buyers in 2015

The Best Resolutions for Car Buyers in 2015

Almost half of Americans make some sort of New Year’s resolution. While quitting smoking, dropping some weight and getting more sleep are great goals for ... read more »
Best Holiday Car Deals of 2014

Best Holiday Car Deals of 2014

You may feel like you’ve done enough buying for the holidays, but if you’re thinking about getting a new car, now is the time to ... read more »
Best Used Compact SUVs Under $20,000

Best Used Compact SUVs Under $20,000

Compact SUVs give you lots of seating and cargo space in a relatively small package, so they're equally at home in the city, suburbs ... read more »
2016 Toyota Tacoma

Redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma Ready for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Toyota has given a first glimpse of the redesigned 2016 Tacoma, which will debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan ... read more »
Best Car Sales and Discounts for December

Best Car Sales and Discounts for December

With some analysts expecting new car sales to hit 16.5 million, 2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for people who sell ... read more »
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2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Announced

2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Announced

The 2015 North American International Auto Show is next month, and finalists for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards have ... read more »
2015 Hyundai Sonata

Should you Buy or Lease your Next New Car?

The holidays are a great time to buy a car. Since the year is coming to a close, automakers are offering some enticing car deals ... read more »
As Prices Drop, Holidays are the Best Time to Buy a Used Car

As Prices Drop, Holidays are the Best Time to Buy a Used Car

If you’ve been thinking about buying a used or certified pre-owned car, now could be a great time to buy. CarGurus reports that used car ... read more »
Here's How to Buy a Car

Here's How to Buy a Car

The U.S. News Best Car Rankings have been helping you find the right car for seven years. We’ve also provided you with the tools ... read more »
Car Insurance Center

Car Insurance Center

If you're going to drive, you have to have car insurance. That also means that you probably have questions about it. Car insurance can ... read more »
Car Insurance Glossary

Car Insurance Glossary

ACTUAL CASH VALUE -- A form of insurance that pays damages equal to the replacement value of damaged property minus depreciation. AGENT -- Insurance is sold by ... read more »
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Car Insurance Secrets: Repair Parts

Car Insurance Secrets: Repair Parts

Most car repair parts are invisible once they're installed. More to the point, most people couldn't tell the difference between an OEM (original ... read more »
Buying Car Insurance Online

Buying Car Insurance Online

Buying car insurance online is increasingly common. Insurers have been improving their sites and, in many cases, have made buying a car insurance policy a ... read more »
Filing a Car Insurance Claim

Filing a Car Insurance Claim

While you hope you never need to use your car insurance policy, odds are that you will. When you have an accident or your car ... read more »
Comparing Car Insurance Companies

Comparing Car Insurance Companies

What Company to Choose? Choosing an insurance company can be a tough decision, but one thing you don't want to do is rush to ... read more »
Car Insurance Discounts

Car Insurance Discounts

While you don't want to skimp on car insurance, you don't want to pay more than you have to. Here's a list ... read more »
Car Insurance Costs

Car Insurance Costs

What Drives the Cost of Your Car Insurance? Car insurance is priced based on you and your driving record, your car and where you live ... read more »
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What You Should  Know About Car Insurance

What You Should Know About Car Insurance

How this Guide is Organized 1 Why You Need It 2 Types of Coverage 3 Who Pays for What? 4 What do you need? 5 ... read more »
2015 Mazda Mazda3

Best Small Car Financing Deals in December

Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now over, there are lots of great car deals on small cars this December. The best car deals ... read more »
2014 Nissan Pathfinder

Midsize SUV Lease Deals Under $350 in December

If you need an SUV big enough to fit your family, presents and your luggage for your holiday road trip, a midsize SUV is a ... read more »
New Car Feature Worth Getting: Backup Camera

New Car Feature Worth Getting: Backup Camera

When you’re buying a new car, it’s tempting – and sometimes smart – to save money by skipping pricey optional features. However, while opting out ... read more »
Toyota Black Friday

Negotiating Tips for the Best Black Friday Car Deal

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on your next new car, you might want to skip the ruckus at big-box stores and use ... read more »
2014 Volkswagen Passat

Black Friday Car Lease Deals 2014

Now that Black Friday starts Thanksgiving evening, retailers are trying harder each year to get you to spend your hard-earned money at their store. Automakers ... read more »
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Black Friday Car Deals of 2014

Black Friday Car Deals of 2014

You could risk getting trampled at a big box store to save $20 on a blender your Mom will say she loves but will only ... read more »
2016 Honda HR-V

Subcompact SUV Competition Heats Up with Debut of 2016 Honda HR-V

Honda is joining the subcompact SUV game with the 2016 HR-V, which made its official debut Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Honda ... read more »
2016 Mazda CX-3

2016 Mazda CX-3: Mazda Makes its Move on the Subcompact SUV Segment

As automakers continue to build even smaller compact SUVs, shoppers who want the utility and capabilities of an SUV in a small package have more ... read more »
2015 Golf R

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Priced from $37,415

Volkswagen has announced that the redesigned 2015 Golf R will start at $37,415, including destination. The Golf R was last sold for the 2013 ... read more »
Best Cash Back SUV Deals in November

Best Cash Back SUV Deals in November

Cash back offers are the most exciting type of new car deal. Sure, low- or no-interest financing may save you money in the long term ... read more »
2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150 Priced From $26,615

Ford fully redesigned the 2015 F-150, and pricing starts at $26,615 (including $1,195 for destination). This price is for a three-seat regular cab ... read more »
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2015 Kia Optima

Best Zero Percent Financing Car Deals for November

Everyone wants a low car payment, and lengthening your loan term or looking for a better financing rate are two ways to reduce your monthly ... read more »
Best Used Midsize SUVs Under $20,000

Best Used Midsize SUVs Under $20,000

Low gas prices are pushing a lot of car shoppers to consider a larger SUV. While midsize SUVs don’t get as good fuel economy as ... read more »
Best Used Trucks Under $25,000 to Buy Now

Best Used Trucks Under $25,000 to Buy Now

The best-selling vehicle in the U.S. is a pickup truck, and it’s easy to see why. Trucks are available with four-wheel drive, have spacious ... read more »
Best Car Sales, Discounts and Deals for November

Best Car Sales, Discounts and Deals for November

Even if you still have a Halloween candy hangover, many retailers have moved on to Christmas (sorry, Thanksgiving – you’re just a speed bump on ... read more »
2015 Subaru Forester

Compact SUV Lease Deals Under $250 in November

Black Friday is a little over three weeks away, and if you’re in the market for a new small SUV, the good news is that ... read more »
Best End of the Month Car Sales for October

Best End of the Month Car Sales for October

Many of the best car sales this October are valid through Monday, so there is still time to get some “daylight savings” on an all-new ... read more »
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2010 Lexus ES 350

Luxury for Less: Used Upscale Cars under $20,000

You want the most bang for your buck in your next vehicle, and with a used car, you typically get more for your money. Used ... read more »
Best Used SUVs to Buy Now

Best Used SUVs to Buy Now

Not too long after the jack o’ lanterns hit the compost pile and your obnoxious uncle goes in for a second helping of pumpkin pie ... read more »
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Gains New Infotainment and Driver Assistance Features

Subaru announced yesterday that both the XV Crosstrek and the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid are receiving some new features for 2015, including updated infotainment systems ... read more »
2015 Nissan Pathfinder

2015 Nissan Pathfinder Priced from $30,395

Nissan said this week that the 2015 Pathfinder starts at $30,395 (including an $885 delivery fee) and is on sale now. The three-row SUV’s ... read more »
2015 Lexus NX

All-new 2015 Lexus NX Priced from $35,405

Lexus has announced that the all-new 2015 Lexus NX 200t will start at $35,405 (includes a $925 destination charge), while the hybrid Lexus NX ... read more »
Top Teen Driving Safety Tips

Top Teen Driving Safety Tips

It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week, when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) raises awareness about issues related to the youngest drivers on the ... read more »
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Best Cash Back and Zero Percent Financing Deals for October

Best Cash Back and Zero Percent Financing Deals for October

As automakers look to clear their lots of 2014 models to make room for the 2015s, now is a great time to get no-interest financing ... read more »
Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors Reveals All-Wheel Drive Model S, Autopilot System

Tesla Motors announced yesterday that it will build an all-wheel drive version of the Model S electric car. The automaker is also rolling out an ... read more »
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Best Lease Deals for October

Most October lease deals feature low monthly payments with at least a couple thousand dollars down, though a few lease offers don’t require a down ... read more »
Best Small Car Deals in October

Best Small Car Deals in October

Perhaps the best things about small cars is the tiny bite that take out of your wallet. Not only do small cars tend to have ... read more »
Best SUV Lease Deals Under $299 for October

Best SUV Lease Deals Under $299 for October

If you're shopping for a new compact SUV or midsize SUV, there are lots of great October lease deals on SUVs that have monthly ... read more »
Updated 2015 Honda CR-V Priced From $23,320

Updated 2015 Honda CR-V Priced From $23,320

The 2015 Honda CR-V goes on sale nationwide today, and Honda has announced that it offers a number of updates, including refreshed exterior and interior ... read more »
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How Big Brother Gets in Your Car

How Big Brother Gets in Your Car

By now, most of us realize that when we go online, we give up some privacy. Anyone who’s browsed for something on Amazon.com only ... read more »
2015 Subaru Impreza

2015 Subaru Impreza Gets MPG Boost, Standard Rearview Camera

Subaru announced yesterday that the Impreza is getting a host of updates for the 2015 model year, including a standard rearview camera on all trims ... read more »
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